Women's Forum  Singapore 2024

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Jun 19Jun 20
Plenary
Jun 19, 2024
2:00 PM2:15 PM

Opening Ceremony

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Anne-Gabrielle Heilbronner
Publicis GroupePresident of the Women's Forum
Plenary
Jun 19, 2024
2:15 PM2:30 PM

Presentation of the Women’s Forum Barometer

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Anne-Gabrielle Heilbronner
Publicis GroupePresident of the Women's Forum
Online
Learn Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
2:45 PM3:30 PM

#SHECodes bootcamp: Fueling female careers in tech

Unleash the fun in tech! Join our bootcamp to turbocharge your coding skills and flip the script on the gender gap. Did you know, only one in five new tech roles goes to women? and that In the last...
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Candice Wang
Coding LabCommunity Director
Online
STEM Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
2:45 PM3:30 PM

Innovating education: Exploring the contributions of women entrepreneurs in the field

Education is a key field for societal progress and improvement of humanity's life conditions. Today, the sector of education is witnessing many radical changes due to new technologies, innovative...
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Assel Mussagaliyeva-Tang
EDUTech FutureFounder and Chief Learning Officer
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Pranati Bagchi
The Lavender Spaceship ProjectFounder & CEO
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Neelesh Bhatia
National University of SingaporeSenior Associate Director, South East Asia Growth - Block 71
Online
Change Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
2:45 PM3:30 PM

Misinformation and the potential of AI to tackle fake news

Thanks to its capacity to process enormous quantities of data and recognise patterns and anomalies, Artificial Intelligence is well-positioned to detect fake news and become a leading tool in the...
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Ayesha Khanna
ADDO AICo-Founder and CEO
HAM
Hamidah Aidillah Mustafa
Parrot Social Pte. Ltd.Founder & CEO
Online
Pitch Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
2:45 PM3:30 PM

Pitch stage: Meet women and youth entrepreneurs for good

Can youth entrepreneurs lead the transition to a fairer economy? This 'pitching contest' will allow you to discover inspiring businesses, created to provide concrete solutions to gender equality ,...
Online
Change Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
3:45 PM4:30 PM

EmpowHERed expressions: Women’s evolving role in arts and sports

Through time, women athletes and artists have gained a place in their industries bringing their creative flavour and abilities to the attention of the big public. However they are still less paid,...
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Iris Cordoba Mondejar
GSIC Powered by MicrosoftGeneral Manager
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Kim Tay
The ArtlingGallery Director/Co Founder
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STEM Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
3:45 PM4:30 PM

Galactic leaders: Women shaping the future of astronomy and space

Women have played instrumental roles in advancing our understanding of space, yet their representation in the astronomic community remains limited . As astronomy is undergoing a transformative...
Online
Pitch Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
3:45 PM4:30 PM

Pitch stage: Youth Voices session

The world needs the leadership of a new generation, a generation that is more fired up than ever about climate actions, human rights, racial and social justice. Youth Voices is an initiative...
Online
Learn Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
3:45 PM4:30 PM

Society 2.0: Dive into women robotics

Step into the future with our women robotics workshop, challenging the tech and education norms! Explore human-machine interaction, delving into the possibilities and ethical considerations of a...
Online
Change Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
5:00 PM5:45 PM

Digital violence: Battling backlash to women’s rights online

Women’s rights must be protected online as well as offline. However, according to Plan International, over 50% of girls around the world have been harassed online and this is worse where they are...
Online
STEM Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
5:00 PM5:45 PM

Harnessing the transformative potential of FinTech

Higher financial and digital literacy of women is associated with lower gender gaps in digital financial literacy (IMF, 2022). Given existing inequalities in education between genders, how can we...
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Helene Li
GoImpact Capital Partners Co-Founder & CEO
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Fernn Lim
Audax Financial Technology Pte Ltd Chief Operating Officer
TTC
Tian Tian Chua
MONEY FM, SPH RadioFinance Presenter
Online
Pitch Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
5:00 PM5:45 PM

