Deborah Debbie is a singer/songwriter and published poet,
Debbie is a singer/songwriter and published poet, with two original solo albums,#DeborahMagician and #DeborahInspired, and two singles, anonymous People and Stars in My eyes in 2020. her music is distributed by CDBaby and Bentley Records
She is often an invited guest speaker and panelist on a number of HR/women empowerment events, and radio/TV interviews, sharing her views on talent and social issues.
Debbie Mannas is a versatile HR leader and strategist with over 17 years in multi-disciplinary HR leadership positions. She has significant achievements in building high performing teams, leading global and regional HR teams, and designing and executing great learning experiences.
Debbie is an early adopter of gamification, with years of embedding its philosophies into performance management and experiential learning programs. She is currently designing and deploying transformational learning strategies for re-skilling and upskilling employees across Asia to face the demands of the Digital Enterprise.
On the CSV front, Debbie chairs Sun Life Asia's DE&I Council. She has worked with multiple NGOs over the years. For example, as Mentor 2016/17 with The Women's Foundation, as part of the Community Business Leadership team (circa 2009), and as a collaborator with Kids4Kids for many years, running workshops around career choices, and more recently, facilitating the "Power of Voice" workshops in their Powered by Youth forums for 2018 and 2019 and 2021. She was a mentor for the Kids4Kids 2021 Action for a Cause (AFAC) program. In 2020 she founded a bi-monthly e-zine to empower girls and young women called IMTAC (I'm More Than A Cover Magazine h
Her poetry has been published in three anthologies and is available on www.allpoetry.com and on her website Deborahmannas.com.