Monthly Archives: February 2019

If you could go back to being 18 years old, would you do it?

1909 was the year International Women’s Day was officially recognised. On this day, we celebrate women’s contribution to economy, politics, and society. A hundred years has passed. Women’s rights and status has significantly improved, but there’s still a long way to go before we reach true gender equality. As a woman, I will continue to […]

I didn’t forgive you, but it doesn’t matter anymore.

Kevin Tsai once said: “I didn’t forgive you, but it doesn’t matter anymore.” I think it is a brilliant quote. It’s not easy to forgive someone, especially those who have hurt you deeply. Forgiving, forgetting, and letting go are much easier said than done. If you really can’t find a way to forgive others, maybe […]

Happy Valentine’s Day !

There is beauty to be found anywhere and everywhere. Which means everyone is beautiful, and has something beautiful. The key is whether you know how to appreciate yourself? There’s a saying that goes: “Instead of being perfect, try being whole.” It’s important to understand and appreciate all that is perfect and imperfect about you. Compared […]

Dato’ Sri Jessy Lai attended 57th session of the Commission for Social Development

Attending the 57th session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD57), taking place in conference room 4 (General Assembly Building) at the United Nations Headquarters. The Commission is the advisory body responsible for the social development pillar of global development. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of […]