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NATIONAL MENTORING SUMMIT 2021

FUTURE OF MENTORING

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Championing:

Venue Sponsor:

YMCA Strong - Strengthening Youth-Blue (

GUEST OF HONOUR: MR. ALVIN TAN

Minister of State; Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth & Ministry of Trade and Industry

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IMPACT

SUSTAINABILITY

FUTURE OF MENTORING

Themed “The Future of Mentoring”, the Summit aims to unveil the impact of mentoring through the sharing and promotion of evidence-based/-informed practices. It also aims to highlight new possibilities, adaptations, and ways of doing mentoring that will expand the mentoring piece and contribute to its sustainability over time.

Curious about what lies ahead for mentoring? Hear from experts in the field through keynote speeches, plenary sessions, virtual networking and even overseas initiatives!

HIGHLIGHTS

Check out this video for 2021 highlights!

MS SIM ann

Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information & Ministry of National Development, Patron, Advisory Council, Mentoring Alliance Singapore Limited

"An encounter with a caring heart, with a wise mind, has the power to change not just the young person's path in life, his future, but also his ability to help and empower others."

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MR ALVIN TAN

Minister of State; Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth & Ministry of Trade and Industry; Chairman, Advisory Council, Mentoring Alliance Singapore Limited, Guest of Honour

“We believe that guidance and mentorship can help our youths better navigate challenges and opportunities.”

MDM RAHAYU MAHZAM

Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Health; Vice-Chairman of the REACH Supervisory Panel; Advisor, Mentoring Alliance Singapore Limited

“I am heartened to see various efforts to engage and support our youth at different level.

MR ERIC CHUA

Parliamentary Secretary; Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth & Ministry of Social and Family Development, Advisor; Mentoring Alliance Singapore Limited.

“We hope to broaden [the youths’] exposure to opportunities, and support them in building on their strengths and talents."

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SUMMIT LINE-UP

08:30AM - 09:00AM

Registration.

09:00AM - 09:30AM

Opening Ceremony.

Guest of Honour, Mr. Alvin Tan's address

Updates and announcements by Mentoring Alliance Singapore

09:25AM - 10:25AM

Keynote Address 1:

The Future of Youth Mentoring:New Ideas for the 21st Century

by Dr. Jean Rhodes

Professor of Psychology & Director of the Centre for Evidence-based Mentoring, University of Massachusetts, Boston.

10:40AM - 11:40AM

Keynote Address 2:

Intergenerational Mentoring - Is It For You?

by Dr. Thang Leng Leng

Head of Department for Japanese Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore

11:40AM - 12:40PM

Plenary Discussion 1

The Eco-System of Mentoring

Mdm Rahayu Mahzam
Advisor, MASG; Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Health

Mr Ong Kong Hong

Zonal Director, Schools (South), Ministry of Education (MOE)

Mr Chan Whee Peng

Director, National Council of Social Service (NCSS)

Mr David Chua

Chief Executive Officer, National Youth Council

Mr Kelvin Kong

Founder, Voices of Asia (VOA); Chief People Officer, Lazada Singapore

12:45PM - 02:30PM

Lunch Break + Virtual Marketplace Networking 

Various virtual booths put up by Ministries, agencies and ground-up initiatives doing mentoring work for young people. Booths include resources for training of mentors as well as allow for networking and collaboration amongst interested parties.

02:30PM - 03:30PM

Overseas Initiatives

Hear from practitioners overseas as they shareabout innovative mentoring practices, possible future ideas, and how these can be implemented in Singapore's context.

Mr David Shapiro
CEO,MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (USA)

Ms Suzanne De Ruig

Founder, Youth Initiated Mentoring (YIM) Foundation, Netherlands

Ms Arundhuti Gupta

Founder CEO, Mentor Together (India)

03:40PM - 04:40PM

Plenary Discussion 2

The Emerging Trends and Needs for Mentoring

Ms Lam Moi Kwai
CEO, Life Community Services Society

Mr Hafiz Kasman

Executive Committee Member, Mendaki Club

Mr Gary Lau

Mentee turn Mentor

04:40PM - 05:00PM

Closing Address 

Featured Speakers

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Mr David Shapiro

CEO, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (USA)

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Ms Suzanne De Ruig

Founder, Youth Initiated Mentoring (YIM) Foundation, Netherlands

Ms Arundhuti Gupta

Founder CEO, Mentor Together (India)

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Dr. Jean Rhodes

Professor of Psychology & Director of the Centre for Evidence-based Mentoring, University of Massachusetts, Boston

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Dr. Thang Leng Leng

Head of Department for Japanese Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore

 
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Championing:

Venue Sponsor:

YMCA Strong - Strengthening Youth-Blue (