28 Jan '18, 8am

[Mothership] Lawyer by day, poet over lunch, reader over weekends, S’porean puts her privilege to good use https://t.co/eEKikCMxSn

This article is part of a seven-part series, Bravely Go, in partnership with GIC. It highlights inspiring Singaporean women who have overcome challenges to contribute to their causes and communities. Best viewed on its microsite here In 2013, a girl met an incredible taxi driver who overcame his lack of formal education and ability to read, and had read books on English law, the Cold War, classic greats in literature, engineering, Winston Churchill and the Economist. She wrote about her encounter with him on Facebook, and the post went viral — once that year, and a second time two years later when it resurfaced. Four years later, she was on a panel at a big-time conference discussing whether or not Singapore can sustain itself as a “vibrant, cosmopolitan global city”. There, she made a badass speech about the arts in Singapore that drew an unexpectedly emotional response f...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/01/lawyer-by-day-poet-over-lun...

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