Think Pink Day 2017 – In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and as part of our ongoing mission as a school to; promote action, raise awareness and support the local and wider community, we would like to once again THINK PINK!

On Wednesday 25th October, GEMS World Academy (Singapore) will hold their annual THINK PINK day when everyone is invited and encouraged to wear pink. Details below:

Photo: Gather 9am – 9:15am | Photo taken 9:15am to 9:20am
Presentation: 9:45am to 10:45am
Vendor Fair: 10:30am to 1:30pm

Venue: GEMS (Singapore) Playing Field & Level 4 Auditorium

We have various events planned for the day and more will be announced – for now, please mark your calendars with this date and source your ‘pink’ outfit for the day.

Vendor Fair

Your chance to partake in some early Christmas shopping and raise additional funds for a worthy cause.

Vendors will be on hand, selling their wares including jewelry, handbags, dresses, kids clothes, household items, photos and prints and much, much more.

Vendors include: Stones That Rock | Desti Saint | Simply Silk | Little Friends | The Better Store | Summer Moments | Little Red Dot | Ixora | Sandra Macheroux Photography

Each vendor that participates will donate 20% of their sales to the Breast Cancer Foundation. So come on down, bring a friend and spend for a good cause.

 

Awareness Talk

We have invited three speakers to join us on our #ThinkPink day. The talks include a demonstration video of breast self-examination, followed by a Q&A session.

Date: 25 Oct (Wed)
Photo: Gather 9am – 9:15am | Photo taken 9:15am to 9:20am
Presentation: 9:45am to 10:45am
Vendor Fair: 10:30am to 12:30pm

Venue: GEMS (Singapore), Level 4 Auditorium

Speakers

  1. Ms Caroline Nobleza, Assistant Manager of Breast Cancer Foundation
  2. Dr Anthony Tang, General Surgeon from Raffles Medical
  3. Ms Irene Chui, Breast Cancer Survivor (TBC)

Dr Anthony Tang
Dr Anthony Tang is a specialist in General Surgery. He was awarded the ASEAN scholarship for the duration of his high school education in Singapore, and then the Commonwealth Scholarship for Medicine during his undergraduate years in Melbourne, Australia.

He completed his postgraduate surgical training, gaining a joint specialist fellowship with the Singapore and United Kingdom (Edinburgh) boards. He has also attained postgraduate Masters in Medicine (Surgery) and Masters in Public Health (Clinical Epidemiology).

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