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Aziza Sheerin

Managing Director - Asia, General Assembly

Singapore

Aziza leads the Singapore office for General Assembly. Founded in 2011 in NYC, General Assembly has 32 campuses across 4 continents, and was voted the World’s most innovative company in education by Fast Company. GA delivers education in some of today’s most in-demand skills in tech, data, and design.

Aziza joined GA as the first hire in Singapore in 2015, and is responsible for GA's market expansion and growth in Asia. In her role, she oversees P&L management, strategic partnerships, growth, and leading an awesome team. She leads GA's partnership efforts with the Singapore government and the broader tech ecosystem to bridge the tech talent gap here. Over 60,000 people have attended a course, workshop, or event since our Singapore launch.

Before GA, Aziza worked on market expansion in emerging markets in Asia and building partnerships with governments, international development organizations, and stakeholders invested in advancing education and economic growth in emerging Asian economies.

She is passionate about education and economic empowerment; and creating more opportunities in the tech industry for people of diverse backgrounds.

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How We Got There: Venture Capital

How We Got There: Venture Capital

We’ve assembled an expert panel of venture capitalists who have led investments in dozens of companies in the region, with a few exits under their belt.

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How We Got There: Sales Leaders - Driving Growth in Asia

How We Got There: Sales Leaders - Driving Growth in Asia

We’ve lined up a panel of women sales leaders who have built and led their regional sales teams to great heights and put to rest the males-and-sales stereotype.

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Zoom x GA | Zooming Ahead: Reinventing How We Work, Live and Play

Zoom x GA | Zooming Ahead: Reinventing How We Work, Live and Play

Join General Assembly and Raagulan Pathy, Head of Enterprise APACx at Zoom to learn more about Zoom’s future plans for this corner of the world and their impacts on our lives.

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Stripe x GA | Sky’s The Limit: Keys to Scaling A Startup Globally

Stripe x GA | Sky’s The Limit: Keys to Scaling A Startup Globally

Join General Assembly and Stripe as we dive into how you can scale your business model for the global market, and position yourself to conquer the world.

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Championing Equality: How Companies Can Support the LGBTQ+ Communities

Championing Equality: How Companies Can Support the LGBTQ+ Communities

Join our panel as we bring together key influencers and companies and discuss how you can pioneer diversity where you work, no matter what your position.

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2030 Movement:  Building Relationships in the Digital Age

2030 Movement: Building Relationships in the Digital Age

Join us as we discuss how building and maintaining relationships have evolved, the acceleration of virtual relationships in a pandemic and what the future holds for relationships.

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Digital Marketing Trends

Digital Marketing Trends

Because the digital marketing landscape is so vast it is hard to predict what trend is going to rule this year.

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Made In Singapore: Making a Social Impact

Made In Singapore: Making a Social Impact

Finding meaning in business is a complex endeavor and quite difficult to achieve in practice. Learn how innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainability, and social good fit together.

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Made In Singapore: Investing in the Next Big Idea

Made In Singapore: Investing in the Next Big Idea

Find out how the start-up ecosystem has evolved over the years, the industries that are and will be disrupted, how investors invest and when start-ups should seek investments.

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Making It Count: Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace

Making It Count: Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace

Our industry experts share with you the importance of mental health in the workplace in addition to what can be done in workplaces to support employees’ mental well-being.

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How to Get Funded: Map of the Money

How to Get Funded: Map of the Money

Arnaud Bonzom and Florian Cornu share on the coolest new tool in town for startups looking to raise funds in Singapore - Map of the Money 4.0.

Introduction to and Opportunities in the Singapore Tech Ecosystem

Introduction to and Opportunities in the Singapore Tech Ecosystem

This panel is tailored for anyone curious about the Singapore tech ecosystem, aspiring job-seekers, and newcomers to the tech scene here.

International Women's Day: How She Got There

International Women's Day: How She Got There

Hear from female leaders making progressive waves in your city, connect with your community, and make a personal pledge to #BeBoldForChange.

Wonder Women & Wine: Celebrating International Women's Day

Wonder Women & Wine: Celebrating International Women's Day

Join us to hear from female leaders making progressive waves in Singapore and to toast to the International Women’s Day over yummy treats and tasty drinks!

