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YSEALI Spring 2016: JIA GOES TO UCONN!


SDL's Design Researcher, Chew Jia Ying has been selected as one of the participants for the Spring 2016 cycle of the YSEALI ("why-SEE-lee") Academic Fellowship on Social Entrepreneurship and Economic Development.

This prestigious 5-week program, conducted this March, is sponsored by the Study of the U.S. Branch in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and will be developed and delivered by University of Connecticut’s (Uconn) Global Training and Development Institute (GTDI).

Launched in 2013, the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is U.S. President Barack Obama’s signature program to strengthen leadership development across ASEAN, deepen engagement with young leaders on key regional and global challenges, and strengthen people-to-people ties between the United States and Southeast Asia.