About Us

This is our story

Our Story

Here is how we got started.

In February 2017, two friends gathered for a conversation. Both were deeply concerned about the increasing polarization of our society and world – whether in race, religion, class or ability.

In Singapore, we have the haves and have-nots, locals and migrant workers… Around the world, we have the Leave or Remain in Brexit, anti-Islamic rhetoric, the list goes on…

The implicit trust we have of each other in the society seems to be eroding. They wondered: How can we create more and safer places for more understanding and acceptance, without waiting for the government to do this for us?

How can we mobilise the collective wisdom of the community to bring us closer, not further apart?

The two friends, Anthea Ong (social changemaker and founder of Hush Tea Bar) and Melissa Kwee (CEO of the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre) came together to conspire A Good Space as a community-led effort to transform ordinary spaces into places of purposes by convening catalysts to invent, innovate, intersect and inspire communities.

Through a refreshing calendar of events, we bring together diverse members of society to connect, recharge and be re-inspired, towards building a #City of Good.


While the social issues that we deal with can be serious and heavy, we believe social impact should be fun, embracing play and our child-like openness to create wonderfully new approaches to making a difference.


We want to make sure that no-one feels alone on this journey of making a difference; to nurture an ecosystem that fosters sharing, support and empathy from other like-minded changemakers.


We believe that true growth comes from not only discovering inspirational stories but fostering a “wow” to see the world differently, innovate change and grow impact. Inspiration is good, wow is even better.


For ideas and people to grow to be great, they need a safe space for them to be vulnerable, free of judgement, prejudice and hate. We embrace experience to guide our possibilities, not limit them.

Our Logo

The unstructured lines embody our intent of perspective expansion and experimentation. Through the coloured dots, we celebrate diversity and intuition (with the letters A and E being intuitively derived).

The emphasised word ‘SPACE’ inspires strength and safety. Our tagline: Where People of Purpose Play further bring out our values of purpose and play.

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