NUS Women

Global Centre for Asian Women's Health
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

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Theme

Transforming Health, Maximizing Potentials, Nurturing Wellbeing

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Prevention and early detection of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

Emphasise the importance of preventive measures and early intervention in addressing NCDs such as heart diseases and cancers that affect women and in promoting maternal and child health for future generations."

Interdisciplinary and intersectoral collaboration

The event will bring together medical professionals specialising in women's health, alongside prominent figures from different sectors, including the arts and media, to foster a multidisciplinary approach to women's health and wellbeing issues.

Education and Research

Funds raised during the gala will support collaborative research projects and educational initiatives between GloW and Institut Santé des Femmes.

Partners

United in their commitment to celebrating excellence and fostering positive change in our community.

Guests of Honour

H.E. Minh-Di Tang

Ambassador of France to Singapore

Ms. Minh-di Tang, a career diplomat, previously headed the Southeast Asia division at the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, managing relations between France and ASEAN countries and East Timor. She holds degrees in economics from Paris Dauphine University, Sciences Po and Chinese language and civilization from Inalco. Tang has held positions in banking before joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where she worked on climate change, defense, and security issues. She has served as Deputy Permanent Representative of France at the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva and Deputy to the Consul General in Jerusalem, representing France to the Palestinian Authority.

Prof Édouard Kaminski

President of Université Paris Cité

Prof Antoine Kouchner

Vice President International Affairs, Université Paris Cité

Prof Teo Yik Ying

Vice President Global Health, NUS

Prof Chong Yap Seng

Dean Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS

Prof Matthieu Resche-Rigon

Dean

Faculty of Health,
Université Paris Cité

Prof Chee Cheng Ean

Executive Director National University Cancer Institute

Prof Vassilis Tsatsaris

Director Institut Santé des Femmes, Université Paris Cité

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Prof Cuilin Zhang

Director Global Centre for Asian Women’s Health, NUS

Prof Lee Chuen Neng,

Founder Department of Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, NUS

Appearances

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Nour Ayadi

Pianist

25-year-old Moroccan pianist who was awarded multiple distinctions (Prix Cortot, Virtuoses du Coeur laureate and Fondation Gautier Capuçon laureate). She was nominated for the 2024 Victories of Classical Music in the category "Instrumental Revelation” Nour graduated from Sciences Po, Paris, with a Master in Public Affairs.

Fiona Feng-I Roan

Writer and director

Taiwanese-American writer and director based in Los Angeles and Taipei. Fiona spent one semester in France, at Sciences Po in Paris, as part of her undergraduate studies. In 2021, she directed her debut feature film "American Girl (美國女孩)," receiving seven nominations at the 58th Golden Horse Awards and becoming the first woman in the history of the Golden Horse Awards to win Best New Director. American Girl is a semi-autobiographical story that portrays a challenging period in the life of a 13-year-old who suddenly moves from Los Angeles to Taipei due to her mother’s cancer treatment.

Prune Nourry

Multidisciplinary artist

French multidisciplinary artist based in Paris and New York. Prune spent the majority of her artistic career creating work that deals with women's bodies and female fertility. In 2016, at age 31, she was diagnosed with breast cancer, and by 2019 had undergone a mastectomy. She made a documentary about these experiences called Serendipity that will be screened as part of the vOilah! festival followed by a panel discussion.

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Charlotte Mei

Nutritionist and Presenter

French-Singaporean nutritionist and presenter, Charlotte is on a mission to improve nutrition literacy and help people build a guilt-free relationship with food. She’s delivered over 250 nutrition literacy workshops on topics such as deconstructing fad diets, supplementation, and early childhood nutrition. She also runs hands-on cooking workshops, sharing easy recipes and cooking tips for busy working adults. As a firm advocate for environmental sustainability, Charlotte uses her platforms to share lifestyle tips for lowering one’s ecological footprint.

Farhanna Farid

Powerlifter

Singaporean powerlifter. She is a 2- time Asian champion and a 4-time national champion. As of 2022, she has broken 6 Asian records and a world record and is also the first Singaporean to win an overall .

