Emily Tan Yi Lyn

  • Singapore

Emily is a Singapore/APAC ECL Mentor. She is a Global Affairs major and Data Science minor from Yale-NUS College, Singapore. Emily’s areas of expertise are entrepreneurship, community impact, and public policy. Please reach out to e.tan@crimsoneducation.org with any questions, requests, and concerns.

Emily Tan Yi Lyn Remote (Worldwide)
The WSA is a unique awards system, selecting and promoting local digital innovation to improve society. Combining an ongoing series of international events and activities with a global network of start-ups, social entrepreneurs, mentors, jurors, speakers, experts, government leaders, academia, and civil society, WSA is an international platform for cutting edge examples of how ICTs can impact society in a positive way. With over 17 years of international experience, WSA is a quality seal for digital content with societal impact in over 182 participating countries. The WSA are a HIGHLY DIVERSE AND DEMOCRATIC AWARD SYSTEM, that selects and promotes the world’s best digital innovation with impact on society. WSA has been initiated in 2003 in the framework of the UN World Summit on the Information Society (UN WSIS). It contributes to the UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS AGENDA by recognizing local digital content with an impact on society, demonstrating the richness and...
Jun 11, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Remote (Worldwide)
At Your Big Year, we envision a world where young people can reach their full capacity and apply their unique capabilities to solving the world’s most pressing challenges. Our long-term goal is to provide equitable opportunities as we believe anyone can make an impact - big or small. We meet, support and empower you where you are. Whether you have concrete goals about what you want to accomplish in your life or you’re just starting to ask yourself questions around where you want to go and who you want to become, we can help you figure it out. Your Big Year is about making an impact in your life and in your world. It’s about that moment in your life that inspires where you go today. And what’s more, if you feel like you don’t have that moment in your life as a catalyst just yet -- we can co-create that with you, and help you develop the skills and equip you with the tools to seize every opportunity that comes your way. We’re here to help you make today truly your big day,...
Jun 11, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Remote (Worldwide)
Are you a passionate young social entrepreneur with an early-stage social business? The Yunus & Youth Global Fellowship (Y&Y Fellowship) is a virtual, six-month program that is designed specifically for operating social businesses. The program is free, with no fee or equity stake required, and the application season is now open for the seventh global cohort. We offer Y&Y Fellows a high-quality experience that includes access to our online training platform, interactive projects, mentoring with Fortune 500 professionals, and access to top thinkers and institutions around the world. The experience culminates in a final pitch competition with a panel of impact investors. The Y&Y Fellowship gives you the skills you need to achieve financial sustainability, plan how to scale your business, and measure your impact. Long after you graduate, you will be part of the Y&Y community. The relationships you build will transform your social business and ultimately help...
Jun 08, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Remote (Singapore)
SSTL’s Space Coding Course is Singapore’s premiere coding course that teaches youths how to code autonomous free-flying robots onboard the International Space Station. The lessons are specially curated such that participants can learn how to apply their coding skills in the unique setting of space during the Hackathon on the last day and in future projects. Attractive prizes will be awarded to the best team for the Hackathon. Space Coding Course aims to enthuse and teach from different socioeconomic backgrounds the basics of Java in the context of programming free-flying robots onboard a space station. It will be a platform of exposure to the possibilities of how coding can improve space missions and will position Singapore to capture future benefits in mission requirements requiring more digital skills.
Jun 08, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Remote (Worldwide)
Calling all coders, scientists, entrepreneurs, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, artists, technologists, and space enthusiasts! From June 23- 29, you are invited to join  NASA  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration),  ESA  (European Space Agency), and  JAXA  (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) for the all-virtual, global Earth Observation Dashboard Hackathon. During this week-long event, participants will create virtual teams and solve one of 10 challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic using data from the   Earth Observing Dashboard   (the “EO Dashboard” for short). The EO Dashboard is an interactive data resource that gives the public and policymakers a unique tool to probe the short-term and long-term impacts of pandemic-related restrictions implemented around the world through the lens of Earth observation satellites. During the hackathon, participants will have the opportunity to form virtual teams, interact with experts from NASA, ESA, and...
Jun 08, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Remote (Worldwide)
The International Space Challenge (ISC) is one of the few platforms that connects young minds across the globe with industry experts, to nurture interest in space technology and its applications. It taps into the creativity of young minds to find new solutions and create a pathway for future commercialisation of these ideas.  Started in 2007 as the Singapore Space Challenge (SSC), it was a national space design competition to challenge student teams to leverage space technology. Since then, it has become a landmark platform with global reach. The SSC rebranded as the International Space Challenge (ISC) in 2021 with the aim of increasing diversity and to generate more accreditation from global organisations. Over 2000 youths have come through the doors of the challenge, drawing interest from over 18 countries around the world.  Held annually, the challenge calls for youths to work in teams to solve problems developed closely with the industry, derive theoretical models, design...
