Awards & Accolades

  • Club President Award, Toastmasters Division D (2016) in recognition of dedicated services & outstanding leadership
  • Champion, Toastmasters International District 80, Area S1, International Speech Contest (2016)
  • 1st Runner Up, Toastmasters International District 80, Area D3, Table Topics Speech Contest (2016)                      
  • Finalist, Toastmasters International District 80, Division S, International Speech Contest (2016)                
  • Champion, Toastmasters International District 80, Area D3, International Speech Contest (2015)                
  • Champion, Toastmasters International District 80, Club International Speech Contest (2015)
  • Finalist, Toastmasters International District 80, Division D, International Speech Contest (2015)                        
  • 1st Runner-up, Toastmasters International District 80 (National Level), Humorous Speech Contest (2014)                        
  • Champion, Toastmasters International District 80, Div D, Humorous Speech Contest (2014)                           
  • Champion, Toastmasters International District 80, Area D3, Humorous Speech Contest  (2014)                        
  • Champion, Money Mastery (Singapore) Toastmasters Club, Humorous Speech Contest  (2014)                             


Achievements in Leadership, Communications and Volunteerism
                 
Volunteer as Club President, Money Mastery (Singapore) Toastmasters Club                          2015 – Current

  • Lead a club with over 40 members to promote public speaking and leadership skills in community
  • Engage, motivate and mentor members through various activities
  • Oversee club operations and succession planning strategies

 
Volunteer as Club Mentor, Toastmasters in Christ (newly Chartered club in Sep 2015)             2015 - Current

  • Mentoring to 25 club members and provide advisory to grow club’s resources


Exco Member and Volunteer with Singapore-Turkey Friendship Association (STFA)                   2013 – Current

  • Conducted talks at the Turkey Embassy to share about Singapore to integrate Turkish living and working
  • in Singapore; Organised social activities and engaged volunteer members and stakeholders for SG50 activities
  • Represented STFA and participated at Chingay 2015; Partnered with Mustard Seeds to help needy.
  • Professional emcee for yearly gala dinner graced by Turkish Ambassador to Singapore.


  Charity event emcee for Very Special Arts fund-raising initiative                                                         2016

Volunteer Emcee for SG50 Speech Marathon and fund-raising for YMCA                                             2015

  • Recruited volunteer speakers and successfully raised $38k for YMCA beneficiaries.



Volunteer Team Lead, Corporate Social Responsibility Programme at IE Singapore                            2013

  • Led IE Singapore staff in a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project to Vietnam
  • Team raised $13,400 for 100 underprivileged students in Vietnam. (http://www.iesingapore.gov.sg/annual-reports/2012-13/section4.html#.UuehOBCwrIU) 

Highlights of Leadership and Training Experiences

  • WSQ-Certified Trainer: Conducted WSQ Workshop, "Turning Presentations into an ENCORE!" to adult learners
  • Guest lecturer/keynote speaker on Princess Cruises and Royal Carribean international cruises; Delivered bilingual presentations in English and Mandarin to international audience (2016).
    (See Testimonials)
  • TEDx Speaker - Delivered a dynamic TEDx talk about innovation and the persuasive power of business
    ​story-telling to youth and aspiring entrepreneurs. "The Art of Storytelling: Create your story, your personal legend" (2016). Review by TEDx Organiser 
  • ​Professional coach & talent developer - Delivered coaching together with Visions.One Consulting.
  • ​Clients include OCBC, Mitsubishi Electric Asia Pacific. (2016)
  • Principal trainer - Conducted enrichment and communications workshops in educational institutions across Singapore; Trained and engaged over 500 individuals in areas of communication and leadership.
  • Division trainer - Conducted training for leaders and club officers in Toastmasters (2016)
    (Download presentations here: deck 1, deck 2, deck 3)
  • Award-winning champion speaker in Toastmasters (District 80, Singapore)
  • Key presenter for orientation talks held at Turkish Embassy in Singapore:
    Delivered  orientation workshop about Singapore Culture: Living, Working, Playing to the Turkish community, together with the Singapore-Turkey Friendship Association. (2014 -2016)

  • Professional Emcee for Singapore-Turkey Friendship Association Gala Dinner (2014 & 2015)
  • Professional Emcee for YMCA Speech Marathon (2015) and Very Special Arts Singapore (2016).
  • Invited speaker at IE Singapore: Delivered joint workshop with Visions.One Consulting on “Deliver with Power”: How to speak humorously and become a champion (2014)

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