Agnes Kong, Co-Founder of The Open Classroom
Agnes Kong is Co-Founder of The Open Classroom and a few other education ventures, Agnes started her career in Finance after graduating from Yale University summa cum laude and phi beta kappa in three years. She received her MBA from Harvard Business School and has worked for prominent investment banks and private equity firms, including Goldman Sachs (New York), J.P. Morgan (Hong Kong), IFC World Bank (Washington, DC), and the Carlyle Group (Hong Kong). Although Agnes’ professional experience has been focused on finance, she has always been passionate about education. With her local and Western educational background, she designed a curriculum combining the strengths of both systems. Her professional experience further enabled her to incorporate in her curriculum elements that will help students develop skill sets that are essential for a successful career.
"My passion for education stems from a desire to inspire the next generation to create an impact beyond the classroom. My aspiration is to develop children and teenagers into global-minded, well-rounded and happy individuals who are well equipped to succeed in whatever career they pursue when they grow up." - Agnes Kong
On Agnes: The Danielle Dress