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Women Who Launch: Bebe Bamboo

Chan Mei Yen 38, Founder of Bebe Bamboo It is hard to believe this soft-spoken mother of 4 runs a distribution business and has her own brand of award-winning products for babies. The secret to this stay-at-home mom’s innovative success is creating practical and functional baby wear. Armed with a …

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Women Who Launch: Kew Organics

Lily Kew, 44 Founder, Kew Organics Spurred by the disseverment of her eight-year long spa business with her sister in 2012, Lily took a two-year hiatus to unwind, regroup and map out her next move. In 2014, she took the plunge and started her very own organic facial bar. Up …

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Women Who Launch: Katfood

Kendra Liew, 26 Managing Partner, Katfood From law school to entrepreneur, Kendra Liew is barely 26. This young and hands-on Singaporean girl juggles between concocting natural skincare recipes at home on weekdays and fulfilling deejay gigs overseas on weekends to earn extra income. What started many years ago as a …

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Women Who Launch: Zero Cuisine

Serene Loong, 37 Founder, Zero Cuisine In 2003, Serene went on a date with destiny (in other words, with Anthony Robbins). She made a list of big audacious goals and learnt skills to make it happen; from bagging an award-winning career in advertising to purchasing her second home before turning …

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Women Who Launch: Katharos

Nerissa Chuang, 30 Executive Director, Katharos From the moment one meets Nerissa, it is apparent that there is more to this National University of Singapore graduate than her infectious girly laughter, impeccable dressing and meticulous grooming. Barely 30, Nerissa is a working machine. Not only does she have a successful …

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Women Who Launch: Poggiagliolmi

Elizabeth Poggiagliolmi, 50 Owner & Founder, Poggiagliomi It seems there is no place Elizabeth won’t go. As a native Sabahan from Malaysia, Elizabeth studied in Singapore and London; and worked in Germany. While in the UK, she met and married her Italian husband whom she describes as “an unrooted and …

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Women Who Launch: Human Nature Singapore

Christine Buyco-Sy, 34 Owner & Director, Human Nature Singapore One word comes to mind when I met Christine for this interview: Tenacious. Her never-give-up attitude has seen her life through many personal milestones from being a young Filipina uprooting to a foreign country (Singapore), attaining a Master’s degree from NUS …

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Women Who Launch: Green Living

Delphinia Tam-Lower, 36 and Militza Maury, 34 Founders, Green Living [Delphinia (mom (2) + lawyer)] + [Militza (mom(2) + fashion designer)] = entrepreneurial success formula based on friendship and a mutual passion for eco-friendly living.  The story of two friends who met over the internet and shared a passion for …

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Women Who Launch: Pure Tincture

Helen Lien, 36 Founder & Managing Director, Pure Tincture Helen Lien started her career as an Airport Engineer working for Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, manning technical engineering business at Changi Airport Terminal 3. As an Honors graduate in Bachelor of Science (Building) from National University of Singapore with a …

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Women Who Launch: J. Lingnau Jewelry

Joanna Lingnau, 37 President & Designer, J. Lingnau Jewelry Joanna Lingnau is a Chicago-based fine jewelry designer from Bainbridge Island, Washington who uses recycled metals and precious stones in her jewelry creations. Having recently moved to Singapore from Chicago, IL with her husband and two daughters, I met Joanna at …

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