Women's Forum  Singapore 2024

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Sharon Tong

The Media Consultants

Managing Director

Description

Former Channel NewsAsia TV Journalist and News Presenter, Sharon Tong, is now the powerhouse behind an almost decade-old media consultancy. She runs The Media Consultants with the same passion she derived from her days in the newsroom. Twenty years in the newsroom honed her ability to be concise, catchy and captivating. She takes these skills, plus her journalism experience to companies and government organisations, with a singular pitch for good communication. Together with her team of fellow media practitioners, Sharon has dreams of The Media Consultants one day being a name synonymous with having the best and most passionate media and communication coaches in the business. From shaping narratives in the boardroom, to shaping the next generation of communicators in the classroom, Sharon believes good communication is the next great leveller. She volunteers her expertise at schools, dreaming up fun-filled lessons to get children and teens thinking and talking.

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Plenary
Jun 20, 2024
5:25 PM6:05 PM
Online

The successes and challenges of modern feminist diplomacy

Maria Chin AbdullahFormer Member of the House of Representatives of MalaysiaMaria Rachel ArenasHouse of Representatives, PhilippinesChairperson of the House Committee on Foreign AffairsNoeleen HeyzerUnited NationsFormer Under-Secretary-GeneralMarise PayneWestern Sydney UniversityProfessor of Practice International Relations and Public PolicySharon TongThe Media ConsultantsManaging Director
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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 educational inequalities impact the success of these political objectives? How can gender-based violence be prevented and eliminated at policy level? What are the most effective ways of diffusing the need to learn about and from feminist diplomacy?
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