Casting light on workplace depression

Business Times, Dec 2019 


Lianhe Zaobao, Dec 2016

晨光第一线: 静谧茶吧

Channel 8, Jun 2019 

Breaking Up the Boys' Club

Southeast Asia Globe, Apr 2020 

Who is Protecting Singapore's Sex Workers? 

Millennials of Asia, Mar 2020 


Causes: Safe spaces to do good

Straits Times, Jul 2018

Bounceback Queen

Her World Magazine, Aug 2016 (Pages 250-252) 

Meet the Disruptors: Anthea Ong 

The AlumNUS, Apr-Jun 2017/Issue#109

'I Live My Life' docudrama. 

Channel U, 24 Jan 2017

Welcomes begin in our backyards

Our Better World, Sep 2020 

Down and out, she finds herself. 

Sunday Times, Sep 2016

"Nothing really belongs to me, not even my story. Everything serves a larger purpose." 

From Banker to Social Entrepreneur 

NUSS The Ridge, Nov 2017

Mentally Health Workforce

Speaking Your Mind Project, NUS Medicine, Launcehd Jan 2020 

Social Conversations: Anthea Ong of Hush TeaBar

Lien Centre for Social Innovation, Aug 2018 

Minding the well-being of migrant workers

Business Times, Jul 2020  

Good Conversation with Anthea Ong 

The Good Movement,

10 Jul 2017

​​​Can we serve the world better, together? 

*Where I have shown up/will be showing up:

