At Somerville, he was a Coombs Scholar and held the Mary Somerville prize for academic excellence. In 2014, he and his wife, the artist Namiko Chan Takahashi, co-founded the Laniakea Culture Collective to champion communitarian values through the arts. He mentors young(er) writers under the Ministry of Education’s Creative Arts Programme and National Arts Council’s Mentor Access Project. "Singapore Literature Prize | Awards | Singapore Book Council", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Aaron_Maniam&oldid=930113911, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 10 December 2019, at 09:38. The programme, in partnership with Infocomm Investments, will help 400 STEM experts build startups over the next four years Up to 400 individuals with inclinations in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields will get support from talent investor and UK-based Entrepreneur First to build startups over the next four years. Mr Goh Her Yam, 69, and his 54-year-old wife, for instance, have been receiving monthly food packs since 2017. Poet and policymaker Aaron Maniam describes how the language we use to explain COVID-19 shapes the way we think about it -- whether it's as a "war," a "journey" or, as he suggests, an "ecology." Thank you for your interest in making a gift to the NUS University Scholars Programme (USP). [8] His first poetry collection, Morning at Memory’s Border, was shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize in 2007 and his second poetry collection, Second Persons, was published in 2018 under firstfruits publications. Maniam joined the Singapore government in 2004 where he first served with the North America Desk (2004-2006) and Singapore's Embassy in Washington DC (2006-2008). Mr Aaron Shahril Yusoff Maniam From September 2014 to September 2017, Mr Maniam was Senior Director (Industry) at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, where he was responsible for coordinating economic policies and regulating the manufacturing, services and tourism sectors, as well as overseeing long-term economic transformation. Aaron Maniam, a Singaporean poet and policymaker, reviews “Truth and Justice”, an Estonian film based in part on the five-volume book series by A. H. Tammsaare. In 2000, he was President of the Oxford Economics Society in 2000. Groomsman Aaron Maniam with Cyprian Consiglio and James Makil, two monks from the hermitage where Christina & Keith got engaged. Elisheba, also spelled Elisheva (/əˈlɪʃɪbə/; .mw-parser-output .script-hebrew,.mw-parser-output .script-Hebr{font-family:"SBL Hebrew","SBL BibLit","Frank Ruehl CLM","Taamey Frank CLM","Ezra SIL","Ezra SIL SR","Keter Aram Tsova","Taamey Ashkenaz","Taamey David CLM","Keter YG","Shofar","David CLM","Hadasim CLM","Simple CLM","Nachlieli",Cardo,Alef,"Noto Serif Hebrew","Noto Sans Hebrew","David Libre",David,"Times New Roman",Gisha,Arial,FreeSerif,FreeSans}אֱלִישֶׁבַע‎ ’Ělîšeḇa‘), was the wife of Aaron, who was Moses' elder brother and the ancestor of the Jewish high priests, according to the Hebrew Bible.[1]. Aaron Maniam is the author of Morning at Memory’s Border, which was shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize in 2007.He won the Singapore National Arts Council’s Golden Point Award for English Poetry in 2003. Mr Aaron Maniam, a Lee Kuan Yew Postgraduate Scholarship recipient, and currently Director of Industry Division at the Ministry of Trade and Industry; and … Headley’s own The Mere Wife, published in 2015, is a free adaptation of the epic of Beowulf, and a clear predecessor to her latest work; set in present-day New York, it centers on Grendel’s mother, as well as on discussions of police brutality and class. [11], Maniam has read his poetry at the Austin International Poetry Festival and for Australia’s ABC Radio. With bridesmaid Denise. She was said to be a daughter of Amminadab, and a sister of Nahshon, from the Tribe of Judah (Exodus 6:23). [6] In January 2011, he was the first non-American to brief the White House’s “Innovation Cohort,” an inter-agency group fostering creative formulation and delivery of public policy in the US Federal Government, on Singapore’s use of futures tools in governance. Aaron practicing for his … To this day, saleswoman Noriza A. Mansor is still taken aback every time a stranger tells her how moved he was by an act she herself considers … I spent the night at BooksActually, listening to a panel of poets share their personal understanding of poetry. Me and my wife were invited by Archdiocesan Council for Interreligious Dialogue (ACCIRD) to Christmas celebrations at newly built Transfiguration … In May 2014, he was one of the writers featured in the University of Hong Kong’s Becoming Poets: The Asian English Experience, which describes the creative process of a range of writers in various Asian countries. Maniam has mentored young writers under the Creative Arts Programme (CAP) and the National Arts Council’s Mentor Access Project since 2004 and 2008 respectively. He noted that as Rotarians, we should appeal for Rotary and show the good that was being done. Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Images, Youtube and more on IDCrawl - the leading free people search engine. His three books of poetry—including Coastlands published in 2014—are critically acclaimed, as is the best-selling book No Other City: The Ethos Anthology of Urban Poetry that he co-edited. He heads WongPartnership's Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. Aaron Lee Soon Yong is a pilgrim poet, writing mentor, community organiser and ethics lawyer based in Singapore. At Somerville, he was a Coombs Scholar and held the Mary Somerville prize for academic excellence. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Elisheba&oldid=994745460, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 17 December 2020, at 09:29. [4] In 2008, he was posted to the Strategic Policy Office (SPO) at the Public Service Division to work on scenario planning and analysing long-term trends relevant to Singapore. Teo was then going through divorce proceedings from his wife, Ms Eileen Cheok. The French government invited him as a featured poet to the 35th Festival Franco-Anglais de Poésie in June 2011, and published his work in the bilingual journal La Traductiere as well as the French Journal des Poètes. Interim judgment to dissolve the marriage was made on June 12 last year. He won the BENNO NDULU, Former Governor, Central Bank of Tanzania. He led a team that authored “Conversations for the Future: Volume I,” a history of Singapore’s strategic planning from the 1980's and organised Singapore’s inaugural “Foresight Conference” in October 2011. TAMPA, FLORIDA - OCTOBER 18: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers throws against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first quarter at Raymond James Stadium on October 18, 2020 in Tampa, Florida. She has published five volumes of poetry: Crossing the Chopsticks and Other Poems (1993), My City, My Canvas (1999), Contouring (2004), Is My Body a Myth (2011) and Mixing Tongues (2011). Aug 20, 2016 - Closer: Notes from the Orgasmic Frontier of Female Sexuality: Barmak, Sarah: 9781552453230: Books - Amazon.ca SINGAPORE - Studies may indicate low levels of political polarisation in Singapore, but the twin threats of class and cultural divides remain - and to tackle these deepening fault lines, the country may have to adopt a "communitarian" model of democracy unique to it. SINGAPORE – A young champion for interfaith work has received The Straits Times Singaporean of the Year award for 2018. In the New Testament, in first chapter of the Gospel according to Luke, a woman named Elisabet (Greek: Ἐλισάβετ[4]) is said to be a descendant of Aaron and the wife of Zechariah, who was also a priest. As a poet, words are my main way of processing experiences and when I visit a new country, bookshops are among my first stops; … He went on to receive a Master of Arts degree in International and Development Economics from Yale University in 2002. [9][10], His work has been featured in the online journals Stylus and Softblow; Over There, a collection of Singapore and Australian poetry; From the Window of Our Epoch, a bilingual collection of Singapore and Malaysian poetry; as well as&words and Little Things: A Poetry Anthology. [2] He was mentored by Lee Tzu Pheng and Ho Poh Fun.[3]. Aaron Shahril Yusoff Maniam (born 1979) is a poet and civil servant. Singaporean poet and educator. Neither can cook, but Mr Goh is able to make porridge, which the couple eat with canned food items. All we can do is do a better job translating our poets instead of picking on others for what a poor job they might have done in the past. ... Groomsman Royce Shih and wife Vivian. Her most recent collection of poetry, Oasis of Voices, published by the Casa de la Cultura in Ecuador, draws on her work from the last twenty years. [6] A notable example is Queen Elizabeth II. Maniam attended Raffles Institution and Raffles Junior College, and was awarded the Singapore Public Service Commission’s Overseas Merit Scholarship in 1998. She was a relative of Mary, mother of Jesus and gave birth to John the Baptist. UNITED … Join Facebook to connect with Mani A Aaron and others you may know. He added that generally people are good-hearted but need to be approached to contribute. Ms Cheok had filed for divorce in November 2018 and moved out with Ashley from the matrimonial flat in Sengkang in January last year. In July 2011, Maniam was appointed Director of the Institute of Policy Development (later renamed the Institute of Public Sector Leadership) at the Civil Service College (CSC), and in 2012, he initiated the CSC Applied Simulation Training (CAST) Laboratory, an