February 26, 2020

For most of us, we are blessed with the opportunity to be mentored by women who are more established in their careers and lives. Have you ever thought of how you can play a different role? 

YWLC's Pay It Forward Mentorship Programme is a platform for YWLC members to offer guidance to mentor our younger generation of girls. This 6-month long programme is organised in partnership with ITE College Central and International Women's...

February 26, 2020

This year, we are excited to work with new partners to bring 100 Wishes to more women and children beneficiaries.

Beyond the Singapore Council of Women's Organisations (SCWO's) Star Shelter, we are pleased to have the support of the Anglican Family Centre and SHINE Children & Youth Services.

We are on the look out for YWLC members of the following profiles to step forward

1) Has relevant expertise to conduct themed workshops jo...

January 24, 2020

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 Dist...

January 24, 2020

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 organis...

January 24, 2020

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, 10...

December 13, 2019

Every year since 2014, the International Women's Fund (IWF) Education Fund has been recognising and supporting young women from financially-challenged backgrounds during their tertiary education.

The grant affirms these ladies beyond their academic excellence, nurturing their resilience, character and commitment toward making strides in their respective fields. This year, the IWF Education Grant Award Ceremony 2019, held at the...

November 25, 2019

Meet Jamie Koh, founder of Brass Lion Distillery, Singapore’s first stand-alone micro-distillery that manufactures their own local gin. Jamie’s adventure-loving personality and passion for entrepreneurship led her to open three distinct and unique F&B concepts in Singapore, despite the competitive landscape and multiple hurdles she faced.

Can you bring us back to the beginning and share with us how you came into the F&B industr...

October 10, 2019

Is there such a thing as a “perfect” job or career? What does it mean to find fulfilment and happiness in my professional and personal endeavours? How do I know if I am making the right decision about a career transition?

Most of us would have faced these questions at various points in our lives, and we would have often wondered if there was some way for us to be better equipped or able to be deliberate in thinking about our li...

September 9, 2019

Every month, we introduce two of our exco members. Find out more about our diverse exco, as they share about their personal journey with YWLC, their upcoming plans for their sub-committees, as well as some of their perspectives and experiences.



Regional Business Development Manager, VISA

1. What inspired you to join YWLC?

Luck the first time, and a renewed belief the second. I was part of an...

September 9, 2018

Hi my beloved YWLC members and mentors,

Some of you who were at YWLC's 10th year anniversary celebration would have witnessed me perched precariously on a small rectangular box trying to tell everyone about my story of 'grit'. I am so grateful for the outpouring of support, and humbled that ladies across different life stages all felt it spoke to some of the tribulations they have been/ are going through. If you missed it, you...

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