International Women’s Day 2018


Date:              Thursday, 8th March 2018

Time:             12:00 pm – 2.00 pm

Venue:           Newcastle University, 172A Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8, #05-01, SIT Building @ Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore 567739.

Organizers:   Newcastle University and IEEE PES Singapore Chapter


The programme is as follows:

12.00pm:                         Set up venue

12.00pm – 2.00pm:       Refreshments/Networking

12.30pm – 1.00pm:       Talk and Discussion

12.00pm – 2.00pm:       Healthy Living Practices Workshop

2.00pm:                           End of Programme


Speaker’s Bio:

Aliza Knox recently became Head of Asia for Cloudflare. Previously, she was COO of a mobile ad-tech start-up and Head of APAC for Twitter, having joined the digital enterprise after building a significant business for Google in APAC. Aliza sits on the board of listed companies Scentre Group (Westfield Shopping Malls, Australia) and SingPost (mail and e-commerce, Singapore). She recently retired from the board of GfK (#5 global market research firm, Germany), and was also previously on the board of Invocare (Australia). She is an advisor to the ANZ Bank Board Technology Committee. She lead SWAT (Super Women at Twitter) and did the same for Women@Google. She has served on two key committees for the Singapore government, and was invited to address the Singapore Institute of Directors on why gender diversity is important to boards. She was named the AWA Singapore International Business Woman of the Year in 2015.

Aliza has significant financial services and international experience. Prior roles include SVP, Commercial Solutions, Visa International; SVP, International, Charles Schwab; and Partner and Head of Financial Services at Boston Consulting Group in Sydney and Singapore.

Aliza graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Applied Math-Economics from Brown University, and holds an MBA with distinction in Marketing from New York University. She’s married with 2 sons and lives in Singapore.


For further information, please contact:

A/Prof Thaiyal Naayagi Ramasamy