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Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival for the Kids!!

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Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival for the Kids!!HUAAS VP Rebecca Woo hosted some HUAAS & HBS Club families to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with moon-cake making, bubbles, paper lantern-making and the final lighting of lanterns of all shapes and sizes – dragons, rabbits, pandas, chickens, butterflies – whilst looking for the full moon in the Singapore sky, all the kids left happily...

Jun 1: Asian Civilisation Museum – Angkor Wat Exhibition

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HUAAS members and friends were privy to a bespoke guided tour of the special Angkor exhibition at the ACM where highlights from the Guimet Museum were shown; some of which had never before been brought outside of France. We had an incredibly knowledgeable docent as a guide who really made the exhibition come alive.  Many thanks to the staff at the ACM for making the arrangements!

Aug 28: Where to Find Value in Fintech?

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Aug 28: Where to Find Value in Fintech? The discussion was very lively that evening at The Straits Clan, with over 60 in the audience.  Panelists Pietro Ventani of APP Advisors (Harvard MBA ‘93), Neil Davidson of Coda Payments (Harvard AB ‘03, MBA ‘09) and Chandrima Das of Bento – spoke about their own experiences, what major trends they felt would drive the industry longer term, the...

Harvard Prize Book Launch

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Harvard Prize Book

The Harvard Prize Book has been presented annually to deserving high school students since 1910.  Students from nearly 2,000 high schools all over the world are recipients of the Prize Book, including the US, the UK, China, Taiwan, India, Croatia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. HUAAS has decided to participate in this tradition starting this year. Invitations have been sent to local pre...

Message from HAA: New Harvard Alumni Leadership in Singapore

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Dear Alumni,   It is hard to believe that just over a year ago we were celebrating Your Harvard: Singapore. Since then it has been great to witness how our alumni community in the country has grown even stronger thanks to the work of our officially recognized Clubs, the Harvard University Association of Alumni in Singapore (HUAAS) and the Harvard Business School Club of Singapore (HBSCS)...

Message from President Faust: Defending Diversity

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As you are aware, in November 2014, an organization called Students for Fair Admissions sued Harvard, alleging that our alma mater discriminates against Asian-Americans and seeking to stop Harvard College and other colleges from using a diverse admissions process that considers the candidate holistically. The following is a message from our President Drew Faust regarding the upcoming lawsuit...

An appeal from the President of one of our fellow Ivy League Alumni Associations – John Tsai of the Penn and Wharton Club of Singapore

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An appeal from the President of one of our fellow Ivy League Alumni Associations – John Tsai of the Penn and Wharton Club of Singapore: Eastspring Investments, the Asian asset management business of Prudential plc, is looking to hire a few summer interns for its Equity team. Candidates must be Singaporean citizens currently enrolled in university and available to work in Singapore over the...

HUAAS Warmly Congratulates The Newly Elected Officers Of The Harvard Business School Club Of Singapore

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HUAAS would like to warmly congratulate the HBS club of Singapore on their newly elected officers for 2018/19: Management Committee: • President: Stan Furman, MBA 2005 • Vice-President: Fatima Khan, MBA 2011 • Secretary: Leonard Opitz Stornes, AMP180, 2011 • Treasurer: Hanli Mangun, MBA 2009 Board Members: • Shyam Prasad Baddepudi, AMP181, 2011 • Blair Bryant, MBA 1978 • Gurmukh Singh Chabbra...

About HUAAS

As the official club of Harvard alumni in Singapore, the Harvard University Association of Alumni in Singapore (HUAAS) was formed on 7 December 2015 under the Registry of Societies. The registration number is T15SS0208H. Our constitution is available here

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