Pitch stage: Meet with some of Femtech’s most innovative entrepreneurs

As opportunities in women's health accelerate within the femtech sector, with an expected value of $135 billion by 2032, vs $30 billion in 2022, the entrepreneurs are developing new solutions that...
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Lindsay Davis
FemTech Association AsiaFounder
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Olivia Cotes-James
LUÜNACEO
Online
Learn Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
5:00 PM5:45 PM

SHEscale: A workshop on scaling women-owned businesses

Exclusively tailored for women entrepreneurs, SHEscale is a practical workshop offering tips and strategies to boost business growth. Engage in insightful discussions and hands-on learning as we...
Online
Plenary
Jun 20, 2024
9:00 AM9:10 AM

Welcome remarks

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Anne-Gabrielle Heilbronner
Publicis GroupePresident of the Women's Forum
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Lily Kong
Singapore Management UniversityPresident
Online
Plenary
Jun 20, 2024
9:10 AM9:30 AM

Conversation with a leader

Online
Plenary
Jun 20, 2024
9:30 AM10:10 AM

Harnessing the potential of technology to educate for change

Education Technology (EdTech) facilitates and enhances learning by democratising and improving access to learning for all. It has the potential to improve inclusivity, efficiency and collaboration...
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Yueh Mei Liu
HeyHi Pte LtdCo-Founder & CEO
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Inge Kerkloh-Devif
HEC ParisSenior Executive Director of the HEC Paris Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute and Co-Site Lead Executive of the Creative Destruction Lab Paris
LK
Lily Kong
Singapore Management UniversityPresident
Online
Plenary
Jun 20, 2024
10:10 AM10:50 AM

Diversifying pathways into STEM and fostering tomorrow’s innovators

STEM education plays a crucial role in promoting economic and social development. As demand for STEM professionals vastly outstrips supply, the need for more inclusive pathways into these fields is...
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Georgette Tan
United Women SingaporePresident
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STEM Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 20, 2024
11:15 AM12:00 PM

Barriers to reproductive health resources for women in Asia

In the aftermath of the pandemic, the already existing high maternal mortality rates, menstrual cycle dysfunctions and fertility issues for women in Asia have widened. Creating HealthTech solutions...
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Anna Butterworth
Ultra Violet AgencyFounder & Trend Director
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Harjit Gill
APACMedCEO
Online
Learn Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 20, 2024
11:15 AM12:00 PM

HerWallet: A financial literacy workshop for women

You might think that your gender and your bank balance have nothing to do with each other, but money and gender have a much more complex relationship than most of us realise. Statistically, women...
Online
Change Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 20, 2024
11:15 AM12:00 PM

Innovate, adapt, lead: Women shaping the future of work

Globalisation and women’s work, both inside and outside the home, paid and unpaid, have fuelled the rapid economic transformation in the Asia-Pacific region over the past few decades. How can the...
Online
Learn Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 20, 2024
11:15 AM12:00 PM

Insight: Women and girls' relationship with social media influencers

The relationship between women & girls and social media influencers is complex and multifaceted. Discover a study conducted by the Women’s Forum and Reboot foundation on the influencers impact, and...
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Helen Lee Bouygues
Reboot FoundationPresident
Online
Pitch Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 20, 2024
11:15 AM12:00 PM

Pitch stage: Meet with some of Edtech’s most innovative entrepreneurs

As the landscape of education undergoes a transformative shift propelled by Edtech, the sector is on track for substantial expansion.In this dynamic environment, forward-thinking entrepreneurs are...
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Neelesh Bhatia
National University of SingaporeSenior Associate Director, South East Asia Growth - Block 71
Online
Change Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 20, 2024
1:20 PM2:00 PM

Intersecting vulnerabilities: Exploring how violence can affect all women

Violence impacts 1 in 3 women and girls globally of all ages, income levels, races, ethnicities, faiths and cultures. This session examines how these factors intersect with gender and impact how,...
Online
STEM Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 20, 2024
1:20 PM2:00 PM

Smart cities, inclusive futures: Navigating women's role in tech-powered urban planning

In the realm of urban spaces, gender bias is ingrained. Varied mobility patterns, healthcare requirements, and caregiving tendencies influence how effectively cities cater to women. In the age of...
FDDM
Farizan d'Avezac de Moran
GreenA Consultants Pte Ltd Senior Partner
Online
Learn Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 20, 2024
1:20 PM2:00 PM

