Dr Charles CHEN Yidan
Dr Charles CHEN Yidan established the Yidan Prize in 2016 with a mission to make the world a better place through education.
Dr CHEN is being touted as China’s Internet philanthropy pioneer. He co-founded Chinese Internet giant Tencent in 1998. In 2007, he launched the Chinese Internet industry’ s first charity foundation with his partners – the Tencent Charity Foundation – of which he remains honorary chairman.
Apart from his charity work with the Tencent network, Dr CHEN undertakes other education philanthropy. Since 2009, he has been supporting the Wuhan College, a private non-profit university in China.
The Rt Hon Gordon BROWN
UN Special Envoy for Global Education; Former Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer
Mr CHI Yufeng
Founder and Chairman of Hongen Education and Technology Co., Founder and Chairman of Perfect World Group
Professor Larry HEDGES
Yidan Prize for Education Research Laureate 2018; Chair of the Department of Statistics, Northwestern University
Dr Dennis LITTKY
Co-founder and Co-director, Big Picture Company, The Met School and College Unbound
Dr NG Pak Tee
Author, Learning from Singapore: The Power of Paradoxes; Member, the Global Education Innovation (GEI) Lab