Let’s Meet our SMAs!

Rabi

Rabi’atul ‘Adawiyah Zunnurain Terudin

Country Institution
Brunei

   Brunei

 

Brunei Darussalam University

Not only is Rabi’atul an AYVP social media ambassador, but she also craves for volunteerism! Her experience on student engagement activity stood out her personality. Being recognized in the Commonwealth Education Good Practice Award this year with her project titled, “Young Athlete Project” has enabled her joining the Content Creator for Brunei Volunteers. Rabi’atul is looking forward to share exciting volunteerism events in Brunei and across the region.

Yousim

Pov Yousim

Country Institution
Cambodia

Cambodia

 

Pannasastra University of Cambodia

As Secretary of ASEAN Youth Leaders’ Association for Cambodia chapter, Yousim assists management and administration works of the association which founded by youth that came across from five ASEAN member-states namely: Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. Throughout, she has established networking and keeping tabs with information on ASEAN youth regional programme. Yousim is extremely excited to connect with other ASEAN youth  with her vast networking  across the region. Wait for her update peeps!

Dimas

Dimas Sandya Sulistio

Country Institution
Indonesia

 Indonesia

 

Bandung  Institute of Technology

Dimas is a professional that love to spend most of his youth time travel abroad for international youth programmes. Dimas fits the SMA role perfectly as he has a wealth experience on youth development and volunteerism journey in the region. Prior attached to Indonesia Teaching Movement Foundation as Sustainability Engagement Officer, Dimas was part of the Ship of Southeast Asia and Japanese Programme (SSEAYP) 2014 which he successfully found the gist of being an ASEAN citizen! He then put forward the message of an appreciation for ASEAN Community in the form of video and became one of the finalists in the ASEAN Youth Video Contest 2015.

Alounny 

Lasy Alounny

Country Institution
Laos

     Laos

 

Bandung Institute of Technology

Alounny possesses a strong woman leadership trait which it is apparent upon completing her M.Eng (Master Engineering), she was elected as the Head of Woman Union in the Faculty of Engineering, Bandung Technology of Institute, Indonesia, where she currently attached to. Despite modest demeanor manifested, Alounny stood up and project her idea on the importance of environment preservation which are also her research interests. Alounny aims to increase the level of awareness on the environment and climate change issues among the youth across the region. So who’s up to join Alounny?

Amirin

Country Institution
Malaysia

 Malaysia

 

MARA University of Technology

As Executive Secretary of Sarawak House of Kuala Lumpur, it is undeniable fact that Amirin has built rapports and networking among the relevant stakeholders because his organization is under the Sarawak State’s government office. Guided by his vast networking, he call upon the youth to the realization that the road to mutual understanding, unity and togetherness begin with small initiative by the youth. Amirin also believe that the youth should take the driver seat to lead the region. Now, who’s up to Amirin’s call?

Aye Aye Khin

Aye Aye Khin

Country Institution
Myanmar

 Myanmar

 

Dagon University

Driven by the call of civil society, human rights and democracy empowerment has led Khin to work at Scholar Institute, a local non-profit organization based in Myanmar. From there, Khin has been exposed to myriad facets of social challenges in her country especially in term of access to education. The organization of which Khin is attached to as Associate Programme Officer, is at the forefront in promoting education opportunities among the youth. Needless to say more, her approach with the youth is indeed has been considered as invaluable persona which allowed her to be part of AYVP SMAs 2015/2016.

Raxee

Raxel Ann Beatingo Gonzales

Country Institution
Philippines

Philippines

 

University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos

An avid smartphone user, Raxee keeps track of the AYVP Cambodia throughout the one-month long programme which she constantly updates about her journey. As the Philippines’ Bacolod City’s Youth Ambassador for Tourism, Environment Environmental Conservation and International Affairs, Raxee’s goal is to help change the world by engaging others to join the efforts for the environment that she believes will showcase ASEAN culture and it will be a fun and enriching experience for both herself and her followers across her social accounts.

Yoke

Thye Yoke Pean

Country Institution
Singapore

Singapore

 

Bandung Institute of Technology 

Yoke was previously attached to Housing and Development Board as well as Lien Foundation – Nanyang Technological University Environmental Endeavour of Singapore where she was involved in water and sanitation projects in the region. While envision an ASEAN Community with universal and equitable access to water, sanitation and hygiene – Yoke is here to sets up an organization that will work with local communities and one thing for sure; she will definitely share the highlights that she has experienced throughout the region.

Firadown

Miss Firadown Namtong

Country Institution
Thailand

  Thailand

 

Silpakorn University 

Being a student is not going to hinder Firadown down to be active in volunteerism world. While attending classes at Silpakorn University, Thailand, Firadown’s affection towards children is apparent when she volunteered as English teacher before at a number of local camps that aim to improve English among the local communities. She believes that being an AYVP SMA will offer meaningful interactions, opportunities and connections, a chance to engage and collaborate with other future leaders of the region, in the hope that she will be able to exchange her thoughts on volunteerism and education.

Nguyen

Nguyen Duc Thinh

Country Institution
Vietnam

  Vietnam

 

University of Agriculture and Forestry 

Nguyen wishes to share his aspirations and knowledge on ASEAN to the young generation which he acknowledged the importance of the youth’s role in the region. And that’s the very reason why he opts to hold the professorship in the academic institution so that he will able to transfer knowledge on ASEAN to his students as it is crucial for the region’s integration journey. In the mean time, Nguyen wants to use this medium to share knowledge-driven thoughts, and to show to the ASEAN youth how they can enhance themselves by being part of ASEAN Community even closer than before.