AuthorBenjamin Goh

Ideas Lunch on AI

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This lunch gathering is a mixer with Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Association of Singapore. We had a short sharing by Jason See (senior director of GovTech) followed by a hearty discussion and networking among industry professionals.

Both tables were full, and most attendees stayed beyond two hours!
 

IDEAS Lunch series: Sustainable Finance with Kristin Anguelova, WWF

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We had an intimate lunch with Kristin Anguelova of WWF on Friday, June 17 on the issue of sustainable finance. WWF has had a presence in this area and coordinates with many other NGOs as well. The discussion spanned all aspects from government initiatives to greenwashing to frameworks of measurement/comparison to motivations to effect change, and more. We look forward to perhaps doing more joint...

Harvard Krokodiloes in Singapore

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We had an amazing evening with the Krokodiloes on June 14, 2022. They were on their first global tour since 2019, and the Sundaram Tagore gallery generously hosted our event – with the beautiful backdrop of the colorful artwork by Neha Vedpathak, an Indian-born Detroit based female artist. This was our first “large” scale social event in effectively 2.5 years, where 50-ish alumni and...

2022 HUAAS Fellow Award

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The Harvard University Association for Alumni in Singapore (HUAAS) is proud to announce that T. Sasitharan of the Intercultural Theatre Institute (ITI) is awarded the 2022 HUAAS Fellow Award. As one of Singapore’s finest theatre actors, Thirunalan Sasitharan’s contribution to the arts and to culture in Singapore is seminal. He was the successor to Kuo Pao Kun’s artistic directorship of the...

Nomination Form for 2022 Elections

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We are now in the election season. This year, we have four open Board Positions. These positions are Vice President, Treasurer and two non-executive committee members for the 9 member board of HUAAS. We are also looking for nominations to join the Election Committee. Please submit this form by SGT midnight, 28 Feb 2022. You may contact the Election Committee at election[at]harvard.sg. Board...

An Evening with ESM Goh Chok Tong

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The Harvard University Association of Alumni in Singapore (HUAAS) was honoured and privileged to host ESM Goh Chok Tong on 16 September 2021 in its very first non-zoom/non-virtual event since COVID-19 happened. ESM Goh Chok Tong is a former Singaporean politician, who served as Prime Minister of Singapore from 28 November 1990 to 12 August 2004 and secretary-general of the People’s Action...