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Commentary STEM part 3_Defeating STEM biases
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Defeating STEM Biases

In this final part of a three-part series that explores the gender gap in the field of STEM in Southeast Asia, I propose some ways to overcome the gender biases.

Commentary STEM part 2__Analysing Existing STEM Biases in Southeast Asia
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Analysing Existing STEM Biases in Southeast Asia

In this second of a three-part series that explores the gender gap in the field of STEM in Southeast Asia, I focus on how math anxiety and gender stereotypes may have impacted STEM education for girls in Grades 1-12 (ages 6-18).

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The Importance of Women in STEM

In this first of a three-part series that explores the gender gap in the field of STEM in Southeast Asia, we touch on the importance of diversity in ensuring optimal outcomes.

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PISA 2018: A wake up call for many

On 3rd December 2019, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released the results of their 7th edition of the ​Programme

Mr Ho Swee Huat

Mr Ho Swee Huat is the Founder and Managing Director of Abacus Assets Advisors Pte Ltd. Before starting the company, he had an established career in the banking industry, with 20 years of experience in Singapore, Hong Kong and New York.

He was an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of CapitaCommercial Trust Management LTD from 2004 to 2013.

He is the current Chairman of Autism Association (Singapore) which he co-founded with a group of parents in 1992. He is also Vice-Chairman of Eden School, a special school for children with autism.

Mr Ho holds a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Liberal Arts degree in Economics from Hamilton College, USA.

He has been a member of the Board of the Foundation since its incorporation.