Member-At-Large

  • is hosting JEFF OBBARD, PHD SPEAKS ON GLOBAL WARMING 2019-10-13 00:54:27 -0400

    JEFF OBBARD, PHD SPEAKS ON GLOBAL WARMING

    Professor Jeff Obbard holds a PhD in Environmental Science, and a BSc. Honours degree in Ecology (1st Class) from the United Kingdom. Jeff spent 17 years at the Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS), and has recently returned to Singapore from Qatar University where he was the Director and Professor of its Environmental Science Centre.

    During his time at NUS, Prof. Obbard was Director of the Sustainable Development and Water Alliance (SDWA), and Research Director at the Tropical Marine Science Institute (TMSI). In Singapore, he also held a joint appointment with the Agency for Science Technology Research (A*STAR) as the Principal Scientist on its Bioenergy Program.

    In the USA, Jeff was Vice President for Science Technology at a Royal Dutch Shell Petroleum joint-venture company in Hawaii to develop carbon-capture biotechnology renewable low-carbon biofuels. He has also served as an Expert Reviewer to the intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for its AR5 report.

    At NUS, Jeff was the leader of the team of the United Nations Mondialogo Engineering Award in support of the UN Millennium Development Goals. In 2018, his NUS spin-off company, AiRazor Technologies, won the 2018 InnoFrugal Business Award. Jeff is currently a Visiting Professor to the School of Water, Energy Environment at Cranfield University in the UK, and he recently founded the environmental consultancy company ‘Living Planet’ in Singapore.

    WHEN
    November 14, 2019 at 8pm
    WHERE
    The American Club, Conference Room
    10 Claymore Hl
    Singapore 229573
    Singapore
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  • is hosting IN CONVERSATION WITH PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA 2019-10-10 05:50:28 -0400

    IN CONVERSATION WITH PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

    The Growth Faculty and the American Association of Singapore, in partnership, present In Conversation with President Barack Obama.

    President Obama's path to success is unlike any other. As a global leader, pioneer and 44th president of the United States, his journey is one of resilience, perseverance and triumph, the result of exceptional determination and true tenacity.

    In times of great challenge and change, President Obama’s leadership ushered in a stronger economy, a more equal society, a nation more secure at home and more respected around the world.

    At this special event, President Obama will discuss his time in office and his thoughts on leadership in the world.

    "Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for.
    We are the change that we seek."
    President Barack Obama 

    Experience one of the most influential world leaders of our generation, President Barack Obama. 

    Preferential pricing for members of Democrats Abroad courtesy of the American Association of Singapore.

    WHEN
    December 16, 2019 at 11:30am
    WHERE
    Singapore EXPO
    1 Expo Dr
    Singapore 486150
    Singapore
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  • DALCC BOOK CLUB- BILLION DOLLAR WHALE: THE MAN WHO FOOLED WALL STREET, HOLLYWOOD, AND THE WORLD by Tom Wright

    Join Democrats Abroad to discuss our latest read "Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood and the World" by Tom Wright.

    For more information about the book: https://www.amazon.com/Billion-Dollar-Whale-Fooled-Hollywood-ebook/dp/B079WVJZCH

    WHEN
    October 28, 2019 at 8pm
    WHERE
    The American Club
    10 Claymore Hl
    Singapore 229573
    Singapore
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  • is hosting WOMEN'S CAUCUS MEETING 2019-09-21 10:01:07 -0400

    WOMEN'S CAUCUS MEETING

    Join us for our monthly women's caucus meeting...this month we'll be hosting a postcard writing event for the ERA for the state of Virginia! As always we'd love to hear ideas and different perspectives on how the Democratic party can best serve and represent all women. RSVP below to attend. 

    WHEN
    October 19, 2019 at 4pm
    WHERE
    Straits Clan
    31 Bukit Pasoh Rd
    Singapore 089845
    Singapore
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