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YSEALI Women’s Leadership Academy 2019

Amazing things can happen when leaders unite. 33 women leaders from all 10 ASEAN countries and Timor Leste joined forces in Jakarta, Indonesia to develop their leadership styles and to collaborate on ways to address challenges in the region. The year 2019 marks the 5th anniversary of YSEALI Women’s Leadership Academy. Working together with the U.S. Mission to ASEAN, we’ve been the implementing partner for this Academy since 2016.

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (March 8th) is about uniting people from around the world to accelerate gender equality and inclusion. We joined with so many of our own community and others to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019. Our main event was held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the event included a panel of guest speakers, a Leadership Journey talk with Rising Star and Wedu Cambodia board member, and concluded with a Mentor Walk that all attendees could participate in. We were happy to take part in Cisco Systems’ Women of Impact 2019 event in Bangkok, Thailand. Ending the week on a high note, WeWork Thailand invited Wedu to partake in their panel discussing women in tech.

Rising Star Video Competition

In September 2017, we asked Rising Stars to share video stories about their leadership journeys and were blown away by the creativity, talent, and authenticity of the submissions. Watch our first place video from Suthasiny (Moh) of Thailand!