Irene Boey

Info President University Women's Association (Singapore)

 

Irene Boey is the current President of University Women’s Association Singapore (UWAS). She has also started the IT circle at UWAS in 2012 and has served as chairperson since then. Other than creating new programs to benefit inmates, she has also collaborated with partners and institutions to offer many community programs to help the elderly in narrowing the digital divide and the needy children to gain confidence and improve their skills in English. Irene is also the Vice President of Association of Small & Medium Enterprise, Chairperson of SME Centre @ ASME and the SME Talent Program.

Irene has an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management and her background is in IT specialising in Data Mining. She has been in Data Mining handling all aspects of data analytics & CRM using Artificial Intelligence, Business Intelligence & big data for more than 20 years. She is the Consulting Director at Integral Solutions (Asia) where she enabled organisations to make insightful use of data and is also the adjunct lecturer at NUS.

Irene is not new to the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO) having served as Board member and Assistant Treasurer from 2006. During her term, she has organised International Women’s Day (IWD2006) for SCWO, the Discovery 120 which lasted 5 days involving 42 organisations with more than 80 different activities to showcase women’s achievements and roles. She has also chaired the Conversations with Uncommon Women for SCWO in 2007 and invited many inspiring women to dialogue sessions with SCWO members. She was chairperson at the IT Hub from 2010 to 2014 and worked with volunteers to improve and expand programs at IT Hub, to enable participants to enjoy and enhance their learning experiences at affordable rates.