Tuesday, September 22 2020

7 PM - 8 PM
Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020 7 p.m.
American Association of …

Parenting is already challenging, but parenting during a global pandemic is a whole new ball game. Hear from American Board Certified Developmental and Behavioral Paediatrician Dr. Roby Marcou, as she discusses parenting during these unprecedented times. 


Dr. Roby Marcou will explore:


- Is online learning the new way forward?

- How can parents keep kids motivated and engaged?

- How much screen time is too much?

- What are the best complementary apps?

- Tips on managing kids’ anxiety and disappointment

- Tips on how parents can keep their sanity


MODERATOR: Dr. Steven Tucker


Tuesday, September 22

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Virtual Session via Zoom

Discussion followed by Q&A


Register here.


About Dr. Roby Marcou

Dr. Roby Marcou was educated at MIT, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Stanford University Hospitals. Prior to opening her private clinic in Singapore at the Novena Medical Center in 2010, Dr. Marcou worked in California, Alaska, Texas and Jakarta. She was an Adjunct Associate Professor at NUS and directed the Child Development Unit at NUH. She currently divides her time between Singapore and her clinic in Bethesda, Maryland. In addition to her medical practice, Dr. Marcou has also taught middle school students  and has trained teachers and parents throughout Asia in the understanding of children with developmental and learning differences speaking at schools, regional educators’ and medical conferences.


About Dr. Steven Tucker 

MD (USA), FACP (USA), FAMS (Medical Oncology)


A practicing medical oncologist, Dr. Steven Tucker founded Tucker Medical in 2011. Dr. Tucker trained in Internal Medicine, Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation at the UCLA Center for Health Sciences.  While at UCLA he also studied molecular biology and joined the UCLA faculty as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in 1999. He is a Fellow of both the Singapore Academy of Medicine and the American College of Physicians and remains active in both clinical and basic medical science research.  In 2006, he moved to Singapore to develop a global oncology clinical trials program and has made Singapore his permanent home.
As a leader in precision health and medicine, as well as patient empowerment, Dr. Tucker advocates integrating data from diverse sources such as personal genomics, metabolic and functional assessments, advanced imaging, remote tracking, and even social media so patients can develop their own personalized health goals and plans.  Dr. Tucker believes that the majority of today’s burden of chronic problems including obesity, diabetes, cancer, and heart disease can be reversed and prevented through a holistic understanding of the root causes of disease.
Dr. Tucker is interested in scaling the prevention of chronic diseases to the level of population health.  His work outside of Tucker Medical has focused on the creation of digital strategies and tools for the treatment and prevention of diabetes, obesity, and cancer. He is Chief Medical Officer at CXA Group, a technology startup bringing evidence-based wellness into the workplace to improve employee health and control healthcare costs.   He is also the Strategic Director for Oncology & Genomics at MetLife Asia, Chief Medical Advisor at the Lumen Lab Innovation Center, and was the founding Global Health Advisor at Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel). 
Dr. Tucker is passionate and optimistic about the future of health and was named a Health and Medical Futurist at the MIT-Singapore Alliance for Research and Technology where he teaches medical innovation and design thinking.  Dr. Tucker is also an alumnus of the Singularity University FutureMed program and the Global Health Advisor for the Singapore SU Chapter.
Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020 midnight
(1-1) Career Solutions

Register NOW for your private career counseling session with our Career Advisor.

The topics covered are based on what is most important for YOU and can include (but are not limited to):

  • Understanding the Singapore job market and learn tips for conducting your job search here
  • Getting feedback on your resume in order to align with local expectations and best practices
  • Networking and using LinkedIn
  • Discussion of transferrable skills to explore potential options to consider
  • Interview practice and preparation
  • Writing cover letters and other application collateral 

Sign up for your private 45-minute appointment with a professional Career Advisor (see below for Advisor bio).

Sessions will take place virtually. Upon registering for a session, we will connect you with the Career Advisor to decide on the preferred platform for the session (ex. - Zoom, WhatsApp, Skype, etc.).

Available Timeslots:
Session A - 2:00-2:45pm
Session B - 3:00-3:45pm
Session C - 4:00-4:45pm

CRCE Member: $100
Non-CRCE Member: $150

**CRCE members must log in to receive CRCE member price** 

Please note: If you'd like to attend a career counseling session, but can't attend the posted date/time, please contact crce@aasingapore.com to schedule a meeting.

About the Career Advisor:

Dr. James Kwan is an accomplished career consultant and trainer with more than 20 years of experience in training, lecturing, facilitation, consulting and coaching. An accountant by training, he has worked in the finance, manufacturing, higher education, hotel and property development industries. He is currently an Independent Director of a property development company, which is listed on SGX. He is an Assistant Professor and adjunct lecturer at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Nanyang Business School, NTU respectively.

James is a Certified Professional Career Coach of International Coach Academy. He provides career coaching and life coaching for managers and professionals seeking career changes. He conducts highly-engaging workshops in career transition topics at several training institutions. With empathy and connectedness as his key strengths, he assists his candidates to identify various pathways to develop outcome-based career strategies. His areas of expertise include:

  • Creating impactful resumes with unique selling propositions and keywords that attract recruiters
  • Increasing visibility and credibility on LinkedIn to build your network and enhance your job search
  • Applying effective job search strategies in the Singapore market
  • Handling tough interview questions and managing negotiations that could result in job offers
  • Identifying and employing key strengths to flourish and thrive in career progression
  • Building resilience during career transition

James demonstrates his credibility and affinity when providing training and coaching to his clients. To date, he has coached more than 300 professional managers and C-suite leaders from diverse industries in private and not-for-profit organizations.

James holds a PhD in Accounting and Finance from the University of Western Australia and five master's degrees in business administration, investment and finance, higher education and business research and digital education. He is a fellow member of several accountancy bodies in Singapore, Australia and the UK.

CRCE Cancellation & Refund Policy:
The American Association of Singapore (AAS) reserves the right to cancel events/workshops. In the event of cancellation by AAS, registrants can opt to attend another workshop or receive a full refund.

If registrant is unable to attend and wishes to cancel registration, he/she must contact AAS (crce@aasingapore.com) at least 24 hours prior to the workshop start time, and he/she will be issued a credit that can be applied to any same priced CRCE workshop within the following 90 days. In the event of a no-show or day of workshop cancellation, no credit will be issued.