Event Summary

In the workplace, effective empathy and inclusion may transform ordinary performance into a lively work culture that encourages a sense of belonging. As Singapore re-opens for businesses and activities, many organisations may adopt flexible working policies; hence, it is even more important now for employers and colleagues to foster equal opportunities, leading to an increase in curiosity, agility and innovation.

Join SHRI and NTUC U Associate’s inaugural collaborated Webinar Series for U PME’s HR Professional community on “Equal Opportunities at the Workplace” on 31 May to learn from the speakers and panellists from U Associate, Citi Singapore and Faith Music Centre as they share more about the power of inclusion and harnessing an inclusive culture for your organisation.

Event Details

Date: 31 May, 2022

Time: 4.00pm - 5.30pm

Platform: Zoom

Fees:

Free! (In view of Covid-19, SHRI will waive all webinar fees during this period)

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Session Details

Transforming Disability into Music Ability, Turning Music Ability into Employability Skills- Faith Music Centre’s journey on diversity and inclusion through Music

Alvin Yeo

Since its founding in 2008, Faith Music Centre has been enabling persons with disability (PWDs) with music skills opportunity, leading to the formation of its first PWD band in 2013 and their public performance on the same year. More PWD bands has since been formed and these bands had been engaged by numerous organizations to perform in corporate, social and public platforms, earning themselves an income and allowances for their music works. Faith Music Centre also hires PWDs music instructors who in turn transform other learners with music ability and leading them to music performances. In 2021, one of its PWD bands launched its debut original single which is available on major digital streaming platforms. Participants will be embarking on this journey on diversity and inclusion and its challenges on transforming disability into music ability and turning their music ability into employability skills.

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Fostering a Culture of Mutual Respect

Shann Lin Lim

As Citi strives to ensure that its workforce reflects the diversity of the clients and communities that it serves, the bank remains committed to fostering a culture of mutual respect and meritocracy in which every employee has the opportunity to be authentic – enabling them to bring their whole self to work. Hear Citi share key practices within the organization that serves to support this key business imperative.

Speaker Details

Speaker & Panellist
Alvin Yeo

Founder
Faith Music Centre

Mr Alvin Yeo founded Faith Music Centre, a social enterprise with the objectives of equipping persons with disability with music skills and leading them to corporate, social and public performances. Faith Music Centre received a Gold standard for Diversity and Inclusion by the Singapore Human Resources Institute and the Enabling Mark (Gold Award) by SG Enable in 2021. In addition, Alvin also led Faith Music Centre to receive the Progressive Employers Awards in 2019, the Enabling Employers Awards and Enabling Champion Awards in 2017 and 2014. Alvin holds a Master of Science (Knowledge Management) with the Nanyang Technological University and a Master of Business Administration with the University of Southern Queensland.

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Speaker & Panellist
Shann Lin Lim

Head of Talent, Learning & Diversity for ASEAN and Singapore
Citi Singapore

Shann is the Citi ASEAN & SG Talent, Learning & Diversity lead where she partners with key stakeholders across the country and regionally to deliver on a number of talent, learning, performance management and diversity priorities. She has covered numerous roles in Citi since joining Citi Malaysia in 2012, from Learning & Development to Consumer Bank Lead Business Trainer to Talent & Learning. Though a lawyer by profession, prior to Citi, Shann had a career in consulting working with local and global organizations in the team, leadership and organizational development arena.

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Panellist
Cham Hui Fong

Deputy Secretary-General
NTUC

Ms Cham is the Deputy Secretary-General of NTUC. She is also the Executive Secretary of Singapore Airport Terminal Services Workers’ Union (SATSWU) and ST Engineering Staff Union (STESU). As the Group Director, Workforce at NTUC, Hui Fong participates in many tripartite committees addressing key issues like wage restructuring, and employment and re-employment of mature workers. She co-chairs Tripartite Alliance for Fair & Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP) and also sits as board member for National University Health System (NUHS), Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), Institute for Human resource Professionals (IHRP) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG). Concurrently, she sits in as member in the Tripartite Committee for Workplace Fairness.

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Moderator
Alvin Goh

Executive Director
SHRI

Alvin Goh is Executive Director at the Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI) and has provided end-to-end leadership in business transformation as well as led organisational development and planning encompassing talent management strategies.

He has over 20 years of experience in the financial and consulting industry, playing key roles in talent management projects that has shaped and identified potential future leaders. He was a senior consultant with a highly reputable Human Consulting firm and has held several key senior positions such as Chief of Staff and Chief HR Officer for a regional bank.

Event Details

Date: 31 May, 2022

Time: 4.00pm - 5.30pm

Platform: Zoom

Fees:

Free! (In view of Covid-19, SHRI will waive all webinar fees during this period)

Register Now

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