Global Mindsets: Success in Asia and Beyond
A Singapore Leaders Network Event on Cultural Intelligence and more
About The Event
Singapore is viewed as the heart of a vibrant Asian region and a global business and talent hub. What will we need as leaders in order to better capitalise on these regional and global opportunities? Our diverse panellists with regional experiences will share personal anecdotes, strategies, and insights on how they are developing their global mindsets.
Come and join us to:
Learn how cultural intelligence and cross-cultural collaboration can help us to succeed in a global workforce
Gain strategies and tips on how to adapt to working in new cultural environments and managing regional teams
Hear insights on how to strike a balance between localization and global ideas and the importance of diversity for high-performing teams
Very Limited Seats Available - Register now to secure your seat!
Registration Deadline for Event: Friday, 3rd March 2023
Please note that this is an in-person event that aims to be as inclusive as possible. If you require any accommodations to fully participate in the event, please let us know in the registration form below.
Date: Tuesday, 7th March 2023
5:15 - 5:30pm
Arrivals and Registration
Under Armour Singapore Office, Suntec Tower One, #25-01
7 Temasek Blvd, Singapore 139212
5:30 - 6:30pm
Panel session with Dr. Catherine Peyrols Wu, Nicole Ng, and Chui Mei Foo
6:30 - 7:00pm
Closing and Networking
About the Singapore Leaders Network
Supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), the Singapore Leaders Network aspires to help advance the social capital of Singaporean corporate leaders who can support one another on their professional and personal leadership journeys - whilst cultivating a vibrant and robust community. This is achieved through large scale in-person events, smaller business networking sessions on various topics of interest, as well as an online LinkedIn community.
Dr. Catherine Peyrols Wu
Dr. Catherine Peyrols Wu is a teacher, coach, and cultural intelligence evangelist. She is currently a Lecturer in Cultural Intelligence and Global Leadership at the Nanyang Business School, and Director of Executive Programs at the Center for Leadership and Cultural Intelligence at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
A passionate advocate for cultural diversity, Dr. Catherine is currently working towards telling 1 million people about cultural intelligence through speaking, writing, and creating social media content. Since 2022, she is the co-host of The Cultural Quotient podcast where she discusses stories, tips, and strategies to foster cultural intelligence and harness the benefits of cultural diversity. As a speaker and facilitator, Dr. Catherine frequently facilitates workshops on cultural intelligence for multinational clients.
Dr. Catherine holds a PhD in Leadership and Cultural Intelligence from NTU. She is French and has lived in Asia for the past 18 years. Since 2009, she has made Singapore her home, where she is raising 3 third-culture kids with her Taiwanese American husband.
Nicole Ng is a marketer turned Product Growth Manager at Adobe, managing Free-to-Paid optimisation for DC Reader across the region.
She started her career in B2B marketing for Southeast Asia, before moving on to B2C digital marketing covering Asia Pacific. In her current role, she is passionate about driving culturalised digital experiences at scale for her customers.
A day-to-day practitioner of intercultural communication, she handles external vendors, internal stakeholders across geos, and believes there is plenty to learn from people all around the globe.
Chui Mei Foo
Chui Mei Foo is currently the Director of Retail for Under Armour South APAC. She has full P&L responsibility of both owned and operated stores, as well as the overseas shared services for Under Armour’s partners in the region.
Mei has nearly 30 years of general retail management in APAC. She started her retail career in operations with the travel retail industry, where she managed a wide spectrum of concessions ranging from wines, spirits and tobacco, luxury boutiques, and souvenirs, among others. Subsequently, she moved into the sporting goods industry to support businesses in L&D, retail development, visual merchandising and now P&L.
Mei is experienced in planning and executing “New to Market” concepts for various brands, ranging from a 200 sqm women’s only store to 3,500 sqm brand centre. She has also led turnkey retail management projects in China, improving standards and productivity for partner stores. Furthermore, Mei was part of the pioneering team in a startup that successfully launched a new brand in SEA, resulting in the company achieving the highest growth among SME companies in Singapore.