Jun 06, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Remote (Worldwide)
APPLY TO HOST THE VIRTUAL 2021 INTERNATIONAL SPACE APPS CHALLENGE FROM OCTOBER 2-3, 2021! Space Apps introduces problem-solvers worldwide to NASA’s free and open data. NASA's missions to Earth, our Sun and solar system, and out into the universe all entail gathering data in the pursuit of new knowledge that expands our understanding through new scientific discoveries and help us improve life on Earth. By using NASA data to solve each year’s challenges, Space Apps teams learn about NASA’s data, and share in the creation and application of the knowledge that results. Space Apps also inspires collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking that fosters interest in Earth and space science and exploration. Our mission is to leverage this interest to encourage the growth and diversity of the next generation of scientists, technologists, designers, storytellers, and engineers. Space Apps is managed by the Earth Science Division, Science Mission Directorate, at NASA Headquarters...
Jun 06, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Singapore
RDA provides equine-assistant therapy for disabled Singaporeans.  At RDA Singapore, we welcome volunteers both as groups and individuals, and we are always looking for new volunteers to help with our horse-riding therapy sessions for those with disabilities.  No horse experience is needed for sidewalkers as training will be provided. We offer on the job training throughout the year as well as regular training programmes every quarter. We are always looking for hard-working, passionate, and energetic people to volunteer at the therapy sessions, barn work, and fundraising to keep our free therapeutic horse riding program serving our beneficiaries each day. As a side-walker, you will be an integral part of the weekly progress of the riders, providing physical assistance and emotional encouragement. During therapy sessions, you will walk beside the horse while supporting (both physically and mentally!) and interacting with the rider and facilitate therapy activities. As such,...
Jun 04, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Singapore
Our mission is to  empower and improve the quality of life  of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (PWIDs) and their families and improve the quality of life for PWIDs by forging strong families, bridging them with the community and growing the movement to champion and advocate for PWIDs. In line with MINDS vision and mission, our overarching strategy has always been a continual review, improvement, and evolution of our services in anticipation of our clients’ changing needs in their life-cycle. MINDS aims to provide a seamless range of quality services that meet the current and future needs of persons with intellectual disability (PWIDs) and their caregivers and be a leading player and thought leader in the sector. At MINDS, our volunteers are more than just volunteers – they are friends, advocates, and catalysts of change in the special needs community. We welcome individuals from all walks of life to invest in our cause. A simple act of giving,...
Jun 04, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Singapore
Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) is the local chapter of the United Nations Global Compact. As the leading voice on corporate sustainability, GCNS drives multi-stakeholder action to forge a more sustainable future, founded on the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact and the Sustainable Development Goals. The GCNS Youth Alliance is a membership programme that aims to provide youths in Singapore aged between 18 and 35 with learning, volunteering and career development opportunities in sustainability. Launched at the GCNS Youth Forum 2019, the Alliance will empower youths to contribute towards advancing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while propelling career ambitions in sustainability. Career Development Opportunities Member rates for GCNS training programmes Complimentary passes to GCNS Summit** Internship opportunities with GCNS Member companies* Learning Opportunities Priority to be part of the GCNS Youth...
Jun 03, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Remote (Singapore)
We empower and transform the community through design. MtC Singapore is partnering with the Singapore Media Literacy Council, under the Better Internet Campaign, for the Design for Good Competition 2021! The Better Internet Campaign is all about gathering like-minded people to create a safer, better internet for everyone. Based on our 4 core values of Empathy, Respect, Responsibility, and Integrity, the Better Internet Campaign raises awareness of cyber wellness issues that affect all of us and encourages internet users to unite and play their part in creating a safer, better internet for everyone. Participants will have to design and craft a communicative poster that creates  awareness to advocate for the Better Internet Campaign focusing on the 3 values: Be Kind Be Smart Be Safe For more info on the Better Internet Campaign, please visit:  https://www.betterinternet.sg/
Jun 03, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Singapore
Established in 1999, iPreciation is a fine art company that showcases the best of modern and contemporary Asian art. As a herald of the arts, iPreciation is committed to put forth platforms and propel promising artists to the forefront. Our artists include Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian, master sculptor Ju Ming, Singapore artists Lee Wen, Milenko Prvacki, Tay Bak Chiang, Michael Lee, and Jeremy Sharma. Proficient in contemporary Chinese and Southeast Asian art, iPreciation also provides professional consultations and services to individual and corporate entities; and has engaged in various public art projects worldwide. The Opportunity Being an intern with iPreciation will provide the individual with the opportunity to learn how art exhibitions may be conceptualized and planned, how we work with the artists, and get involved with the behind-the-scenes work of an art gallery. To learn in a real, live, and practical environment, our interns will be expected to provide assistance...
