Singapore Citizen | Agripreneur & Social Entrepreneur
I draw inspiration from past experience planning and executing effective social development programs, anti-human trafficking strategies and international business advisory for SMEs. I am humbled to have received the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Public Service from the University of San Francisco. Having lived on 3 different continents, I am right at home working with culturally diverse populations and on interdisciplinary teams. My top 3 necessities in any organisation are well developed and efficient processes, good stakeholder management and resilience. You can take this girl out of Singapore, but she will always call Singapore home.
Trampoline - by The Currimjee Group
Advisory Board Member (Mar 2020 - Present)
Provide advisory expertise that will help Trampoline, an incubator set up by one of the largest companies in Mauritius achieve their vision to create a sustainable entrepreneurship and innovative ecosystem in Mauritius. Mauritius
Co-founder and CEO Farmcity Singapore (Present)
Farmcity is a social enterprise founded on an unwavering commitment to keep nutritious vegetables accessible to everybody. Food security is our utmost priority and we believe the most effective way to get there is to teach, accompany and empower communities to grow their own food.
University of San Francisco Masagung School of Management
Graduate Research Assistant, Anti-Human-Trafficking (Mar 2015 - Jul 2015)
Provided direct assistance to Dr Marco Tavanti, program director of the Master of Nonprofit Administration (MNA) Program. Responsibilities include co- organizing symposium on Forced Migration and Human Trafficking, creating and maintaining the symposium's web presence (www.usf4freedom.org), in addition to other projects relating to anti-human-trafficking. Published: Partnership and the 3Ps of Human Trafficking: How Multi-Sector Collaboration Contributes to Effective Anti Trafficking Measures.
The Grateful Garment Project
Human Trafficking and CSEC Program Intern (Jun 2013 - Apr 2014)
Established and coordinated the Human Sex Trafficking and CSEC Program from the ground up, providing resources and services to anti-trafficking organizations in the Bay Area; Monitor, coordinate and fulfill resources requests for partner organizations. Researched and identified new community partners; established four MOUs. Published: Victim-centric approach and collaboration key to tackling human trafficking
International Enterprise Singapore
Centre Manager (Apr 2010 - Mar 2012)
Management of the Advisory Centre facilities, daily operations and staff; Engagement of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), providing advisory services and recommendations on relevant assistance programs for their internationalization plans; Conceptualization and execution of events catered to educating SMEs on their internationalization issues.
Acquired 3,500 customers in 2010 with a consistent customer satisfaction score of >95%
The Learning Lab
Senior Client Management Officer (May 2008 - Apr 2010)
Facilitate the day to day operations of the Front Desk and Communications Center; Attend to and manage client expectations and enquiries to ensure client satisfaction; Work closely with the Administrative Office and Service Development team to ensure services are delivered effectively.
Masters of Nonprofit Administration
University of San Francisco (2013 - 2015)
Bachelors of Arts, Sociology
National University of Singapore (2005 - 2008)