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Let me tell you why I would make a Great Prezi Ambassador
Transcript of Let me tell you why I would make a Great Prezi Ambassador
. I am an undergraduate at Nanyang Technological University, where I major in Accountancy and Finance. I also run a program in rural India where I equip school girls with affordable sanitary napkins, such that
they can continue to attend school during their periods. I've previously interned at Deloitte and WTO (the lesser known but equally important - World Toilet Organization), a not-for-profit which aims to eradicate the practice of open defecation through the provision of sustainable waste disposal systems in under-served communities.
Double BBA with Direct Honors in Accountancy and Business
Cumulative GPA - 4/5
Expected Completion: May 2016
Awarded Distinction in Final Year Dissertation Paper
Recipient of the prestigious Nanyang Award
Certificate of Student Exchange Programme
Distinctions in Management and Philosophy
Completed: December 2012
Commonly known as one of the big four accounting firms, Deloitte is the largest professional services network in the world by revenue and by the number of professionals
Established in 2000, WTO envisions a world where everyone has access to toilets for better dignity, health and environment
Equips rural Indian women with affordable & effective sanitary napkins while creating livelihood opportunities
Designed and launched crowd-funding campaign, which became the first campaign on Ketto.org, to have ever raised USD2,000 within 3 days
Clinched a pro-bono agreement to produce company's first corporate video
Led team to clinch the coveted Top 10 Enterprises, beating 600 contenders, in United Nations' prestigious competition for social enterprises, Project Inspire
Executed social media initiatives which saw the number of Facebook “Likes” increase by 100% in 4 months
Performed audit advisory services for two multinational corporations headquartered in Singapore
Evaluated internal controls and risk assessment
Increased number of credit companies which users could donate through website
Let me introduce myself:
But here's what's important: I am
Created a water hyacinth-based biodegradable sanitary napkin which won the Young Social Entrepreneurs Award in 2012, presented by Singapore International Foundation
Water hyacinth clogs rivers and irrigation canals, which result in
increased mosquito-borne diseases
loss of income for farmers
3 out of 10 girls
in rural India
of school once they reach puberty because they cannot afford sanitary napkins
Participants are tasked to create a presentation regarding a cause which they would like raise funds for. Two teams would be crowned either the (1) Public Selected Winner or (2) Prezi's Staff Selected Winner.
Prezi Canvas My Campus 2014
Selected for Staff Selected Winner, which takes into consideration creativity, enthusiasm and presentation quality
The Movement for Intellectually Disabled Singapore (MINDS)' Youth Group (MYG) is the volunteering arm for the not-for-profit organization. It empowers the intellectually disabled community through training, raising awareness and providing counseling services to caregivers. MYG is the largest welfare organization group in Singapore.
MINDS' Youth Group 40th Anniversary
Selected to emcee the 40th anniversary dinner, which hosted 1000 attendees, including the Minister of State.
ACID is an annual camp organized by MINDS' Youth Group, which serves as a focal point for the intellectually disabled community throughout the entire country to gather and celebrate the spirit of volunteerism through an overnight camp, where beneficiaries and volunteers have fun!
Annual Camp for the Intellectually Disabled (ACID)
Volunteered to be camp coordinator and successfully executed a camp with over 500 attendees. Also, received letter of recommendation by the President of MYG for exemplary work.
more than USD $2000
, which was
than the initial estimated costs of the project. The final amount reflected was increased to encourage more friends to pledge!
Raised funding from friends and family
Used crowd-funding website, youcaring.com, to raise funds from social circle of friends and family before launching a pilot test of introducing water hyacinth-biodegradable sanitary napkins in rural India. Here: http://www.youcaring.com/mission-trip-fundraiser/we-are-about-312-million-women-period-/154766
And successfully established partnership with Aakar Innovations and launched pilot project. It was even documented and broadcast on Singapore's primetime news!
Relocated to India and launched pilot test
Took a gap year from university in order to relocate to India, establish a partnership with a local enterprise and launch pilot project of providing rural Indian women and girls with biodegradable sanitary napkins.
Again, survived India!
And successfully clinched a pro-bono agreement with a production company to film and produce the video which was estimated to cost USD $8000.
Clinched Sponsorship Agreement
Oversaw an initiative to film and track the impact which we have created for our beneficiaries in order to raise even more awareness regarding the lack of proper menstrual hygiene for girls in rural India.
And I'm gonna prevolutionize the world, starting from
Collaborate with Toastmasters Club
Establish Prezi as Preferred Presentation Tool for NTU Ventures, the incubator for NTU-led start-ups
Work with professors and track progress
Established to inspire students to speak and present better, I foresee great synergy which can be created by leveraging on Prezi's software for presentations during coaching sessions.
For many of these start-ups, investor pitching is crucial and they would definitely see the value of having a great presentation.
As professors are the ones who would be presenting most of the time, the increased exposure of presentation materials in Prezi would definitely increase the ease of transitioning into using Prezi for many students.
Because I believe that
MAKE THE WORLD
A BETTER PLACE
RIGHT HERE! !
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