We are Being Bridges.

We help communities

build a more versatile diversity

through innovative tools

and meaningful programmes

for interfaith, interracial,

and intercultural dialogue.


Hello, we are Being Bridges.

We help multicultural communities grow resilience,

offering supportive tools and meaningful programmes

that nurture social cohesion.

We specialise in the space of diversity and harmony,

focussing on the sensitive yet significant work

of interfaith, interracial, and intercultural dialogue.

We consult on social projects for ESG sustainability

goals of corporate organisations, religious communities,

educational institutions, and government agencies.

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Our Philosophy

This is complex, sensitive, and very hard work. How do we approach or even touch these issues of significance in our multicultural society?

Doing diversity and dialogue differently.

Diversity is not a fault - it's our default. It's not our end point, but our starting point. So then dialogue isn't the solution - it's the organic consequence of our natural human foundation.



Building bridges for being bridges.

We make tools that are not ends in themselves, as they in turn make us. The external bridges we build serve a purpose - so that internally we may be bridges; and serve our purpose.


Connecting communities through the catalyst of their own captivating conversations.


We curate conversations that are contextualised to the lived realities of each community that works with us. Every community has a distinct context, so our engagements will never be the same for any. Therefore, our conversations are always collaborative. Crafted by communities themselves, this approach has the best potential for connecting with participants and catalysing them.


Our Partners

In the work of diversity, the community is the essential partner. We work with clients and collaborators, benefactors and beneficiaries, organisations and individuals, who range across the public sector, private sector, and civic society. Social harmony is too important, so we need all the help we can get. More details soon.

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Our Participants

We interact with many people in our work - participants, volunteers, and clients. Who are they and how have they experienced us?

Our Profile

There are different ways to build community. What is Being Bridges, who are we as a company, and how do we do what we do without losing our way?

SOCIAL CONSULTANCY & INNOVATION LAB


We are an award-winning consultancy and social innovation lab. We operate as a social enterprise partnering with government agencies, corporate entities, educational institutions, and non-profit organisations (inclusive of both secular and faith-based communities) intrigued by the dialogue of diversity and harmony.

We explore the gaps, the struggles, and the bottlenecks in the work of diversity and come up with tools that help in crafting the contextualised conversations so crucial to a multicultural society. We know the dialogue is already happening. Our role is to support and innovate.

SUPPORT FOR THE DIALOGUE






  • Our field of work caters to the landscape of diversity, dialogue, and discrimination.


  • Our focus of work is to engage, facilitate, and innovate.


  • Our specialty is to develop tools for conversations around culture, religion, and ethnicity.

PARTICULAR LENS & ANGLE


Our lens is how we see things and our angle is the route we choose to move along given the same realities. Every organisation has its own lenses and angles, even in comparison with others from within the same industry. The work of reinforcing community and social cohesion within the realities of pluralism can take many views and routes.

If our ways seem different and narrowly focused, that's because they are. They leverage on who we are and what we are good at. Thus, our angles as a community-centred organisation move us along these axes:

We focus not as much on advocacy

as on dialogue facilitation.

We focus not as much on activism

as on community activation.

We focus not as much on confrontation

as on social innovation.

Those other routes are not wrong, and in fact, we some times have to use them. Given the right situations and skills, they are helpful. But they are not our calling. Our particular lenses and angles are what we have trained for, what we specialise in, and what we leverage on to help your communities on the ground. Speak with us about an engagement.

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Our Projects

We consult on all sorts of diversity-related projects, running both long-term large-scale projects as well as short-term ad hoc engagements for clients and community partners. We also offer customised versions of our main projects for short-term programmes configured to your community needs. Schedule a call with us for specific details.

We create products




that tweak the dialogue around diversity for specific needs, whether it’s widening the dialogue, simplifying it, or deepening it.


We customize processes




that cater to the local contexts of particular communities, building up their capacity for dynamic versatility and resilience, whether it’s interfaith, interracial, or intercultural diversity.


We conduct programmes




that facilitate conversations around diversity, supporting the dialogue with tools and training that enable communities and individuals to do the same, whether they're from the government, corporate, educational, or religious landscapes.

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Diversity by Default

A conversational card game that intersects various forms of diversity while making dialogue more accessible

The Diversity by Default project is a collaboration with the creators of the award-winning Smol Tok product line... Read More

Being Guests

An award-winning interactive virtual landscape for interfaith awareness with 360-degree VR tours exploring local places of worship

Step inside a church, mosque, or temple virtually and explore their unique architecture and histories, core religious teachings,... Read More

Being Community

A social media series facilitating sensitive yet constructive conversations on racial and religious discrimination

Being Community is a project that was developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Community, and Youth... Read More

Being Beings

A community newsletter leveraging on the power of shared stories from various faiths to build a more versatile diversity.

Being Beings was a ground-up community initiative by Being Bridges during the Circuit-Breaker lockdown phase of COVID-19 when... Read More

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Our People

We are a growing consulting firm helmed by a Singaporean team of multicultural heritage. Part of the diversity landscape for over a decade, we are bolstered by a large network of specialist collaborators, freelancers, part-timers, and volunteers.

As a consultancy whose work is collaborative by choice, Being Bridges is a social enterprise birthed from a real and ever-present need for developing cohesion out of diversity. Our specialties and those of our network span various backgrounds of research and practice that are essential to multicultural community-building.

Together we have facilitated more than a hundred sessions of dialogue, trained dozens of communities from various sectors of society, and consulted on a range of projects with a lens towards diversity.

As our newly merged work and expertise begins to grow, we hope to explore and cater more of such offerings around issues of diversity to the specific needs of local communities, work places, and members of the public.

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Social Consultancy
Project Coordinator

Our original work

We help communities
large & small
tweak the process
of dialogue
to build a more
versatile diversity.