Rachel Tong


Rachel was born and raised in Hong Kong.  She moved to London in 2019 to major in Politics at King’s College London. She has previous experience of organizing TEDx in high school and is passionate about creating spaces for discourse and sharing.  Her love for the expression of ideas manifests most prominently in her role as captain of the Debating Team in two of the schools she studied.  She was also a member of the National Team of Debating and Public Speaking of Hong Kong. Through debating in international tournaments, she was able to interact with people with strong political views across the world, and it was these encounters which she found particularly inspiring. She also accumulated experience in organizing events as Tournament Director of the Inter-school Debating Organization of Hong Kong.