#12 - Designing Mentorship Experiences

Jun 23, 2022, 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM

Design is all about community and giving back. Join us for a session to learn about mentorship from both the perspective of a mentee and mentor within Singapore.

About this event

🗓 When & Where

Thursday, Jund 23rd, 2022 at 7:30PM


⛳️ What

Curious about how designers approach others for mentorship relationships? Or maybe you're looking into starting to mentor someone and don't know where to start? Listen to Wenshu, Andrew, and Liying as they speak about the ups and downs of mentorship from both the perspective of a mentee and mentor, and how you may start to benefit from either role.  

😎 Speakers

Wenshu Kwek

Senior Product Designer at Shopify

Wenshu is a senior product designer at Shopify with a background in industrial design. He helps reduce risk in product development and solve tricky problems with elegant and thoughtful solutions. He works best in cross-functional teams and spent 7 years building B2C and B2B products and teams.

Andrew Chen

Product Designer at Meta

Andrew is a product designer based in London, working as a Product Designer at Meta. His career started in Singapore, where he was previously a Product Designer at Grab. With a background in digital animation, he marries his love for animation with product design to help amplify the stories and needs of his users to create experiences they love.

Since 2019, he has volunteered with Hatch to help mentor their UI/UX learners.

Liying Choo

Chief Operating Officer at Hatch

Li Ying is the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Hatch. She heads key partnerships, manages the team, and ensures smooth delivery in the programs. She sees the potential in every individual and believes that given the right resources and environment, any individual can grow to their fullest potential. With the belief that magic is created through collaboration, she strives to empower others to develop and grow, thus continuing this cycle of giving back to the community.


About Friends of Figma, Singapore

Friends of Figma, Singapore or FOF Singapore is one of the official user groups of Figma.

The group is run by Figma Community Advocates based in Singapore, as a way to bring folks together for meetups, sharing sessions, to discuss topics related to Figma and the field of product design. We believe in open design and providing resources and access to everyone to facilitate learning and contribute to the local, regional as well as global design community.


Join the community at: https://friends.figma.com/singapore

If you're interested in hosting an event, join us as co-organiser or just have feedback or a topic you'd like us to address, feel free to reach out to us at figma.singapore@gmail.com

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Code of Conduct

Please read Figma Community Code of Conduct here: https://www.figma.com/code-of-conduct


Screenshots and Video Consent

We may take photos (screenshots) and videos during the event for the Figma Meetup group. By coming to the virtual meetup, you give consent to take pictures and videos of you.

The event will be recorded and uploaded to YouTube and reshared to the community afterwards.


  • Liying Choo


    Chief Operating Officer

  • Andrew Chen


    Product Designer

  • Wenshu Kwek


    Senior Product Designer



Thursday, June 23, 2022
11:30 AM – 12:45 PM UTC


Talk by Wenshu from Shopify
Talk by Andrew from Meta
Talk by Liying from Hatch


  • Kloey Y.

    Figma Community Advocate

  • Samantha Lee


    Product Design Lead

  • Kyle Wu Zhuoyi

    Figma Community Advocate

  • Stewart Huang


    Figma Community Advocate

  • Qi Jie Lim

    Figma Community Advocate


    Figma Community Advocate

  • Billy Aw

    Figma Community Advocate

  • Steve Wang

    OCBC Bank

    Figma Community Advocate

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