SIF staff and programme partners were all smiles when they reconnected at SIF Connects! Bandung. They are (from left) Sekolah Menengah Atas Negeri (SMAN) 11 Senior Teacher Atik Tapipin, SIF Programme Director for Volunteer Cooperation Margaret Thevarakom, SMAN 11 principal Dedeh Suatini and SIF senior executive Chloe Lee
SIF-ASEAN Fellowship programme alumnus and Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil getting to know the panellists prior to SIF’s SG50 dialogue with Friends of Singapore on What’s next, Singapore?, at the inaugural SIF Connects! Bandung. With him are (from left) SIF Governor and dialogue moderator Jennifer Lewis, Singapore: Insights from the Inside – Volume II book editor Richard Hartung, and SIF Governor Ambas
SIF Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) programme alumnus sharing with representatives of the Institut Teknologi Bandung about their experience with the YSE programme and social enterprise to provide employment opportunities for craftsmen in Garut, Indonesia and the unemployed – by utilising sheep fur and aromatherapy grass in handicraft-making – at the showcase on SIF programmes in Indonesia, put to
SIF Senior Manager Jasmine Chew sharing with Indonesian Embassy (in Singapore) Education Attaché Ismunandar (left) and Deputy Chairman, Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Institut Teknologi Bandung Rukman Hertadi (right) about the SIF’s Young Social Entrepreneurs programme at the showcase on SIF programmes in Indonesia, put together as part of the inaugural SIF Connects! Bandung
SIF Governor Ambassador K Kesavapany welcoming SIF programme alumni and Friends of Singapore at the inaugural SIF Connects! Bandung, hosted by SIF-ASEAN Fellowship programme alumnus and Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil (front row, centre).
SIF-ASEAN Fellowship programme alumnus and Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil sharing his Singapore story with SIF programme alumni and Friends of Singapore at the inaugural SIF Connects! Bandung.
SIF-ASEAN Fellowship programme alumnus and Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil sharing his Singapore story with SIF programme alumni and Friends of Singapore at the inaugural SIF Connects! Bandung.
SIF’s SG50 dialogue with Friends of Singapore moderator and SIF Governor Jennifer Lewis informing the guests of the Straits Times’ story on the book launch of Singapore: Insights from the Inside – Volume II, which was aptly named “[Friends of Singapore] Love Affair with Singapore”, and was the basis of the dialogue.
Panellists (from left) Sekolah Menengah Atas Negeri (SMAN) 11 principal Dedeh Suatini, SIF-ASEAN Fellowship alumnus Ibrahim Senen and SIF Governor Ambassador K Kesavapany participating in SIF’s SG50 dialogue with Friends of Singapore on What’s next, Singapore?, at the inaugural SIF Connects! Bandung.
The inaugural SIF Connects! Bandung centred on a dialogue between (from left) Sekolah Menengah Atas Negeri (SMAN) 11 principal Dedeh Suatini, SIF-ASEAN Fellowship alumnus Ibrahim Senen, SIF Governor Ambassador K Kesavapany, SIF-ASEAN Fellowship programme alumnus and Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil, Deputy Chief of Mission in the Singapore Embassy to Indonesia Timothy Chin and Badan Perpustakaan dan Kea
SIF representative in Jakarta Moch N. Kurniawan (Iwan) introducing one of the students supported by the Indonesia Bright Foundation – an initiative of the Indonesian chapter of the SIF-ASEAN Fellowship programme alumni.
SIF programme alumni took turns to share with guests their Singapore experience and advice to Singapore at SIF’s SG50 dialogue with Friends of Singapore on What’s next, Singapore?, held in conjunction with the inaugural SIF Connects! Bandung.
SIF programme alumni took turns to share with guests their Singapore experience and advice to Singapore at SIF’s SG50 dialogue with Friends of Singapore on What’s next, Singapore?, held in conjunction with the inaugural SIF Connects! Bandung.
Panellists (from left) SIF-ASEAN Fellowship programme alumnus and Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil, Deputy Chief of Mission in the Singapore embassy to Indonesia Timothy Chin, and Badan Perpustakaan dan Kearsipan Daerah Provinsi Jawa Barat (BAPUSIPDA) Head Tati Iriani sharing a light-hearted moment during SIF’s SG50 dialogue with Friends of Singapore on What’s next, Singapore?, at the inaugural SIF Conn
The panellists of SIF’s SG50 dialogue with Friends of Singapore in a celebratory pose after the lively discussion on What’s next, Singapore?, at the inaugural SIF Connects! Bandung.
The panellists of SIF’s SG50 dialogue with Friends of Singapore in a celebratory pose after the lively discussion on What’s next, Singapore?, at the inaugural SIF Connects! Bandung.
SIF-ASEAN Fellowship programme alumnus and Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil, SIF Senior Director Matthew Lee and Art of Awakening Co-Founder Tim Hamons, in front of Tim’s visualisation of SIF’s SG50 dialogue with Friends of Singapore on What’s next, Singapore?, organised in conjunction with the inaugural SIF Connects! Bandung.
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SIF Connects! Bandung -- the first of a series of overseas dialogues that SIF is organising to involve Friends of Singapore in #SG50 celebrations.

The dialogue centres on the question What’s next, Singapore, building on the insights from our Indonesian friends that were shared in Singapore: Insights from the Inside Volume II.

Download the e-book here: www.sif.org.sg/sifti


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