They are chemists, biologists, or mathematicians. They are (Astro) physicists, lawyers, historians, or climatologists. Some are young researchers; others are professors or engineers. They work in the private or public sector. They can be anyone but all are women!
Moderated by A/Prof Lim Tit Meng, Chief Executive of Science Centre Singapore, this digital conference features four prominent women from both Singapore and France, who are STEM warriors in research and the corporate world. Come listen to them as they share their discovery and love of STEM, and demystify their careers in science. Be inspired by their exemplary success stories which show that gender is no barrier to being the best that one can be in one’s chosen field.
11 Nov 2020
4pm - 5.30pm
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Check out the digital webinar itinerary below:
4pm - 4.10pm
Opening remarks by the Science Centre Singapore and the Embassy of France
4.10pm - 4.15pm
Introduction to Infinités Plurielles exhibition by Ms Marie- Hélène Le Ny
4.15pm - 4.30pm
Keynote Speech by Dr Claudie Haigneré
4.30pm - 4.40pm
Speech by Prof Lisa Ng
4.40pm - 4.50pm
Speech by Dr Karenne Tun
4.50pm - 5pm
Speech by Mrs Céline Le Cotonnec
5pm - 5.30pm
Panel Discussion and Q&A
This webinar is organised in conjunction with the Infinités Plurielles exhibition, curated by renowned French photographer Ms Marie- Hélène Le Ny. Catch the exhibition at the International French School Singapore (IFS) from 9
– 22 Nov 2020.
List of Speakers
Mrs Claudie Haigneré
First female French astronaut
Ex-Minister for Research and New Technologies, France
Ex-Minister for European Affairs, France
Prof Lisa Ng
Expert at the forefront of research in the area of immunology of atherogenic arboviruses
Executive Director, Biomedical Research Council, A*STAR
Senior Principal Investigator, Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN)
Dr Karenne Tun
Champion for coral reef conservation and marine biodiversity in Singapore
Director (Coastal and Marine), National Biodiversity Centre, National Parks Board
Mrs Céline Le Cotonnec
Data wizard overseeing business data strategy
Chief Data & Innovation Officer for Bank of Singapore, Asia Global Private Bank (a subsidiary of OCBC)
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