THE MANCHESTER SERIES - Women in Business
Today, we see more and more women in leadership positions and as entrepreneurs. Ever wondered how they made it there, and what challenges they faced along the way?
How do they manage gender (un)equality and how do they achieve a work-life balance?
Join us for an exciting evening where we speak to some of the power ladies who are proud alumni of the University of Manchester! Listen to these ladies share some experiences and tips as well as their journeys to success.
Date: Thursday, 17 Aug 2017
Time: 7.00pm - 9.30pm (panel discussion, Q&A + networking; refreshments will be provided)
Venue: University of Manchester Centre, Level 5, 55 Market St, Singapore 048941
- Existing UOMAAS members: $10
- Non UOMAAS members: $30 (inclusive of this event ticket & year-long member benefits)
- Public: $30
What is more, receive a free glass of wine and a mini bento box with every entry ticket!
To register for the event, click HERE.
Ms Maria Boey (UoM, Faculty of Architecture)
President, Institute of Parks & Recreation, Singapore
Ms Maria Boey Yuet Mei is an Architect, Town Planner, Urban Designer andLandscape Architect. She worked for 26 years in Housing & Development Board (HDB) from 1977 to 2003. She contributes as Council Member to Singapore Institute of Planners, Singapore Institute of LandscapeArchitects and Institutes of Parks & Recreation, Singapore as President. Maria is also active as a DTM Toastmaster, a Rotarian and is Singapore National Representative for Soroptimist International of South-west Pacific.
Dr VicPearly Wong (MBA)
Director at Orange Orthodontics
Dr VicPearly Wong is an orthodontist by training and is the Clinical Director and Founder of Orange Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics. She obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the National University of Singapore and her Masters in Dental Surgery with Fellowships from the Royal College of Edinburgh and Royal Australasian College of Australia. She was inducted into the Academy of Medicine Singapore and is also the Director of several companies in the medical industry. She obtained her MBA from the University of Manchester in 2015 while juggling full-time work and motherly duties. She volunteers her time with the UN Women and Metropolitan YMCA.
Ms Jean Teo (MBA)
COO at China Aviation Oil
Ms Jean Teo serves as the Chief Operating Officer in China Aviation Oil, she is responsible for managing the trading, aviation marketing and operations functions of the Group. She is involved in the development and execution of trading strategies and performance targets for all trading businesses of the Group. Ms Teo has more than 20 years of experience in the oil trading industry. Prior to joining CAO, she was with Cargill International Pte Ltd and BP Singapore Pte Ltd.
Ms Jaslin Lau (MBA)
Managing Partner at Advenz
Ms Jaslin Lau is a Chartered Accountant by profession and also a member of FCCA, as well as Accredited Tax Practitioner for Income Tax & GST. Prior to being an entrepreneur in 2014, Jaslin has more than 15 years of Accounting & Finance experience gained from conglomerates and multinational corporations, including companies listed in SGX. Currently, Jaslin is a managing partner of Advenz - renders services ranging from the incorporation of new Singapore entity and Corporate Secretarial Support, to providing advisory services in areas of accounting, tax and financial reporting.
Thank you, and we hope to see you there!
Your UOMAAS committee