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Made in Singapore: Making A Social Impact

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Join us to hear from the social innovators who are designing unique solutions to solve these challenges.

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This event is part of Made in Singapore 2021 is a two-week-long free virtual event series showcasing pioneers and dreamers reinventing the way we live, work, and play on our little red dot and beyond. Check out the rest of the series here.

It’s not all glitz and glamour in Singapore.

While the city-state may have a reputation as having one of the highest millionaires per capita in the world, there are still many unmet needs we need to solve in our society. The ongoing pandemic made this painfully clear. While it has hit economies hard around the world, it also has the makings of a profound social crisis, sharpening feelings of helplessness and the sense that the system is stacked against those who are already disadvantaged.

Alongside government’s concerted efforts, advocacy groups, citizen-led initiatives, and communities of care that are fast growing in every neighborhood have risen to the challenge to help those with less at every stage of life to bounce back and thrive.

Join us to hear from the social innovators who are designing unique solutions to solve these challenges. Learn more about the unmet needs of vulnerable populations in Singapore, and how you can create an impact no matter how small or large in the quest to ensure no one is left behind as Singapore forges ahead in the global race.

Our Panelists:

  • Sher-Li Torrey | Founder of Mums@Work (Singapore), Co-Founder of Career Navigators Singapore
  • Timothy Low | Chief Operating Officer, Halogen Foundation
  • Dipa Swaminathan | Founder, ItsRainingRaincoats
  • Nizar Mohd Shariff | Founder, Free Food For All
  • [Moderator] Aziza Sheerin | Managing Director - Asia, General Assembly

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Organiser of Made in Singapore: Making A Social Impact

General Assembly (GA) is a global educational company. Focusing on the most relevant and in-demand skills across data, design, business and technology, General Assembly is empowering a global community to pursue work they love through best-in-class instruction and access to opportunities.

Founded in New York City in 2011, General Assembly has raised $119 million in funding and has campuses in 15 cities across 4 continents. GA was voted the most innovative education company in the world by Fast Company in 2015. 

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