Ideas for a Better World Forum

The Ideas for a Better World Forum is a platform for global thought leaders to share their ideas with an international audience.

Thorkil Sonne on 'Focus on talents: The competitive advantage of specialists' Part 1

Herb or weed? How we perceive an individual depends very much on the lenses through which we choose to view him or her, says social entrepreneur Thorkil Sonne, founder of Specialisterne and the Specialist People Foundation.

Panellists: Mr Thorkil Sonne; Ms Denise Phua, president of Autism Resource Centre (Singapore) and supervisor of Pathlight School and Eden School Boards; Mr Alvin Ng, managing director of Global Enterprises, Greater China and Asia Pacific, Cisco Systems; and Ms Tracey Ho, leader of Workforce Diversity for IBM, Asia Pacific.a


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10 December 2018
Forging an ASEAN Youth Changemaker Network - Inaugural ASEAN Youth Fellowship 2018

40 young leaders from all 10 ASEAN nations across the private, public and people sectors gathered in Singapore for the inaugural ASEAN Youth Fellowship (AYF) on 10 to 16 November 2018. The AYF was jointly organised by the Singapore International...

8 November 2018
35 Youths from Eight Countries Round Off the 2018 Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Programme with Innovative Business Ideas for Social Change

After eight months of learning and exchange, they also reflect on the bonds forged during the programme, and how their peers inspired them to persevere in their social mission.

12 October 2018
Singaporeans and Malaysians collaborate for a third year to explore ‘Arts and Healing’ at Causeway EXchange (CEX) 2018

The Singapore International Foundation’s (SIF), ‘Arts and Healing’ component of CEX attracted an audience of close to 200 Singaporeans and Malaysians over an art-filled weekend.

20 November 2018
From Theory to Practice: Young Social Entrepreneurs’ (YSE) 2018 Jakarta Workshop

The SIF’s YSE Overseas Workshops series held its third Jakarta edition for 48 participants, representing 24 teams across Indonesia. From 7 to 9 November 2018, participants underwent various workshops, business clinics and sharing sessions. The...

3 December 2018
#SIFBetterTogether

Journey with our favourite local personalities as they team up with our Singapore International Volunteers to do good overseas!



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