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Authentic Voices: An Interview with Acclaimed Author Selina Siak Chin Yoke

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What do the Israelites, the Terminator and Lord of the Rings have in common?

The answer is that they all tell the story of ‘the hero’s journey’ – a story that contains the ups and downs of an endearing character (Moses, Sarah Connor, Bilbo Baggins) who answers the call for adventure, overcomes danger and returns home transformed and triumphant.

We are fascinated by people who have the courage, determination and perseverance to face hardship and come out on top. That is the foundation of the greatest stories ever told, stories that are based on ‘the hero’s journey’.

How would you like to meet a real person who has travelled that journey and is here to tell its tale?

On the evening of the 27th of June, we will be doing just that. We are delighted to introduce to you a woman who, at a young age, was uprooted from her home in Malaysia to come to the UK on her own. She then pursued a PhD in Theoretical Physics against her father’s will to work as a scientist at Oxford. Later on, answering the call of the City, she moved into finance, initially as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and later as a trader there. When she was dealt a blow by mother nature in the form of breast cancer, she fought the illness bravely to overcome it and become a story teller.

Selina is now a renowned fiction writer, with two novels under her belt and another one in the works.

Come to hear Selina’s story, hear how she found the courage to confront her traditional upbringing and forge her own path, how she unconventionally switched careers from science to finance, and how she triumphantly rebuked cancer and found herself in the shoes of an author.

Selina will inspire you to take your own plunge and do what you’ve been dreaming of doing yet have not found the courage to do. She will move you to take a long-lens approach to your life so that you don’t live a life of regrets. She will recalibrate your priorities so that you too can get the most out of your life.

This and more is what you can expect to hear from Selina Siak Chin Yoke, a woman who describes herself as a feminist, a political activist and a storyteller.

JOIN US FOR AN EVENING OF INSPIRATION AS RINA GOLDENBERG LYNCH INTERVIEWS THIS MULTI-TALENTED SCIENTIST, BANKER AND NOW CELEBRATED AUTHOR.

Enjoy drinks & canapes from hosts Reed Smith in their fabulous offices near Liverpool Street Station.

LIMITED CAPACITY, ALLOCATED ON A FIRST-COME-FIRST-SERVE BASIS.


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