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Tuesday, 13th November 2018

Fundraising Dinner 2018

The LSE Alumni Association of Singapore (LSEAAS) is hosting a Fundraising Dinner and warmly welcomes your participation! This is a rare opportunity to meet and interact with the new LSE Director in an evening of fun, entertainment and camaraderie over good food as we catch-up with old friends and make new ones. The funds raised will help support the scholarships awarded by the Singapore LSE Trust.

We are delighted to have as Guests-of-Honour, Mrs Josephine Teo, Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Home Affairs and Dame Minouche Shafik, Director of the LSE. Minister Teo and Minouche will engage in a panel discussion about disruption, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions. The panel will be moderated by Professor Danny Quah, Dean and Li Ka Shing Professor of Economics at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

Date: Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Time: 6:00pm - 7:15pm Registration, cocktails and light buffet dinner, followed by Panel Discussion at 7:30pm and Supper thereafter
Venue: The Westin Singapore Ballroom (12 Marina View, Singapore 018961)
Dress Code: Office Attire
Cost / Donation: SGD75 for alumni / SGD125 for non-alumni (inclusive of paypal fees). As the cost of the dinner has been generously sponsored by our distinguished alumnus Professor Saw Swee Hock, all proceeds will go directly to The Singapore LSE Trust.

Limited seats available on a first-come-first-served basis. Please RSVP at the paypal link below.

To encourage additional contributions beyond the cost of the dinner, all donations above SGD200 will enjoy a 2.5x tax deduction. Please indicate your NRIC in the special text box below. For additional donations or multiple tickets, please select ‘continue shipping’ in PayPal before you proceed to checkout.

Please join us in supporting this meaningful cause over a very special evening!

Yours Sincerely,
The LSE Alumni Association of Singapore,
together with the Singapore LSE Trust

Meet the new LSE Director: Dame Minouche Shafik
An economist by training, Minouche has spent most of her career straddling the worlds of public policy and academia. After completing her BSc in economics and politics at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, she took an MSc in economics at LSE before completing a DPhil in economics at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. She was appointed Director of LSE in September 2017.
During her extensive career, Minouche has worked in senior positions at the World Bank, the Department for International Development and the IMF before becoming Deputy Governor of the Bank of England in 2014. In this role, she sat on all of the Bank’s major policy committees and led the Fair and Effective Markets Review.
Minouche currently serves as a Trustee of the British Museum, the Council of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Governor of the National Institute for Economic and Social Research, and is Honorary Fellow of St. Antony's College Oxford. She was made a Dame Commander of the British Empire in the Queen's New Year's Honours list in 2015.

The Singapore LSE Trust
The Singapore LSE Trust awards scholarships to deserving and outstanding Singaporean undergraduate students with a passion for social causes who require financial support to study at the LSE. We believe 'Paying It Forward' by our alumni will make for a better society. Alumni helping future generations of alumni and strengthening our social bonds is a mission worthy of our support. The Trust has so far awarded over 20 deserving scholarships.

State NRIC for tax deduction