Melinda, Lim, Director of Schools , ACE Ed-Venture & Principal, Sri Emas International School
Group Chief Academic Officer and Director, ACE Ed-Venture Group, Malaysia
An engineer by training, she has been teaching Chemistry and Mathematics in Singapore and Malaysia for over 26 years. Her fun, unique yet effective delivery of STEM subjects allows experiential learning to take place beyond classrooms and textbooks, while ensuring excellent academic results. Alongside her sister Anne, Melinda runs 2 international schools in the ACE Ed-Venture Group.
Melinda is the guiding force behind ChemCaper, the first Chemistry role-playing game in the world. Designed and built together with her team of teachers at the ACE Ed-Venture schools, the game teaches the subject’s fundamental concepts to students aged 10 – 14 years old, and beyond. Recognised internationally even before its official launch in 2016, ChemCaper is a multi-award winning EdTech franchise disrupting how education is delivered in the 21st Century.
In Sept 2017, Melinda was selected from among over 1500 entrepreneurs from 13 countries to become a member of the Endeavor; a global organization that selects, mentors, accelerates high-impact entrepreneurs and empowers its members through a network of resources, consultation and funding in 30 countries.