PROGRAMME DETAILS

Writing for a Cause

Writing for a Cause

Conversations

DATE / TIME

9 Nov, Sat 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
60mins

VENUE

National Gallery Singapore, Rooftop Studios 1 - 4
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Festival Pass Event

S$25

LANGUAGE

This session is in English

MODERATED BY

Yong Shu Hoong

DESCRIPTION

From pet adoption to social advocacy, these writers have used the power of narrative for good. In this session, they delve into the nuts and bolts of how they have chosen to tell these stories, and how they hope to change the world for the better with their writing.

FEATURING

Daniel Boey

Singapore

Daniel Boey is a creative director and television personality who has designed experiences for fashion events worldwide. His extensive portfolio includes work in the world's high fashion capitals for high-profile clients like Vivienne Westwood, Christian Dior, and Louis Vuitton. He is on the board of the Asian Couture Federation and his television credits include being a fashion director in three seasons of Asia's Next Top Model. He wrote The Book of Daniel: Adventures of a Fashion Insider, followed by Behind Every *itch Is a Back Story: The Struggles of Growing Up with Rash.

Photo credit: Daniel Boey

Ng Kok Hoe

Singapore

Ng Kok Hoe is Assistant Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He received his PhD in social policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science where he was a UK Commonwealth Scholar and won the Titmuss Prize. Kok Hoe's research investigates Singapore's public housing policy, homelessness, and income security. He shares his findings widely through public talks and press commentaries. He co-edited the book They Told Us To Move: DakotaCassia (Ethos Books) in 2019.

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Constance Singam is a writer and civil society activist. Constance has led women’s organizations, co-founded civil society groups, been a columnist in several national publications, and contributed to and co-edited several books. Her works include co-editing A history of the TWC: Building Social Space in Singapore, Re-Presenting Singapore Women and The Art of Advocacy in Singapore and two memoirs - Where I was: A Memoir from the Margins and Never Leave Town without Chilli Sauce. 

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