ASEAN Conference on Social Entrepreneurship

50 ASEAN social enterprises gathered in Singapore for the ASEAN Conference on Social Entrepreneurship on 21-22 July where they connected and engaged in collaborative problem solving for the region.

Inclusive Arts Movement, YSE 2013 alumnus, delivering a beautiful opening performance for the conference.
The conference started with a panel session on the topic of: ‘The Significance of Social Entrepreneurship in the Context of the ASEAN Community 2016’. It was moderated by Ken Ito, Regional Head of East Asia for Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (far left). The panellists were (second from left) Ambassador Ong Keng Yong, Chairman of Singapore International Foundation, Alfie Othman, Executive Director of RaiSE, and Laina Greene, Associate Director of ACSEP.
Speakers and moderator of the panel posed for a commemorative group shot with Elaine Tan, Executive Director of ASEAN Foundation (centre).
Social entrepreneurs and partners having fun at the Botanic Gardens in Singapore at the end of Day 1.
The panel discussion on Day 2 focused on the topic: ‘Growing Together with Other Stakeholders’. Moderated by (far left) Patsian Low, Head of DBS Foundation, the panel comprised of speakers (second from left) Henri de Reboul, Founder of Philtrust, Yap Mun Ching, Executive Director of Air Asia Foundation and Sarah Schwepke, Head of GIZ Inclusive Business Hub.
Changemakers from all over ASEAN, including teams from SIF’s Young Social Entrepreneurs programme, collaborated during interactive breakout sessions and workshops to work on tangible cross-border projects.
ASEAN Barrier Free Tourism for PWD under Health & Disability (Indonesia and Cambodia) is one of the three groups shortlisted for the most promising social business ideas.
Destination GOOD Guide under Culture & Tourism (Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, Indonesia and Cambodia) is one of the three groups shortlisted for the most promising social business ideas.
Agrigator.com under Food & Agriculture (Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines and Myanmar) is one of the three groups shortlisted for the most promising social business ideas.
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