Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai , GBM, GBS, CBE, JP. Fan is known for her long career in the public sector. Fan served as Chairman of the Education Commission during 1990- 1992, and Chairman of the Board of Education during 1986 – 1989 . She was the President of the Council since 1997 including the Second Legislative Council (2000–2004), First Legislative Council (1998–2000) and the Provisional Legislative Council (1997–1998). She is also a member of the Hong Kong delegation to the 11th National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China.

Fan was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2001 and underwent a mastectomy, and later she become the Honorary President of the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation and assist in enhance public awareness towards breast cancer. Besides, Fan is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustee of the Association for Celebration of Reunification of Hong Kong with China Charitable Trust Fund, Honorary Adviser of the Hong Kong Federation of Women, Patron of Hong Kong Kidney Foundation, Hong Kong Transplant Sports Association and Whole Person Education Foundation, etc.

Causes Supported:
Health & Medicine, Disable, Poverty, Education

Source of Information:
Rita Fan’s website

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