Members Kick it Back with Lioness Ms Jamie Koh from Brass Lion Distillery

Juniper. Angelica. And twenty more local herbs. These were the ingredients chosen to create Singapore’s true-blue Brass Lion Gin. The journey was not easy – after six years of experimentation, Jamie Koh finally found a recipe that could truly encapsulate the heart of Singapore. On 6 December 2019, YWLC organised a gin distillery tour, followed by an intimate question-and-answer session with Jamie, the founder of Brass Lion Distillery, Singapore’s first micro-distillery that brews a distinctly Singaporean dry gin. The session started with an educational tour by the very knowledgeable Satish, one of the partners of the distillery. He gave us a crash course on the basics of gin distillery: from

YWLC x Luxasia Headstart - Starting Her Career Right

The year for the CE sub-committee concluded with Headstart: Starting Her Career Right, our first-ever joint initiative by YWLC and Luxasia Foundation that seeks to empower our young girls to kickstart their careers. The event kicked off with an address by Ms Kelley Wong, Vice-Chairperson of YWLC. We had the honour of Ms Karen Ong, Regional Managing Director and Country Manager for Luxasia Singapore, to share about the organisation and its commitment to giving back to the society at large. The participants, together with our facilitators and volunteers, then engaged in exciting icebreakers to get to know one another better. Personal Development Having warmed up, the girls sat through a ses

Looking Back on a Year of 100 Wishes

2019 was a fruitful year with the expansion and growth of YWLC’s Community Engagement (CE) flagship programme 100 Wishes, led by the CE sub-committee. 100 Wishes is a year-long series of skills-based workshops organised for women and children beneficiaries at crisis centres. This year, our programme was run in partnership with Star Shelter, a facility under the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO). In 2019, 100 Wishes encompassed five workshops of various themes, including our first-ever volunteer-run Picnic in the Park in the beautiful Botanic Gardens in November. Over the various sessions, over 30 YWLC members had a chance to volunteer and over 20 Shelter beneficiaries partici

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