Mayen Ekong (Video)

Our Guest today is Mayen Ekong.
She was born in London and lives in Singapore. Mayen has always been ambitious, a shining star in her achievements, and above all, today she has a radiant look at the thought of sharing her story with us.

  • VO: English
  • NAME: Mayen
  • CITY: Singapore
  • Who is Mayen?
  • Mayen is a modern English woman, based in Singapore, Asia. Hugely focused and successful in her career, Mayen works as a lawyer in the oil and gas shipping world where she regularly negotiates multi-million dollar ship charters, shipbuilding and commercial contracts.
    In addition to her work as a lawyer, Mayen is a fashion enthusiast and spent her student days working part-time for Yves Saint Laurent and Escada fashion houses in London. In her spare time, this ’Natural Outstanding Woman’ enjoys painting, writing, dancing, fabric shopping and practising languages. She is also a keen chess player.
  • Why is she an inspiration?
  • Mayen is sincere, courageous and adventurous. She is dedicated to social causes including volunteering at an orphanage in neighbouring Batam, Indonesia.
    Mayen sits as a board member of WISTA (the Women in International Trade and Shipping Association) and she also sits as a committee member on SALI (the Singapore Africa Law & Investement Club).
  • Which subjects are you going to tackle?
  • Life in Asia vs life in England, Fashion under the sun, Women Empowerment, #MeToo
    Please watch and celebrate Mayen with us!

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