TEDxSingapore: Work Reframed

Date 12/11/21 to 18/11/21
Time 06:30PM to 07:30PM
Venue Online
Admission Fee Free
In Partnership with TEDx Singapore

About this Event:

2021 is drawing to a close. Everyone has weathered numerous changes and as we enter the last two months of the year, it is time to reflect and take stock. What has changed in the workplace - for better or worse - and how have we, in these ever-changing times, done better or differently at work?

Work Reframed is a two-part TEDxSingaporeSalon series supported by Lifelong Learning Institute to discuss and reflect on the work today and how we can recalibrate for the future of work.

Join us to engage in meaningful conversations with our key opinion leaders about the work of today, and how you can prepare for the work of tomorrow!

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Session 1 - Event and Registration Details:

Work Reframed Session 1 – Reframing and Reflecting on the "Work Today"

In this session, our key opinion leaders will discuss and reflect on the changes in the workplace and how can we balance passion and purpose in our work. Find out how we can overcome uncertainties at workplace through learning and self-development.

Date: 12 November 2021, Friday
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Click here to sign uphttps://go.gov.sg/llixtedx12nov-online

Session 1 - Profile of Panellists:

 Jesher Mr Jesher Loi, Director of Branding of Ya Kun
Jesher Loi, Director of Branding of Ya Kun will share his perspective on finding purpose and passion in the course of one’s career. As one of the key persons behind this third-generation business, he will also be sharing his observations on how passion and purpose have changed across generations, and the role of both employers and employees in bridging these changes in this TEDxSingapore Salon series.
 Melanie Ms Melanie Cook, Managing Director of Hyper Island
Melanie Cook is the Managing Director of Hyper Island, a creative digital business that designs learning experiences to help accelerate the growth of individuals and businesses. As an educator and a mother outside of work, she will share her perspectives on how her roles further shape her perception of work in today’s new normal and the topic of passion and purpose in today’s ever-changing landscape of work.
 Mollie Ms Mollie Jean De Dieu, General Manager of Long Champ Singapore and Malaysia
Mollie Jean De Dieu is the General Manager of Longchamp Singapore and Malaysia, the luxury French brand globally renowned for its iconic Le Pliage handbags and timeless fashion pieces. After spending 15 years of her career in Longchamp, Mollie has seen through numerous changes and challenges in the retail industry. She will share more insights on her work and what kept her going passion or purpose? Mollie will also share her strategies and thoughts on navigating the brand during uncertain times, having weathered the past year that posed significant challenges to brick and mortar businesses.  

Session 2 - Event and Registration Details:

Work Reframed Session 2 – Reframing and Recalibrating Narratives of the “Work Tomorrow”
When “work of tomorrow” is not defined, hear from our thought leaders on the possibilities and strategies on navigating the future. In this session, you will get to understand the importance of inclusiveness in lifelong learning and why one should take charge and self-direct their learning journey to develop ourselves, nurture a growth mindset to explore the unknown.

Date: 18 November 2021, Thursday
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Click here to sign up: https://go.gov.sg/llixtedx18nov-online


Session 2 - Profile of Panellists:


Ms Nurul Jihadah Hussain, Founder of The Codette Project
Nurul Jihadah Hussain is the founder of The Codette Project, an organisation that trains and provides social and economic opportunities for women in minority groups. She is also recognised as one of Singapore’s Women In Tech 2020.

Nurul strongly believes to work tomorrow, we must learn today. In this session, she will share her story on empowering women, her stand on lifelong learning for the work of tomorrow and why one should take charge and self-direct their lifelong learning.

Kelley Ms Kelley Cheng, Creative Director of The Press Room
Kelley Cheng is recognised as a ‘modern-day’ polymath, being proficient as a designer, editor, writer, and even educator. She was also a recipient of the SkillsFuture Fellowships 2020 Award that recognised professionals who demonstrate a strong commitment to lifelong learning, skills mastery and the skills development of others. With her years of expertise in these dynamic fields, Kelley will share her thoughts on reframing the narratives of work and expand the possibilities of Work of Tomorrow.

Douglas Mr Douglas O’Loughlin (PhD), Organisational Development Expert, Civil Service College/Harthill Consulting
Douglas O’Loughlin, PhD, is an Organisational Development Expert who specialises in ensuring continuous improvements for organisations. An associate consultant with Civil Service College and Harthill Consulting, his expertise is well-recognised by many. From his point of view, how can we and organisations recalibrate work in this new future? Douglas will join the panel in discussion as he brings his years of experience and expertise to the table as we explore the narratives of work tomorrow.