“Representation matters because when decisions are being made, you want to make sure that different perspectives are being heard,” she says.
Aside from supporting beleaguered restaurants and bars across the island, proceeds from the initiative will also go towards a new charity programme to help children from low-income households.
“For what little they have, they are very grateful and always so willing to help” — Dipa Swaminathan, Founder Of It’s Raining Raincoats
She tells us how we can better support Singapore’s diverse community of migrant workers.
“We wish for the repeal of 377A, and not more, but equal rights as a resident of Singapore” – Jean Chong, co-founder, Sayoni
LGBTQ activist Jean Chong tells us what needs to be done to attain true equality in Singapore.
“We have become a society of consumers that outsource solutions to our problems — Let’s claim back what it means to be a citizen” – Anthea Indira Ong, social entrepreneur
She tells us about her community initiatives, and how she hopes Singaporeans will become more active citizens.
“By encouraging employees to speak out against any bias, they will feel empowered to take individual accountability” — Lin Fengru, Co-founder and CEO, TurtleTree Labs
She talks about diversity in the STEM industry, and what she’s learned about hiring based on expertise.
Project Stable Staples Started Just 4 Months Ago, But They’ve Helped Hundreds Of Families Get Through The Circuit Breaker Comfortably
The ground-up initiative — which was recently named a grantee of Temasek Trust’s $10 million oscar@sg fund — say that they want provide some extra help for Singapore’s vulnerable during the pandemic.
We have all been told, at some time or the other, to count our blessings. Or be thankful for what we have, instead of pining for what we don’t. In other words, practise gratitude. But how?
Each click plays a part in helping clean up our oceans.
Designed by Singaporean consultancy Chemistry, the #HBLTable gives students a conducive space to study while at home.