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Melissa Lai

Nickname: 'Da Ninja'

Passionate about Entertainment and Education


Born in Johannesburg South Africa

Melissa Lai is currently studying towards her Masters in Entertainment Law. Having grown up around Entertainers and the Entertainment Industry, she is passionate about theatre and artistes' in South Africa, and has produced many shows for blue chip clients.

Before completing her LLB, she earned her BCom Communications degree, specialising in Brand Communication, from Bond University where she was also Vice President of the Student Liaison Body.

Melissa's fond memories of her schooling at Crawford College Sandton saw her coming back to the school on numerous occasions as Special Events Co-ordinator. Melissa's ethos in life is much like her alma mater's, "A Commitment to Excellence'.

Melissa is an active member of the CrawfordSchoolsTM Alumni and is currently working on launching the Alumni Society for CrawfordSchoolsTM in 2013. She currently works for ADvTECH - the holding company of CrawfordSchoolsTM (amongst other brands) as Marketing Co-ordinator for Schools Division.

Having worked closely with top educators in South Africa, their passion and love for bright young minds has rubbed off and Melissa is optimistic about the future leaders of South Africa that CrawfordSchoolsTM have, and continue to produce.
“Every Child A Masterpiece”

Contact details

mlai@advtech.co.za

crawfordschoolsalumni.ho@gmail.com

M: + 27 84 220 2288



Professional details

Current Position(s)

Marketing Co-ordinator | Marketing - Schools Division | ADVTECH LIMITED
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2012 - present

Academia, Education and Training


Marketing & Operations Manager | Marketing/ Artiste Management | Winnie Wong Events Management
Johannesburg, South Africa | 1997 - present

Arts, Culture and Entertainment


Previous Position(s)

Special Events Co-Ordinator | Crawford College, Sandton
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2003 - 2011

Academia, Education and Training

Educational history

Secondary

Crawford College, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa (1999)

Tertiary

University of Witwatersrand

Johannesburg, South Africa | 2010 - present

Masters in Law - Entertainment Law

Contracts pertaining to the Entertainment Industry in South Africa

UNISA

Johannesburg, South Africa | 2003 - 2009

LLB - Law

Bond university

Johannesburg, South Africa | 2000 - 2001

BCom Communications - Marketing and Communications

Achievements

Shortlist and nomination

DALRO National Acting Competition | 1998

Finalist in the DALRO Standard Bank National Acting Competition

Competitive Accomplishments

Bronze Medal | SA Figure Skating | 1993

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CrawfordSchools Alumni

Manager, 2012 - present

Please contact me for more information about joining our Alumni.

Other Activities

Theatre

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