Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Entrepreneurship Night (YWLC)

Upcoming is a special event for Ladies who are interested in starting your own.
YWLC Entrepreneurship Seminar ! 

Date                   : 27 September 2012 (Thursday)
Time                  : 6.30pm - 9.00pm
Venue                : Cairnhill Community Centre
Cost                : S$10 (Students), S$15 (members), S$20 (non-members)
(Dinner and registration starts at 6.15pm)

4 successful leaders and rising stars will share on how we can be inspired to take on the challenge and the qualities needed.
Guest-of-Honor is Ms Nanz Chong-Komo, Founder of Nanzinc.com; 
3 other speakers are Ms Sandy Oh, Managing Partner of 15 minutes, Mr Richardo Chua, Managing Director of Adrenalin Events and Education Pte Ltd and Dr Wong Kok Cheong, Founder and CEO of Sparky Animation Pte Ltd.
(Refer below for the write-up on their profiles )
Seats are limited.
Sign up now using this google form! https://docs.google.com/spreadshe/viewform?formkey=dHJvd2haQzFvYW14VG9pSjYxeVFkTFE6MQ#gid=0
For more information, You can email leadership@ywlc.org.sg.

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Guest of Honor
Nanz Chong-Komo
 Nanz is an entrepreneur, author and coach. She is a prolific speaker on topics from her personal business experiences and she believes in helping others who are experiencing severe adversity and personal trials. She is also the founder of Nanzinc.com, a website for Asian entrepreneurs to gather, inspire and support one another.
She was in her early 20s when she started her first business, which was a fashion boutique and it was sold 11 months later for a profit. In 1997, she found ONE.99shop, which grew from a single store to a S$14 million dollar business in three years. For that, Ms Chong-Komo was named the Overall Winner of the Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME) in 2000. and International Management Action Award by the Institute of Management (Singapore) the subsequent year. She also wrote a book on her lessons in business, “One Business, 99 Lessons”, and this became a national bestseller and sold over 17,000 copies in Singapore and other parts of Asia.She then founded Nanzinc.com in 2010.She has recently launched her 2nd book, entitled "Bringing Out The Entrepreneur in You."

1) Ms Sandy Oh 
Sandy has multifaceted experiences of starting and running her own businesses and working in global banks. Currently, she is the Managing Partner of15 Minutes (www.15minutes.com.sg), a popular restaurant and performance space which promotes 'Friends, Food and Fame'. She is also a mentor and Deputy CEO of Terrific Mentors International (www.terrificmentors.com) and writes regularly on life, work and finance on Terrific Mentors' Daily Paradox (http://www.terrificmentors.com/the-daily-paradox/). In between managing and mentoring, she is making her first Apple app for Idlezoo - a company that explores philosophy for young kids.
Previously, Sandy held key sales and leadership positions at HSBC, JP Morgan, Dresdner, ING and Jefferies. She earned a BA (Honours) in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University and an MBA from University of Chicago.

2) Mr Richardo Chua
Richardo has worked in the events industry for the last 10 years, first as a freelance emcee and now as the Managing Director of the social enterprise events agency - Adrenalin Events and Education Pte. Ltd. 30% of Team Adrenalin is made up of people who are deaf, use a wheelchair or are disadvantaged youths. Adrenalin has managed over 300 events with many of them at national and international level events such as the launch of the Presidents Challenge and International Volunteer Day. Richardo is active in the social enterprise industry and speaks regularly at forums and platforms about the subject. He also coaches youths at risks in creative skills such as event management, emceeing and videography.

3) Dr Wong Kok Cheong 
 Dr Wong Kok Cheong (KC) is the Founder & CEO of Sparky Animation Pte Ltd. Prior to founding the company, KC was a tenured Professor at Nanyang Technology University from 1993 to 2006. KC is one of the pioneers involved in developing the character animation pipeline of Digital Domain, USA in 2000. He is also an Alias Certified Maya Instructor.

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