Obama and Me | Ethnic Minorities in Leadership Positions

Obama and Me | Ethnic Minorities in Leadership Positions

Minorities all over the world are trapped in a dichotomy. On one hand, you are visible, because you are different. On the other hand, you are invisible, because your perspective doesn’t align or even matter to people who aren’t different. When we say who we truly are and what we feel–we make people feel uncomfortable. Continue reading Obama and Me | Ethnic Minorities in Leadership Positions

A Singaporean expat in Beijing: you can take the girl out of Singapore, but you cannot take the Singapore out of the girl

A Singaporean expat in Beijing: you can take the girl out of Singapore, but you cannot take the Singapore out of the girl

In my heart of hearts, I believe that our Singaporean national identity is one of multiculturalism – one that is embracive and strengthened by its ability to adapt. As a culture, we cannot afford to build great walls because our economy is intertwined with the world economy. Singapore was founded on the premise of international trade. Even till today, we have one of the busiest ports in the world.  Continue reading A Singaporean expat in Beijing: you can take the girl out of Singapore, but you cannot take the Singapore out of the girl