Fireside Chat with Richard Koh, CTO of Microsoft

Fireside Chat with Richard Koh, CTO of Microsoft

In this series of fireside chats, hear insights from amazing CTOs and learn how they juggle technology, teams, processes and culture.

Made in Singapore: Home-grown Tech Startups

Made in Singapore: Home-grown Tech Startups

General Assembly is bringing you the best Singapore entrepreneurs to discuss their experience with growing a business in Singapore and Asia.

Educating for the Age of Automation/AI

Educating for the Age of Automation/AI

How do we prepare students for jobs that don’t yet exist, using technologies that haven’t been invented, in order to solve problems we don’t yet know are problems?

Financing Your Startup

Financing Your Startup

By the end of the talk, you will be able to strategically think through, prepare for and launch the funding raising process, and be ready to raise a round.

GA x Cocoon Capital Present: Raising your First Round

GA x Cocoon Capital Present: Raising your First Round

Join us for a candid conversation with Michael as he discusses what to expect during the fundraising process.

Women in Industry: Building Inclusive Teams for Success

Women in Industry: Building Inclusive Teams for Success

Join General Assembly in bringing together leaders from major companies across our global network to discuss how together we can change this trend.

GA, Carousell and CRIB present: Women Who Lead

GA, Carousell and CRIB present: Women Who Lead

In the spirit of International Women’s Day, join General Assembly and Carousell and CRIB for an evening showcasing women.

How She Got There: Women Leaders in Tech

How She Got There: Women Leaders in Tech

We welcome leading business women for an evening of discussion on their journey to becoming a successful entrepreneur.

Made In Singapore:  How Startups  Are Driving The Country Forward

Made In Singapore: How Startups Are Driving The Country Forward

General Assembly is bringing you the best Singapore entrepreneurs to discuss their experience with growing a business in Singapore and Asia.

22nd Century Today Summit: Game Changers

22nd Century Today Summit: Game Changers

The summit brings together the world’s brilliant minds and untapped opportunities to stimulate conversation on what life is going to be like in the 22nd Century.

Creating Great Offline Experiences

Creating Great Offline Experiences

Learn how to make offline customer experience a key strategic advantage for your company or clients.

Intro to the Singapore Startup Community

Intro to the Singapore Startup Community

This is an orientation to help newcomers to the startup scene get acquainted with the exciting world of tech in Singapore.

Designing A Career You Love

Designing A Career You Love

What are the key differences between a job vs. a career? Join us with The Creative Group as we explore how to design a career with purpose and passion.

Building a Business People Love - The Liquid Courage Edition

Building a Business People Love - The Liquid Courage Edition

Delve into the complex and impressive world of food and beverage businesses in Singapore!

Fireside Chat with John O'Nolan, Founder & CEO, Ghost.org

Fireside Chat with John O'Nolan, Founder & CEO, Ghost.org

Join us for a conversation with Ghost.org's founder, John O'Nolan, on open source, publishing platforms, and why Ghost.org moved to Singapore

Meet the Influencers: Behind the Scenes of Lifestyle Blogging

Meet the Influencers: Behind the Scenes of Lifestyle Blogging

Join us for a special panel event with some of Singapore's most influential social media movers and shakers. You'll get all the inside scoop on how to make it as a top blogger!

Tech + Talk: Fireside Chat with Shaun Chong, CTO of Ninja Van

Tech + Talk: Fireside Chat with Shaun Chong, CTO of Ninja Van

In this series of fireside chats, hear insights from amazing CTOs and learn how they juggle technology, teams, processes and culture.

An Intro to the African Tech Ecosystem

An Intro to the African Tech Ecosystem

A panel of African startups will help you get acquainted with the exciting world of entrepreneurship in the region.

[MADE IN SINGAPORE] Future of Innovation + Government

[MADE IN SINGAPORE] Future of Innovation + Government

Public leaders with a vision for Singapore beyond SG51 discuss how an environment of innovation can be inspired in a huge public organization and our tech, design and digital indus

"Dream, Girl" Screening presented by GA + Equallet

"Dream, Girl" Screening presented by GA + Equallet

Dream, Girl is the documentary showcasing the stories of inspiring & ambitious female entrepreneurs. Join us for an exclusive screening with General Assembly - popcorn included!

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