Speaking Engagements

Michelle frequently speaks in local and international events as an expert on topics including entrepreneurship, STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Math) education, women in tech and career transition. 

Previous speaking engagements include Facebook #SheMeansBusiness Campaign Launch, TEDx United World College (Hong Kong), TechLadies Launch Event 2016 at Facebook HQ (Singapore), Mosaic Startup Conference 2015 (Taipei), MIT AppInventor Summit 2014 (Boston).


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Facebook #SheMeansBusiness Campaign, July 2016

I was featured in Facebook's global campaign that highlights female entrepreneurs and provides education on leveraging Facebook & Instagram for their businesses. 

 

BBC 30 Under 30 , Nov 2015

I was selected as a part of the 2015 cohort of BBC's 100 Women series. In this short video, I share the journey that has brought me to where I am today. 

 

Tapping into Coding for Kids - Bloomberg, Nov 2015

In this feature story, I share that coding is the third language for kids to acquire to take advantage of the massive opportunities available in the near future. 

 

Making Coding Cool for Kids - CNN Interview, Nov 2015

In this CNN interview at First Code Academy campus, I shared about how coding is important ot the next generation of leaders.

 

Feature Interview - The FShow, Oct 2015

This intimate interview had me sharing about the details of how I pivoted from research analyst to STEM entrepreneur and how I find meaning in what I do. 

 

Coding in the Information Age - BBC Interview, May 2015

I share about how in the digital era, coding is an important form of communication kids should learn. 

 

"Finding My Way through the School of Life" - TedxYouth Li Po Chun United World College (Hong Kong) - Sept 2015

The TEDx speech was about defining my own path and finding my own voice in a traditional Asian upbringing combined with American education and entrepreneurial aspiration.

 
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"After School ICU Interview (放學ICU)", TVB, Nov 2014

In this episode, I discuss how coding beneficially impacts children and share my experience in facilitating students on this fun-filled journey. 

 

"K12 STEM Education in Asia", MIT AppInventor Summit, July 2014

At the bi-annual MIT AppInventor Summit, I spoke about how STEM Education is important in Asia's next generation, where creativity is often stifled by a rule-based culture and exam-driven education system.