Young BPW Asia-Pacific Symposium 2017
Saturday, 25 February 2017 at 09:00 - Sunday, 26 February 2017 at 17:00 (SGT)
Organised by the Federation of Business and Professional Women (Singapore), the first Young BPW Asia-Pacific Symposium is aimed at empowering young female leaders to make their mark in various fields. Renowned business leaders from corporate and entrepreneurial background will speak about self awareness, lifelong learning, women empowerment, alternatives to entrepreneurship and health.
Empowering Women: Achieving Sustainability Together
Saturday, 25th February 2017
- Parade of Nations & Official Opening
- Welcome from BPW International President: Dr. Yasmin Darwich
- Welcome from BPW Asia Pacific Regional Coordinator: Susan Jones
- Welcome from Federation of BPW Singapore President: Kimmis Pun
- Speech by Guest-of-Honour & Keynote Speaker: Her Excellency Paula Parviainen, The Ambassador of the Republic of Finland
10:00am Be Empowered when you have Self-Awareness! (Seminar)
Norintan Shariff, Lead Consultant (PMC) proudly sponsored by Dreams to Reality Pte. Ltd.
11:00am Tea Break
11:30am Lifelong Learning – The Pursuit of Knowledge to Stay in the Race (Panel)
Darlene Joy Uy, Global Learning Manager at Unilever
Ramesh Muthusamy, Founder of Alvigor Organizational Development
Joanna Thumiger, COO and Business Mentor at STTS Training
Louisa Lee, Parallel Entrepreneur. Congruent Leader. Progressive Practitioner. Change Advocate. Author. Speaker. Coach. Consultant
12:30pm Lunch & Networking
2:00pm Sharing Session by Young BPW Representatives (Panel)
Ketlin Tackman, Young BPW International Rep, Finland
Otoha Hayashi, Young BPW Asia-Pacific Rep, Japan
Neelima Basnet, Young BPW Nepal
Kanlaya Watanathirawoot, Young BPW Thailand
3:00pm Tea Break
3:30pm Women in Power – Their Secret to Leadership, Business and Life (Panel)
Cheryl Chan Wei Ling, Member of Parliament
Kimmis Pun, Managing Director at Standard Chartered Private Bank
Kim Underhill, Regional Head at Electrolux
Danielle Mackowski, Founder of Unstuck
4:30pm BPW Matters
- BPWI Action Plan: President Yasmin Darwich
- Country Reports: Finland, United Kingdom, Nepal, Japan, Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand
6:00pm End of Symposium. Networking/ Free & Easy – Explore the vibrancy of Clarke Quay
Sunday, 26th February 2017
8:45am All Seated
9:00am Welcome from BPW International Vice President Dr. Amany Asfour and Briefing on 29th BPW International Congress, 23-27 October 2017 in Cairo, Egypt
9:30am Intrapreneurship & Extrapreneurship - Alternatives to Entrepreneurship (Panel)
Ivy Tse, CEO of Halogen Foundation
Sarah Chen, Corporate Innovation & Ventures, Sime Derby. Co-founder, Asia Women Circle (Lean In Malaysia & Lean in Asia)
Evon Soderlund, Founder & CEO of Huone Events Hotel
Marion Neubronner, Enterpreneur, Writer, and Angel Investor
10:30am Tea Break
11:00am Health, Your True Empowerment Currency (Panel)
Cheryl Wee, Actress, Founder of Cheryl W Wellness & Weight Management
Dr. Janet Sosna, Senior Chiropractor, Elder Chiropractor Clinic
Pauliina Salmenhaara, Vegan Chef and Holistic Consultant, Founder of R.A.W. Inside Out
12:00pm Lunch & Networking
1:30pm Workshop Series
- Girl-on-the-Go: How to Design your Personal Brand by Jael Chng, Founder and Chief Problem Solver of My Working Title (1 hour)
Want to know how to differentiate yourself in a hyper-competitive world? Come pick up tips to be good, look good and amplify good. Using design thinking + advertising + PR principles, Jael will get you started on designing your personal brand.
- Winning in Heels by Kim Underhill (1 hour)
- You are What You Wear - Marketing Yourself Online and Offline by Valerie Lim of Curators Collective Inc, former Miss Universe Singapore (1 hour)
7:00pm Closing Ceremony & Candlelighting Dinner 2017 at Park Royal on Beach Road
Single: S$230.00++per room per night with unlimited broadband access and breakfast
Double/ Twin: S$250.00++ per room per night with unlimited broadband access and breakfast
Triple: S$330.00++ per room per night with unlimited broadband access and breakfast
For reservations, please download and submit reservation form directly to hotel.
What are my transport/ parking options for getting to and from the event?
For participants staying at our official hotel, Park Royal on Beach Road, complimentary coach service will be available at 8am on 25th Feb 2017 to venue, 8.15am to venue & 5.30pm from venue on 26th Feb 2017.
Parking will be available at Clarke Quay itself.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What's the refund policy?
Cancellation is strictly not allowed.
When & Where
Federation of Business and Professional Women (Singapore)
The Federation of Business and Professional Women (Singapore) (BPW Federation (Singapore)) is the Singapore affiliate of the International Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW International), one of the most influential international networks of business and professional women that has affiliates in 95 countries in five continents. BPW Federation (Singapore) is made up of 3 chapters: