International travel may be impossible at this time, however emerging leaders around the world are continuing to strive to stay connected. In this panel CAUSINDY invites representatives from key youth organisations operating in the Australia-ASEAN sphere to discuss opportunities and challenges to maintaining youth connectivity, future opportunities, and leadership strategies to thrive post-COVID.
Our speakers will share lessons learned and innovations they have to create adapting towards this challenging time – especially in terms of empowering youth across the region.
The CAUSINDY Online ASEAN Panel was streamed live on Friday, 30 October 2020. Missed the panel? Listen to the webinar recording on demand on our Spotify page, or view the panel below.
Cameron Allan is a co-founder and the CEO of the ASEAN-Australia Strategic Youth Partnership (AASYP). AASYP is the leading organisation for promoting partnership between ASEAN and Australian youth. Through a suite of programs and initiatives, we build knowledge, inspire engagement and create connection to give young people a voice on the complex regional issues that need to be solved together.
Cameron is also a Hawker Scholar and National University Scholar at ANU. In 2019, Cameron studied at UGM in Yogyakarta and the National University of Singapore as the New Colombo Plan ASEAN Fellow. Whilst living in Southeast Asia, Cameron interned at the Australian Mission to ASEAN and Migrant Care, an Indonesian migrant worker advocacy organisation. Cameron is currently a law student at ANU and is a Strategic Communications Officer for the University’s COVID-19 response team. Cameron is an Advisor to the ASEAN Australia Education Dialogue Advisory Committee, one of three Australian youth representatives to the Y20 2020 in Riyadh and is a 2020 Y20 Policy Fellow with Global Voices.
Dr Yang Mee Eng
Dr. Yang Mee Eng worked in the private and government sectors for over 26 years. She was most recently the Senior Vice President at Alphacap. There, she assisted SMEs companies and led the development and execution of Bloconomic Expo 2019, a platform aimed at creating a vast network of blockchain entrepreneurs and developers in the fast-evolving blockchain companies. Prior to that, she was the CEO of Gameview, the largest mobile game publisher in Malaysia, where she oversaw more than 50 staff members in their three offices in Malaysia, China and Thailand.
She is also the Co-Founder and President of the Spina Association of Malaysia as well as the President of World Game Blockchain Association. Furthermore, Yang is part of the international advisory panel for Malaysia Communication and Multimedia Commission, University Tenaga National and Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur.
Juli Binu is an experienced Program Manager who leads a number of Love Frankie programs for Google.org and YouTube in Indonesia. She has been the lead of YouTube Creators for Change and of media and digital literacy projects to build resilience to misinformation, disinformation, intolerance and discrimination among young people in Indonesia. Before joining Love Frankie, Juli worked on MTV EXIT to fight human trafficking and exploitation. Juli is skilled in managing and assisting CSOs and clients to implement program goals, and her 20 years’ experience in video and event production constitue a valuable contribution to all of Love Frankie’s projects.