Rocket Scientist and Entrepreneur
Dr Bhattacharya is a rocket scientist and entrepreneur with experience in spacecraft development and operations, academic administration, scientific research, and technical writing. To her, space is not a mystery but a treasure trove of opportunities to help us solve our problems on earth. She intends to contribute to what she describes as the democratisation of space and get problems not solved here on earth, solved in space.
Digital Health Catalyst
Edward is passionate about changing the conversation of healthcare through community and technology. He is determined to create sustainable healthcare services through forging new, innovative partnerships.
Inventor, Teacher, Engineer and Innovator
Professor Boey is a material science engineer. When his sister died of lung cancer, he combined his engineering skills with bio-medicine to develop bio-medical devices. He realised that techniques and ideas used in one domain could be applied to another. He turned his engineering mind with exceptional contributions in nanomedicine.
Talent Development Leader and Writer
An experienced people developer and published author, Gary combines the best people practices globally, contextualising it across different demographics and challenges. His work investigates on how people can continuously develop themselves to their fullest potential.
Educator, Innovator and Storyteller
Matthew is on a simple quest: to bring joy and meaning into education - even if it means searching in the unlikeliest of places. Thus far, he has designed educational games, created innovative curriculum packages and travelled to far-flung places to collaborate and learn from educators across a wide spectrum of educational settings. His passion stems from knowing that the quest is far from complete.
His father is Singaporean, born in India. His Mum is Indian, born in Bhutan. Rahul was born in the United States and has lived in Singapore since he was 3 years old. His childhood has led him to many interesting experiences and also a journey of self discovery.
Syafiqah 'Adha Sallehin
Syafiqah is a self-taught accordionist in the Malay traditional music genre. She is the Music Director of Gendang Akustika, a Malay traditional-contemporary music ensemble in Singapore, and she actively performs on the accordion within the ensemble. Watch her lovely performance from TEDxSingapore 2017: Growing Up. Thanks to passionate young artists such as Syafiquah, our community can grow up and continue to enjoy traditional music.
Wee Mei-Yi and Luca Choi
Marketing Professional and Dedicated Mother
Mei-Yi has an infectious zest for life and loves the arts, architecture and driving. She believes in living and giving her fullest in everything she does, especially for her son, Luca. Her philosophy in life is to make mojitos out of the lemons one is dealt with.
Wei Tian Tan
Wei Tian has been a passion-powered performer since she was 3 years old. Now at 14, Wei Tian is already a “veteran” of 10 years on stage with more than 50 performances under her belt.
Yue Weng Cheu
Expert-Generalist and Dentist
Healthcare (R)Evolutionist Weng Cheu advocates wellness through the Power of the Tongue and it is all about the elixir of life.