Last Friday saw the goodwill-glamour of UN Women’s SNOW Gala 2018, organised by its Singapore Committee, happily flooding our Instagram feed.
The Say No to the Oppression of Women (SNOW) Gala is a highly anticipated fundraising event on each year’s charity calendar. And this year’s rendition celebrated its 20th anniversary, with a game-changing theme to boot, called — well, of course — Gamechangers.
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Held at Capella Singapore, the evening brought together socially engaged business executives, entrepreneurs, fashionistas and philanthropists, including Trina Liang-Lin (the committee’s past president pictured above), as well as Guest of Honour, Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Education and Manpower, Low Yen Ling.
Guests enjoyed a degustation menu catered by Michelin-starred chef Beppe De Vito too, but perhaps the high point of the SNOW Gala 2018 was that it managed to raise a record-smashing $500,000, in which 20 percent will go towards building safe spaces for women and girls at Cox’s Bazar, the Rohinya refugee camps where sexual and physical violence has been a daily occurrence. The rest will be used to help support the work of the Singapore Committee of UN Women to empower women and girls in Singapore and the region.
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Here, we spotlight some of the night’s powerful female attendees through their very own Instagram posts, all looking like the true and fantastic #feminists that they are.