Conversations with Audrey Yeo

By Yeo Zhi Yi Audrey Yeo, second from the left in the photo, is the gallery owner of the Yeo Workshop, a gallery that produces exhibitions, artist projects, talks, symposiums and guiding research. Its aim is to promote the work of contemporary local and international artists with a strong artistic practice and engage with the Singaporean and visiting audience. The Yeo Workshop is currently based at Gillman Barracks. Could you tell us more about your line of work? A:. I am the director of the Yeo Gallery here at Gillman Barracks. I manage the sales, marketing, operations functions of this gallery on a
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Conversations with Mila Ariel

By Reyna Mae Corrales  Mila Ariel is an English teacher at the enrichment centre, The Write Connection. Since as early as she can remember, she has always been passionate about language: reading, writing and journaling from a young age. After a brief foray into economics and finance, having pursued a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, she has since returned to this work on this passion of hers. Her work with The Write Connection has given her the opportunity not only to work with language, but couples that with another passion of hers, working with kids. What do you work as and how would
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Conversations with Stanley Chia

By Junhao Teow Founder and edupreneur at Cialfo Stanley sees himself as an ‘edupreneur’ – an entrepreneur in the business of education. He is the founder and director of Cialfo, which has become Singapore’s leading overseas education consultancy within just 3 years of its launch. Cialfo aims to realise its vision of helping a million students by 2020. Through automating processes and operations, Cialfo has managed to allow its student to mentor ratio to increase without compromising the quality of its service nor its organisational core values. How would you describe your typical workday as an entrepreneur? S: There is
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Conversations with Dr Er Yanbing

By Alyssa Yeo and Marisa Yeo Dr Er Yanbing is an academic specialising in critical literary theory with a focus on feminist theory and philosophy, and the field of contemporary literature. She graduated in 2011 from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) with a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature, before going on to pursue her Master’s and Doctorate of Philosophy in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom (UK). She returned home to Singapore for a brief teaching stint between 2016 and 2017 at the National University of Singapore (NUS)
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Conversations with Louis Tay

By Reyna Mae Corrales Louis Tay is the Assistant Production Manager at Star Publishing, an education publishing house specialising in textbooks and workbooks for primary and secondary school education, who oversees a diverse Productions department, including illustrators, multimedia artists and layout artists. He is himself a layout artist, and that is how he started in this line after completing his polytechnic diploma in Mass Communications. What do you work as and what is your work like?  L: I work as the Assistant Production Manager at Star Publishing, an education publishing house. We publish textbooks and workbooks for primary and secondary schools. I oversee
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