Women's Forum  Singapore 2024


Jung-Joo Lee

National University of Singapore

Associate Professor


Dr. Jung-Joo (JJ) Lee is a design scholar who applies human-centered design to solve complex business and social problems. JJ is currently the Associate Professor and Deputy Head (Research) at the Division of Industrial Design, National University of Singapore. JJ has worked for many government-funded projects for the future-ready society, such as future mobility infrastructure for autonomous vehicles funded by Land Transport Authority (LTA), the community-based elderly care system funded by Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and so on. She also collaborated with many companies for their customer-centered service innovation, including DBS Bank, OCBC Bank, PSA, Johnson Control, and so on.

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Innovate Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 20, 2024
1:20 PM2:00 PM

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

Farizan d'Avezac de Moran GreenA Consultants Pte Ltd Senior Partner Joanne Flinnthe ESG InstituteChairwomanXin Yi LauThe Carbon TrustSustainable Finance Lead, Southeast AsiaJung-Joo LeeNational University of SingaporeAssociate Professor
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 smart cities, how can we integrate women's unique needs into urban policymaking and guarantee tech solutions that prioritise gendered perspective in urban planning? What strategies can be employed to enhance women's participation in these urban development processes?