19 March 2018 – Joseph Phan Van Quyen (23), who took part in the ASEAN Foundation Model ASEAN Meeting (AFMAM) 2017 and was the first winner of the 2nd ASEAN Youth Video Contest 2016, was one of the lucky ASEAN young leaders to meet former U.S President Barack Obama at roundtable discussion in Singapore.
Ecofun Indonesia is a youth-led social enterprise that focuses on environmental education and science communication. The organization claimed one of the finalist spots for the recent Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge (YVIC) 2017 organised by UN Volunteers, the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the ASEAN Foundation, the ASEAN Secretariat, SAP, with the close support of the Government of Germany. Ecofun Indonesia seeks to educate the public of environmental conservation and sustainable development through interactive and entertaining means. Ecofunopoly and Ecofun Community, founded in 2009, are some examples of the projects the enterprise leads. In line with this vision, Ecofun also organises the EcofunGo! Festival, an ongoing series of environmental campaign for kids that takes place in three ASEAN cities: Bogor (Indonesia), Manila (Philippines), and Maubin (Myanmar).
NinoNina Co is one of the finalists for the recent Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge (YVIC) 2017 “Impact ASEAN” organised by UN Volunteers, the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the ASEAN Foundation, the ASEAN Secretariat, SAP, with the close support of the Government of Germany. The YVIC 2017 was held in Bangkok, Thailand. NinoNina Co works with urban poor communities, especially those that are skilled in sewing and making fabric products in Philippines. They help connect these communities to a growing market of SMEs and corporations that need such services in their operations.
My name is Ismi Farah. I was graduated from Sunan Gunung Djati Islamic State University, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, before being accepted to pursue my master degree in he Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI), Thailand. Now I am a Professional teacher in science. It was always my dream to continue my study after I finished my bachelor degree in Biology.
Long story short, I landed in Kansai International Airport, Osaka, Japan on late September last year. After three and a half hours of bus ride, I finally arrived in my final destination. I found myself in this beautiful, ancient, and touristy city three thousand miles away from home, Kyoto it is.
Hi there! My name is Elyssa Yunitasari Putri. Currently I am studying Marketing Communication, specialising in Public Relations at Binus University, Jakarta. Just last year on my fifth semester, I got an opportunity to worked as a communication intern at the ASEAN Foundation
My name is Syamimi Abdullah Saaban studying at the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya, Malaysia.
For me, Internships are professional apprenticeship experiences that give students the opportunity to gain practical experience in a professional environment.
Hi! I am Nur Diyanah from Indonesia. I am a student of Universitas Padjadjaran batch 2013 majoring in communication management. On August 2016, I challenged myself to take the opportunity for being a communications intern at ASEAN Foundation. Well, this is actually also an assignment from my college as a final year student.
An enthusiast young and professional Marketing Communication student, Maudy Elvira Saraswati also known as Maudy, had successfully received a full scholarship to do a one semester away in one of the highest ranked universities in Asia known as Kyoto University in Kyoto, Japan.