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Asia Foundation Announces Participants of YSEALI Regional Workshop on Future Workforce

Singapore, March 28, 2021 — The Asia Foundation is pleased to announce the participants of the 2021 Young Southeast Asian Leadership Initiative (YSEALI) Workshop on Future Workforce. Hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Singapore, the Foundation will implement an eight-day virtual workshop May 16-23, bringing together 61 participants from ASEAN countries and Timor-Leste to learn best practices from industry experts and develop a regional network of peers.


Awangku Arif Anuar Pengiran Haji Ahmad
Michelle Tan Hui Chan

Chamroeun Sokvibol
Sengky Chheun
Chhor Ratanaktepi
Daravutey So
Lyheng S

Ali Sahab Amrin
Dwi Putra Apri
Maral Dipodiputro
Siti Sharrah Dzundza
Anne Luthfiyah
Sijbrand Albrecht Peeters
Tyas Wardhani Pusposari
S. Abida Bhirawasiwi
Chanthala Vinthasai
Obedrey Willys
Nisa Zafirah

Maxly Inthaxai
Xaybouasone Phakhanthong
Chanthala Vinthasai

Hamizah Abd Hamid
Ch’ng Yi Cong
Gamaliel Kan
Aimy Lee Carmen Ng Jia Wen

Saw Dar Bo
Myat Hsu Khine
Htet Aung Phyo
Myat Thiha Tun
Si Thu Wai
Aung Soe Win

Andy Copada Alegre
Albrecht Arthur N. Arevalo
Frances Kristine M. Crisostomo
Hanna Keila Garcia
Abraham Alonzo Guiyab
Peter Johnson A. Olivar
Nicole Anne Parreño
Margeaux Marie R. Valdez

Leong Ai Kuen
Lim Tern Poh
Jeshua Soh
Jo-Anne Tan
Jared Yeo Jing Shun
Suhaila Binte Zainal Shah

Saengson Kriswatanakorn
Chachanondh Limthong
Preechaya Rassadanukul
Anan Sawaengdist
Aekarak Sethi
Narissara Siangsansern
Tamon Tananilgul

Frenqui Monteiro
Simao Zainal Ramos

Dam Thi Huyen Trang
Le Minh Thu
Anh Hoang Dieu Le
Nguyen Thi Ngoc Phuong
Lan Anh Phan
Tran Le Dung
Vu Duc Anh

Participants of the workshop will gain understanding of how rapid technology and digital advances are altering the context of work in Asia and globally; receive mentorship; explore opportunities to expand their work; exchange ideas on how to foster economic growth in their communities; and discover avenues for stronger regional cooperation and cooperation between the U.S. and ASEAN. They will learn from 4IR experts, gain a look inside American companies at the forefront of innovation in addressing future workforce, and network with other young leaders from across ASEAN.

The Workshop on Future Workforce will include a series of online skills-building sessions, activities, speakers, virtual tours of Singapore-based U.S. companies highlighting future workforce initiatives, as well as mentoring and networking opportunities with leaders from the region and the United States.  Arranged in partnership with the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, the program will facilitate networking between the participants showcase innovative approaches to leveraging the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR); explore 4IR challenges and opportunities and how they impact the future of work; and allow participants to connect with peers and leading experts in Solution Circle group projects.

The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia. Informed by six decades of experience and deep local expertise, our work across the region addresses five overarching goals—strengthen governance, empower women, expand economic opportunity, increase environmental resilience, and promote international cooperation.

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Related locations: Singapore
Related programs: Leadership & Exchanges
Related topics: YSEALI

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