OTTAWA,April 05, 2018 – betterU Education Corp. (TSX-V:BTRU) (FRANKFURT:5OGA), (the “Corporation” or “betterU”), is pleased to announce that on April 13th 2018, Brad Loiselle, CEO of betterU, along with 15 other global leaders were invited to speak at the HT-Mint Asia Leadership Summit in Singapore. The Leadership Summit’s theme, The Road Ahead for Asia, will dive into the speakers’ viewpoints on future opportunities and advancements of the Asian markets, and will include active participation from over 300 invited leaders from industry, government, academia and world influencers.
Over the years, this event has included some of the world’s most well-known thought leaders and influences such as Nobel Peace Prize Winner His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the 43rd President of the United States George W. Bush, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron, current Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, Nobel Peace Prize Winner and 45th Vice President of the United States Al Gore, Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Hollywood Actress Nicole Kidman. The knowledge, experience, and impact of such past HT Leadership Summits has created positive advancements in the world and this year will be no different. The highlighted 2018 speakers include:
- Hon. Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, Tharman Shanmugaratnam;
- Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, The RT. Hon. Tony Blair;
- Chairman of Tata Sons, Natarajan Chandrasekaran;
- MP, Indian National Congress, Jyotiraditya Scindia;
- CEO of betterU Education Corporation, Brad Loiselle;
- Former Indian Cricket Captain, Sachin Tendulkar;
- Chief Executive Officer International of Singtel, Arthur Lang;
- Founder of the Isha Foundation, Sadhguru;
- Actor and Producer, Aamir Khan;
- Executive Chairman YCH Group, Dr. Robert Yap;
- National University of Singapore, Prof. Wang Gungwu;
- Former Foreign Secretary of India, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar;
- National General Secretary, Janata Dal (United), Pavan K Varma;
- National General Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party, Ram Madhav;
- Hon. Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Nara Chandrababu Naidu; and
- Hon, Minister of Road Transport, Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, India, Nitin Gadkari.
The 21st century has been dubbed the ‘Asian Century.’ Riding the crest of seemingly unstoppable growth, Asia’s rise has captured the popular imagination for three decades. By measures including gross domestic product, trade volumes, technological prowess and military capabilities, Asia has emerged as the world’s third pillar, of which Singapore, India and China are the success hotspots and power base.
“I am thrilled and honored to be counted amongst such a wonderful roster of speakers and to have the opportunity to bring forth my views on such important topics. India has the potential to be one of the world’s economic leaders and I look forward to my panel discussion on the Opportunities in the Emerging Business Ecosystems,” said Brad Loiselle, CEO of betterU.
betterU, a global education to employment platform, aims to provide access to quality education from around the world to foster growth and opportunity to those who want to better their lives. The company plans to bridge the prevailing gap in the education and job industry and enhance the lives of its prospective learners by developing an integrated education-to-employment ecosystem. betterU’s offerings can be categorized into several broad functions: to complement school programs with flexible KG-12 programs preparing children for next stage of education, to provide access to global educational opportunities from leading educators, to foster an exceptional educational environment by providing befitting skills that lead to a better career, to bridge the gap between one’s existing education and prospective job requirement by training them and lastly, to connect the end user to various job opportunities.
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On behalf of the Board of Director,
betterU Education Corp.
Brad Loiselle, CEO