Unlocking the Power of Intergenerational Collaboration in the Workplace
2nd Thursday Meeting, Sheraton Towers, Scott’s Road
Have you ever experienced challenges working with colleagues from different age groups? If so you are not alone. With older generations working past the age of retirement and the arrival of Gen Z, we are seeing for the first time in history four (sometimes five) generations working alongside each other.
While age-diversity can be a great asset, when not handled with care, it can create a volatile environment that leads to obstacles in communication and conflicting expectations.
Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials and Gen Z have different mindsets, expectations and communication styles, yet they have one thing in common: they all feel misunderstood.
Being aware of each other’s needs, challenges, viewpoints, strengths – even fears, is key to unlocking the power of intergenerational collaboration in the workplace.
During this session Rachele Focardi, global thought-leader in multigenerational workforce dynamics and published author, and Jaqueline Chua, Country chair of Inspiring Girls Singapore ( known for its #thislittlegirlisme campaign), Business Leader & Wealth Management Expert will share their insights on how to leverage age diversity in the workplace and achieve winning collaborations.
06:30pm – 07:00pm – A round of snacks and networking
07:00pm – Event Starts
About the Speakers
Jacqueline is a leader who is articulate in managing business in finance and in the non profit sector. She is the Country chair of Inspiring Girls Singapore which has risen to prominence after the successful Singapore media campaign #Thislittelgirlisme that seeks to connect girls between 9 to 16 years old with female role models to help them build confidence and inspire them to achieve their ambitions. At the same time, she is the current President of the Financial Women’s Association of Singapore and has spent the last 20 years as exco member promoting the advancement, and recognition of women in the financial sector while remaining a fully volunteer run organization. Jacqueline has contributed to the development of the association’s national award winning mentoring program to support role modelling. In 2020, she championed diversity of thought with her latest initiative for financial literacy to narrow the gender gap. Jacqueline is also a board member of the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisation which is the national co-ordinating body that represents many diverse women’s groups and advocates for women’s rights.
In the area of finance, she has successfully launched a Singapore fund management company for a Hong Kong Fund Manager. Jacqueline is the CEO of One Heritage Capital Management Singapore who brings with her 27 years of experience to lead the expansion plans into South East Asia. She has held leadership positions throughout her career at UBS, RBS Coutts, ABN AMRO, Citibank and Allianz Global Investors, leading teams of private bankers covering Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand. She is complemented with a strong track record in business development throughout her career. She started up the Singapore distribution business for Allianz Global Investors and ABN AMRO for Van Gogh Preferred before embarking on her private banking career with UBS and Coutts.
Rachele Focardi is a leading expert on Generational Diversity and best-selling author of “Reframing Generational Stereotypes“, Rachele is a global thought-leader and public speaker on Multigenerational Workforce Dynamics, Future of Work and Employer Branding. Since 2003, Rachele has spearheaded the Employer Branding movement globally, advocating that organisations and governments incorporate an Employer Branding Strategy into their workforce planning. Over the last 18 years, she has advised hundreds of Fortune 500 Companies, Asian organisations, NGOs and Government Agencies, and has witnessed many of them rise to the top as employers-of-choice as a direct result of the strategies she helped them develop. Today, Rachele’s passion lies in helping organisations adapt to the needs of the new generations, bridge the generational divide, foster a culture of intergenerational collaboration, harmonise their multigenerational workforce and empower future leaders to drive positive change. She is Chair of the Multigenerational Workforce Committee for the ASEAN Human Development Organization, Board Member of Future Talent Council, Mentor at Workplace Accelerator, and Founder of XYZ@Work. Rachele is also a member of MENSA.
If you have any questions regarding this event, please reach out to the Programmes Director Sheetal Khullar at email@example.com
Note: This event is being organised in line with the current regulations. All attendees must be fully vaccinated.