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IFA Virtual Town Hall Chat Summary 16 October 2020


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Speaker Biographies

Thelma Kay is the former Chief  of the Social Development Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and also former   Senior Advisor on Ageing Issues , Ministry of Social and Family Development , Singapore.

Ms Kay was educated at the National University of Singapore and the London School of Economics and Political Science.  Ms Kay was a faculty member at the Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore. At UNESCAP she was in charge of   regional implementation and monitoring of global and regional mandates on social development, social protection, gender equality  and ageing (MIPAA).

Ms Kay has served on the board of entities  of global and regional organizations (such as UNESCO, Asian Institute of Technology) . She is currently an  advisor/ consultant to governments, regional bodies ( such as the Asian Development Bank ) , international organizations and UN entities, and  country representative of the Active Ageing Consortium for Asia and Pacific .

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