Join Us in Shaping Insights

We invite you to contribute your ideas and expertise!


TFGI’s Insights posts the latest updates on our events, programmes and research. One of our primary focuses is examining the impact of national policies and legislation, exploring their effects on the digital technology, society, and economy across Southeast Asia-6: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam.


Tech For Good Institute aims to foster inclusivity within Southeast Asia’s digital landscape, and emphasises the importance of diverse perspectives. If you’re passionate about driving change and shaping impactful conversations, TFGI invites you to contribute to TFGI Insights and be a part of envisioning a Southeast Asian digital ecosystem that harnesses the promise of technology to advance inclusive, equitable, and sustainable growth in the region. Your unique perspective matters in shaping these crucial conversations.


What are we looking out for?

  • We seek original and engaging content of up to 1,200 words, exploring topics within the digital economy that is evaluated through the lenses of innovation, digital progress and sustainable growth.
  • You have the freedom to choose the topic for your article; however, it is vital to ensure that your writing is evidence-driven and well-argued. It should also be relevant to the Southeast Asian region as a whole.
  • For more detailed information, please refer to our writing guidelines.

How to write for us?

  • Step 1: Craft a pitch! Submit the type of Insight you wish to write, a proposed headline, and a brief summary of key points to the TFGI team.
  • Step 2: If your pitch is successful, the TFGI editorial team will contact you, and you can submit your article within a month.
  • Step 3: Get published on the TFGI Insights page! Please note that the selection of articles for publication is at the discretion of the TFGI editorial team.

For more information on the submission guidelines and evaluation criteria, please click here.

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Mouna Aouri

Programme Fellow

Mouna Aouri is an Institute Fellow at the Tech For Good Institute. As a social entrepreneur, impact investor, and engineer, her experience spans over two decades in the MENA region, South East Asia, and Japan. She is founder of Woomentum, a Singapore-based platform dedicated to supporting women entrepreneurs in APAC through skill development and access to growth capital through strategic collaborations with corporate entities, investors and government partners.

Dr Ming Tan

Founding Executive Director

Dr Ming Tan is founding Executive Director for the Tech for Good Institute, a non-profit founded to catalyse research and collaboration on social, economic and policy trends accelerated by the digital economy in Southeast Asia. She is concurrently a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Governance and Sustainability at the National University of Singapore and Advisor to the Founder of the COMO Group, a Singaporean portfolio of lifestyle companies operating in 15 countries worldwide.  Her research interests lie at the intersection of technology, business and society, including sustainability and innovation.


Ming was previously Managing Director of IPOS International, part of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore, which supports Singapore’s future growth as a global innovation hub for intellectual property creation, commercialisation and management. Prior to joining the public sector, she was Head of Stewardship of the COMO Group and the founding Executive Director of COMO Foundation, a grantmaker focused on gender equity that has served over 47 million women and girls since 2003.


As a company director, she lends brand and strategic guidance to several companies within the COMO Group. Ming also serves as a Council Member of the Council for Board Diversity, on the boards of COMO Foundation and Singapore Network Information Centre (SGNIC), and on the Digital and Technology Advisory Panel for Esplanade–Theatres on the Bay, Singapore’s national performing arts centre.


In the non-profit, educational and government spheres, Ming is a director of COMO Foundation and Singapore Network Information Centre (SGNIC) and chairs the Asia Advisory board for Swiss hospitality business and management school EHL. She also serves on  the Council for Board Diversity and the Digital and Technology Advisory Panel for Esplanade–Theatres on the Bay, Singapore’s national performing arts centre.


Ming was educated in Singapore, the United States, and England. She obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford University and her doctorate from Oxford.