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Tote Board Social Capital Lecture Series

The Tote Board Social Capital Lecture Series* offers a platform for inspirational thought leaders in the field, from Singapore and beyond, to share their experiences and wisdom. It aims to advance the degree of awareness of emerging social issues and trends, in the not-for-profit sector.

It is hoped that the lectures will stimulate discussion on issues, trends and latest developments related to the social arena; and encourage the not-for-profit community to devise ways and means of harnessing the knowledge acquired to tackle the issues of modern society.

* The Series was first launched in partnership with Harvard Singapore Foundation in 2011, and was known as the Harvard Singapore Foundation –Tote Board Lecture Series. Subsequently, the Series was renamed when Harvard Singapore Foundation concluded that its cause has been served and ceased operation in the second half of 2012. It donated its surplus to NUS’s Lee Kuan School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) and UniSIM.

 

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Tote Board Continuing Series of Social Capital Lectures on 5 Mar 2015 at Social Service Institute
Communities of Practice: A Social Discipline of Learning for Non-Profit Sector 
by Professor Etienne Wenger
Visiting Professor at the Manchester University and Aalborg University and Honorary Doctorate from the University of Brighton.

Tote Board Continuing Series of Social Capital Lectures on 26 June 2013 at Social Service Institute (in collaboration with National Council of Social Service)
Solving Social Problems in Today’s Digital Age
by Ms Sonal Shah
Former Deputy Assistant to the US President & Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation

Tote Board Continuing Series of Social Capital lectures on 5 April 2013 at Novotel Clarke Quay Hotel
Unleashing Service Excellence in Not-for-Profits in Times of Change
by Ms Catherine DeVrye
Best Selling Author

Harvard Singapore Foundation - Tote Board Continuing Series of Social Capital lectures on 17 August 2012 at NTUC Auditorium
Building Better Partnerships Between the Non-profit and For-profit Sectors
by Mr Dominic Barton
MD of McKinsey and Company

Harvard Singapore Foundation - Tote Board Continuing Series of Social Capital lectures on 4 June 2012 at Livewire @ Marina Bay Sands
No Charity, But a Chance
by Dr. Taro Nakamura
President of Japan Sun Industries (JSI)

Harvard Singapore Foundation - Tote Board New Series of Social Capital lectures on 8 June 2011 at DBS Auditorium
New Social Capital:
What Non Profits Can Learn From The Business World

by Professor Dr Kjell Nordstrom
Author: Karaoke Capitalism –Daring to Be Different in a Copycat World
Director, Institute of International Business, Stockholm School of Economics

Harvard Singapore Foundation - Totalisator Board inaugural social capital event on 19 April 2011 at DBS Auditorium.
Strategic Philanthropy in an Interconnected World:
The Hewlett Foundation’s Approach

by Paul Brest, President and Director, Philanthropy Program - Hewlett Foundation.