Honorable Penny Low Named Global Dignity Country Chair for Singapore

August, 2011

Penny Low is a Yale World Fellow and scholar, a New Asian Leader and an official link between the FYGL and the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs. In 2001, Low was the youngest elected female Member of Parliament in Singapore.

She is a Union Adviser, chairs the Government Parliamentary Committees for the Ministry of Information, Communication and the Arts and serves on the GPC for the Ministry of Finance, Trade and Industry. A pioneer in the wealth management industry, Low served on the Global Voice Editorial Advisory Board of the Financial Planning Association (USA) and the ISO/TC222 Task Force on Personal Financial Planning. She trained senior managers and co-wrote the syllabus for the Certified Financial Planner, the Chartered Financial Consultant, the designation and an undergraduate module on financial management.

In 2006, she founded Social Innovation Park, a non-profit organization promoting thought and action leadership through innovation and social entrepreneurship.

Among others, she serves on the US based Operation HOPE’s Founding Board of Global Advisors and is a Board Member of the JetLiOne Foundation.

Penny Low is a member of the Forum of Young Global Leaders, and the co-founders HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, Professor Pekka Himanen of Finland and John Hope Bryant, founder of Operation HOPE, along with the board of directors of Global Dignity, were honored to name her the country chair of Global Dignity, Singapore.

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