Core Team

Carrie Tan

Executive Director

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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)

Women’s Support Manager

 

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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

Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator

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Mel is a young lady aspiring to a career in marketing. 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 in her wheelchair. She is now an integral part of DOT’s outreach team, managing the organization’s database for employment-bridging of beneficiaries as well as a team of volunteers in the Sewing Moms programme.

Noor Asiken Bte Abdul Rahman (Shikin)

Women Support Executive

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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.

Yingjie Tan

Volunteer Management Committee Member

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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.

Marine Pesret

Social Media Volunteer

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A lawyer by training, communication has always been key for Marine from as long as she can remember and her experience in working within a male-dominated environment has made her acutely aware of the need for women empowerment initiatives. Marine brings her analytical and communication skills to DOT’s cause, helping to enhance engagement with our women and the broader community through improved communications strategies and Facebook content management.