Swedish Dads and Singaporean Dads expo

In mid October the Embassy of Sweden, Singapore in partnership with the Swedish Institute and IKEA launched ‘Swedish Dads and Singaporean Dads’ a photo exhibition at the art gallery the DECK. The photo exhibition was inaugurated by HE Håkan Jevrell.

A panel discussion was held in connection to the opening on the topic of ‘Parental Policies and its impact on business and the economy’. The discussions were lively and engaging with active audience participation. The panel included Dr. Mathew Mattews, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Policy Studies, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Ms. Anna-Karin Lindblom Deputy Director-General, Head of Gender Equality Division, Ministry for Health and Social Affairs, Government Offices of Sweden, Mr Lars Svensson, Sustainability and Communications Director, IKEA Southeast Asia and Ms. Jacquline Gwee, Director, aAdvantage Consulting. The panel debate was moderated by Mr. Augustine Anthuvan, Channel NewsAsia.

“We also had the pleasure to announce the winners of our Singaporean Dads photo contest. Congratulations to Errol Tan, Imran Johri, Gathirvel Kanitha!” writes the Swedish embassy.

The ‘Swedish Dads’ and ‘Singaporean Dads’ photo exhibition is showing at the DECK, 11- 20 Oct. Free admission.

Source: Embassy of Sweden in Singapore

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