SIF Fireside Chat on “Youth Leadership and Development: A Generation of Change”



Date & time

18 March 2017



18 March 2017


About this event

The SIF’s Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) 2017 programme will kick off with a four-day workshop from 15 to 18 March in Singapore. The workshop is designed to equip changemakers with the skills and tools needed to create a sustainable business with social impact. We are heartened to have received applications from many passionate teams of social entrepreneurs who have interest in addressing various issues, including: environmental, healthcare, education, cultural and social issues. The teams represent 39 countries and territories, including China, Cambodia, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam. Of the teams that have applied, we have selected 60 to join us at the workshop.

Join us at the YSE Workshop

We invite you to join us and our friends in the business of doing good at the Fireside Chat on “Youth Leadership and Development: A Generation of Change” to learn and share, as well as to meet the aspiring changemakers.

The youth who lead social enterprises play an important role in shaping our world. They need to be equipped with skills to lead, manage and organise staff and resources to achieve desired outcomes. This Fireside Chat brings together founders, thought leaders and innovators in the social impact space. This interactive session will explore the qualities of youth leadership and the kind of support needed to unleash the potential of changemakers.

  • Elim Chew, Entrepreneur and Special Advisor to the YSE
  • Martin Tan, Executive Director of Institute for Societal Leadership – Singapore Management University and Co-Founder of Halogen Foundation Singapore
  • Jassy Lin, SEP Business Director of Non-Profit Incubator
  • Jamon Mok, Founder of Backstreet Academy (YSE2013 Alumnus)

Following the Fireside Chat, we will announce the shortlisted teams who will join us for the rest of the eight-month YSE 2017 journey, which includes mentorship by leading business consultants and entrepreneurs, an overseas study visit and a pitching session for funding.

REGISTER for this session now!

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