The Future Is Female | Agenda: The Future is Female Conference – The New Savvy x SGX
A women-only personal finance, empowerment and lifestyle conference. You are empowered and ready for a positive change. The time is now. The future is female, and you need to be ready.
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Agenda: The Future is Female Conference – The New Savvy x SGX

AGENDA

Schedule
08.30 – 09.00
Introduction

Start the day with a quick introduction!

09.00 – 09.45
Investing 101: Starting Your Investments

You tune out when people talk about investing — and sometimes for good reason. The information you are presented with is not suited for you. Learn about the basics of investing through the viewpoints and experiences of women just like you. This panel will teach you how to start and what to expect as you prepare to make your very first investment. You will learn how to set investment goals and how to ensure that your decisions are timely when it comes to capitalizing on key market trends.

09.45 – 10.30
In The Driver’s Seat: How To Drive Your Way Towards Success

Women have superstar traits that we can all use to our advantage.  You have all the tools to control of your present situation to achieve your future goals. This panel will help you identify these traits and help you learn how to embrace and better use them.

10.30 – 10.45
BREAK

A short break!

10.45 – 11.30
Investing In Equities

Don’t let the nitty gritty of investing in equities befuddle you. Equities are the most common type of investment option his panel will help you understand the fundamentals of investing in equities and how to make smart choices on picking the right company to invest in. The panel will also touch on how to evaluate macro developments to fundamental stock selection.

11.30 – 12.15
How To Keep Your Personal Brand Authentic In The Digital World

Your personal brand speaks volumes about you – it goes beyond posting selfies on your Instagram profile to your beliefs and values. Building a personal brand, even in the current saturated market, is possible and essential for success. Learn how you can set  yourself apart from competitors and build an authentic brand — whether it is for yourself, or your business.

12.15 – 13.00
What You Need To Know As A First-Time Investor

So you have decided to start investing – that’s great! But here comes the hard part – figuring out what to do. The first time is usually the hardest to get through because you will be anxious about making a mistake. Obviously, you will never know what investing can do for you unless you try it! This panel will help you figure out the best way to invest and your next steps after your very first investment.

13.00 – 14.00
LUNCH

Lunch and a chance to network!

14.00 – 14.45
How We Did It: Investment Success Stories

Entrepreneurs started out just like you and I – and if they can succeed, , so can you! We’re all inspired by those who were once like us, and strived to  reach their goals. The journey towards financial success is never easy and there are people who succeeded against incredible odds. Learn from the experiences and insights from these inspiring stories.

14.45 – 15.30
Real Estate and REITs: Diversifying Long-Term Investment Portfolios

You need to understand the market before you can play the game. If you’re looking to diversify your long-term investment portfolio, a real estate fund or REIT is one of the ways to do it. A REIT is a trust that is created to raise capital to buy real estate assets. Any income from these assets will be distributed among the unitholders. Singapore’s REIT have grown over the years and it is one of the most competitive and best performing REITs in the region. Learn how you can take advantage of this asset class to add to your investment portfolio.

15.30 – 16.15
How Women Thrive In Investing

Women and men have different approaches to investing. While men tend to be aggressive, women are believed to lean towards more conservative investment decisions. This does not automatically mean that one is better than the other at investing  — rather, women can play to their strengths to become the best investor that they can be. This panel will explore how women invest differently and why you might be  inclined to make certain investment decisions.

16.15 – 16.30
BREAK

Catch your breath with a quick break!

16.30 – 17.15
A Look At How Millennials View Investing, Marriage, and Housing

Millennials get a lot of flak for flouting convention. Under the influence of the capriciousness digital age, they may seem to think differently from other generations. Indeed  the Internet and social media heavily influence the decisions the younger generation make today. In this panel discussion, you will hear from  millennials who have invested in properties with their spouses and gather insights into how they think through their investment decisions and the various factors they consider before buying a property.

17.15 – 18.00
Why Insurance Is A Good Investment For Yourself

An insurance policy provides financial protection and security. As a woman, you need to learn the importance of insuring yourself. You need to recognize your own value and that you are worth investing in. It is no longer an option but an essential investment that you have to consider. This panel will give you coherent and important insights on what insurance policies women should invest in.

18.00 – 18.45
Supercharging Your Career: How To Achieve Big Things Quickly And Efficiently

The climb to the top is now supercharged — young adults are doing big things and achieving great feats before they reach the age of 40. How do they do it? This panel will give you great (and practical) advice. Hear from successful leaders as they share their own experiences on the way to the top and learn how you can apply the same strategies to building your own career.

18.45 – 19.00
Thank you & Wrap Up

Close off the day with a bang!

19.00 – Late
Drinks

After a long day, relax and unwind with some drinks!