It all began with a rum and raisin cake

We were having a celebration in my office and I had promised to bring in something sweet to my co-workers the following day. So I decided on a rum and raisin cake. Something I had never tried before, but which seemed both simple enough to pull off without too much struggle and yet complex enough […]

#GWCBookClub: ‘Everything I know about Love’ by Dolly Alderton.

I first came across Dolly Alderton through the High Low podcast, which she co-hosts with fellow journalist Pandora Sykes. I had recently discovered podcasts in general (yes I was living under a rock) and became a regular listener, binging the back log in the process as well. On one of the episodes, Dolly mentioned that […]

This November sees the launch of the Singapore Hub of the Gentlewomen’s Club

Gentlewomen’s clubs around the world were formed under the belief that women of all ages, backgrounds, and occupations have similar questions and milestones to address in life. They are fun and safe communities for women to express their views and support each other in a non-judgmental environment, both personally and professionally. Five women united with […]

My unspoken story

One morning a few months ago, I read, somewhere on social media, a powerful personal testimony of a friend of mine. He wrote this long post about his struggle with heartbreak, body image and depression. I remember thinking to myself: how incredibly brave to open up like that to everyone out there. And yet, the […]

Gentlewomen’s Club meets ImproBubble

Our first workshop of September was very much an experiment. Like most of our event ideas, this was born out of one of our member’s passion and determination to contribute to our cause. I have known Kelly for a long time. When we re-connected recently, we have discovered we share much of the same drive […]

GWC raised 900+ EUR at the Relay for Life

Last weekend, the Gentlewomen’s Club Team took part in the Relay for Life, a festive event that focuses on solidarity and fund-raising for the fight against cancer. Over 24 hours, from 2pm on Saturday to 2pm on Sunday, our team has relayed, either walking or running, to raise funds for the cause. Two of our […]

The Gentlewomen’s Club launches its #GWCBookClub Initiative

Today, we are launching our first cross-hubs initiative, an online Book Club to support female writers and encourage discussions on ideas, content and authors. One of our members will designate a book and we will be given two months to read it. On the last week of the second month, the lead member will start […]

Gentlewomen’s Club Movie Night

Last week we were delighted to host our first movie night for members of our Club. We decided to start this series with Battle of the Sexes –  describing the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. We could not choose a better movie. In the wake of the sexual revolution and […]