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    BoardAgender x Ilaria Chan

    “Embrace your uniqueness as it is what sets you apart from everyone and makes you irreplaceable.” This was one of the key messages our speaker aimed to put across to the attendees. On May 15 2023, BoardAgender invited Ilaria Chan, Chairperson of TechForGood Institute to share her invaluable knowledge and personal experience during her career and board director journeys. This session was moderated by Georgette Tan, Chairperson of BoardAgender. Thank you, WeWork, for hosting us. Some of the discussions included how one should always present themselves with confidence coupled with humility, the importance of mutual respect between board members, board dynamics, how one should understand their purpose in joining the…

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    BoardAgender’s Mentorship Programme for Aspiring Women Directors 2023: Now open for applications

    In celebrating women for the month of March 2023, we are pleased to announce the launch of the 3rd BoardAgender Mentoring Programme for Aspiring Women Directors. The programme will run from July to December 2023. This flagship programme has been specially designed to groom and advance more women into senior leadership roles and boardrooms in Singapore. And we are pleased to announce that mentees of the first cohort of the programme were presented with 13 opportunities to serve on boards, of which they were successful in securing 8 new board roles. Know that each of the 10 selected mentees will be matched to a dedicated mentor who is an experienced…

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    BoardAgender x YWLC: What it really means to serve on a board?

    BoardAgender x YWLC

    We had an amazing session yesterday sharing with YWLC’s Alumni on “What it really means to serve on a board?”. Thank you, Young Women’s Leadership Connection, Kelley Wong, Jia Yun Wong for co-hosting this with us. Thank you to our esteemed panellists, Karen Loon, Jacqueline Chan, Raen Lim for sharing your personal experience and valuable advice from your board director journeys. Thank you to our moderator, Lynn Er for facilitating such a robust discussion. And thank you, Milbank LLP for hosting us in your spacious boardroom with a gorgeous view. Some of the discussions included what are the considerations for new board members, how to prepare to become a board…