Jun 02, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Singapore
Launched in September 1993 by Singapore’s Ambassador-at-Large and VSA Patron, Professor Tommy Koh, Very Special Arts Singapore is a local charity organisation dedicated to providing opportunities for people with disabilities to be involved in the arts. For the past 25 years, VSA Singapore has been running successful art programmes, workshops, competitions and art exhibitions for the special needs community, creating awareness among members of the public of their immense talent and resilience. Through our programmes, we: Promote the educational, social, rehabilitative and therapeutic benefits of visual, performing and literary arts; Integrate individuals with disabilities into mainstream society through the arts; and Assist them in obtaining financial independence through arts and arts-creation.   At VSA(S), we have the following opportunities: Class volunteering This involves attending our classes for our beneficiaries, and acting as a...
Jun 02, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Singapore
My Art Space Singapore's largest and leading art club established since 2005. 3 studios located at Istana Park, Khatib and Sengkang. We have successfully provided various art programs to more than 6000 individual adult art learners from all walks of life and 12500 employees from over 500 companies. We redefine art and lifestyles. We strongly believe that art enriches our life, we strive to create a holistic life.art.style experience for you to learn, enjoy and appreciate art. Together with our nonprofit partner ARTSOLUTE, My Art Space will be organizing community projects like fundraising initiatives, Art nurturing programs in the near future. We wish to develop and nurture children and youth in art. If you would like to be part of our volunteer team please drop us an email and provide us with your details.
Jun 02, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Singapore
TWC2  is a non-profit organisation in Singapore dedicated to improving conditions for low-wage migrant workers, perhaps the largest group of disadvantaged persons here, numbering about one million out of a total population of nearly six million in this city. Volunteers are at the heart of the work we do at TWC2. Our fantastic volunteers have helped make a tremendous difference to the lives of migrant workers.  In the light grey tabbed section is a list of our current volunteering opportunities for entry level, listed in alphabetical order. At TWC2, we have a structured program for those interested in volunteering. It begins with Heartbeat, which is a monthly introductory session for prospective volunteers who are interested in helping TWC2. The online session is led by a senior volunteer who will provide information about the organisation, explain the volunteer roles and answer any questions you may have. All volunteers are required to attend a Heartbeat session before they...
May 24, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Remote (Worldwide)
JOIN A LIFELONG GLOBAL NETWORK THAT’S CHANGING THE WORLD -- FOR GOOD History demonstrates that ideas don’t change the world -- leaders do. Global Citizen Year is transforming the trajectory and impact of future leaders. By joining Global Citizen Year, you’ll get access to the most influential changemakers of our time, and join a network of young leaders dedicated to solving the world's most complex challenges. With an alumni network of 1,200 and growing, the Global Citizen Year community is a source of collaboration, opportunity, and support -- for life. Our alumni are thriving in colleges and careers in over 60 countries; they’re being honored with Fulbrights, Davis Peace Prizes, and Gates Millennium Scholarships; they’re working at The New York Times, Airbnb, Teach For America, and Tesla. Global Citizen Year alumni are already having an outsized impact on society; and they’re just getting started! Connect with motivated young changemakers worldwide and together build the...
May 20, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Worldwide
WE'RE ON A MISSION TO CLOSE THE GENDER GAP IN TECH. Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does. We're reaching girls around the world and are on track to close the gender gap in new entry-level tech jobs by 2030. Clubs are free after-school programs for 3rd-5th and 6th-12th grade girls to join our sisterhood of supportive peers and role models using computer science to change the world. SISTERHOOD Join a safe and supportive environment of peers and role models where girls learn to see themselves as computer scientists. CODE Learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals, and functions that form the basis of all programming languages. IMPACT Work in teams to complete a computer science impact project that solves a real-world problem in your community.
May 19, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Singapore
The iBuildSG Club is a club for students interested in or are curious about Singapore’s Built Environment (BE). The club introduces students to the BE sector through exciting and engaging activities such as learning journeys, workshops, competitions and more! These activities are designed to expose students to different aspects & careers of the BE sector, as well as the industry’s transformation efforts. WORKSHOPS Our iBuildSG Club workshops are designed to equip members with the building blocks that form the foundation required for many different professions in the BE sector. Our workshop content incorporates STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) concepts and ideas as well as sustainability thinking. Members who join our workshops will takeaway fundamental skills and knowledge on key topics that can be applied in the dynamic BE sector. Sustainability Workshops BCA has paved the way towards sustainability with the target of greening at least 80% of...
