Demo Day 2022
Mr. Eric Chua, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth & Ministry of Social and Family Development gathered with VIP stakeholders from TomoWork, Sumitomo Life Insurance, and Temasek Polytechnic to celebrate the successful completion of the programme.
Guests mixed and mingled, all celebrating the same commitment to an inclusive society.
Anticipating great presentations from their mentees.
Ms. Cindy Chng of Hide & Seek posed for a picture with Mr. Toru Shiomitsu of Sumitomo Life, TomoWork's sponsor.
Mr. Mike Momota, CEO of TomoWork, warmly welcomed the attendees.
Welcome address by Mr. Samuel Wee, Director of Temasek Polytechnic.
Mr. Samuel Wee, Director of Temasek Polytechnic, expressed his gratitude to the participating companies and congratulated the students on their resilience.
Mr. Toru Shiomitsu, Managing Executive Officer of Sumitomo Life, flew in from Japan to witness the participants' growth.
Starting off the first team presentation by describing their design challenge to the audience.
Explaining why accessibility was important and how it played a major role in their project for foodpanda.
Mr. Ingo Laubender, Head of People at foodpanda, was invited to the stage to share his thoughts about the solution presented
Mr. Ingo Laubender of foodpanda expressed his appreciation to the UXI team for their excellent work.
Providing background information on the challenges given by Sembcorp before moving on to the team solution.
Samuel concluded the Team Edelweiss’ live business challenge from Sembcorp.
Ms Gwendolyn Loh, Vice President, Sustainability at Sembcorp Industries, smiled brightly as she praised the Edelweiss team for their innovative solutions.
Sembcorp's Ms. Gwendolyn Loh excitedly shared how the team’s solution would help her work.
Zhong Han of Team United Falcons kicked off the third group presentation!
Presenting the team’s research findings to Unilever on how visually accessible the current advertisements are.
Sharing with the audience about the process behind their team’s research findings and a photo of the team when visiting Unilever's office.
Tooth brushing could be challenging to learn for young children with disabilities. How could we make it more inclusive?
Sharing their team’s solutions to help young children with disabilities to learn oral care effectively.
Team Tooth-Gether in the middle of the action was demonstrating how they make tooth brushing fun for young children with disabilities.
Mr. Ram Vythilingam, Senior CMI Manager at Unilever, credited participants for their outstanding outcomes
Hearing how the Team Tooth-Gether’s solution helps Mr. Ram Vythilingam’s Unilever Brush project
During his closing remarks, Mr. Eric Chua urged the companies to offer career opportunities to the participants and tap initiatives such as the Enabling Mark and Open Door Programme to support their inclusive hiring practices.
A scene from the presentation of the token of appreciation to Mr. Ingo Laubender from foodpanda.
With Ms. Gwendolyn Loh from Sembcorp.
With Mr. Nakul Gaur from Unilever.
With Ms. Valerie Leong from Amazon Web Services.
With Ms. Anri Kimura Bushby from Bloomberg LP.
With Mr. Jerome Guimbault from Google.
With Mr. Ezra Calis from Tableau.
With Ms. Grace Seow from LinkedIn.
Team UXI’s group photo with foodpanda stakeholders, Ms. Lynette Pathy, Ms. Olivia Ng, Mr. Ingo Laubender, Mr. Marcus Chan, and project facilitator Ms. Pepper See.
Commemorating the team’s successful journey with group photo
Adele of Team UXI expressed her appreciation to Mr. Ingo Laubender for a rare opportunity to raise awareness about users with visual impairment
Proudly showing off the team UXI’s mockup app that was completed in 12 weeks.
Yay, the project with foodpanda was successfully delivered!
A group selfie commemorating TAP is a must!
Mingling with the team UXI
Celebrating the project's success with Mr. Eric Chua, Sembcorp stakeholders Ms. Gwendolyn Loh and Mr. Lim Jun Kai, and project facilitator Mr. William Wong.
It's photo time with Sembcorp's Ms. Gwendolyn Loh and Mr. Lim Jun Kai!
Team Edelweiss was taking photos with the TomoWork and Hide & Seek teams.
Group photo of the Team Tooth-Gether with project facilitator Ms. Yvonne Ng, Unilever representatives Mr. Nakul Gaur and Mr. Ram Vythilingam, and Mr. Eric Chua
Tooth brushes, of course, were a must-have item in the Team Tooth-Gether's group photo!
The main star of Team Tooth-Gether’s project: Toothbrushes!
Group photo of the team United Falcon with project facilitator Yana-san and Mr. Eric Chua
Mingling with the team United Falcon.
Let’s soar, Team United Falcon!
Group photo of Temasek Polytechnic stakeholders with Mr. Eric Chua.
TomoWork participants who are graduates from Nanyang Polytechnics, together with their SEN officer Su Li and SG Enable’s Ms. Belle Chia
Making memories with Google's Ms. Kaela Montgomery!
TomoWork’s Executive Team Yana-san was in high spirited conversation with Sembcorp Industries’ Ms. Gwendolyn Loh
Documenting the event team in action!
TomoWork participants were mingling with guests
Appreciating the fantastic collaboration between TomoWork and foodpanda for the past 12 weeks
Celebrating another successful programme with Sumitomo Life Insurance and DBIC representatives.
Guests were captured in the midst of a conversation about recent final presentations.
Mr. Alister Ong, a community activist, and Mr. Nakul Gaur of Unilever
Guests and participants were mixing and mingling.
There was no better way to celebrate project completion than with Unilever-sponsored ice cream!
Mr. William Wong from Hide & Seek was very enthusiastic about the sponsored ice cream!
Cheers to the friendship woven for the past 12 weeks!
End the day with an ice cream toast!