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Tuning in to the Leaders Series Session 2: Ms Julia Lee

Ang Bee LianMs Julia Lee, 12 May 2014

About the Speaker

Ms Julia Lee has nearly 3 decades of dedicated experience as a registered social worker since 1985, first with MCYS and subsequently the past 22 years with TOUCH services. Her value-driven motivation to improve along with her lively personality ensures variety while being committed to keeping in ‘TOUCH’ with our ever-changing social landscape. She obtained her Masters in Health Science (specialisation in Gerontology) at 40 years old, and was in charge of leading the pioneer team towards TOUCH Home Care and TOUCH Seniors Activity Centre.

Advice to Young Social Workers

Hear what Ms Julia Lee has to say to young and aspiring Social Workers. She shares her views on why one should join the Social Work profession and what to think about in charting one’s career progression.

Advice to Current Social Workers

Hear what Ms Julia Lee has to say to current Social Workers. She shares her thoughts on what it means to “mind the gap” while practicing Social Work, what has remained relevant for her since the start of her journey and what her one wish for Social Work Professionals is.

Thoughts on Effective Policy Making

Hear what Ms Julia Lee has to say about effective policy making and deliverance. She emphasizes the importance of understanding the ground and working with key leaders in order to ensure impactful policy making and delivery.

Ang Bee Lian

Programme Director
Senior Activity Centre & Department of Social Work at TOUCH Community Services