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[Dialogue] Get Wide Awake: A Conversation on Social Consciousness by Lien Centre for Social Innovation

What is social consciousness and why should you acquire it? Learn from experts in the social space on their incredible work on uplifting our community.
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[Dialogue] Get Wide Awake: A Conversation on Social Consciousness by Lien Centre for Social Innovation

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12 Sep 2020, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm SGT
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Responding to a sense of an accelerating pace of urban life, mindfulness and social consciousness have become popular topics in recent years. What does it mean to be socially conscious or mindful, from a personal or societal perspective, in today’s context? Is it primarily a state of mind – or worse, a buzzword – or does it manifest itself in actions that matter? Join us as our panellists share what social consciousness means to them and how they translate it into action.

Ho Han Peng - Moderator

Han is Assistant Director at the Lien Centre for Social Innovation at Singapore Management University. He develops and manages research and capacity-building projects in Singapore and the region as part of the Centre’s mission to foster a more vibrant, just and inclusive society through innovative multi-sector collaborations.

Elyza Carbajal - Panellist

Elyza is a fourth-year undergraduate at the Singapore Management University’s School of Social Science and an Editorial Assistant at Social Space Magazine. She spends her mornings tending to her plants and any free time she has watching sitcoms and sewing. Passionate about marine conservation and the environment, she advocates for a sustainable living and more mindfulness in the day-to-day.

Ishan Singh - Panellist

Ishan is a third-year undergraduate at the Singapore Management University’s Lee Kong Chian School of Business, and an Editorial Assistant at Social Space Magazine. He spends any spare time he has rapping or producing music, and hopes to pursue a career in music. Passionate about the arts and writing, Ishan hopes to write articles and make videos that drive greater social consciousness.

Chen Sikai - Panellist

Sikai is a Senior Project Lead at Tri-Sector Associates with an interest in deploying new approaches to improve social sector governance across Asia. He previously worked for Dalberg Advisors focusing on development issues in Asia such as energy access, education, healthcare, and food security. Sikai has a BSc in Economics from the Singapore Management University.

Frederick Goh - Panellist

Frederick has served the Nation in the Army for more than 28 years, and is now an entrepreneur in the training and health industry. With a keen interest in social science, Frederick embarked on the inaugural Master of Tri-Sector Collaboration at Singapore Management University and continues engaging and influencing different communities in our society.


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