Accomplishments

Awards

2018 (nominee) – “Great women of Our Time” by the Singapore Women’s Weekly

2014 (Conferred) – “Young Global leader” by the World Economic Forum

2013 (Shortlisted) – “Unsung Hero” at the High Heeled Warrior Awards by NBCU Global Networks Asia

2012 (Inducted) – “Fellow” by The Social Innovation Park

2012 (Honored) – “Singapore Women Award” by MediaCorp

2010 (Twice Awarded) – “Selfless and Dedicated Voluntary Service Award” by Singapore Association for the Visually Handicapped

1996 (Won) – The Inaugural “Singapore Disabled Sports Woman of the Year” from Singapore Sports Council of the Disabled

Accreditation

2018 (Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century) – Harvard Kennedy School Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA

2018 ( Certificate in Curriculum Design and Assessment) – Swinburne University of Technology Victoria, Australia

2016 (Transformational Leadership at the Edge) – Said Business School University of Oxford Oxford, UK

2014 (Politics, Policies, and Paradigms in Asia) – Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy National University of Singapore Singapore

2011 (Master of Social Science) Professional Counselling – Swinburne University of Technology Victoria, Australia

Publications

2019 – “A Place for Us” – published by Ethos Books

2019 – “Why Singapore has only eight guide dogs” – published in Straits Times Opinion page

2019 – “Fighting for A Place in this World” – published in Sunday Times

2019 – “Drop the ‘dis’, please see our ‘abilities’” – published in Straits Times Opinion page

2019 – “Work together to help disabled people find jobs” – published in Straits Times Opinion page

2018 – Let’s shed more light on the disabled” – published in Straits Times Opinion page

2018 – “Let’s Talk about Discrimination against People with Disabilities”- published in Straits Times Opinion page

2017 – “An Inclusive ASEAN for Enhanced Economic Growth” – in “50 Years of ASEAN and Singapore” published by World Scientific

2017 – Proud and Happy to Pay Income Tax”- published in Straits Times Opinion Page

2017 – “To enhance economic growth, help people with disabilities get back to work” – published in Ajenda by the The World Economic Forum

2013 – “Accessible Pedestrian Environment”

2013 – “Forward into True Inclusivity” – Visionary in International Guide Dog Federation Journal

2013 – “Accessible Pedestrian Environment” and “Accessible Pedestrian Signals” – submitted to the Land Transport Authority

2013 – “Response paper” – to the public feedback on the draft code for Accessibility for the Built Environment by Building and Construction Authority