Call for Applications: 2020 YSEALI Regional Workshop FuturePreneur


In partnership with Kenan Foundation Asia, School of Changemakers and Local Alike, the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is pleased to announce YSEALI FuturePreneur, a regional workshop focused on sustainable economic empowerment to be held from May 31– 1 June in Bangkok. The workshop is fully funded by the U.S. Department of State and is open to all YSEALI members, who are from and currently residing in an ASEAN country and Timor-Leste.

You must be a registered YSEALI member to apply for this. Apply here to become a member of YSEALI!

This multi-day workshop will bring together youth leaders from the ASEAN region and Timor-Leste to explore how utilizing private sector practices to create social enterprises can create sustainable development at the country and regional levels. The workshop will empower YSEALI members to develop solutions, connections, and ideas to advance the potential of social entrepreneurship across the region and between ASEAN and the United States.

You will navigate through the principals and key factors of successful enterprises and how they can use entrepreneurship to contribute to the growth and sustainability of the ASEAN region. The workshop will feature TED style talks, networking sessions and guidance from successful young ASEAN entrepreneurs, allowing participants to connect with fellow youth leaders and U.S. embassy representatives on a peer-to-peer level.

The School of Change-makers will provide hands-on skill building in development social enterprise ideas and in the soft skills necessary for business success. Local Alike will also lead participants in immersive experiences engaging with local social enterprises in action, where participants will be able to interact with beneficiaries and see the impact created by the enterprises first hand. Participants will use the guidance and experiences gained from the experts, training, and site visits to design action plans and pitch presentations for their own post-workshop social enterprises.

If you want to become a social entrepreneurship leader, please fill out the online application form by January 20th, 2020 before 09.00AM (Bangkok Time).

Before applying, be sure to read all the eligibility requirements carefully.

*Room and board, and all travel to and from Bangkok is fully-funded.


Apply now!!

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