“What was powerful about her talk was her beliefs and how she came through her personal trials by relentlessly working on her craft. I wished it could have been longer!” 
-Boon Leong, lecturer 


“Your talk had really motivated the members, was enjoyed by the members and best of all, we admire your youthfulness.Thank you very much for the excellent talk.”

-Datuk Tan Yew Lim, president of Rotary Club Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia


“I like the sincerity in her speech presentation. Most importantly, Karen’s speech has really inspired me to take action!”

-Michael Mutu , president of Api-Api Toastmasters of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia  


“Having listened to Karen’s inspiring and youthful speech, it encourages me to explore my new passions after having worked in engineering fields over the years. Thank you, Karen !”

– Vincent Lee, professional engineer


“Amazing! It’s courageous of you to tell the world about what was once your weaknesses which could turn out to be a source of strength for some else’s life. An amazing real life story from an ordinary person that revives a life that has given up all hope. Thank you for sharing your story!”

-Frances Yong, Working Professional


“It was definitely inspirational to be able to listen to someone who has achieved so much at such a young age.”

-Sean Teo, Banking and finance student, Nanyang Technological University  


“I couldn’t be any more thankful to be part of that seminar. Karen is a very insightful speaker. I wish to be working closely with her in the future!”

-Kaye Garcia, international marketing consultant 


“Amazing Speaker Who Uses Her Life Experience To Motivate Us To Strive Hard And Overcome Obstacles!”

-Winnee Raplin, Working Professional 


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Karen Foo

Trader | Financial Trainer | Author

Karen Foo is actively involved in speaking at various financial conferences, seminars, expos, workshops and publicly-held events in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand & Vietnam. She has shared the stage with top investment gurus and CEOs at the various conferences she has spoken at. She is also a TEDx speaker.

Having overcome numerous setbacks in her life, she has gone on to inspire hundreds and thousands of youths, working executives and leaders of various companies with her stories.

Being labelled as the “quietest student and underachiever” throughout her life, she went on to win numerous awards in public speaking contests, traders awards, academic awards & scholarships.

She graduated with a business degree specializing in banking and finance from Nanyang Technological University where she was listed as a featured alumnus. She was also nominated for NTU’s social responsibility gold medal award for her various contributions to charity. While in university, she was already interviewed by Singapore’s national TV, Channel News Asia as a young investor.

She is also the contest judge for numerous public speaking contests held around Singapore, ranging from club level to National level contests. She also represented her university 2 times at a national public speaking competition.

She was also featured in TV, radio, magazines and documentaries for her academic & career achievements. She has also written financial articles for her university newspaper and Singapore’s popular news platform, The Strait Times.

She was voted as the “Best Trading Guru in Singapore” by Traders Awards 2019 and accumulated over 260,000 subscribers on Youtube where she shares trading & investing tips with her followers from over 30 countries. She was also given the “Top Popular Analyst in Asia” award by Wikiexpo.

Karen represented her university in a trading competition and managed to rank #1 in a Singapore nationwide Forex trading competition, competing with over 200 traders from NUS, NTU, SIM, SMU & the 5 polytechnics based in Singapore. She was also ranked 10th in a contest organized by FX Street, competing with over 3000 traders from over 20 countries. She was also ranked top 3 in other Asian trading contests.

She is the author of “Fundamentals of Currency Trading”. Her wide range of experience has also led her to co-author a book, “Turning Ideas into Profit” with 10 other experts and professional speakers. Karen is also a contributing author of an investment book titled “Your Cash Moves”, where all the proceeds are donated to the Singapore Children’s Cancer Foundation.

She was also a former committee member of Association of Professional Trainers Singapore.

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