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Academia Dialogue Hosted by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus in Manila, Philippines 

On June 29, 2024, Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus hosted the Academia Dialogue at the Asia Pacific College in Manila, Philippines. Organized by the Yunus Centre, this event aimed to bring together social business practitioners, academics, promoters, and colleagues from around the world. 

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Health and Social Business: Pioneering Sustainable Futures Hosted by Yunus Centre AIT (YCA) – Social Business Day 2 Session

On June 27–28, 2024, the session on "Health and Social Business: Innovations for a Sustainable Future" was a compelling exploration of how social business can drive positive change in the health sector by Yunus Center AIT (YCA). This event was a highlight of the breakout sessions at the 14th Social Business Day held in Manila, Philippines.

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SDGs x 3ZEROS
Albukhary International University (AIU)

On June 25-26, 2024, Yunus Center AIT (YCA) displayed an exhibition booth on the AIU campus during SDGs x 3ZEROS conference.

YCA showcased their past and ongoing projects and programs aligned with the SDG goals. YCA also held a session titled "Social Business Innovations for SDG Solutions"

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Dr. Tanawan Samleerat Carraway represented YCA at the press conference for Sasin Impact Entrepreneurship Week (SasinIEW)

This panel will feature a social entrepreneur in agrivoltaics, angel investor, entrepreneur coach, Yunus Center AIT, and the Thai Startup Association.

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YCA with World Benchmarking Alliance

Under the arrangement of YCA, 9 students from AIT and 2 interns from YCA attended a high-level panel hosted by the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) at the Allies Assembly in Bangkok. This pivotal event aimed to explore the transformative power of business in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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One-Day Webinar on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Yunus-Rizq WEFnex Hub hosted an enlightening one-day webinar on the water-energy-food nexus. This event delved into the interconnected challenges and opportunities facing water, energy, and food systems amidst the climate crisis.

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YCA with EDSMAT Program

The collaboration involves the Energy Development Services Management and Technology (EDSMAT) Program, which offers a range of courses led by AIT faculty and industry experts.

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YCA host for SBAC11-2024

The conference, co-hosted by the Yunus Center AIT (YCA) and Professor Muhammad Yunus, along with Yunus Centre, Dhaka, was held on April 1-2, 2024, with the theme “Social Business Research – Objectives, Methodologies & Priorities.”

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SAR 100

WePOWER SAR100 is a series of trainings for women professionals in the energy sector from the Southeast Asia region (SAR).

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Bangladesh WePOWER visit delegates- World Bank Group

WePOWER, a regional network for female power sector engineers in South Asia, is being established by the World Bank.

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Grid Stations Operations Management

YCA took part in organizing a 12-day EDSMAT training on ‘Grid Stations Operation Management’ for 20 participants from the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA). 

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Executive Immersion Program - ESG for the Oil & Gas Sector

This course was important as ESG careers are opening rapidly in risk management, strategic planning, policy analysis, social impact, and business innovation. 

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Yunus Professional Masters Launch

Yunus Center launch The FIRST newest professional degree, the Yunus Professional Masters’ in Social Business & Entrepreneurship.

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Yunus Centre Lecture Series

YCA was featured as the topic for the regular YSBC Lecture Series hosted by Professor Yunus.

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Course: Innovation & Six-Sigma

Two online courses were designed and delivered, aimed at professionals learning to cope with the uncertainty emerging from the pandemic.

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Sustainable Manufacturing

Since December 2020, YCA is leading a three-country study of sustainable manufacturing best-practices in the Apparel, Domestic Appliances, and the Food sectors.

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Development Policy & Practice Module

YCA has hosted the Southeast Asia regional module of the Graduate Institute, Geneva’s Executive Masters’ program on (DPP) since 2016.

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Techsauce Global Summit

TechSauce is among the region’s most sought after innovation sharing platforms, with global participation on the latest disruptive technologies 

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Performance-Based Evaluation

YCA organized the ‘Performance Based Evaluation Systems’ with WAPDA staff College with the goal of establishing baseline performance-based management systems (PBEMS) 

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Webinar and Dialogue Series in ‘Strengthening regional collaboration and cooperation through higher education programs’ 

A free virtual event series that contributes a fresh perspective to addressing key social, economic, and environmental issues in Afghanistan through higher education. 

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Financial Inclusion in Southeast Asia

This study visit lasted 2 days and consisted of panel discussions, visits, and experience-sharing.

(microfinance and savings and credit cooperative practices in Thailand)  

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EDSMAT E21 ERP, Implementing Selective ERP Applications

YCA organized a 12 -day training for WAPDA, the training consisted of 24 participants and was held at WAPDA Administrative Staff College in Islamabad Pakistan. 

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WAPDA-AIT Strategic Learning Collaboration Visit of delegation form Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA), Pakistan

They met with YCA officials and visited the Water Engineering and Management (WEM) lab and Energy Park.

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Memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the OP Jindal Global University and AIT

The OP Jindal Global University and AIT signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 5th April 2023 that would strengthen academic and research collaboration between the two institutions and foster routine teacher and student exchanges. 

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