MEDIA CONTACT: Group Head, Communications, Asia/Pacific
Georgette Tan is Group Head, Communications for the Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa region at MasterCard. In this role, she is responsible for external and internal communications and corporate social responsibility throughout this region. Ms. Tan has worked to establish MasterCard as a thought leader by leading the development and promotion of MasterCard’s suite of research properties which serve as a benchmark for a myriad of economic, industry and consumer trends. In 2005, she helped launch an index that specifically measures women’s socio-economic advancement in the region.
Ms. Tan joined MasterCard in 2000. Over the years, she has driven numerous education and development programs to help empower women and children across the region. She was instrumental in launching MasterCard Purchase with Purpose™, a transactional philanthropy platform that provides MasterCard cardholders the opportunity to make a difference in the community. Prior to joining MasterCard, Ms. Tan worked at CNBC Asia, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the Singapore Tourist Promotion Board.
Ms. Tan currently serves on the Executive Committee of the National Committee for UN Women Singapore where she is co-founder for the award-winning Project Inspire initiative.
Ms. Tan is a graduate of the National University of Singapore. She is based in Singapore.
US$35000 to BURO Bangladesh will go towards providing business and financial literacy, and entrepreneurial training to 100,000 individuals in the country Tweet this: #MasterCard announces 1st CSR partnership in #Bangladesh: US$35000 to support biz training program by BURO Bangladesh http://bit.ly/1eOqSK4 Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 1,2013— In line with its commitment towards supporting communities and helping them build …
An industry first, MasterCard opens office in Bangladesh TWEET: #MasterCard expands footprint in #SouthAsia, committed to furthering #financialinclusion in #Bangladesh http://bit.ly/1gIQCdV Singapore, November 17, 2013 — MasterCard today announced the official opening of a local representative office in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The first in the industry to inaugurate an office in Bangladesh, MasterCard marked the occasion with an …
MasterCard & Mercy Corps Program Sees an Average 218% Increase in Participant Knowledge of Key Business and Financial Concepts Tweet this: News: #MasterCard adds US$25,000 to train #women entrepreneurs in rural #Myanmar http://bit.ly/18UnVlm Singapore, 5 November, 2013 – Women entrepreneurs will benefit from new funding to support business literacy initiatives in rural Myanmar, MasterCard announced today. The additional …
MasterCard, alongside the International Youth Foundation (IYF) and the Community Collective Society for Integrated Development (CCFID), has been providing entrepreneurship training to young men and women in Delhi and Mumbai through the Young Entrepreneurs program. Since its launch in April 2012, 720 young entrepreneurs have graduated from the program, most of whom now operate local …
Each year, as many as 12 million young people in India enter the labor market seeking jobs. However, the Indian economy only creates about one million new jobs in the formal sector every year. To respond directly to these challenges, MasterCard partnered with the International Youth Foundation and the Community Collective Society for Integrated Development …