Singapore Upcoming DUAL Events

DUAL Updates

1. Thursday, 15 Aug, 2019 07:00pm – 10:00pm – DUAL Drinks
2. Friday, 16 Aug, 2019 07:00pm – 09:00pm – Columbia Business School Information Session for Interested Applicants
3. Thursday, 12 Sep, 2019 06:00pm – 09:00pm – DUAL LGBT Drinks
4. Thursday, 12 Sep, 2019 06:30pm – 09:00pm – INSEAD Wine Club – Riedel Wine Glass Masterclass: size and shape do matter!
5. Wednesday, 06 Nov, 2019 06:30pm – 11:00pm – Stanford Annual Dinner — “Innovation and Venture Investing in China and India”
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1. Thursday, 15 Aug, 2019 07:00pm – 10:00pm – DUAL Drinks 

Do come down and join us for our monthly DUAL Drinks (3rd Thursday) at a venue with a great view! It will be a wonderful time to relax, catch up with old friends and meet new people!

Venue: Cook & Brew, The Westin Singapore, 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2, Singapore 018961
Cost: Cash Bar. Happy Hour; $10nett House Wine, House Pour Spirits and selected cocktails
RSVP: Just Come! No need to RSVP!
Contact: Questions: please email Hau Yee at hauyee.ng@gmail.com

2. Friday, 16 Aug, 2019 07:00pm – 09:00pm – Columbia Business School Information Session for Interested Applicants 

The Columbia Business School and its Office of Admissions cordially invite you to meet Katherine Bucaccio, associate director of admissions, and local alumni about the Columbia MBA program, student experience, and global network.

Venue: JustCo, #03-308, Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
Cost: Free
RSVP: https://apply.gsb.columbia.edu/register/MBA-Info081619-Singapore?utm_campaign=otr&utm_source=admissions&utm_medium=email
Contact: Questions, please contact Ms. Ng Hau Yee at hauyee.ng@gmail.com

Generously sponsored by JustCo and Hau Yee Ng CBS’89

3. Thursday, 12 Sep, 2019 06:00pm – 09:00pm – DUAL LGBT Drinks 

DUAL LGBT is for members and allies of our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. We’re having drinks at FRY Rooftop, a women-friendly venue with great views of the City and Chinatown. They’re giving us 15% off after Happy Hour. Come by yourself, or with others. We’re a welcoming bunch! We also have a Facebook (secret) group, where events get posted quicker. To join, please send a friend request with a message to https://www.facebook.com/007AnnaTan

Venue: FRY Rooftop Bistro & Bar, 96B Club Street, Singapore 069464
RSVP: Email “Yes” to dual.lgbt@gmail.com
Contact: dual.lgbt@gmail.com

4. Thursday, 12 Sep, 2019 06:30pm – 09:00pm – INSEAD Wine Club – Riedel Wine Glass Masterclass: size and shape do matter! 

Size and shape do matter for Wine tasting and appreciation! Join us for a unique wine and glass tasting experience where we explore how the different shapes and sizes of a glass can affect your perception of wines! Victor Ulrich, Vice President of Riedel Crystal Asia, will personally guide you through this exclusive masterclass using Riedel Performance, the latest Riedel collection of glassware. The price includes: -4 different wines comparison tasting (Cabernet, Pinot Noir, Oaked Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc) using 4 different Riedel varietal glasses -A demonstration of decanting -Lindt Chocolate pairing -At the end of event, participants will take home the glasses which they used for tasting (*) Some finger food (light buffet) will be provided. Please contact Mimi at +65 96571610 if you have any questions. Time: 6:30 – 7:00pm: registration and light buffet 7:00 – 9:00pm: Riedel Wine Glass Masterclass

Venue: INSEAD 1 Ayer Rajah Avenue Singapore 138676
Cost: DUAL members and a guest each pay: $150
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/insead-wine-club-riedel-wine-glass-masterclass-size-and-shape-do-matter-tickets-63181349116?fbclid=IwAR3xJziiAGo64Lj1CfZGECXs0GxFrdaRFBQCbJV1fsiSaqseY88FP3v55yo
Contact: alumniassoc.sg@insead.edu

Victor Ulrich bio Before joining Riedel, Victor ULRICH has distinguished in the French wine industry. Born and raised in Alsace and educated in Bordeaux, Mr Ulrich developed his passion and knowledge for wine while working at Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux (UGCB) as a project Manager. He graduated from INSEEC Business School Bordeaux and Victoria University Melbourne. His career with Riedel started in 2013 as sales manager for Riedel in France. Victor rose through the ranks to become Riedel Country Manager France. Through the sustained successful growth of the business throughout the region, Victor was appointed the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Riedel Glass Works Asia Pacific. His responsibility is to oversee and secure the growth and market position of all brands under the ownership of Riedel Glass Austria and the Riedel family.

