Conrad Centennial Singapore Hosts U.S. Embassy Singapore-ITE Alumni Mentoring Program

On April 27, Conrad Centennial Singapore hosted participants from the U.S. Embassy Singapore-ITE Alumni Mentoring Program. Student mentees learned how to conduct themselves while interacting in a formal setting and practiced social etiquette while dining at a formal business lunch. They also learned how to dress appropriately for different occasions. Deputy Public Affairs Officer Cain ...
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Harpeth Rising introduces chamberfolk music to Singapore

All female chamberfolk trio Harpeth Rising toured Singapore from February 28 to March 2 as part of U.S. Department of State’s American Music Abroad cultural exchange program. Their local program included school visits, public performances, and a cross-cultural musical collaboration. Harpeth Rising is made up of three classically trained musicians – violinist and lead lyricist ...
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American Gilman and Fulbright Scholars Celebrate Lunar New Year in Singapore

American Gilman and Fulbright Scholars got their first tastes of steamboat, bak kwa, and lo hei when U.S. Embassy Singapore brought them to Chinatown to experience these quintessential Singaporean Lunar New Year traditions. Some ate pig’s liver and black fungi for the first time, while others tried their hand at tossing a raw fish salad ...
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Nike Hosts U.S. Embassy Singapore-ITE Alumni Mentoring Program

On February 23, participants from the U.S. Embassy Singapore-ITE Alumni Mentoring Program gathered at Nike’s Asia-Pacific headquarters. Student mentees learned how they could attain their goals by harnessing their strengths and understanding their weaknesses. It turned competitive when a yoga pose challenge and planking contest tested their balance and endurance. The program participants were also ...
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U.S. Embassy marks Black History Month with Netflix “Mudbound” Screening and Yale-NUS students

Netflix co-hosted a screening of “Mudbound” at their in-house theater in honor of Black History Month – a time to reflect on the cultural, scientific, political, and economic contributions of African Americans to our society and the world. In a post-film dialogue with Yale-NUS College students, Netflix’s HR Director for Asia-Pacific Shweta Shukla highlighted the company’s inclusive culture, ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports Culinary Institute of America’s Community Outreach

Food diplomacy just “BECAUS”: American students from the The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) cooked up a delicious spread of Asian food for 50 elderly cleaners from Temasek Polytechnic. Embassy staff joined the CIA students and staff members for lunch and cross-cultural exchange. The program “Befriending Elderly Cleaning Aunties & Uncles of Singapore” (Project BECAUS) shows appreciation to ...
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