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MoU signing between the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre and Global Compact Network Singapore to establish national framework on CSR and sustainability

    The National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) and Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) entered into a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today that sets out to establish a national framework to guide companies on practices in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability. The MoU was signed by Miss Melissa Kwee, Chief Executive Officer…

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Heartfelt: A personal account

Written by Amelia Lim, year 4 sociology undergraduate in NUS For university students, international student exchange programmes are familiar and popular among many. Stories, both funny and frightening, are shared and spread through blogs, social media and mutual friends. Most of us, however, do not hear as much about international internships, even though they are…

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Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) Launches “Clearly Different: Dyscovering the Differences” Book

On 29 July 2017, The Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) launched a book, “Clearly Different: Dyscovering the Differences”, to commemorate the association’s 25th Anniversary. The book chronicles DAS’ incredible journey from having just 12 students in its first learning centre, to helping thousands of children with dyslexia overcome their learning difference and changing mindsets about…

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AWARE presents: Let’s Talk – Parent fleeing Singapore with their children: Is this ‘abduction’ under the Hague Convention?

Let’s Talk – Parent fleeing Singapore with their children: Is this ‘abduction’ under the Hague Convention? Event Information Jo wants to take her child out of Singapore without the permission of her spouse. She is unsure if she can move to another country, and is worried if this would be seen as “abducting” or “kidnapping”…

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Socialthon 2017 – An Initiative by Yayasan Mendaki & Mendaki Club

(source of image)  FIND CREATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR EMERGING COMMUNITY ISSUES Join fellow youths and young professionals for a morning of brainstorming and problem-solving at a social hackathon event! Date: 22 July 2017, Saturday Time: 9.30am to 1.30pm Venue: Suntec City Convention Centre, Room 324 Register at https://socialthon.eventbrite.com/ Come as a group, or sign-up as an individual….

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Charting Her Own Path 2017

From Left to Right: Chen Pelf Nyok, Ayu Kartika Dewi, Maureen Huang, Anthea Indira Ong and Josephine Tan (Source: http://chartingherownpath2017.peatix.com/) To celebrate International Women’s Day 2017, the Singapore Committee for UN Women and Our Better World, the digital storyteller of Singapore International Foundation and INSEAD co-organised a small, informal event to celebrate women who have…

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Design Night Singapore 2017!

Autodesk is proud to be the host for Singapore’s Design Night Singapore: VIRTUAL WORLD Design Night has made its mark in many design capitals and cities around the world and has finally arrived in Singapore! Design Night Singapore was held on 9 March 2017 with the theme: Virtual World, featuring augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR)….

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The Politics of Menstruation

The evening started with an introduction of the Reyna Movement, with founders Raeesah Khan and Project Director Whitney Tan, sharing more about the work they do for the cause. Reyna Movement It was started in July 2016 and established in September 2016. Built on the foundations of women empowerment and community building, they organise events…

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Introducing: Engineering Good and Engineering Good Student Chapter

Engineering Good (EG) is a non-profit organisation that empowers disadvantaged communities by improving their quality of life through sustainable engineering solutions. Working in partnership with community-based organisations locally and in the region, they provide opportunities for engineers to contribute their expertise to address community needs through skilled volunteerism. The vision of EG is to build…

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