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We talked, We listened, We learned and We shared.
This is something you may faced it everyday!

The most powerful way to motivate and inspired people is a stories or history background. As Michael Margolis said "Storytelling is about connecting to other people and helping people to see what you see." 
No matter who you are, No matter where you been. You're always come along with stories.

YCA acts as a knowledge hub for whoever is interesting in Social Business, Social innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Then, may this month be the month of telling a stories.

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The 4th International Conference on
"Perspectives on Leadership, Learning and Social Enterprise in Asia: Sharpening Focus on Research Collaborations and Publications".

:: Topics covered ::
Leadership in Asia - Leadership Theories - Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership - Role of Leadership in Organizational Success (Private Sector) - Change Management through strong leadership - Leadership for Development Projects (Project Management) - Apex Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) - Leadership for Sustainability.

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Mariana from São Paulo, Brazil. She's 24 years old and graduated in college in Social Communications and Marketing two years ago. During college, she worked in contact with NGO’s, social projects and social business. Then 3 years in some multinationals companies in Brazil with marketing, merchandising and market analytics research. After this way, she decided to go back to social business world and HERE SHE IS!
This summer! YCA are hosting the Graduate Internship Program (GIP), 
where is encourages two-way learning.
This time we collecting a several countries;  USA, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, Japan, Mexico, Pakistan, Philippines, Switzerland, Thailand, UK  to be a part of program.
More details about the program: Read here

"If we live by stories, we change by stories"

On May 24th, YCA was given in collaboration with the social enterprise SimpleChange to opening phrase of the webinar “Storytelling for social Change”, With several examples and very useful methodologies, they shared how to use the power of stories and how storytelling becomes a strategic tool to make our organization grow. 
In one hour session, it was unveiled the elements of storytelling, the suggested structure and a storytelling Canvas, making easier to create a successful pitch of your organization.  

Want to know more? Go follow SimpleChange!

 Towards Excellence in Higher Education Management
:The case of National University of Singapore

YCA team member and AIT staff were assisted to the seminar which organized by the National Institute of Development Administration on May 23th. The Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of the National University of Singapore and Dr. Kenneth Paul Tan, shared some insights about what made NUS the 12th university in QS Ranking and what are the challenges that they are facing now. Making the city an integrated system, international openness and collaborating teaching are some of the components of their success. Also, they have a focus on teaching their students to be emphatic, to be part of a broader success story and to communicate and connect authentically with others. "One of goals regarding social change is 5 impactful ideas+ 50 leaders+ 500 changemakers" Dr. Tan said.

After these illustrative talk, there is a panel discussion follow with Dr. Tan and Dr. Ora-orn Poocharoen. This section also allowed the participants for questioning to the speakers.

Surveying with Community Enterprise in Thailand


During of May, YCA was participated with teams of cross-organization collaboration within MOU partners, in order to visit and collect data from 6 initial areas, including Samut Songkhram, Samut Prakarn, Singhburi, Supanburi, Nonthaburi, and Pathumthani. Those initiative areas is going to be a role model for another 6 matching areas. There, we are noticed that most of the groups activities and their business are base on the sufficiency economy concept from the King's Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX). 
  Starting from the use of local wisdom, develop the product processing as household business and extends to the community level. They are aim to live adequately at the end.