SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP (SIG): MINDFULNESS & WELL-BEING
How can you stay centered and perform amidst pressures and frustrations?
What exactly are mindfulness and its benefits?
What are the different ways you can use it to increase effectiveness at work?
Maybe you’re starting to explore Mindfulness. Maybe you’re on a journey to understand yourself and want to take it to the next level. Wherever you happen to be, come join like-minded women in the Mindfulness & Well-being Group.
You will learn how to develop mindfulness, overcome challenges, and integrate it in your daily life. Through talks from experienced practitioners and facilitated discussions, you will obtain practical skills and insights on how to cultivate awareness, apply it in the workplace, and better manage yourself. Together, we will guide and support each other as we enhance professional effectiveness and lead more balanced, peaceful lives.
Mindfulness & Well-Being Group Co-Chairs
Lisa D. Burnage
Before Autodesk, Lisa spent five years at Sybase Inc. in HR and sales operations. Her focus was on implementing pan-European wide recruitment and HR infrastructure during a successful start-up phase.
Po Li Tan
Po Li has more than 25 years of people development experience in different countries including Malaysia, the U.K., and China. Her work and life philosophy is shaped by the Chinese Middle Way philosophy (中庸 ) as well as her diverse experience of living and working abroad.
Po Li currently lives with her family in Singapore. During her free time, Po Li enjoys keeping fit with music, getting closer to nature, travelling and making friends with people from different cultures, age groups and backgrounds.
‘The Best Way to find Yourself is to Lose Yourself in the Service of Others’ -- M. Gandhi.
Po Li founded a charity project called Inspiring Dance Project in Beijing in 2015 with a mission to empower youth in China with the positive energy of dance to inspire self-confidence & self-esteem in their daily lives. The cause comes with a bigger aim for providing better employment possibilities, and making young people feel more supported in the pursuit of their dreams. The project is growing stronger supporting underprivileged kids/youths from 6-16 years old.
In Singapore, she volunteers as a mentor/coach for Beautiful People, a charity project in Singapore who nurtures mentoring relationships that support youth & women to break through limiting circumstances & realize their dreams.