Joan Dwiartanto

Multi-hyphenate Dancer and Filmmaker

Singaporean multi-hyphenate dancer and filmmaker based in New York. The Juilliard graduate recently ventured into the realm of dance films. Her debut short film, Crying on the Island They Own, was released in 2022. Co-directed and choreographed by her, it has since racked up awards, such as the World Cup of Dance Video at the 2022 Saint-Petersburg International Film Festival and Best Film at the Experimental Dance & Music Festival’s March 2022 Dance Festival.

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Myriam Kijowski-Tran

Model and Entrepreneur

Myriam Kijowski-Tran, a French-Polish model and entrepreneur of Vietnamese descent, was deeply moved and troubled by the devastating impact of traditional disposable menstrual products on both health and environment. Motivated by a strong desire to make healthy and sustainable options accessible to everyone having their periods, she embarked on a mission to democratize access to such products. This led to the creation of Mirabelles panties, born from a shared frustration with the huge amount of menstrual waste produced each year.

Juliana Antero

Epidemiologist Researcher

Juliana Antero is an epidemiologist researcher at the National Institute of Sport, Expertise, and Performance (INSEP) in France. Her expertise lies in the longitudinal tracking of high-level athletes through multiparametric analysis of sports data. Through the EMPOW’HER initiative, she primarily supports female athletes in their quest for performance optimization by monitoring and analyzing their physiological, hormonal (related to the menstrual cycle), and training load data.

Katherine Ng

Blockchain strategist and SG100 Women In Tech

Katherine Ng, a Kuala Lumpur native, has been creating strides for women in the male- dominated tech world. As the founder of Katashe Solutions, she leads Asia's first hybrid venture builder in Web2 and Web3, helping craft impact solutions for digital transformation for clients and partners. Her expertise bridges mainstream and decentralized tech, driving client and partner success. Previously, she built TZ APAC, was the Global Marketing Head for Liquid.com, and held senior commercial roles in Grab, Sephora, and AirAsia's CEO Office. She currently sits on the Board of ACCESS.

Programme Time & Details

Event Programme

Event Schedule
  • 6:30 pm
Registration & Cocktail Reception
  • 7:00 pm
Opening video with Featured Guests
  • 7:05 pm
  • Welcome address by Prof Zhang Cuilin (GloW) and Prof Vassilis Tsatsaris (Institut Santé des Femmes)
  • Opening speech by H.E. Min-Dih Tang, Ambassador of France to Singapore (Guest of Honour)
  • Opening remarks by Prof Chong Yap Seng (NUSMed) and Prof Matthieu Resche-Rigon (Université Paris Cité)
  • 7:20 pm
L'entrée froide
  • 7:25 pm
Introduction of raffle draw item(s)
  • 7:35 pm
Dance film by Ms Joan Dwiartanto
  • 7:45 pm
L'entrée chaude
  • 7:50 pm
Film trailer for “American Girl” by Ms Fiona Roan
  • 8:00 pm
Speech by EIC Charmaine Ho (ELLE Singapore)
  • 8:10 pm
Le plat principal
  • 8:15 pm
Piano performance by Ms Nour Ayadi
  • 8:40 pm
Jazz music by The Jazzlings
  • 8:45 pm
Le Dessert
  • 8:50 pm
Countdown announcement for raffle draw
  • 9:00 pm
Announcement of raffle draw winner
  • 9:15 pm
End of dinner

Table Pricing

Gala Event Details

Gala Event

Venue

Cause

Partners

Tickets

Saving Women’s Lives
2024
Shangri-La
Singapore
Support collaborative research and educational initiatives between GloW and Institut Santé des Femmes
Embassy of France in Singapore,
ELLE Singapore,
French Chamber Singapore
Per seat: $600

Per table of 10: $6,000

For Gala ticket purchase, please go to:

https://www.gevme.com/Saving-Womens-Lives

To make a donation towards the cause, please go to:

https://bbis.nus.edu.sg/give/yllsom/med-do-gpa

For Gala enquiries, please contact:

medevents@nus.edu.sg