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SMU Social Impact Catalyst (SIC)


Club Mission: We empower passionate leaders and changemakers to build sustainable solutions and catalysing impact for the world through innovation and entrepreneurship.

Club Vision: We believe in everyone’s potential to lead, inspire and serve.

Club Description: Newly founded in 2020, SMU SIC, previously known as Enactus, is the SMU chapter of ASEAN’s largest youth-centric organization focused on social entrepreneurship and innovation. Alongside Lien Centre for Social Innovation, we aspire to create a community of young leaders at SMU, Asia’s first Ashoka accredited changemaker campus. At SMU SIC, we engage with leaders in business, academics and NPOs to champion initiatives with social impact. 

Our three core pillars lies in 

  1. Community: Raising social consciousness to maximize impact
  2. Technology: Exposure to technology as a multiplier of impact
  3. Entrepreneurship: Championing youth social entrepreneuring and changemaking

Members will have opportunities to collaborate with other student chapters from various tertiary institutions to create meaningful social impact through formation of a social enterprise or changemaking project. This will be done as they apply business concepts and innovative ideas to develop outreach projects for various social goals.



1. We have just started this year. Would you like to be part of the founding batch of changemakers?

2. We organize company visits and sharing sessions with successful and budding social entrepreneurs and enterprises. You can get hands-on advice, ideas and experience from these opportunities.


Day Every Thursday
Time 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Venue Online until further notice


SIC Singapore’s portfolio includes social impact projects such as 

  • HATCH - provides training and job-matching to empower youths-at-risk
  • Givfunds - provides low cost loans at scale to South Asian social enterprises
  • Green Boulevard - aims to reduce pollution through biodegradable starch bags

LCSI portfolio various research subjects, notably



There is no fee for our club membership or workshops. You are not required to have any prior knowledge or experience in social entrepreneurship. An open mind and a learning spirit is all we look for!

Members will undergo training for one semester, during which they will receive mentorship and pitch their ideas for their social enterprises.

Other than our sharing sessions, workshops and enterprise visits, selected members will receive training and work in teams on developing an idea based on social entrepreneurship, no prior experience required.

There will also be workshops and masterclasses organised by LCSI for us to attend! They provide very insightful knowledge and fun experiences about social impact and change. 

The workshops held by our club and working on a project will enhance your entrepreneurial skills and widen your knowledge and perspective about the social space in Singapore. It would also help you build your network and profile for future opportunities.

Interested members are encouraged to apply. There is a selection process, following which selected candidates will be assigned the projects according to their interests and skills


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