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Addressing the Critical Issues Facing Asia - 60 Years
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Peggy Kek

Former Advisor


Peggy Kek was an advisor to The Asia Foundation, based out of Singapore. Ms. Kek has worked with the Asia-Europe Foundation, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Bank, and has developed a keen understanding of the needs of multi-lateral organizations. In Singapore, she directed the communications and positioning strategies of the Institute of Policy Studies and the Singapore International Foundation.

She has helped multi-lateral and non-governmental organizations with much success, to reach out to the public through effective interactions with niche and mainstream media, communicate effectively with their volunteers and develop and maintain valuable relations with government and civil society.

In the past four years, the organizations she has advised and worked with include UNICEF, the Singapore Civil Service College and the Singapore Membrane Technology Centre. The assignments covered several Asian countries including Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar(Burma), Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam.

In 2012, she also co-founded Water Nexus, an organization whose mission is to work with the scientific community, civil society, and the public and private sectors to arrive at optimal solutions to meet the water needs of specific communities worldwide.


Education
Ms. Kek obtained her BA (English and Sociology) from the National University of Singapore and MA (International Studies and Diplomacy) at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London on a British Chevening Scholarship.

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