Distinguished Universities Alumni League


1. Saturday, 8th July, 2:00pm – 4:30pm – Public Talk by Jorge Cham, the Cartoonist Behind PHD Comics

 Dr Jorge Cham, who has a PhD in robotics from Stanford University, will be visiting Singapore on 8 July 2017 to give a public masterclass on how he turned doodling into a media empire spanning six books, two movies and online TV.  Jorge's talk may interest fellow Stanford University alumni, former graduate students, and fans of his Piled Higher and Deeper (PHD Comics) comic series! 

Date: Saturday, 8 July 2017

Time: 2:00 - 4:30 pm

Venue: Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium, Singapore Management University, 60 Stamford Road, Singapore 178900

Tickets can be purchased here: http://peatix.com/event/266027 



2. Thursday, 13th July, 7:00pm – Harvard & Princeton Bastille Day Wine Tasting

Come celebrate Bastille Day with HUAAS (Harvard University Association of Alumni in Singapore) and Princeton Alumni Association of Singapore! We will be tasting three wines, led by a sommelier from the French Cellar. Enjoy an excellent sparkling wine from Alsace, a splendid rose from the great Pic Saint Loup appellation, and a delicious full and fruity Cahors! Along with the wines, there will be cheese and charcuterie for light nibbles.

Thursday, 13 July 2017
7pm - 10pm
Venue: Art Blue Gallery
23 Yong Siak, Singapore 168652
(10 mins walk from Tiong Bahru MRT)

Please RSVP at https://huaasbastilleday2017.eventbrite.com


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3. Wednesday, 19th July, 6:00pm – 8:30pm – HBS Club of Singapore “Artificial Intelligence and the not-so-distant Future”

The HBS Club of Singapore is pleased to invite you to a panel discussion on "Artificial Intelligence and the not-so-distant future”. To discuss this topic, we have put together a diverse panel representing key players in Singapore’s AI ecosystem. Our panel will talk about the current applications of AI, new opportunities that will be created and potential sources of competitive advantage for ASEAN enterprises in the new AI driven world. Most importantly, we aim to discuss the impact of AI on jobs incl. which professions are at risk.  The panel will be moderated by Dr. Mathew Lee (HBS DBA '14), Assistant Professor of Strategy, INSEAD. As always, our discussion will be highly interactive. Event details are below:

Date        : Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Time        : 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Venue     : Google Campus, Singapore

Address  : 70, Pasir Panjang Rd, Mapletree Business City, SG -117371

Cost        : Free of Charge



  • Mitch Young – General Manager - ASEAN, IBM
  • Dr. Marcelo H. Ang Jr. – Director, Advanced Robotics Centre, NUS
  • Ayesha Khanna -  CEO, ADDO AI, Artificial Intelligence Advisory and Incubator
  • Jay Jenkins – Head of Solutions Engineering, Google
  •  Dr. Mathew Lee - Assistant Professor of Strategy, INSEAD

 This event is currently only open to alumni of HBS, Harvard University and select partner schools, special invitees of Google and Singapore’s startup community. Drinks and light canapés will be served. Special thanks to our venue sponsor Google for making this event possible. 


The event is space limited. Please RSVP early through this link: https://goo.gl/npht8o . Seats will be allotted on first-come, first-served basis.


Questions:  please contact Prashant Pundrik at pundrik@gmail.com



4. Wednesday, 19th July, 6:45pm – 8:00pm – KCLASS Trend Series: “An evening with Professor Kerry Brown of King’s Lau China Institute”

Date :   19th July 2017 (Wednesday)

Time :  6.45pm - 8pm

Venue: The Penthouse, 391B Orchard Road

             #26-01 Ngee Ann City Tower B

             (TP Dental Surgeons Pte Ltd's Reception area)

Cost :   Free (Registration required due to space constraint.)

