#GWCBookClub: ‘The Guilty Feminist’ by Deborah Frances-White

On the cover of the Guilty Feminist book there’s a note from Emma Thompson which says “essential reading for the planet”. And I couldn’t agree more. In a world where feminism is no longer a dirty word, where you even have men parading around in their “I’m a feminist” t-shirts, the concept guilty feminism rings […]

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 […]

“Your capability should be the only judge of how far you can go”

Last week, we had the privilege of having a lunchtime discussion with Ursula Burns on how to build a path for success and deal with specific challenges that women may face in their careers. Ursula Burns is no stranger to dealing with challenges. She was raised in a New York housing project and was one […]

I Have A Dream

Someone recently asked me why feminism was still an important issue for women today. So, after a lengthy debate on all of the many many reasons why I felt that there was still so much that we needed to change, I thought, why don’t we take this question to our members and see what they […]