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 Development



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 & 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.

Yingjie Tan
Special Projects & Corporate Partnerships

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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.

Kaylee Kua
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 Lim
Employer Engagement

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.

Job Readiness & Befriending 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.

Sarina Binte Basuni
Programs Executive & Job Readiness Coordinator

Sarina is a beneficiary of DOT since 2016. She attended DOT programs and events and in that process gained confidence in herself, discovering her passion in social work. She now actively encourages women in similar circumstances to join our programs and to be more confident to move forward in life. She is currently working for DOT, contracted as Programs Executive & Job Readiness Coordinator. Her responsibilities are enrolment and attendance tracking of women for programs, coordination with trainers and community partners for workshops and supporting the DOT team administratively. She is determined to ensure that underprivileged women would gain their confidence and ready to go back into workforce, and actively reflects feedback from the women to ensure our program design and services are relevant and accessible.