She loves seeing her participants eyes come alive when they showcase their own digital stories for the first time. She would like to come alongside to help you tell your story too. Your stories matters because YOU matter!
Angeline’s stories have been published in Singapore Infopedia, the Today papers, The New Paper, and Chicken Soup for the Singapore Soul. Her book, How the Moken Sea Gypsies got their Book, a biography of a Burmese anthropologist was published in 2006.
Trained as a graphic designer, she received the Lifelong Learner Award in 2008 jointly presented by MediaCorp, WDA, NTUC, and Spring Singapore, for her continued pursuit of personal development. She was the Communications Director for an NGO prior to co-founding Digital Storytelling Asia (now Tyros Global).
Angeline is a member of the international digital storytelling community comprising digital storytelling academics and practitioners. She was the first Asian invited to give the keynote address at the premier annual International Festival of Digital Storytelling 2011 organised by the Arts Centre, Aberystwyth University and supported by the Arts Council of Wales, National Assembly of Wales and the BBC.
Telling the Singapore Story, an article she wrote for the Today papers (10 August 2011) in response to Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s speech at the launch of HeritageFest 2011 was quoted by PM Lee in his National Day Rally speech on 14 August 2011 emphasizing the need to capture stories.
Angeline was awarded the Capability Development Grant by the National Arts Council of Singapore to present a paper at the International Digital Storytelling Conference 2015 at Smith College in Boston. She is privileged to be the only Asian among the International Advisors for the conference. Her chapter on Digital Storytelling in Multicultural Singapore is also included in Digital Storytelling–Form and Content published by Palgrave Macmillan.
Promise – the Bukit Ho Swee Story was screened at the Havelock View Community Party cum Tree Planting Day paid tribute to Guest-of-Honour first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and all who helped turn Singapore from a mud-flat swamp to a metropolis. The story has been viewed by more than a quarter million viewers. <Watch>
Angeline is a Workforce Development Agency ACTA certified trainer.