Workshop: Rock your Linkedin profile

In today’s day and age, where LinkedIn is fast proving to be a platform beneficial to not just professionals, but also to students alike, it is crucial to decode ways to have a stunning profile in...
Online
Plenary
Jun 20, 2024
2:05 PM2:20 PM

Conversation with a leader

Online
Plenary
Jun 20, 2024
2:20 PM3:00 PM

The frontline of climate change: Women as agents for social progress and climate advocacy

Climate change disproportionately impacts women and is a ‘threat multiplier’ in worsening existing inequalities. Women in Asia are currently at greatest risk, with over 100 million people affected...
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Christine Amour-Levar
HER Planet EarthFounder & CEO
Online
Plenary
Jun 20, 2024
3:00 PM3:45 PM

Empowerment and minimising threat through accessible finance education

Economic abuse is behaviour which controls a victim’s ability to acquire, use, and maintain resources, thus threatening their economic security and potential for self-sufficiency. In combating this,...
Online
Learn Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 20, 2024
4:00 PM4:45 PM

Activism unplugged: A change makers workshop

The need for activist leaders that can help us to reduce human impact on the natural world can only continue to grow rapidly in the near future. Women activists in particular represent an untapped...
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Yaewon Hwang
GreenpeaceSenior Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Partner
Online
STEM Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 20, 2024
4:00 PM4:45 PM

Ensuring diversity in new AI technologies

Firms around the world are adopting AI due to its capacity to lower costs and process large quantities of data efficiently. In the near future, this transition will create millions of jobs. In order...
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Arvind Sethumadhavan
Gain TheorySenior Partner
HAM
Hamidah Aidillah Mustafa
Parrot Social Pte. Ltd.Founder & CEO
KR
Kameshwari Rao
Publicis SapientGlobal Chief People Officer
Online
Pitch Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 20, 2024
4:00 PM4:45 PM

Pitch stage: Youth Voices session

The world needs the leadership of a new generation, a generation that is more fired up than ever about climate actions, human rights, racial and social justice. Youth Voices is an initiative...
Online
Change Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 20, 2024
4:00 PM4:45 PM

Shattering silence: Nurturing women's mental health in Asia

In Asia, 2 out of every 4 women grapple with various mental health concerns, from anxiety and depression to more profound challenges. Cultural expectations, social norms, and unique stressors...
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Karen Pooh
Alliance Counselling / Yale-NUS / UCL / SFU ViennaClinical Psychologist
Online
Plenary
Jun 20, 2024
4:45 PM5:25 PM

Navigating a fairer future of work for all

Diversity drives creative solutions and has greater potential for innovations that meet different needs and promote gender equality. There are therefore strong economic incentives for companies, who...
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Helen Duce
Include Consulting PTECEO
SSL
Sun Sun Lim
Singapore Management UniversityVice President (Partnerships and Engagement)
JP
Jacqueline Poh
Singapore Economic Development Board Managing Director
FA
Feon Ang
LinkedInManaging Director, APAC
Online
Plenary
Jun 20, 2024
5:25 PM6:00 PM

The successes and challenges of modern feminist diplomacy

Feminist diplomacy applies a gendered lens to all political pursuits, including poverty reduction, sustainable development, peace and security, defence and the protection of human rights. How do...
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Maria Chin Abdullah
Former Member of the House of Representatives of Malaysia
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Noeleen Heyzer
United NationsFormer Under-Secretary-General
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Jill Neubronner
Mediacorp Pte Ld ChannelNewsasiaNews Presenter
Online
Plenary
Jun 20, 2024
6:00 PM6:40 PM

Understanding and overcoming bias in AI

Bias in artificial intelligence systems poses a significant challenge as it can perpetuate and even exacerbate existing social inequalities. In this session, we will explore the complex nature of...
Online
Plenary
Jun 20, 2024
6:40 PM6:45 PM

Closing remarks

Online
Plenary
Jun 20, 2024
7:30 PM11:00 PM

Closing cocktail

Online