  • Speaker, NTU Student Leaders (Mar 2021)  
  • Keynote Speaker, Mental Health at Workplace, IHH Singapore Leaders, (Mar 2021) 
  • Panelist, Migrant Worker Issues, 24Asia Live Show (Mar 2021) 
  • ​Speaker, Heart to Health Talk, NUS Public Health Interest Group (Mar 2021) 
  • Guest Lecturer, Masters in Social Work, NUS (Mar 2021)
  • ​Panelist, Unreasonable Women, International Women's Day, Publicis (Mar 2021)
  • Keynote Speaker, SG Model United Nations (Mar 2021)
  • ​Delegate Member, Strategic India-Singapore Dialogue (Mar 2021)
  • ​Moderator, The Ground Speaks: Budget Conversations 2021, A Good Space (Feb 2021)
  • ​Panelist, Social Mobility and Income Inequality, Inconvenient Questions, NUS and NUS Society (Feb 2021)
  • ​Panelist, Public Health, Yale-NUS Diversity Week (Jan 2021) 
  • Clubhouse Speaker, Social Inequality, Southeast Asia Tech Club (Feb 2021)
  • Speaker, Mind the Grind, NTU (Jan 2021) 
  • Facilitator, 3rd CEO Breakfast Dialogue, WorkWell Leaders Workgroup (Dec 2020) 
  • Guest of Honour, International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, Samaritans of Singapore (Nov 2020)  
  • Speaker, Mindfulness, Dhamma Assembly For Young Working Adults (Nov 2020) 
  • Keynote Speaker, Global Service Day, McKinsey Singapore (Nov 2020) 
  • Keynote Speaker, Global Inclusion Day, 3M Singapore (Nov 2020)
  • Guest Lecturer, Global Policy, Nanyang Technological University (Oct 2020) 
  • Keynote Speaker, Emotional Wellbeing LIVE! Day, Community Business Asia (Oct 2020) 
  • Guest Lecturer, Resilience in People Sector, Murdoch Executive Masters Programme (Oct 2020) 
  • Speaker, World Mental Health Day, Nomura Singapore (Oct 2020) 
  • Keynote Speaker, Wellbeing@Work Conference, Future of Work Insights (Sep 2020) 
  • Closing Keynote Speaker, Advancing Brain Health at the Workplace, 4th One Mind at Work Global Forum (Sep 2020)
  • Panelist, Advancing Women Social Entrepreneurs in ASEAN, Ashoka (Aug 2020) 
  • ​Guest of Honour, Mental Health, National University of Singapore Public Health Interest Group (Augl 2020) 
  • Speaker, Fireside Chat, Apple Asia Pacific (Jul 2020)
  • Facilitator, 2nd CEOs Breakfast Dialogue, WorkWell Leaders Workgroup (Jul 2020) 
  • ​Keynote Speaker, Mental Health is Workforce Health, Bridgestone Asia Pacific (Jul 2020) 
  • Panelist, Mind Matters, Empowerment Fireside Chat, Nanyang Technological University Student Union (Jul 2020) 
  • Keynote Speaker, Mental Wellbeing: Important Now and Always, Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (Jul 2020) 
  • Panelist, Migrant Workers, Coffee for Change Conversations, Ashoka Singapore & Malaysia (Jun 2020) 
  • ​Guest of Honour, Harmony Raya Conference, PPIS Muslim Women's Association (Jun 2020) 
  • Keynote Speaker, Shine the light on Mental Health, Singapore Academy of Law and Singapore Corporate Counsels Association (Jun 2020) 
  • Keynote Speaker, Mental Health is Workforce Health, HR COP, National University of Singapore Society (Jun 2020) 
  • Panelist, Mental Wellbeing in COVID-19, American Chamber of Commerce (Jun 2020) 
  • ​Panelist, Mental Health, Women in Asia (May 2020) 
  • Keynote Speaker, Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific Regional Conference (May 2020) 
  • Speaker, Asia HR Council by Conference Board (Apr 2020)
  • Panelist, Singapore Policy Journal, Harvard Kennedy Club (Apr 2020)
  • Panelist, WWF Earth Hour 2020 (Mar2020) 
  • Speaker, PODEX Flourish 2020 (Jan 2020) 
  • Participant, 68th Westminster Seminar for Parliamentarians, London (Nov 2019) 
  • Guest of Honour, Making Change Real, Mother Earth Toastmasters Club (Nov 2019) 
  • Facilitator/Participant, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (Nov 2019)
  • Panelist, Pre-COP25 Workshop - Eco-Anxiety Session, NUS Energy Studies Institute and Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Law  (Oct 2019) 
  • Panelist, Migrant Worker Community Discussion (Oct 2019) 
  • Panelist, Make Care Count, Aware x A Good Space (Oct 2019)
  • ​Guest of Honour, PSALT Care Charity Golf & Dinner (Oct 2019)
  • Judge, SSI Ace Capstone Action Learning Project Presentation (Oct 2019) 
  • Keynote Speaker, Gotong Royong X, School of the Arts (Oct 2019) 
  • Moderator, Keynote Dialogue, Samaritans of Singapore Conference (Sep 2019)
  • Guest of Honour, Arts Therapists Association Exhibition (Sep 2019)
  • Speaker, Social Enterprise Series, NLB (Aug 2019) 
  • Guest of Honour, NUS Temasek Foundation Learn Service Learning Workshop for ASEAN Scholars, 
  • Guest of Honour, Asian Humanist Conference (Jul 2019) 
  • Moderator, Temasek Ecosperity Dinner with Sir Robert Swan (Jun 2019) 
  • ​Guest of Honour: Shan You "Let's Talk Depression" (May 2019) 
  • Keynote Speaker, Mercer Healthy Body=Healthy Mind (May 2019) 
  • Speaker, National Library Board (Apr 2019) 
  • Panelist, Learning Forum on Homelessness (Apr 2019) 
  • Guest of Honour, The 4th Hypnosis Conference (Mar 2019)
  • Moderator: Celebrate Women & Diversity (Mar 2019) 
  • Guest of Honour: Racefor7, Rare Disorder Society of Singapore (Mar 2019)
  • Keynote, Credit Suisse International Women's Day (Mar 2019) 
  • Speaker, Global Community Impact Awards, Johnson & Johnson (Feb 2019) 
  • Speaker, Singapore Mental Health Conference (Jan 2019) 
  • Speaker, European Union Ambassador's Event on Human Rights (Dec 2018)
  • Speaker, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights Forum (Dec 2018)
  • Speaker, 1st Global Mental Health Advocates Summit (Oct 2018) 
  • Keynote, Schroders Investment Singapore (Oct 2018)  
  • Keynote, CAPTISS, College of Alice & Peter Tan, NUS (Sep 2018)
  • Speaker, Dow Chemicals Asia Pacific's First Inclusion Forum (Sep 2018)
  • Keynote, Special Needs Education Conference for Polytechnics (Sep 2018)
  • Speaker, Civic Participation & Public Engagement, Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs, US State Department (Aug 2018), Kuala Lumpur
  • Speaker, 1st Campus Party Asia (Jul 2018)
  • Speaker, Danone Global Leaders Meeting (Jun 2018)
  • Speaker, Hush Dare to Share, about Care (May 2018)
  • Speaker, Be Inspired Speaker Series, A Good Space (May 2018)
  • Moderator, Youth For Good 2018 (May 2018)
  • Speaker, NVPC Groundup Projects (April 2018)
  • Panelist, Women Empowerment Workshop, Leadership on the Edge Antarctica Expedition (Mar 2018) 
  • Speaker, Accenture Asia Pacific (Feb 2018)
  • Speaker, Abbot Nutrition (Feb 2018)
  • Speaker, MOE South 1 Cluster Leader's Retreat (Nov 2017)
  • Speaker, Happiness Festival (Nov 2017)
  • Upcoming: Speaker, MetLife Innovation Centre (Nov 2017) 
  • Facilitator, Young Southeast Asian Leaders by US State Dept (Oct 2017)
  • Speaker, Singapore Management University (Sep 2017) 
  • Speaker, Singapore Polytechnic (Aug 2017)
  • Speaker, St Joseph's Institution (July 2017)
  • Speaker, LadyBoss Asia (Jul 2017)
  • Speaker, Happiness Circle (Jul 2017)
  • Speaker, Credit Suisse Singapore (Jun 2017)
  • Keynote Speaker, The Social Oven, NUS Entrepreneurship Society (May 2017)
  • Guest-of-Honour, Speech Day, Cedar Girls Secondary School (Apr 2017)
  • Speaker, Innovation Conference 2017, Ministry of Education (Mar 2017)
  • Speaker, DesignTrails, Design Week 2017 (Mar 2017)
  • ​Speaker, Charting Her Own Path, UN Women Singapore & Our Better World (Feb 2017)
  • Facilitator, Expert Futures Panel, National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (Feb 2017)
  • ​Speaker, School of Business Management, Nanyang Polytechnic (Feb 2017)
  • Speaker, Young Southeast Asian Leaders, US Embassy Singapore (Dec 2016)
  • Speaker, Heroes Seminar, Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Nov 2016)
  • Speaker, SG100 Young Leaders Programme, National Youth Council (Oct 2016)
  • ​Speaker, Raise the Bar, Backstage Pass, Peatix (Oct 2016)
  • Speaker, Women in LinkedIn, LinkedIn Asia Pacific (Mar 2015)