experiment to apply principles of “serious play” to training public officers to deal with complex environments. Eleanor Wong (playwright) is similar to these people: Tan Cheng Han, Goh Yihan, Ho Peng Kee and more. Aaron Maniam Aaron Maniam is an award-winning poet, a civil servant by profession, and an educator and facilitator in his volunteer work. Gifts for bridesmaids. Your gift will serve as a strong encouragement to us to stay focused on nurturing a community of thinking, engaged, globally minded, and concerned young people to … Elisheba, also spelled Elisheva (/ ə ˈ l ɪ ʃ ɪ b ə /; אֱלִישֶׁבַע ‎ ’Ělîšeḇa‘), was the wife of Aaron, who was Moses' elder brother and the ancestor of the Jewish high priests, according to the Hebrew Bible.. She was said to be a daughter of Amminadab, and a sister of Nahshon, from the Tribe of Judah (Exodus 6:23). Although many ideas struck a chord with me, I will just talk about one thing for now, that is poetry as a way of naming, an idea raised by Aaron Maniam. In March, Mr Goh lost his job moving cargo at Changi Airport, which paid him a monthly salary of $1,000. View the profiles of people named Mani A Aaron. Aaron Maniam is Senior Director at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, overseeing policy on manufacturing, services and tourism. He graduated from Somerville College, Oxford, with double First Class Honours in Philosophy, Politics and Economics(PPE) in 2001. Maniam is an alumnus of the Gifted Education Programme, and the Creative Arts Programme (CAP) organised by the NUS Centre for the Arts. [6] An example is the Pakistani actress Alishba Yousuf. He went on to receive a Master of Ar… He encourages us to explore a range of imaginative, interlocking metaphors to gain a deeper understanding of the pandemic -- and shows how this can help us to envision a better, more inclusive … [2] The Hebrew name is composed of two parts. [5] In January 2010, he was appointed the first Head of the Singapore Government’s Centre for Strategic Futures (CSF). In August 2015, three of his poems were featured in From Walden to Woodlands, an anthology of interfaith nature poetry in Singapore.[12]. [5] Elizabeth is the common modern English variant of Elisabet, derived from Elisheba. Keith's Godparents. In 2000, he was President of the Oxford Economics Society in 2000. Discover all Medium stories about Philosophy written on July 09, 2016. In 2009, he was one of 50 poets featured in Fifty on 50, a collection to mark Singapore’s 50th anniversary of internal self-government. Levitical priests or kohanim are traditionally believed and halakhically required to be of direct patrilineal descent from Aaron and Elisheba's two youngest sons, Eleazar and Ithamar. The Hebrew name is composed of two parts. Carmen Vascones (author) is a psychologist working with abused children and their mothers. AARON MANIAM, Former Senior Director Industry, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore. DIEGO PIACENTINI, Government Commissioner for the Digital Agenda, Government of Italy. https://www.ted.com/speakers/aaron_maniam Susan Zimmerman | TED Speaker Susan Zimmerman is the speaker community director at TED (and she really loves her job!) Giving to USP. Addressing the Club with his wife Paola by his side, PP Ravishankar recounted his experiences and lessons in life. The Salon with the theme “Designing the future” saw national and international speakers sharing a global perspective on how emerging technologies will drive innovation across the world. Mr Adam Maniam (standing, left), with wife Yap Cuixian and their daughter Amelia Ri-En, his elder brother Aaron (seated, top) and younger … In Hebrew, "El" signifies "God"[3] and "Sheba" means "oath", so the name Eli-sheba can be translated as "God is (my) oath". Find Aaron Manka online. NITI Aayog with INK today conducted a special INK Salon. Maniam attended Raffles Institution and Raffles Junior College, and was awarded the Singapore Public Service Commission’s Overseas Merit Scholarship in 1998. The Hebrew Bible records that Elisheba and Aaron had four sons: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar (Exodus 6:23). [1] He graduated from Somerville College, Oxford, with double First Class Honours in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) in 2001. Mr Maniam, 54, will begin his term as judicial commissioner on May 4 for a period of two years. I spent the night at BooksActually, listening to a panel of poets share their personal understanding of poetry. Although many ideas struck a chord with me, I will just talk about one thing for now, that is poetry as a way of naming, an idea raised by Aaron Maniam. Alishba is a modern South Asian name that derives from Elisheba. [7], In 2003, Maniam won the First Prize for English poetry in the National Arts Council’s Golden Point Award. 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