Dr Yanki LEE is a design researcher and social innovator. In 2013, she founded the HKDI DESIS Lab for Social Design Research at the Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) researching global social issues through design innovation. She graduated with an MA in Architecture from the Royal College of Art (RCA) and worked at the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design (HHCD) as an Inclusive Design Research Fellow since 2000. After gain her PhD in Design on Participation, she co-founded EXHIBIT at Golden Lane Estate CIC, a social enterprise in London curating social projects to enable individuals or organisations to develop their ingenuity for social innovation. In 2011, she was awarded the fellow of excellence of UK- China Fellowship as visiting scholar of Tsinghua University in Beijing, China and in 2012, she was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Art in 2012 for her contribution to design research.