Women Today, Women Tomorrow: Stories of Leadership and Overcoming Adversity
We are delighted to host in this most prestigious venue, Dame Barbara Stocking, President of Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge.
Dame Barbara will lead a discussion on women in leadership, based on the outcome of the Murray Edwards College alumnae survey. Join us for drinks and a buffet, in an evening that promises scintillating discussion and a great opportunity to meet new friends.
About the Speaker
In July 2013, Dame Barbara Stocking became the 5th President of Murray Edwards College, initially founded as New Hall.
In March 2015, she was appointed Chair of the Independent Panel of Experts to assess WHO’s response in the Ebola outbreak.
Prior to taking up her post at Murray Edwards College, Barbara was Chief Executive of Oxfam GB from May 2001 until February 2013. During this time she led major humanitarian responses. On campaigning, Barbara led Oxfam's work on Make Poverty History, and more recently their work on climate change and the current Grow campaign on food justice in a resource constrained world. Barbara regularly spoke at major global meetings.
Previously a member of the top management team of the National Health Service, in her eight years with the NHS Barbara worked as regional director for the South East of England, and then as the founding Director of the NHS Modernisation Agency.
Barbara is married and has two sons. She was awarded a CBE for health services in 2000 and a Dame Commander of the British Empire (DBE) for humanitarian services in the 2008.
Venue: Pyramid Club, 2 Goodwood Hill, Singapore
Tickets: $30 (Oxbridge Society Members), $40 (non-members/guests).
Contact: Tyler Hung (organiser)
Moderators: Tyler Hung and Sharon Craggs on behalf of the Oxford and Cambridge Society.
Reserve your tickets here. Please pay in cash on the evening at the door.