Cre­at­ing young lead­ers

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gain in­sight into their pos­si­ble ca­reer paths.”

This year’s fel­low, Craig Brimhall from the United States, is ex­cited to be in Malaysia to share his knowl­edge and ex­pe­ri­ence with the par­tic­i­pants. He has a mas­ter’s de­gree in ed­u­ca­tion from the Har­vard Grad­u­ate School of Ed­u­ca­tion and is a doc­tor­ate stu­dent at the Univer­sity of Utah.

“In Un­lock­ing the Di­ver­sity Code, I will share dif­fer­ent meth­ods and ways of com­mu­ni­cat­ing with a di­verse group of peo­ple to im­prove re­la­tion­ships and out­comes,” he says.

“In Build­ing 21st Cen­tury Skills, par­tic­i­pants will learn to de­velop and in­ves­ti­gate the skills needed to suc­ceed in the new econ­omy, such as col­lab­o­ra­tion, com­mu­ni­ca­tion, trans­form and be­come more con­fi­dent and coura­geous in seiz­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties and over­com­ing chal­lenges after they at­tended the camp.

“SIS be­lieves in the ben­e­fits of de­vel­op­ing pos­i­tive lead­er­ship at­tributes as the Cana­dian school cur­ricu­lum of­fered at our school com­prises char­ac­ter ed­u­ca­tion and com­mu­nity ser­vice pro­grammes as well.”

SIS’s pur­pose-built and fully Wi-Fi-en­abled cam­pus in Ban­dar Sun­way has been the ideal “home away from home” venue for par­tic­i­pants of the camp.

SIS is an in­sti­tu­tion fully owned and gov­erned by the Jef­frey Cheah Foun­da­tion. To­gether with the Cen­tre for Asia Lead­er­ship, it is com­mit­ted to pro­vid­ing youths

The work­shops are de­signed to in­crease youth’s ca­pac­ity to lead un­der pres­sure and com­mu­ni­cate ef­fec­tively in di­verse set­tings.

with a head start to im­pact the world in pos­i­tive ways.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call 03-7491 8070 or visit sis.sun­

The Sun­way ALY Camp en­cour­ages youths to en­gage in var­i­ous ac­tiv­i­ties to equip them with skills needed in the cur­rent econ­omy.

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