Event Programme

Welcome to the Programme Agenda for the Inclusive Careers Fair 2024.



Here you will find the highlights of Inclusive Careers Fair 2024 programme. From enlightening workshops, thought-provoking panel discussions, mentoring connections and other engaging activities, our programme is focussed on helping all jobseekers – especially those from diverse underrepresented groups – level up in their careers.


Explore the schedule below to plan your day and engage with topics that resonate with you.

Panels: Conversation Circle

11am – 12pm   I   Panel 1

Diversity Is the Spice of Life

Featuring panelists who are from the under-represented segments that Inclusive Careers Fair aims to serve, including individuals who are LGBTQ+, differently-abled, racial/ethnic minorities, neurodivergent and women. Our panelists will share their personal stories of diversity, inclusion and resilience. Attendees learn how we can support these communities and how we can show up as allies for each other.

Hossan Leong

Moderator

Marc Lester Yu

Talent Acquisition Leader, Asia Pacific
Expedia Group

Theresa Goh

Inclusion Champion and Paralympic Medalist

Opera Tang

Drag Artist

1pm – 2pm   I   Panel 2

Changemakers: 
Catalysts for Good

In this panel, we feature senior executive leaders to share why it is important for their company to be represented in a platform like Inclusive Careers Fair, how their companies build inclusive workplace culture where all talent is valued and can thrive, and how diversity and inclusion is, in fact, good for business.

Nikki Muller

Moderator

Corinna Lim

Executive Director
AWARE

Ting-Ting Zhang

Chief Executive Officer
Singapore Fashion Council

Gavin Ottery

Executive Director International Lead for Markets (FX, Rates & Credit) e-Trading
Wells Fargo

Maisie Chong

Head, Transaction Banking, Singapore and Head, Trade and Working Capital, ASEAN & South Asia
Standard Chartered

3pm – 4pm   I   Panel 3

Allyship: Building Bridges

Allyship plays an important role in building inclusion as it serves as a bridge between diverse communities and mainstream workplace culture. We want to feature some visible allies who can share personal stories about how they have become passionate advocates in supporting underrepresented communities and insights about how everyone can become proactive supporters for change within their organisations.

Joshua Simon

Moderator

Boo Junfeng

Filmmaker

Kathy Teo

Inclusive Careers Fair Director
Co-Founder Q Chamber

Josh Tseng

Inclusion Champion & Accessibility Advocate

Workshops

10am - 11am

Show Up

Sponsored by Equinix
Presented by Hossan Leong

Learn vocal and movement techniques to become a stronger presenter.

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11am - 12pm

Style Up

Presented by
Singapore Fashion Council

Learn how to elevate your fashion style to stand out at your workplace.

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12pm - 1pm

Hype Up

Sponsored by Expedia Group

Learn how to use compelling storytelling skills in professional or social settings.

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2pm - 3pm

Thrive Up

Sponsored by Oracle

Finding a workplace that values mental wellness.

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3pm - 4pm

Brush Up

Sponsored by Nomura

Improve your resume writing and interviewing skills to stand out.

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4pm - 5pm

Own Up

Presented by Cathy Johnson

Being and loving your authentic self.

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Other Activities

Inclusive Mentoring Circle

Round One   I   10.30am – 12.30pm
Round Two  I  2.30pm – 4.30pm

For each 2-hour round, our mentors will have 10-minute 
1-on-1 conversations with a stream on mentees on the following conversation focus:

  • Career Development
  • Overcoming Challenges
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Building Professional Relationships
  • Personal Branding
  • Allyship
  • Workplace Insights

Participants will be given the opportunity to meet with 4 mentors via a draw mechanism for each session.

Each round features a lineup of 10 different mentors from our participating companies as well as our diverse communities.

Participants will be given the opportunity to meet with 4 mentors via a draw mechanism for each session.

 

Each round features a lineup of 10 different mentors from our participating companies as well as our diverse communities.

Professional Photography Studio

Attendees can get professional headshots taken in our professional photography studio, sponsored by Canon.

 

Our photographers will be equipped with professional photography equipment. A wardrobe rack is available for participants stepping in for their photo shoot.

 

The photos will be provided electronically for participants to use across their resumes, LinkedIn and other professional purposes.

Audio Described Tours

Vision-impaired attendees can join a tour led by audio describer Seren Chen to be guided around the event space and introduced to the booths, workshops, and panels available. Following the tour, attendees are encouraged to independently delve deeper at the areas where they are interested.

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