The Young Women Leadership Connection (YWLC) will be celebrating International Women’s Day this Saturday, 15 March 2014 with Guest-of-Honour Ms Grace Fu, Minister, Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources & Foreign Affairs and Chair, YWLC Council of Advisors.
150 young women of ages 25-35 from all walks of life will be participating in this celebration, which aims to motivate our young women leaders to effect positive change. In line with the 2014 International Women’s Day (IWD) theme ‘Inspiring Change’, YWLC IWD 2014 will discuss the concept, avenues and experience of challenging the status quo and inspiring change by Singapore’s most accomplished women leaders.
The event will feature speeches and a panel discussion by 4 – 5 speakers on 4 sub-topics in line with the broader theme of “Challenging the Status Quo“:
1. Challenging gender or career norms (Forensics/ Arts/ Nature)
2. Choosing the road less travelled
3. Overcoming physical/ personal/ societal family challenges
YWLC Celebrates International Women’s Day 2014 – “Challenging the Status Quo”
Date: Saturday, 15 March 2014
Time: 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Venue: Hood Bar & Cafe, Bugis+
Programme (subject to change):
1:30 PM Registration and Networking
2:00 PM Opening Performance
2:10 PM Welcome Remarks by Theodora Lai, Chairperson, YWLC
2:20 PM Speech by Guest-of-Honour Grace Fu, Minister, Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources & Foreign Affairs; Chair, YWLC Council of Advisors
2:40 PM Presentation by speakers (10-15mins)
3:40 PM Panel Discussion
4:20 PM Launch of 100 wishes YWLC Community Service Project
4:30 PM Concluding performance
4:35 PM Mini Carnival
Register online for this event here or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Ticket prices are $25 for non-YWLC members and $20 for YWLC members.
If you have an inspirational story to share, share it in 100 words or less about how you overcame societal, personal or physical challenges at home or in your workplace. There are Love, Bonito vouchers to be won so start writing to email@example.com!