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Trek and Fellowship Summer 2017

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Asia Leadership Trek

Under the theme of “Vision and Value Creation: Charting the Path to Tomorrow’s Asia,” this year’s Asia Leadership Trek will be held on May 27-June 17, 2017 and will explore Shanghai, China; Hong Kong SAR, China; Manila, Philippines; Singapore; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Trek costs US$2700 which includes inter-Asia flights between six cities, and accommodations, transportation, and meals in each country. Trekkers will arrive in Shanghai, China on May 28, 2017 and depart from Dhaka, Bangladesh on June 17, 2017.

Schedule and Targeted Meetings (Meetings TBC)*
  • Manila, Philippines (May 28-31): Philippine Speaker of the House and Congressmen, McKinsey Manila, Philippine National Police, CNN Philippines/Rappler/Bloomberg Philippines Anchor, Ayala Corporation, Cebu Pacific, Harvard Club of the Philippines
  • Hong Kong (May 31-Jun 3): Morgan Stanley, Legislative Council of Hong Kong, HSBC, Conference at PolyU, Local Journalist, Luk Yu Tea House, Harvard Club of Hong Kong
  • Shanghai, China (Jun 3-8): COMAC Shanghai, Xinmin Media, Foreign Journalists, Anomaly Shanghai, IDEO Shanghai, A00 Shanghai, Alibaba (Hangzhou, this is confirmed), Shanghai World Financial Center Observatory
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Jun 8-11): Air Asia, GrabCar, Opposition Politicians, Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff, Malaysia Government Ministry, Blue Ocean Strategy Institute, Conference at Sunway University
  • Singapore (Jun 11-14): Kishore Mahbubani at LKY School, Singapore Government Ministry, Future Cities Laboratory, Agency Addressing Economic Innovations
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh (Jun 14-17): Local Entrepreneurs in Fintech, Media, and E-commerce industries, Cybergiant, Government Ministry, Garments Industry, Social Entrepreneurs

*Subject to change upon Organizers’ discretion. 


Asia Leadership Fellowship

The Asia Leadership Fellowship, to be held in July and August 2017 is a two-month multi-country teaching fellowship program to be held in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Japan (countries TBC). As a Teaching Fellow, you will play a role in assisting and empowering individuals, organizations, and governmental bodies to play more active and meaningful leadership roles in their communities. All travel expenses, accommodations, visa fees, and most meals are covered. 

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