Ideas for a Better World Forum: Game On! Nurturing Tomorrow’s Changemakers

Ashoka Fellow, Matthew Spacie, was the keynote speaker at the Singapore International Foundation’s 10th Ideas for a Better World forum held on 15 March 2013.

The forum was also joined by SIF chairman Euleen Goh (center), Magic Bus board member, Ramanan Raghavendra (second from left), SIF governors, Peter Pang (third from left) & Rajan Raju (rightmost), and SIF Executive Chairman, Jean Tan (third from right)
Spacie revealed that it was his background and experience in the corporate sector that helped him sustain and scale his social enterprise Magic Bus into one of the fastest growing NGOs in India.
The panel encouraged the audience which included the 76 participants of SIF’s fourth Young Social Entrepreneur programme to turn ideas into action for good.
National Youth Achievement Award Council Member, Terence Chia, urged young changemakers like Muhammad Syakir (pictured here) to “think small to do big.”
Titled: Game On! Nurturing Tomorrow’s Changemakers, Spacie touched on the importance of individuals, communities, corporates, governments and NGOs coming together in partnership to address problems in society.
Joining Spacie at the forum was a panel comprising National Youth Achievement Award Council Member, Terence Chia, local social enterprise Start Now Co-founder, Keith Tan, and Singapore Management University Office of Student Life Director Bervyn Lee who m
Spacie believes that “When given the opportunity to make a difference, individuals are empowered to solve bigger issues in their communities.”
Ashoka Fellow, Matthew Spacie, was the keynote speaker at the Singapore International Foundation’s 10th Ideas for a Better World forum held on 15 March 2013.
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