5. Wednesday, 06 Nov, 2019 06:30pm – 11:00pm – Stanford Annual Dinner — “Innovation and Venture Investing in China and India” 

Stanford Annual Dinner on 6th Nov with Koh Tuck Lye (MS ’99), Founding Partner and CEO of Shunwei Capital, and a Board member of Xiaomi and multiple companies. He will speak on “Innovation and Venture Investing in China and India”

Venue: PARKROYAL Hotel on Beach Road Singapore
RSVP: Registration at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stanford-club-34th-annual-dinner-2019-tickets-65499092549
Contact: stanford-singapore@googlegroups.com

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Yale Club Singapore Upcoming Events

Harvard-Yale Mini-Golf Masters

Date: 24th Aug 2019 (Sat)
Time: 9pm tee-off time, but come earlier to loosen up your swing!
Location: Holey Moley at 3B River Valley Rd, Clarke Quay, Singapore, 179024
Price: $20 to play (pass Mao cash at event)
Reward: Bragging rights!
Yale Club RSVP: Please contact MAO Shi Hui at shihuimao8@gmail.com by Tuesday, Aug 20th. Spaces are subject to availability.
Harvard University Association of Alumni in Singapore (HUAAS) RSVP: Please contact ONG En Ming at ongem3@gmail.com

Harvard-Yale Mini-Golf Masters

Date: 24th Aug 2019 (Sat)
Time: 9pm tee-off time, but come earlier to loosen up your swing!
Location: Holey Moley at 3B River Valley Rd, Clarke Quay, Singapore, 179024
Price: $20 to play (pass Mao cash at event)
Reward: Bragging rights!
Yale Club RSVP: Please contact MAO Shi Hui at shihuimao8@gmail.com by Tuesday, Aug 20th. Spaces are subject to availability.
Harvard University Association of Alumni in Singapore (HUAAS) RSVP: Please contact ONG En Ming at ongem3@gmail.com


Ivy Ball Singapore

16th Nov 2019 (Sat)
Venue: Hilton Singapore
After-party also at Hilton Singapore

 

Two Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Named to the 2019 Class

               

B. Elias Shoniyin (at left) is an international affairs, development and policy professional, with over nineteen years in nonprofit and public service, in multiple senior positions where he has made significant contributions to the post-war recovery and development of his native Liberia. He has served as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Liberia in two successive administrations, intermittently serving as Acting Foreign Minister in the absence of the Minister. An important part of his work is to administer the Liberian Foreign Service. Elias’ leadership has inspired strategic reforms in all spheres of the Foreign Ministry and the diplomatic service of Liberia. He played a pivotal role in deepening Liberia’s post-conflict cooperation with friendly nations and exploring cooperation opportunities on new frontiers. He coordinated Liberia’s resource mobilization efforts during West Africa Ebola outbreak in 2014, drawing urgent global attention to the health crisis, resulting to the effective containment of the virus in Liberia. He led Liberian delegations to many high-level international conferences and negotiations, including serving as Advisor to the Liberian delegation to the United Nations General Assembly. He is also a part-time lecturer in International Relations at the University of Liberia graduate school.

Nizam Uddin (at right) is the Senior Head of Mosaic and Community Integration at The Prince’s Trust, the UK’s leading youth charity in empowering young people to get into jobs, education and training. Nizam’s responsibilities include oversight of the organization’s social integration and cohesion activities as well as leadership of the Mosaic Initiative, founded separately by HRH The Prince of Wales to originally connect young people from disadvantaged Muslim communities, and since beyond, to relatable role models to help increase their confidence and improve their chances of fulfilling their potential. Nizam has previously worked for the University of London and the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, and was previously the elected President of the University of London Students’ Union. Nizam has a strong interest and background in social mobility, particularly in addressing the challenges and obstacles preventing young people from fulfilling their potential. Nizam is currently a Trustee at SOAS University of London, a member of the Mayor of London’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Advisory Group and a Governor of Mulberry Academy Shoreditch. He holds an MA in Public Policy from King’s College London.

According to the program’s website,

The Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program enables extraordinary individuals, from across the globe and from diverse disciplines, to increase their capacity to make the world a better place. Each year, the Program selects 16 World Fellows to spend four months together in residence at Yale University to grow intellectually, share knowledge, strengthen skills and expand networks.

World Fellows are people of character, integrity, energy and talent. They are dynamic, creative, disruptive and innovative. They are selfless leaders who serve, inspire and motivate others. They have demonstrated impact, they are on the rise in their careers, and they are ambitious to grow to their full potential.

For more information, visit the World Fellows Program’s website.

Yale Schola Cantorum Tour to Scandinavia

Lund Cathedral

The Yale Schola Cantorum (Schola), a chamber choir made up of students from across all of Yale University’s departments and professional schools, and Juilliard415, the period-instrument orchestra of Juilliard’s famous historical performance program toured throughout Scandinavia this summer (May 24 – June 1). The group performed in Copenhagen, Lund, Västerås, Helsinki, and Oslo. Each location’s performance was open to the public, and comprised of Joseph Hayden’s Lord Nelson Mass, Paweł Łukaszewski’s Ascensio Domini, and Johann Christian Bach’s Grand Overture (Symphony) in D Major.

Yale Schola Cantorum

The Schola group performs sacred music from the sixteenth century to the present day in concert settings and choral services around the world. The ensemble is sponsored by Yale Institute of Sacred Music and conducted by David Hill; Masaaki Suzuki is principal guest conductor. In addition to performing regularly in New Haven and New York, the ensemble records and tours nationally and internationally. Schola’s 2018 recordings on the Hyperion label featuring Palestrina’s Missa Confitebor tibi Domine and Fauré’s Requiem have garnered enthusiastic reviews. On tour, Schola Cantorum has given performances in England, Hungary, France, China, South Korea, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Japan, Singapore, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, India, and Spain.