May 19, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Worldwide
We believe in the power of girls. Girls have a tremendous, often untapped power to change the world. Girl Up helps girls access their inner power to advance the skills, rights, and opportunities of girls everywhere.  Girl Up was founded by the UN Foundation in 2010 as an initiative to help support UN agencies that focus on adolescent girls. We focus on building leadership within individual girls first, including self-confidence, personal accountability and long-term aspirations. Our programs help girls to hone their skills in community organizing, goal setting, and effective communication. Girls who complete our programming report increased confidence, higher levels of civic participation, and a stronger conviction and ability to take action for global good.  All around the world, our network of a million supporters is mobilizing for gender equality. Will you stand with us? Through education, fundraising, advocacy and service, Girl Up Club members develop the leadership...
May 19, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Worldwide
ReadAble Singapore is a community of passionate people who believe in beating poverty one word at a time.  WE TEACH. Since January 2014, ReadAble has been running weekly reading and language arts classes for children ages 2 to 15 in a neighbourhood in the Chin Swee area. We started out teaching in children’s homes, but have grown to occupy classrooms in the Residents’ Committee Centre. We teach a phonics-based curriculum to our earliest readers and deliver a programme which complements the primary school syllabus for those who have mastered the basics of reading. We use drama, movement and play to draw out a love for reading, build self-confidence, and encourage creativity. WE BUILD. ReadAble has built a community library of over a thousand books for our kids to freely access books at every reading level throughout the week. We also organise educational excursions to plays and museums, as well as connect kids’ families with community resources, such as school supply donations...
May 19, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Singapore
Love spending time surrounded by nature? Passionate about greenery? Then come join us on this journey towards making Singapore our City in Nature. Whether you are a student, professional, retiree or on a study/career break, we welcome you. Volunteers are important to us, and we value the time and contributions of every one on our volunteer programme. This partnership with our greenery enthusiasts has allowed us to accomplish much more than we could. Join us and make a difference in our nature areas and green spaces! Choose from a wide range of volunteer opportunities:  Friends of the Parks :  localized communities representing active stakeholders and volunteers within the park’s ecosystem Citizen Science :  Participate in organised research efforts to survey the biodiversity around us. The data you help collect can inform decision makers and help to formulate conservation strategies. Community in Bloom : Put your green fingers to good use as you maintain a...
May 18, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Remote (Singapore)
Project Happy Club encourages social interactions through physical activities and hope to inspire active ageing through meaningful engagement and participation from these seniors. As a Volunteer Befriender (VBs), you would have to interact with the seniors through games and activities such as cooking and karaoke sessions that will be held on ZOOM as well as in GoodLife! @ Telok Blangah. It will be a interactive way for VBs to spend time and keep the elderlies mind engaged! This opportunity is a youth-led initiative part of Youth Corps Leaders Programme.
May 18, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Remote (Singapore)
Are you a student, fresh graduate, or jobseeker with a passion for gender equality, an appetite for research, an eye for detail, and good writing and social media skills?  Come talk to us about our internship opportunity. The Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame was launched by the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations in 2014 to recognise and honour the outstanding women of Singapore in all fields of endeavour. We are looking for an intern who can help us with our work. You will get up close and personal with the lives of the amazing women, both contemporary and historical, who broke through the limits they faced and paved the way for others. And you will help us with Project Awesome – where we share the stories of these women and inspire young girls (and boys) to dare to dream, to aim high, and to chart their own paths. As an Intern, your responsibilities will include: Research Assisting with the research to identify the women who have made significant contributions...
May 18, 2021
Emily Tan Yi Lyn Remote (Singapore)
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES AS A VOLUNTEER You will work closely with the team to: Create trip videos, using available clips, of our Skillseed journeys- highlighting the key elements of Skillseed's philosophy Create publicity / teaser videos to showcase our Skillseed walkshops / training programmes Practice your videography skills (if you would like to! ) during Skillseed events Transfer skills (e.g. basic video editing ) to the Skillseed team and potentially our participants WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME? Hone your videography and video editing skills and let your creative juices flow while creating a portfolio for yourself Gain experience teaching others your video editing powers Be a part of the Skillseed family; in a quaint office located in the character-filled district of Jalan Besar, a stone’s throw from an abundance of cheap good food and not so cheap cafés. Please note that we are not wheelchair accessible and Jalan Besar in general is extremely hostile to...
May 18, 2021