Carrie is the founding Executive Director and chief driver of DOT’s mission, having dedicated herself to full-time enablement of livelihoods for underprivileged women since 2012. She holds overall strategic and operational responsibility for Daughters Of Tomorrow’s programs, staff, expansion, and execution of its mission. These include program planning and management, community and corporate outreach and advocacy, fundraising, donor management, volunteer recruitment and management of and building collaborative partnerships with public, private and social services sector stakeholders. Her previous experience in headhunting and HR consultancy informs her current work greatly in coaching women as well as employers in the women’s back-to-work journey.
Zubaida Binte Mohamed Ali (Zubee)
Zubee is a writer, speaker and trainer with more than 20 years’ experience in the communications and social service sectors. She has in-depth experience and knowledge of community’s needs and issues having worked with NGOs supporting seniors’ and women’s causes since 2004. Zubee continues to champion the cause for economic empowerment of women through education, training and community support.
Meldip Kaur (Mel)
Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator
Mel is a young lady aspiring to a career in design. Although plagued by muscular dystrophy from a young age, Mel has overcome her physical limitations successfully and acquired skills in telemarketing, graphic design and marketing while taking on home-based work. She is now working full-time staff and an integral part of DOT’s outreach team, managing the organization’s database of volunteers, the Sewing Moms programme and she also designs most of DOT’s collaterals.
Noor Asiken Bte Abdul Rahman (Shikin)
Women Support Executive
A single mother who raised 4 boys by herself after a divorce, Norashiken, or “Shikin” has been pursuing self-development through participation in DOT’s on-the-job training and women’s programs. Her responsibilities as Women’s Support Executive include outreach and engagement of women, event registration, and attendance & motivation management of DOT women. She is our insight into the women’s lives and world and informs our work with her personal experience and friendships with the women.
Special Projects & Corporate Partnerships
Yingjie is a Financial Consultant with a passion and heart for the less privileged. A seasoned Grassroots Leader, her ability to empathise with the circumstances of the beneficiaries and familiarity with government initiatives allows her to better assist the women in their back-to-work journey. Passionate and innovative thinker, Yingjie often applies creative solutions to complex problems to help DOT execute logistically-demanding poverty awareness programme as well as reaching out to current and potential working partners to offer more for DOT’s beneficiaries.
Eldercare Program Manager
Kaylee is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. An engineer and financial consultant by training, she applies her strengths in building structured processes and workflow in managing the Eldercare Program from outreach, enrolment, training coordination, support deployment to employment-bridging and post-hire support. Her personal life experience allows her to empathize with the challenges of underprivileged women while inspiring them to work towards a better livelihood. Having volunteered at nursing homes, she finds great fulfilment in helping both the elderly and our women build dignity by bridging women as caregivers into the health/Eldercare sector.
Fannie is a stay-home mom, who left her previous IT career as a Business Development Manager to spend more time with her children. Understanding the needs and challenges faced by mothers in the workforce, she manages employer engagement and bridges our women to meaningful jobs and enlightened employers that provide development opportunities for the women to realise their full potential.
Befrienders & Mentors Program Manager
Kanak is a Counsellor with over 15 years of experience working and advocating for women’s causes in Singapore, USA and Tokyo. Through her work at Family Service Centers she has insight into the economic and social barriers that underprivileged families face. As a mother of 3 young children, she understands the challenge of balancing childcare needs and going back to work. Kanak supports our beneficiaries through their journey with DOT, from assessing their needs, encouraging them to attend courses and helping them as they settle into their jobs. Kanak works closely with volunteer Befrienders and assists them in providing friendship and personalized support to our beneficiaries.
Social Media Volunteer
Neha has over 10 years of corporate experience as a business analyst, consultant, performance and strategy specialist in the Middle East and India. As a youth, she gained broad experience in social services through working with diverse communities under the The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award programme and led initiatives as the Joint Secretary for Social Service League at St. Stephen’s College, India. Her voluntary work in Singapore includes founding Bless a Braveheart Foundation, a public limited company supporting underprivileged kids in Singapore with life-threatening conditions. She is currently helping DOT with social media engagement to achieve broader community awareness about DOT’s work.