About Us

We are SAGE (Sharing And Gaining Experiences).

"Ohana means family, and family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten."

This is an excerpt from the the Disney movie Lilo and Stitch, where the term Ohana was popularised. Ohana speaks to the concept of a larger family that is not necessarily connected by blood, such as a best friend, neighbour, or anyone else special in one's life. Typically, the people within are bound together by genuine compassion, culture, support, loyalty, and love for one another. It is a community where genuine and deep friendships are formed so that no one will ever feel alone or isolated.

About Us

SAGE (Sharing And Gaining Experiences) is an online knowledge-sharing platform that fosters the sharing of career guidance, educational experiences and life stories in a safe and convenient manner. In doing so, we hope to reduce social inequality by providing connections to those who need them most, and to build a safe space where everyday people may pay it forward by sharing one's unique experiences.

Our Vision and Mission

Our Vision

A safe space for everyday people to pay it forward by sharing their unique experiences

Our Mission

Foster the sharing of career guidance, educational experiences, and life stories in a safe and convenient manner

Our Journey

We started our journey as Team SilverWellness on 28 October 2020, at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)'s Design Odyssey's DRIVE annual 3-day Bootcamp. As individuals passionate about technology within the healthcare and social service sectors, we intended to boost the mental wellness of older individuals within our community. After several consultations between us and our mentor, Lee Siew Yian, we came up with SAGE (Sharing And Gaining Experiences), to provide a platform for the easy and accessible sharing of knowledge. SAGE officially launched its MVP, a Telegram Bot, with a group of 100 Sages and Apprentices for 1:1 sharing. Since then, SAGE has obtained a spot in the Top 10 teams for the Impact through Inspiration E-Ideathon 2021 and was 1 of 2 Singaporean teams to be admitted into YMCA's regional RaonAtti programme. As of December 2021, we have more than 350 Sages and Apprentices genuinely interested in learning from, and sharing with, one another.

Our Advisors

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Lee Siew Yian
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Genevieve Gay
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Core Team

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Sean Chen
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Riccia Lim
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Kellie Sim
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Xie Qi Huang
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Interns

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Jeff Kok
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Phương Huy Nguyễn
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Contributors

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Jayati Parwani
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Ashley Koh
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Velda Wong
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Jacob Yeo
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Reina Peh
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Clarence Lee
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Ryan Tian
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Kim Jaedeok
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Wong Ziqi
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Gregory Tan
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Celine Yeow
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