Why I swapped investment banking for Buddhism in Bhutan

Thursday, 29 June 2017 19:00
The Travel Salon, 20D, Yally Building, Wong Chuk Hang

In this intimate dinner, Sister Emma tells of her spiritual awakening to become a Buddhist nun in Bhutan, leaving behind the hustle and bustle that comes with being a financial professional in big cities.

Emma Slade was born in Kent and educated at universities in Cambridge and London. She had an exciting international career in finance which she committed to with mental drive and a tasteful selection of suits. But a deep seated desire to enquire into the deeper aspects of what it is to be a human being was brought to the surface following a life-changing visit to Jakarta, Indonesia.

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