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Free Public Talk- Creating Transformative Movements (Zoom)

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The charismatic Dr Jack Sim's interest in toilets and hygiene was triggered by a speech by then Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong, who said a society’s graciousness could be measured by the cleanliness of its toilets. He founded the World Toilet Organization and created the UN World Toilet Day 19 Nov adopted by all 193 countries of the UN General Assembly. Over the last 20 years, his movement delivered sanitation to 1.2 billion people in developing countries. His talk will inspire you to help others on a global scale.

Event Details

Date: 22 Oct 2022
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Mode of Instruction: Online via ZOOM
Language: English
Fee: Admission is free


Dr Jack Sim

Dr Jack Sim

Dr Sim was an O-level failure who started 16 successful businesses before retiring at age 40 to devote full time to social entrepreneurship. He grew up in an attap house, started work as a construction site supervisor, and moved on to become a successful entrepreneur owning over a dozen properties. Among many academic recognitions he has received are an Adjunct Associate Professorship at the NUS business school and an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Strathclyde, UK.


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