Registration : kclass2017@gmail.com 


Kerry Brown is Professor of Chinese Studies and Director of the Lau China Institute at King's College, London. (http://www.kerry-brown.co.uk/) (Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lau-China-Institute/211519015539440). He had worked in Japan and the Inner Mongolian region of China before joining the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London in 1998. He worked in the China Section and then served as First Secretary, Beijing, from 2000 to 2003, and Head of the Indonesia East Timor Section at the FCO from 2003 to 2005. Kerry Brown has been published in most major newspapers, commenting on China and Asia, including the New York Times, The Guardian, the Daily Telegraph, the Australian Financial Review, the Australian, the South China Morning Post, and the Financial Times. He has also been interviewed since 2006 by the BBC, Al Jazeera, CNN, Bloomberg, ABC and other outlets. He had undertaken consultancy for Mizuho Bank, BP, Oxford Analytica, Hakluyt, Tesco and other corporates. “Incumbents have changed, but the challenges facing the G20 members have not. Sluggish and unequal growth rates remain a persistent problem, as do high rates of youth unemployment. Things have improved, but not quickly enough, and inequality remains almost the same.” Quoted from his article in Beijing Review (June 22, 2017), “An Opportune Moment : The upcoming G20 Summit provides space for change.”




5. Thursday, 20 July, 2017 07:00pm - 09:00pm - DUAL Drinks - Hosted by Kings College London

 Do come down and join us for our monthly DUAL Drinks (3rd Thursday) at a venue with a great view! It will be a wonderful time to relax, catch up with old friends and meet new people! Kings College London will be hosting July's DUAL Drinks - come and meet their alums! 

Venue: Barnacles 70 Collyer Quay, Customs House. 
Cost: Cash Bar. Happy Hour. 
RSVP: Just Come! No need to RSVP! 
Contact: Questions: please email Hau Yee at 

6. Wednesday, 6th September, 6:45pm – 9:15pm – DUAL-NUSS – 21: Endless Connections Structured Networking Event with Linkked Founder and CEO Ms. Shazaf Moonis

Still attending boring networking events and getting nothing from them?

Join us for Linkked’s signature networking event to help you build authentic and lasting connections.  This event will be facilitated by Ms. Shazaf Moonis, founder and CEO of Linkked.  Attendees will get to be part of a unique experience which will help them engage, make real connections and build lasting relationships. Members of NUSS and DUAL are welcomed to attend with their spouse to enjoy an evening of fun and fulfilment with focused engagement and structured content.

Venue:  Suntec City Guild House, Function Rooms

              3 Temasek Boulevard (Tower 5)

              #02-401/402 Suntec City Mall

              Singapore 038983

 Cost:     NUSS / DUAL Member & Spouse:  $38

             Early bird rate till 7 Aug 2017:  $30


RSVP:   http://www.nuss.org.sg/news/21-endless-connections-2017

Light dinner and 2 complimentary drinks will be provided.

Full charges apply to cancellations made after 30 August 2017

Registration closes on 30 August 2017


For enquiries, please contact Delphina Tan at 6586 3774 or email delphinatan@nuss.org.sg


21: Endless Connections is an initiative by the Alumni Development & University Relations (ADUR) Sub-Committee in collaboration with the Distinguished Universities Alumni League (DUAL). The event aims to provide both NUSS and DUAL members the exclusive opportunity to connect and network with one another.


Linkked provides a trusted forum for working professionals to meet and get to know others. It utilizes core interpersonal skills to facilitate connections and build relationships professionally and personally through workshops, structured networking events and consultations. 

For more information, please visit http://www.getlinkked.com/.

Shazaf Moonis , CEO/Linkked

A graduate of Columbia University, Shazaf has extensive experience of human development, relationship dynamics and interpersonal skills building, across U.S and Asia. An international speaker, trainer and consultant, Shazaf has always been passionate about helping others succeed in their professional and personal lives. 

For more information, please visit http://www.getlinkked.com/about.html.



DUAL is the Distinguished Universities Alumni League, an umbrella organization comprising members from the following 20 alumni clubs - Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University/Cornell University Hoteliers, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Imperial College, INSEAD, King's College London, London Business School, London School of Economics, MIT, NUS MBA, Oxbridge Society, Princeton University, Stanford University, University of California - Berkeley, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale University