• Page Views 3261
  • marie-claireVANCOUVER, Canada (July 17, 2014) – Vancouver will be one of the luckiest cities in the world to hold the launching of Amazon’s No. 1 Rated book on Parenting and Adult-Child relationships. Marie Claire Lim Moore, author of “Don’t Forget the Soap” will be launching and signing her book at Chapters Metrotown in Burnaby on August 6th, 2014 and on Au­gust 7th at the Book Warehouse in Vancouver. These launchings follow similar events held in New York, Manila and Singapore re­cently.

    However, the Vancouver events will be special to Claire as she was born and spent her ear­ly years here. This event will be an opportunity to meet a highly accomplished Filipina who has established herself as a woman leader in the world of banking and as a successful author. The follow­ing contain excerpts from a review published about the author and her book.

    About the Book “Don’t Forget the Soap” is a heart warming family memoir through which Marie Claire (“Claire”) Lim Moore shares tips about find­ing balance between career and motherhood, having gratitude and giving back. The book describes how a combination of her Filipino upbringing, her United Nations exposure, Ivy League education and reminders from her mother, helped this Global Filipina banking executive able to climb the corpo­rate ladder while keeping her feet on the ground. In “Don’t Forget the Soap,” Claire shares how she was able to travel and work around the world as part of her job, while raising her children, participate in Filipino community fund-raising activities and write. She gains rec­ognition for all her achievements while being able to keep her ego in place and her heart at home, something that is almost impos­sible to accomplish these days if not for the secrets that she is shar­ing through her book.

    About the Marie Claire Lim Moore Marie Claire Lim Moore is a Filipina-Canadian­American working mother and author. After spend­ing the early part of her childhood in Vancouver, Claire moved to New York City and attended the United Nations International School. She went on to study at Yale where she obtained her Executive MBA Degree. Armed with high level education from such an internationlly recognized institution, Claire climbed the corporate ladder at Citibank and trav­eled around the world. She met her husband, Alex, while working in Sao Paulo, Brazil and they married in Manila, Philippines shortly before settling in Sin­gapore where they now work and live. Claire is now a Mom to Carlos and Isabel (and expecting her third child later this year)

    By Manny Masongsong
    Notes about the author
    Manny Masongsong is the Chairman and former CEO of Basilica Software Corporation of Vancou­ver, developer of the software being used by various companies including the giant SM Group of Com­panies and other organizations to manage their IT operations. Manny has known the Lim family since moving to Vancouver from Toronto in the early 80’s and was associated with Didi through the Philippine HELP Foundation for which he was elected presi­dent after Didi and family left for New York City.

     

    Share

    Leave a Reply

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 21 July 2017
      22 hours ago No comment

      Brillante Mendoza to direct Duterte’s SONA anew

      Award-winning filmmaker Brillante Mendoza will be directing President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address again. Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar in a radio interview confirmed that Mendoza will direct Duterte’s second SONA on Monday. He said the filmmaker also showed interest to be behind the production team of ...

    • 21 July 2017
      23 hours ago No comment

      Fil-Am shatters 200-m mark in Asian tourney

      FIL-AMERICAN Trenten Beram broke the national record for the second time during the final day of the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship in Bhubaneswar, India. The Cebu-born Beram surpassed his own Philippine record in the 200 meters set during the 2016 PATAFA Weekly Relays. In the finals of the Asian ...

    • 19 July 2017
      3 days ago No comment

      Mable Elmore appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Poverty Reduction in B.C. NDP government

      Canadian Filipino politician Mable Elmore has been named as Parliamentary Secretary for Poverty Reduction in the B.C. NDP government that has taken over the provincial government. Elmore and her colleagues in the Cabinet were sworn into office July 18 together with New Democrat Premier John Horgan. Elmore was re-elected ...

    • 19 July 2017
      3 days ago No comment

      Mindanao martial law nears 60-day legal limit

      It will be up for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte whether or not to extend martial law in the southern region of Mindanao. Martial law in Mindanao was declared by Duterte on May 23 after clashes broke out in Marawi City between government security forces and Islamic militants that include ...

    • 18 July 2017
      4 days ago No comment

      JUAN ON JUAN Const. Prince Carino

      To serve the country and the community is every girl and boys first dream. Children often tell you that they would like to be doctor, a teacher, a nurse, a firefighter, or a policeman if you ask them what they want to be when they grow up.  The call ...

    %d bloggers like this: