Event Details

ARC X FWA Women and the future - Web3 and NFTs
26 May 2023
Bridge+ Level 2 at 79 Robinson Road
  • Members Only Event
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  • ✪ Member's Fee: $0.00



ARC Community is one of Asia's most curated members-only community, actively bridging the Web2 and Web3 world. We're connecting bold, open-minded individuals across the Global Asian Diaspora to come together to do things together, as a community. Our house rules are simple. We learn, have fun and co-create.


As the Web3 movement gains momentum in the region, ARC Community together with Financial Women Association (FWA) will like to bridge the many crypto-curious women in the Web2 space looking to be a part of the Web3 world. You are welcome to join this introductory session where ARC will open your eyes to the world of Web3 and NFTs with female panelists sharing their journey into Web3. Through this session, ARC Community and FWA hope to educate and empower women with the knowledge and tools into the Web3 Technology.


Event Agenda:

12.00 - 12.30pm

Registration and Lunch

12.30 - 12.40pm

Joint-Introduction by FWA and ARC

12.40 - 1.00pm

ARC presents "Crazy Amazing World of Web3 & NFTs"

1.00 - 1.20pm

Fire-side chat with women from the ARC Community (Jaclyn Kaur, Jaclyn Lee, Sophia Fang, Katherine Ng)

1.20 - 1.40pm


1.40 - 2.00pm

Networking session / Creating MetaMask wallet




Panelists and Moderator Bios:



Jaclyn Kaur, Private Banker, Indosuez Wealth Management

Jaclyn Kaur is a Private Banker for over a decade and is passionate about wealth management. She is currently with Indosuez Wealth Management- and is responsible to work with her clients to grow their wealth sustainably. She has just attained her MSc in Wealth Management from SMU as well as her Certificate of Family Office Advisor and part of the Global Asia Family Office Circle. In addition, she is an IBF (Industry of Banking and Finance) Advanced Level 2 - Private Banking and Wealth Management.


Outside of her work, Jaclyn is part of the EXCO of the SMU Masters of Science in Wealth Management Alumni committee and also volunteers her time as one of the EXCO members with the SMummies (a movement to support full-time working mothers). She is also appointed as the SMU Class of 2022 Alumni Representative (MSc in Wealth Management). Jaclyn is also a mentor at Stories of Asia’s Career Support Initiative and also a mentor with SMU and currently mentoring undergraduates.  She was also one of the Mentee Admins for the FWA 2022 batch.


She is passionate about female-led movements as well as keeping herself updated with the trends in the ever changing financial markets- including the latest happenings in the digital asset space.




Sophia Fang, Head of Ventures, GSG

Sophia is currently the Head of Ventures at GSG, a leading Crypto Asset Management firm based in Singapore with over $200m AUM. In this role, she oversees the firm's early-stage venture investment and advisory services.


With a strong background in technology, Sophia has spent over a decade working in business digitalisation and new venture building. She is driven by a passion for supporting aspiring entrepreneurs and empowering underrepresented groups. In her free time, Sophia enjoys giving back to her community and supporting causes that are important to her. She is an active mentor and advisor to aspiring entrepreneurs, and she is committed to using her skills and expertise to empower others to achieve their goals.


Sophia's education includes an undergraduate degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS), and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Her combined technical and business expertise has enabled her to excel in the field of crypto investment, where she is highly regarded for her strategic insights and investment acumen.


Jaclyn Lee, Head of Brand & Marketing, ARC

An expert storyteller and brand-builder, Jaclyn is passionate about getting to the heart of what makes each brand tick and bringing its story to life.


With over 14 years of experience in the advertising and marketing space, she has held diverse portfolios of work leading brand, communications and digital strategies across Southeast Asia, and global markets for brands including Grab, Google, Meta, Carousell, AirAsia, Visa, Friso, Intel, HP and Uniqlo.


As the Head of Brand & Marketing with the ARC Community today, she has been working closely with the founding team on bringing prominence to ARC as Asia’s most curated members-only community, coming together to create lasting change and impact within the Web3 space in Asia.


Since transiting into the Web3 world, she has come to realise the challenges that women face in entering the space. To address the gap, she has been actively engaging in outreach efforts together with the ARC team to educate, enable and empower more women with the knowledge and tools to understand and adopt Web3 technology.


Katherine Ng, Managing Director, TZ APAC

Katherine is the Managing Director for TZ APAC, the leading Asia-based blockchain adoption entity supporting the Tezos ecosystem. She champions innovative Web3 projects in Asia to build on Tezos through the TZ APAC Tezos Incubator, powered by a strong Asia deal network. Katherine is also passionate about accelerating the creator economy in Asia with NFT art communities. Previously, Katherine was the Global Marketing Head for Liquid.com, the world’s first global cryptocurrency platform regulated in Japan, that provides high performance trading and exchange services for digital currencies (acquired by FTX). She currently sits on the Board of the Singapore Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Industry Association (ACCESS), advocating for financial inclusion through blockchain technology. Katherine held Senior Commercial Director roles in Luxola Indonesia (acquired by Sephora-LVMH) and GrabTaxi Indonesia (now known as Grab). Katherine supports women empowerment in Web3, mental health advocacy and currently serves as a volunteer carer at Assisi Hospice.




Please note places are on a first-come-first-served basis so do register early! Deadline for registration is 25 May 2023. Please sign up early to avoid disappointment. We apologise that any request for places after the deadline will not be entertained. As places are limited and if you have RSVP but cannot make it, we appreciate that you cancel your registration so that we can make the place available to someone else. Cancellation details are provided below under NO SHOW POLICY. Thank you.



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No Show Policy

We understand that with busy schedules, there may be times when you cannot make an event after you have registered for it. In the event that you cannot make an event, we appreciate that you use our new tool now available to cancel the event. Cancellation is allowed up to 2 days ahead of the event date. To do so, please log in to the FWA website, under “My Account”, select “My Events”, you can cancel the event registration under the “Cancel registration” column. For members that no-show for 3 consecutive events, we regret to inform that you will be barred from attending any FWA events for the next 3 months. We hope you understand this policy as our events are often in high demand and your co-operation will allow those who can and wish to attend our events to do so. 


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