EVENTS

Sunwah GYLN 3rd Workshop on Leadership led by Angeline Letourneau – Teaching Fellow of Peter Lougheed Leadership College (University of Alberta)

On Saturday, April 24th, 2022, Sunwah GYLN members from various chapters attended the online leadership training workshop on “Followership: The Forgotten Side of Leadership”. At the beginning of the workshop, Angeline and her team moderated discussions on the definition and role of leaders and followers before diving into three types of followers: passive, effective, and alienated. Following the discussion, there were then three separate breakout rooms for experiential learning. For 15 minutes each, the participants in each room worked on their own case studies, which allowed them to actively share ideas and play their own parts.

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GYLN Workshop on Mental Wellness and Trust in Teams led by Helene Jørgensen of Peter Lougheed Leadership College, University of Alberta

On Sunday, November 28th, 2021, nearly 60 members of Sunwah Foundation Global Young Leaders Network from 11 Chapters around the globe have successfully celebrated the second online workshop on leadership with the participation of Ms Helene Jørgensen – Ph.D. candidate at the University of Alberta. During the workshop, Ms Helene and her team facilitated discussions about the representation of mental wellness, how to maintain mental wellness, and how to build trust within teams. There were several breakout rooms for small and large group discussions, active question and answer exchanges, and sharing of personal experiences.

Ms Helene…

[Sunwah-GYLN PLLC Canada Chapter] Fighting for Our Future: Sustainability, Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), and Climate Action

Before the COVID-19 pandemic came into center stage of the global community, the Sunwah GYLN PLLC Canada Chapter worked on a sustainability awareness campaign in 2019 called “Fighting for Our Future” where we strived to combat climate change through increasing awareness on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). Our campaign centered around two of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Responsible Consumption and Production (#12) as well as Climate Action (#13).

Climate change is undeniably one of the biggest issues facing society today and responsible waste management plays a significant role in the rate of accelera…

Leadership Training Workshop with Dr Cristina Stasia from the University of Alberta, Canada

On Sunday, October 10th, 2021, nearly 60 members of Sunwah Foundation Global Young Leaders Network from 11 Chapters around the globe have successfully celebrated the first online workshop on leadership with Dr. Cristina Stasia, Director of Instruction – Peter Lougheed Leadership, University of Alberta. The workshop also received great attention and participation from Sunwah Group leaders and associates, namely Ms Betty Chan, Executive Director of Sunwah Foundation, Director of International Relations of Sunwah Group, and Ms Janice Le, Manager of Sunwah Foundation.

The virtual event was packed with contentment and enthusiasm. Initially, al…

Sunwah-GYLN MSU Students Complete Local Park Renovation

The Global Young Leaders Network (GYLN) at MSU kicked off the school year with an initiative to renovate a local park and teach children about leadership and community service. GYLN students dedicated significant service hours through the spring and summer toward planning the project, funded by the Sunwah Foundation.

On August 21, GYLN invited members of the community to a three-hour event at Risdale Park to present their renovations to the community. Risdale Park was selected after consultation with the Lansing Refugee Development Center (RDC), in large part because of its proximity to a large population of refugee families that sett…