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Sisters are hacking it for themselves

Networking events that are organised exclusively for women in Singapore's tech industry are on the rise

Yaacob Ibrahim, MP for Jalan Besar GRC, (left, front row) is surrounded by judges, mentors and participants at The Codette Project's women-only hackathon in 2018.

General Assembly Singapore hosted a breakfast event commemorating International Women's Day on March 8 this year in partnership with SGInnovate and artificial intelligence firm Appier. The panellists at the event are (from left) Suchitra Narayan, director of Venture Building, SG Innovate; Jennifer Huang, director of strategy and business development at Appier; National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) Women's Committee chair K Thanaletchimi; and Aziza Sheerin, regional director of General Assembly Singapore, who was the moderator for the panel.


NETWORKING events that are organised exclusively for women in Singapore's technology industry are on the rise, dispelling the prevailing view that women are unempowered in this male-dominated industry.

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