Pauline Young is a communication specialist, trainer and storyteller educated in US with degrees in English Literature (BA), Chinese (MA) and Business Administration (MBA). After working in Hong Kong for over 10 years in Corporate Communications and Training, she started her own training consultancy (clients include HSBC, HKSAR Government, AIG, Amgen, Longman Pearson, etc.) In the last 10 years, she has taken on the role of an early literacy advocate and has led many reading and storytelling workshops for parents, educators, social workers and corporate executives as well conducted numerous reading clubs and storytelling “playshops" for kids of all ages. Her first children's book, "Socks Heaven", was published in 2004 (reprinted 2017). Pauline is an award-winning speaker given the highest honor and recognition of Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) by Toastmasters International.