AWARE’s “Saga” podcast: Conceptualisation, production, and challenges

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I am a huge fan of the “Saga” ( podcast, which documents the saga surrounding gender-equality group AWARE, the Association of Women for Action and Research. Themes from the 2009 saga, poignantly highlighted across the 12 episodes, are still relevant in 2021 Singapore. Because I am a podcast junkie, speaking with Kelly Leow and Jasmine Ng, writers and producers of “Saga”, was my chance to learn about how they conceptualised and produced the podcast as well as the many challenges they faced.

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My conversation with Kelly and Jasmine is part of our 2021 focus on civil society groups, efforts, and issues in Singapore ( The feature photo is by Ng Shi Wen.

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