The Committee

Eunice Olsen

Eunice Olsen Media

Recognised for her work in the media across Asia, as a former Nominated Member of Parliament in Singapore who served two terms, a renowned speaker/host, and advocate for women’s empowerment.

A Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum, she was also conferred the ASEAN and Singapore Youth Awards.

She has since founded Eunice Olsen Media, which focusses on social impact storytelling and through that, helps organisations to strengthen and communicate their brand position in the areas of sustainability. She’s also the creator of, a program that celebrates extraordinary everyday women. In its debut season, it was nominated for an International Emmy Award (Digital Non-Fiction), and more recently awarded an Official Selection for Best Web Series at the Raindance Film Festival.

Since winning Miss Singapore Universe in 2000, she’s hosted many TV shows for Mediacorp Singapore such as Wheel of Fortune, FRONT, Arena, U Are the One and Rouge, an award nominated women’s talk show. She has worked in regional television on AXN’s lifestyle show “The Duke” and made her acting debut in “Red Thread”, Channel 5’s long form English drama and also acted in Chinese drama serials. In 2019, she presented BECOMING SINGAPORE, a documentary on Channel News Asia.

She was brand ambassador for Lancôme, Nescafe, Motorola, Blackberry, Shell, Physiogel and Redken.

Her involvement in film production includes Ghost on Air (2012), Red Numbers (2013), and 3.50 (2013), the first Singapore/Cambodia production, which she co-produced and acted in that explores the sex trafficking industry.

An accomplished pianist, she cut a bossa nova album in Korea entitled “Believe” in 2014.

Eunice has spoken globally on a wide range of topics from women’s empowerment, leadership, resilience, and various advocacy issues. Highlights include: Keynote speaker at the Cartier Women’s Awards, and speaking engagements at Harvard, the UN, Google, Twitter, National University of Singapore, Singapore Management University, INSEAD, and Indian Institute of Management.

She is actively involved with non-profit and philanthropic causes, namely, the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Singapore. Olsen has multiple ongoing humanitarian projects in Cambodia ranging from Project Precious, a menstrual hygiene management education program and educational video, to building sanitation for schools and evicted communities.

In 2017, Olsen was appointed as a strategic advisor to Space for Humanity, a US based non-profit with a stated mission to send 10,000 diverse humans to space within the next ten years.

A media and communications consultant trainer, she’s coached youth, corporates, and senior civil servants.

In 2018, Eunice published her first children’s book ‘I’m a Girl. See what I can be!’, a series of poems inspired by the lives of women she’s interviewed on WomenTalk. The production of the book was made possible through a successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo and exceeded expectations by raising 125% of the targeted amount. The book brings together women’s empowerment and special needs, two causes that are really close to her heart.

Eunice has been playing the piano since the age of three, performing from the age of 5, but really enjoys playing for her family and friends. She believes it’s the little things we do together that make the bigger difference.