Professional Development Series
Whether you are an employee in a large organisation, an entrepreneur or taking a career break, you deserve to make time to renew and revitalise your professional skills and career. The Professional Development Series (PDS) gives you the opportunity to do that in the energising company of interesting, supportive and motivated women. PDS provides training and in-depth workshops that generally take place during a weekday evening or on a Saturday morning. The facilitators are experienced professionals in their field and the group size depend on the topic, usually between 8 to 20.  Past topics have included life visioning, online networking, negotiation skills, Myers-Briggs typology and writing your own business plan.

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Professional Development Series Co-Chairs

Malgorzata Grabarczyk


Malgorzata is a Leadership Coach and Trainer with more than 20 years of professional experience. She made a career transition from banking professional to learning and development four years ago. She likes observing how people grow and transform their lives and loves supporting them in this journey.


Malgorzata is co-owner of Awareness & Progress Pte in Malaysia, she owned Ginger CTC brand. The company provides custom-made and flexible learning and development solutions including coaching, training and diagnostic assessments for individuals and groups to multiply the number of quality leaders. Malgorzata also supports women as a mentor at the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women.


Having completed a master’s degree in banking, Malgorzata worked in leading financial, banking institutions in Poland where she held executive positions. She is Polish and before moving to Singapore in July 2015, she lived three years in Malaysia.


Malgorzata believes that she will make a difference in other women’s lives by supporting and inspiring them in their professional development. It was the main reason she decided to get involved in PrimeTime as a volunteer and serving as the Co-chair for the Professional Development Series.


Joy Leng


Joy Leng is the founder of Joylight Transformational Coaching, an empowerment coaching for women company. She is also the firestarter of For Our Children (FOC) Singapore, an initiative set up to raise funds to build schools in third world countries.

Joy has a BA in Psychology and is an International Coach Federation (ICF) accredited NLP Life Coach. She is also a Choice Theory practitioner and a DiSC consultant. ​

She has her own goal setting coaching program, Let's Step! ​She is passionate about empowering women and volunteers with Aware and Institute of Mental Health (IMH).

She believes in empowering women to recharge, renew and remember their womanhood through her professional and humanist endeavors. 


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