Apple Is Celebrating International Women’s Day With 8 Empowering Female-Led Sessions

8 days, 8 women, 8 inspiring interactions

Apple Orchard Road International Womens Day 2018 Singapore Womens Week

Women’s Week at Apple Orchard Road

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, Apple Orchard Road will be hosting eight days of empowering sessions in conjunction with its Women’s Week series. Helming these inspiring get-togethers are modern women at the forefront of their fields who will be sharing not only stories of success and struggle but key processes and tips on how to do what they do—think songwriting, illustrating, coding and photography, all with the help of the iPad Pro.

Apple Orchard Road International Womens Day 2018 Singapore Womens Week

Music Lab: Writing Original Lyrics with MAS1A

Friday, 2 March, 7:00 pm–8:30 pm

Celebrating Women’s Week at Apple Orchard Road, join MAS1A, empress of hip-hop and dancehall, and explore writing lyrics that express raw emotion using iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. She’ll share her creative journey and collaborations with Dr. Dre, Pharrell Williams, RZA, and more. Then she’ll perform a few songs from her new album.


Apple Orchard Road International Womens Day 2018 Singapore Womens Week

Live Art: Drawing Mythical Creatures with Sandara Tang

Sunday, 4 March, 4:00pm–6:00pm

In this session illustrator Sandara Tang will take you into her enchanting fantasy world of mythical heroines and creatures. She’ll show you drawing techniques for transforming an idea into a fantasy creature. Get hands-on sketching characters with iPad Pro and Apple Pencil.

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Apple Orchard Road International Womens Day 2018 Singapore Womens Week

Exclusive: Treasure Hunt Through Nature with Tan Beng Chiak

Monday, 5 March, 7:00pm–8:30pm

In this session, veteran science educator Tan Beng Chiak will share how her journey to the green side inspires her to partner with conservation and environmental groups in Singapore. She’ll take you on a treasure hunt as you explore maps and rivers, capture images of animals, and record captivating bird sounds.


Apple Orchard Road International Womens Day 2018 Singapore Womens Week

Photo Lab: Capturing Newsworthy Moments with Maye-E Wong

Tuesday, 6 March, 7:00pm–8:30pm

Go behind the scenes with the lead photographer for the Associated Press in North Korea Maye-E Wong. She’ll give her journalistic perspective on social issues and political protests, then will share tips on how to tell a captivating story in photos. You’ll get hands-on taking photos to tell your story on iPhone.

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Apple Orchard Road International Womens Day 2018 Singapore Womens Week

Exclusive: Thinking by Coding with Samiya Nadaf

Wednesday, 7 March, 7:00pm–8:30pm

In this session, instructor Samiya Nadaf will show you how to start to code. She’ll share what inspires her to teach students of all ages to think in code, and she’ll show how to get started coding with the Swift Playgrounds app. You’ll practice solving puzzles on your own with iPad Pro.


Music Lab: Lim Ting Li

Saturday, 10 March,4:00pm

*More information on the remaining sessions will be released shortly.

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