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Renée has pioneered innovative learning and entrepreneurship education in Hong Kong for the past decade. She founded Baker and Bloom, a K-12 organization that fosters creativity and helps students achieve academic and admissions success. Renee holds a BA in English from Harvard, an MPhil from Cambridge, and a PGDE from HKU. Before launching Bloom Academy, Renee completed training at Harvard's The Principals’ Center.
Yvette has always been committed to transforming young lives. She has served on numerous charity and school boards, including Diocesan Girls’ School (Council Member and PTA Chairman) and Changing Young Lives Foundation (Vice Chairman). Yvette graduated from Brown University and serves on its President’s Leadership Council. She is an honorary fellow of Oxford University St. Hugh’s College.
Rebecca is one of Hong Kong’s leading certified literacy specialists. Besides her extensive teaching experience in North and South America, as well as in Hong Kong, she has served as a teacher trainer, mentor, and curriculum developer. She holds a BA from UC Berkeley, an MA in Elementary Education from the University of Alabama, and an MEd in Advanced Literacy from Concordia.
Mei Chen is an accomplished scientist and engineer who has over a decade of industry experience at Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Lockheed Martin, and NASA. Mei is also a Google Certified Educator with over 15 years of teaching experience. She completed her BS in Computer Science at UCLA and MA in Software Engineering & Management at Carnegie Mellon University.
Dr. Minh Tran
Minh’s career in education has spanned the globe, from teaching 5th grade in Los Angeles to teaching literature at CUHK to advising governments across Europe on large-scale training projects. As Head of Admissions, he is excited to meet families that are interested in Bloom Academy. Minh holds a BA in Psychology from Yale and a Doctor of Education from HKU.
Jing holds a BA in Chinese from Shanxi University and an MA in Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Since her graduate work, Jing has maintained a vibrant interest in curriculum research and development. Advocating a systematic yet fun approach, Jing develops tailor-made courses to stimulate students’ interest in learning Chinese with a proactive attitude.