Women Leaders Summit 2018 - Singapore
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Wed 9/1210:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 9/1211:00 am - 12:15 pm
Opening Plenary | Championing Communities: Inspiring Action and Change
With a world digitizing at a head-spinning pace and a backdrop of advancing technology shaping our world, there is huge potential for economic progress and new avenues of opportunity. Ensuring that no-one is left in the dust of our ever-evolving world, our panel of speakers will share their work and lessons in empowering communities and championing change through policy, education, and inspiration.
Trustee, The Asia Foundation; Former Under-Secretary-General, United Nations
Managing Director, Project Chulia Street
Director, Strategic Initiatives, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Vice Chancellor, Asian University for Women
Managing Director, Global Head Banks and Broker Dealers, Standard Chartered Bank
Wed 9/1212:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The Stories We Tell: Through A New Lens
2018 has been a year of change and evolution, and the way in which we present ourselves matters more than ever. How can we communicate and tell our narrative most efficiently? In three talks and a panel discussion, this compelling lineup of speakers will offer an alternative insight into what it means to interact in an evolving world.
Wed 9/122:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Beyond FinTech: The Future of the Finance Industry
Disruptions brought on by rapid advances in technology are leaving many financial institutions with the decision to either adapt or get left behind. With the industry changing at a speed never before seen, leaders are faced with the massive challenge of steering their organizations in the right direction and staying ahead of the curve. Is it possible for tradition and legacy to survive and work alongside innovation, or must we prepare for an industry that looks completely different than it does today? This panel explores disruptions in finance beyond the headlines and how the industry is evolving.
Managing Director, APAC Head Investor Sales & Relationship Management, Citi Markets and Securities Services
Teresa C. Barger
Co-Founder and CEO, Cartica Management, LLC
Senior Vice President, CreditEase; General Manager, Product Department, CreditEase Wealth Management
Global Head of Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered
Head of Financial Markets, Asia, Westpac Banking Corporation
Wed 9/123:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 9/124:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Closing Plenary | Working Smarter: The Future of Jobs
As automation, artificial intelligence, and other emerging technologies become more mainstream, many are left unsure on what the future of work will look like. There are also more women playing crucial roles in leading and shaping the future of industries. Job displacement is nothing new, but the speed at which the employment landscape is changing is enough to spark concern even in the most educated of us. This panel of global business leaders will untangle the complex weave of potential occupational shifts that lie ahead to examine the implications for skills, wages, and the workplace diversity and offer insights into how we can stay competitive in the job market.