YLS2021 - July Highlights

August 5, 2021
YLS2021 - July Highlights

Upcoming Events

Second Milestone Event - The Big Plan! (August 28)

This Milestone Event, teams will meet for the first time in months to present their action plans. Each stream will present their Big Plan with the help of an implementation plan and proof of concept. Supporting the streams are esteemed government representatives who will guide the students in bringing their ideas to life.

SUTD Campus

The Second Milestone Event will take place at the Singapore University of Technology and Design in a hybrid format. Student, parents, executive Subject Matter Experts, Academic Liaisons and government representatives will be attending in person, and the public and wider network of friends and family can tune in through the YLS platform.

Student Enablement Series

August 14th will mark the end of the Student Enablement Series - but you can be assured that it'll go out with a bang!

Leading Enablement Series 13: You have a great idea – now become a Changemaker, is Henry De Sio Jnr, dubbed the global ambassador for changemakers. As a leadership advisor, campaign and organizational strategist, social sector executive and also President Obamas Chief Operating Officer in 2008, Henry will be able to impart invaluable knowledge to transform students into societal changemakers.

Recent Happenings

Student Enablement Series

Puja Bhojnagarwala-Ashton, leading the 12th Student Enablement Series

A summary of the three previous sessions are set out below:

  • Prototypes, Proof of Concept – where to next? (10 July) - Professor Peter Jackson, SUTD - Understanding prototypes, Lo-fidelity vs Hi-fidelity, Proof of Concept and minimum viable product.
  • Personal Resourcefulness (17 July) - Mac McKenzie, Bridge Partnership - Explore the notion of in and out of the box, handling pressure, avoiding a crisis and learning to get out of the box.
  • Building a Business Case (31 July) - Puja Bhojnagarwala-Ashton, Dalberg - Articulating the case for change and understanding components of a business case, different perspectives on “value” and the triple bottom line – People, Planet and Profit.

Student Video Collaboration

Recently, students narrated a video project which unfolds each stream's ideas in detail.


Watch the full video for Reimagining Consumption here: https://youtu.be/7vfESDZwi1Y

Althea, Hwa Chong Institution

Watch the full video for Reimagining Corporate Purpose here: https://youtu.be/vRVWbYdojvQ

Ayasha, UWCSEA

Watch the full video for Reimagining Education here: https://youtu.be/8fCl06l-JCY


Watch the full video for Reimagining Infrastructure here: https://youtu.be/aDpovTe0dx0

Francisca, Anglo-Chinese Junior College

Watch the full video for Reimagining Living here: https://youtu.be/XiOVmiHbt-o

More Updates

Get Involved. Today.

You can support this landmark initiative!

Offer to participate in enablement & ad-hoc sessions with any stream, or be interviewed by a student.
Nominate senior government and industry leaders to participate in the jury panel.
Help amplify the program in SG Accenture, through your network and social media.