At just 16 years old, Gelyn Ong is a published author, philanthropist, and talented visual artist. Her latest project is Kidz Explore Singapore, a guidebook to the Lion City, written by kids, for kids. Gelyn has pledged to donate 100% of her royalties to the Children For Children (CFC) charity event. ANZA talked to the Raffles Girls’ School student about how the book came about.
Theresa Evanoff is the founder of Gift-It-Forward, an online invitation and gift fund platform with a charitable twist. “By sending party invitations through Gift-It-Forward, you automatically create a personal gift fund, where a portion goes towards a charity you choose, and the other portion, towards a dream group gift,” explains Theresa.
Katja Paus joined Tanglin Arts Studio as a parent in 2010 before taking on an administrative role, and eventually becoming the owner and director. Katja talks to ANZA about her fun, welcoming dance studio, located inside the Hollandse Club at Camden Park, which offers a range of movement and dance classes for kids and adults.
Many factors will come into play when selecting a new international school for your kids, especially in an entirely new country.
As the world endures uncertain and challenging times, our young people’s mental health and wellbeing has never been more important. Play an active part in your teen’s mental health with these tips from Dr Jane Foley, IMC Camden and Dr Natalie Games, Alliance Counselling.
Melanie Muttitt is a therapist for Treetop Therapy Centre - a speech and language therapy clinic that works with children, families and schools in Singapore. “I’ve always wanted to work in a profession helping children and families,” says Melanie. “I’m also passionate about communication - everybody deserves to have a voice.”