2 Mar 2022
This is Me Asia Campaign Launch Event
Since 2019, Community Business has partnered with the Lord Mayor’s Appeal in the UK to promote the This is Me storytelling programme in India. This year, thanks to the strategic partnership with Bloomberg, we are expanding the campaign across the Asia region.
Learn more about the campaign at This is Me Asia Launch event and expect to learn how storytelling can tackle prejudices on mental health and ensure mental wellbeing at workplaces.
Register now for the event on 2 March, 4:30 – 5:30pm (UTC+8:00)
Find out more about our This Is Me in Asia campaign here.
Mellener Anne CoelhoVice President & India Head- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Northern Trust
Caleb ChiuCo-founder & CTO, Neurum
Enoch LiFounder, BEARAPY
Mellener Anne Coelho
Vice President & India Head- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Northern Trust
Mellener holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resources from University of Westminster United Kingdom and a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from the University of Bangalore India. She started her career in July 2000 and spent eight years with Infosys Technologies Limited working in different HR functions both in India and the United Kingdom.
She joined the AXA Group in 2008 as a HR Business partner. In 2012, she transitioned into a full time D&I Program manager role for the AXA Group globally in Paris and India. In this role she was responsible for setting up a global D&I community and driving different D&I programs across regions and in 2016, she took on the additional responsibility to support the D&I strategy for AXA in Asia.
Recognised as a thought leader in the industry, Mellener is often invited to speak at external D&I events and conferences including the UN Women Gender Focal point Meeting in Geneva in 2018.
She has been on the taskforce for the Community Business DIAN India 2018 D&I DeliverableDelivering a benchmark for D&I in India and is currently on the taskforce for the 2020 deliverable of launching the This is Me Mental health campaign in India.
She has been a guest faculty member for the Certified Diversity Professional Program in India. She has also contributed to several pieces of research in the space of Diversity and Inclusion. Mellener’s work in D&I has been recognized by way of several industry accolades including the Global Leadership Diversity Award by the World HRD Congress 2017, one of the finalists for the 2018 Asia D&I Champion of Change award by Community Business Asia and Winner of the 2019 India D&I Champion of Change award by Community business.
Mellener has recently won the 2020 HER RISING awards by JobforHer India under the Women in HR category as well as the Best D&I Head 2020 by the Women in Leadership Forum of Asia. At Northern Trust, Mellener is a recipient of two Chairman’s Awards for excellence in the Design and Execution of the D&I Strategy for India.
She is also one of the expert panelists for reviewing the 2021 Edition of global D&I benchmarks for the Centre for Talent and Inclusion USA. Pursuing a passion, Mellener has a keen interest in mental health and mindfulness.
She is a certified mental health first aider by MHFA England and MHFA India and is responsible for the design and execution of the mental health strategy for Northern in India. NTAC:3NS-20 NTAC:3NS-20 She has mentored and advised many women in their careers and is a Proud Ally for inclusion.
She is honored to be selected to be a mentor for the 2020 LEAD LIKE A GIRL Global Fellowship program run by Shenomics. She is delighted and honored to be invited to be a Global D&I advisory board member by the Future Talent Council for 2020 and beyond.
Co-founder & CTO, Neurum
Caleb is a social entrepreneur striving to make a positive impact on society through technology. Caleb is an ex Bloomberg LP full-stack software developer specializing in mobile development. He has deep knowledge in mobile development working with different platform technologies - iOS, Android and Blackberry. Caleb also has extensive knowledge of real-time system architecture through building Bloomberg’s instant messenger flagship product. Being the scrum master for his team, he is highly familiar with the Agile process and is experienced in improving the internal process of teams and is a certified by the Scrum Alliance.
Caleb has an MSc in Computing Science from Imperial College London, and he has been awarded the Phillips Group Prize Project in 2013 for his contributions to his group project. Caleb has published several apps throughout his career; one notable app is “Taxi HK”, which reached Hong Kong’s Top 10 Paid Utility App within 12 hours and also became the 2nd Top Overall Free App with over 150,000 downloads. It was later featured in the Sunday Morning Post in Hong Kong. Caleb then went on to develop and publish Hiyo - an anonymous chat to get real-time advice from strangers for both Android and iOS, obtaining over 6000 organic users within half a year.