Wendy Low and Terence Soon are the newly appointed Heads of the Progress Singapore Party’s new Women’s and Youth Wings, respectively. In Part 2 of this interview, they discuss how they can make a difference in an environment which is incredibly unfair and restrictive towards opposition politicians. Terence talks about the Youth Wing and its relationship to the party as a whole. Both then discuss the challenges to creating a more diverse PSP, especially with regard to women and youth.

Click here to listen to part one of this interview.

Thum Ping Tjin

Thum Ping Tjin (“PJ”) is Managing Director of New Naratif and founding director of Project Southeast Asia, an interdisciplinary research centre on Southeast Asia at the University of Oxford. A Rhodes Scholar, Commonwealth Scholar, Olympic athlete, and the only Singaporean to swim the English Channel, his work centres on Southeast Asian governance and politics. His most recent work is Living with Myths in Singapore (Ethos: 2017, co-edited with Loh Kah Seng and Jack Chia). He is creator of “The History of Singapore” podcast, available on iTunes. Reach him at pingtjin.thum@newnaratif.com.