Supporting STEAM Education in public and private schools across Myanmar through a unique computer game.
Providing former juvenile offenders in Thailand with a second chance through skill-building activities and employment trainings.
Bringing awareness about fake news and disinformation through the international hackathon in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia.
Creating an impact accelerator and a lab for designing innovative, scalable, and replicable technology to address water-energy-food challenges in Indonesia.
Training young professionals to map the trails of ASEAN national parks and heritage sites in the Philippines and Cambodia for posterity and environmental sustainability.
Bringing ethical entrepreneurship to underrepresented youth through a unique boot-camp program in Bali, Indonesia.
Equipping students with English language skills to help build prosperous communities in Vietnam.
Promoting behavioral change in caring for the coastal communities of Kupang and Dili through activities on improving personal hygiene as a set stone for improving the environment.
Building sustainable economic development in Malaysia through mangrove ecosystem education for the small-scale fisherman communities.
Reshaping domestic work sector by empowering migrant workers and providing better hiring solutions for employers in Malaysia.
Engaging young entrepreneurs in Thailand into a social innovation development process through an Incubation Program, Educational Workshops, and an Impact Venture Clinic.
Teaching youth in East Java to preserve biodiversity of the marine and coastal ecosystems through skill-building activities.
Encouraging and supporting youth participation in the local communities though a good governance development program in the Philippines.
Educate children in South Sulawesi, Indonesia, about dental and oral health through a mobile game called Si Manggis Celebes.
Taking action on waste management through awareness trainings for teachers and students in public schools in Myanmar.
Helping Cambodian high school students excel in Match and Sciences with an innovative app.
Educating young leaders on marine conservation through scuba diving trainings in Khao Lak, Thailand.
Bringing environmental and social issues up on the stage in the form of recycling art performances and workshops in Vietnam and Cambodia.
Launched in 2013, the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is the U.S. government’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking in Southeast Asia. Through a variety of programs and engagements, YSEALI seeks to build the leadership capabilities of youth in the region, strengthen ties between the United States and Southeast Asia, and nurture an ASEAN community of leaders who work across borders to solve common issues.
Approximately 65% of people in the ASEAN region are under the age of 35. YSEALI is an effort to harness the extraordinary potential of youth in the region to address critical challenges and expand opportunities.
The YSEALI community consists of bright young leaders, 18–35 years old, from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Laos, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam who are making a difference in their communities, countries, and the region. Learn more about the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative at yseali.state.gov and join the official YSEALI social media communities on Facebook and Twitter.
The YSEALI Seeds for the Future program is sponsored by U.S. Department of State and is funded through a grant from the U.S. Mission to ASEAN. Cultural Vistas will administer the program through 2020.
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