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Knowledgeable, sincere, responsive and skilful. She has this knack to bring out the best in us. – OKP, Curriculum Developer, MOE

ANGELINE KOH

Tyros Founder/ Principal Storytelling Coach

COACHING NON-GEEK MARKETPLACE PROFESSIONALS TO COMMUNICATE MEANING THROUGH STORIES AND DESIGN FOR THIS DIGITAL AGE

     

    Angeline’s stories have been published in the 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 Awards in 2008 jointly presented by MediaCorp, WDA, NTUC, and Spring Singapore, for her continued pursuit of personal development. She was the Director of Communication for an NGO prior to co-founding Digital Storytelling Asia (now Tyros Global).

     

    ANGELINE'S DIGITAL STORY PROJECTS INCLUDE:

    • Promise – the Bukit Ho Swee Story was screened at the Havelock View Community Party cum Tree Planting Day to Pay 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>

    • SG50 – 50 digital stories to celebrate Singapore's 50th Birthday Celebrations in 2015 for Association for Persons with Special Needs Tanglin School. The stories give voice to the trials and triumphs of persons with special needs, their families, caregivers, alumni, caregivers, teachers and volunteers. <Watch>

     

    Your Story Coach 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 in the UK 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) was quoted by the Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during his National Day Rally Speech to launch the Singapore Memory Project on 14 August 2011.  <Watch>

     

    The pioneer was awarded a grant by the National Arts Council of Singapore to participate and present a paper at the International Digital Storytelling Conference 2015 at Smith College in Boston. Her chapter on Digital Storytelling in Multicultural Singapore is also included in Digital Storytelling–Form and Content, edited by Mark Dunford and Tricia Jenkins and published by Palgrave Macmillan.

     

    Angeline is a Workforce Development Agency ACTA certified trainer.

     

    Organisations that have sent their staff to a workshop facilitated by Angeline

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