About Us

Soristic is a mission-driven organisation committed to assist philanthropists, foundations, corporates, SzeSight_Flower_Sky social enterprises, non-profits and governments drive changes and solutions to accelerate progress for the organisations and society.

We believe that socially driven organisations are slowed down by a lack of information and inefficient allocation of resources.   We help to bridge the gap in knowledge and provide creative solutions to allow our partners (aka clients) to have greater impact on the ground. By helping them be more effective, we also help alleviate the issues facing the communities they work with.

We work collaboratively with our partners and stakeholders to co-create innovative solutions and see them through from concept to implementation. We strive to be a catalytic force in ensuring effective, sustainable social change for organisations and communities.

Based in Singapore, Soristic works on projects both locally and in the South East Asia region.
Soristic is a member of raiSE, Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise.
Mission:
Soristic works with partners  and stakeholders to drive innovative changes to accelerate social impact and sustainability for organisations and communities in South East Asia.
Vision:
Achieving greater social equality in South East Asia through an outcome-driven approach to addressing challenges in the communities.
Our Team:
Pauline Tan, Founder and Director
Pauline has diverse experiences in the social sector. She co-authored a number of publications including “Innovation in Asia Philanthropy”, a report that investigates the creative  deployment of financial and human capital for social impact.  She has also done extensive research on social enterprises in Singapore and in the region. She has evaluated charities on national level competition (e.g. Charity Governance Award) and has intimate knowledge of several local charities, having worked closely with them on multiple projects. Her areas of expertise are impact evaluation, financial inclusion, poverty, social entrepreneurship and philanthropy. Prior to her current work in the social sector, she has worked for over 9 years in the financial industry where she holds the CFA and CAIA designations.
Toh Jing Yi, Associate Director (Survey Operations)
Jing Yi is a public sector researcher. Her research interests cover various topics, ranging from the Singapore workforce, conditions of employment, graduate salaries, and workplace safety and health. In recent years, her research focus extends to include topics related to the social sector. She has experience in managing large scale government research projects, as well as running survey operations and focus group discussions. She has also worked with numerous charities in Singapore. Being in the public sector for 15 years has helped her in her research work as she gained a good overview of Singapore’s public policies.
Ke Xinying, Senior Associate Consultant
Xinying is a communications consultant. In her previous job as a journalist, coming in touch with all walks of life, she developed an interest in social service provision gaps in Singapore. She is also interested in broader development issues around the region, like health, education and environmental protection. For her Master’s in Development Studies at SOAS, University of London, she conducted an in-depth study of education provision for migrant children in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
Tan Teen Li, Researcher cum Volunteer Coordinator
Teen Li is a final-year Psychology student at the National University of Singapore. She is broadly interested in the mechanisms for social change, and towards this inquiry, has participated in anthropological fieldwork around Southeast Asia and assisted in social entrepreneurship and education projects helmed by various researchers in NUS. For her Honours’ Thesis, she is conducting a study on psycho-social support for caregivers of dementia patients in Singapore.

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