Marie Claire Lim Moore is a Filipina-Canadian-American banker, author and speaker. Her first book, Don’t Forget the Soap (And Other Reminders from My Fabulous Filipina Mother), became an Amazon.com best seller and was featured by GMA Network as one of the best books of 2013.
After spending the early part of her childhood in Vancouver, Claire moved to New York City and attended the United Nations International School. She went on to study at Yale, climb the corporate ladder at Citi and travel around the world. She met her husband, Alex, while working in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and they married in Manila, Philippines shortly before moving to Singapore and most recently Hong Kong. Now Mom to Carlos, Isabel and So a, Claire also manages the Global Client business for Citi in Asia.
Claire is passionate about promoting career-family balance through her talks as well as her writing. She is regularly ranked among leaders in the Asian and Filipino-American professional community and her experiences have been documented in The New York Times, USA Today, Smart Parenting and People Asia. In 2014, she received the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World AwardTM (Global FWN100TM) that recognizes Filipina women who are influencing the face of leadership in the global workplace.