I'm Maria.

Maria Li is a Hong Kong Citizen Scientist and Educator. Currently the Director of DIYBio HK, a non-profit community lab open to the public to do biology-related projects and run biotechnology workshops for school kids. Maria is also the Education Director of MakerBay Foundation, an innovative maker space that focuses on social and environmental impact. She is interested in experimenting with ways to empower the community with creative confidence to maximize a positive social and environmental impact. Maria is passionate about #Education, #CitizenScience and #SocialDesign for a sustainable future. 


  • Leads and designs youth maker education programs #Education #Maker 

  • Founded and directs DIY BIO Hong Kong, a local biohacking group  #Biology #CitizenScience #OpenScience

  • Gained a gold medal in the iGEM competition #syntheicbiology

More information about Maria in CV section.

I live to inspire and empower people to bring their ideas to actions.

© 2020 by Maria Li

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