Labour of love – How Melissa Chan started Project We Forgot and made social enterprise her calling

Posted: 09.23.2017

By Tasha Abdul Mutalib (@tasha_abdm) SG Stories is a new long-form series featuring homegrown startups with unique strengths and extraordinary journeys - exclusive to Girls in Tech Singapore. We hope you're inspired to learn from their stories, as we did in telling them! - Tasha, Editor in Chief.   Most business ideas begin...

Homecoming: How KeyReply left Singapore to build chatbots for Gov.sg and SGAG

Posted: 08.23.2017

By Tasha Abdul Mutalib (@tasha_abdm) SG Stories is a new long-form series featuring homegrown startups with unique strengths and extraordinary journeys - exclusive to Girls in Tech Singapore. We hope you're inspired to learn from their stories, as we did in telling them! - Tasha, Editor in Chief. Home evokes strong emotions...

Under-representation of women in STEM and what we can do to solve this issue

Posted: 08.11.2017

This article is contributed by Navya Chawla, head of STEM for Girls in The United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA). Despite economic and technological advancement, it is still uncommon to come across women in STEM fields in Singapore. In our academically driven society, universities and institutions have been working...

Finding Your Ikigai with Spinta Co-founder Ketki Sen

Posted: 06.22.2017

This is part three of our mentor interview series for GITxFB Startup Success Factors Bootcamp 2017. Look out for more interviews coming soon! To get a chance to learn from these successful entrepreneurs and veteren industry leaders, sign up here. Application deadline extended to 23rd June. Part one: Be inspired by Delegate Co-founders, Melissa...

Ensuring Top-Notch User Experience at Uber, Maita Gaerlan

Posted: 06.19.2017

This is part two of our mentor interview series for GITxFB Startup Success Factors Bootcamp 2017. Look out for more interviews coming soon! To get a chance to learn from these successful entrepreneurs and veteren industry leaders, sign up here. Application deadline extended to 23rd June. Part one: Be inspired by Delegate Co-founders, Melissa...

Changes To The Entrepass Work Pass Scheme – Will It Attract More Entrepreneurs To Set Up Shop In Singapore?

Posted: 06.01.2017

Singapore is a small nation and needs to continue to attract both foreign MNCs and foreign entrepreneurs (including start-ups and SMEs) to set up operations here. The Singapore local workforce is just too small to sustain the economy. Singapore would also like to establish itself as the ‘Silicon Valley’...

Gender equality and equal pay – the legal environment in Singapore

Posted: 04.18.2017

Singapore has progressed significantly in the last 50 years and has become an advanced economy.  It is credited for having a world-class education system and well-educated workforce.  According to the ‘Labour Force in Singapore Advance Release 2016 Survey’ by the Manpower Research and Statistics Department of the Ministry of...