Kate Jackson

Kate is an Institute of Leadership & Management accredited training provider and the Director, Lead Consultant and Trainer at Andragogy, a company she founded on the principles of adult learning and for the long-life learning sector.

Kate has both proven corporate and social development experience. By linking her professional and personal passions she went on to work for KPMG Thailand, Pfizer and Centara Hotel & Resorts, before gaining clients such as Colgate Palmolive, Jaymart & David Yurman amongst others and she is a guest lecturer at Leeds University UK. Kate continues to disrupt the training & Learning & Development field with passion and energy, and most recently has been selected by Airbus to be their Asia Pacific regional training partner. She provides certified Train the Trainer courses and she analyses, designs and facilitates communications training; business English programs, customer service workshops, and leadership & communications coaching for a variety of clients across Asia, from MNCs through to small SMEs, from illiterate learners through to C-suite. Kate has been based in Thailand for 16 years and holds a BA Hons in Youth Work & Non-formal Education, Masters in Education, DTLLLS (Diploma in Teaching in Long-life Learning Sector, UK).





Anita Barot

Anita is a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist that provides psychotherapy in Singapore and worldwide via skype. She has more than 10 years of experience helping children, adults, couples, and families to communicate better, to resolve conflict, and to overcome challenges in their personal and professional lives. With compassion, empathy, and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain their personal growth goals they are committed to accomplishing.

Anita has expanded her services to conducting workshops on Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Development, and Stress Management for women, corporates, and parents. Anita received her Masters of Counseling at California Institute of Integral Studies (San Francisco, CA, USA) which draws upon the major traditions of the East and West

To learn more about Anita, please visit www.lotustherapy.com and she can be reached at info@lotustherapy.com.


Caterina Meloni

Caterina brings 15 years of international experience working for private sector and development finance institutions on women’s economic empowerment, inclusive finance, and entrepreneurship development. She has worked for leading funders, such as the World Bank, IFC, EBRD, DFID, as well as development consultancies to implement projects on the ground. From microfinance and then SME finance, she found her niche and passion as she began focusing on gender finance and women-owned SMEs in 2008.

In 2015 she founded Connecting Founders, a Bangkok-based organization focused on supporting and promoting women-owned businesses in Southeast Asia. As part of this work, she launched and runs the Women in Business Southeast Asia series, a business platform that provides learning and networking opportunities for young women entrepreneurs and professionals through training and mentoring by accomplished founders and businesswomen.

Follow her work on www.connectingfounders.com