The Silent Remedy: Q&A with Anthea Ong

LadyBoss Asia, Jun 2017

My Story. My Calling. 

Yoga Journal Singapore, 

Aug 2017

Anthea Ong: The Woman Who Lived. 

High Net Worth, Mar 2018

Hush Now, Have A Cuppa and Reflect.

Straits Times, Apr 2016 

Hush, No Talking In This Bar. 

Straits Times, Dec 2014

Between Sunset and Sunrise by Anthea Ong 
​​Singapore International Festival for Arts, Open Homes (bakchormeeboy)

Aug 2017

#Takeback2050: 15 Singaporeans Speak  

SG Climate Rally, Sep 2020 

Talking to a Silent Mover

Womentalk TV, Sep 2016

Anthea Indira Ong

Urbanites Sit To Savour At This Bar 

Straits Times,  Jun2016 

Can The Deaf Help Us Listen Better? 

Channel NewsAsia,

23 Apr 2017

Singapore Women's Weekly, Mar 2019 

​​​Let's have a cuppa if you would like to have a conversation about any of the following: 

  • ​Sharing my learnings in life, work and world with your employees and groups (speaker, panelist, moderator, board/council member....)*. 
  • Coaching (1-1 life/executive coaching, group coaching, mindful leadership coaching, startup business coaching)
  • Innovation and strategy consulting, facilitation, workshops for small and large groups
  • Private and corporate yoga/meditation/reiki sessions
  • Partnerships of possibilities for our movements of love (WIMBY, WorkWell Leaders Workgroup, Hush, A Good Space, Our Tree Stories,  Playground of Joy, Project Yoga-on-Wheels....) 

You can find a typical one-pager profile here

And know me a little more, if you like, from some of my sharings on your right, told by the kind folks of Straits Times, Channel NewsAsia, Lianhe Zaobao, ChannelU, Womentalk etc. 

I love hellos, hear from you soon! 

"A conversation is about 'changing together'.

For a better world." 


Shin MIn Daily News, Apr 2018


Anthea Ong 

Zalora, 21 Feb 2017

Weekend Interview:
​Anthea Ong

The Business Times, 23 May 2017

Interview: Anthea Ong of Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA)’s ‘Open Homes’
​​Singapore International Festival for Arts, Open Homes (Blogcritics)

Aug 2017

Migrant workers get more mental health support 

The New Paper, Jul 2020 

Top 10 Women 2019 



Shinmin Daily News, Jan 2019

Shin MIn Daily News, Apr 2018

Top 20 Inspiring Women of Singapore
​​Singapore Women's Weekly

Oct 2017

Cedar Girls' Secondary 60th Anniversary ​Commemorative Book, Sep 2017