Leadership Network member Dayeon Lee is one year out from completing a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, but still finds time to volunteer time to social justice causes close to her heart.
One of the highlights for me from the past month was connecting with some 50 young people who have been through our business internship programme at a reunion in Auckland.
In the first of the series discussing life in Asia during Covid with Foundation Honorary Advisers, we chat with executive vice president of Korean conglomerate CJ CheilJedang, Heekyung (Jo) Min.
Alumni of the Foundation’s business internship programme flew in from around the country to reconnect and reminisce at an event held at Villa Maria Estate in Auckland.
In the absence of US leadership in Asia, Japan has stepped up to represent democracy in the region says the director of the Todat Peace Institute, Kevin Clements.
Fiona Amundsen and Hiroshi Nakatsuji's work Half-Life explores the impact of the dropping of nuclear bombs on the cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
Former Black Sticks goalie Richard Joyce visited schools at the top of the South Island on a road trip to give hockey coaching workshops and talk to students about his experiences playing in Asia.
Leadership Network member Dr Claire Achmad has taken over the helm of Social Service Providers Aotearoa, advocating for those working with children, whānau and communities in tough situations.
We chat with Leadership Network members Ziena Jalil and Pete McKenzie about their experiences taking part in the network's Mentorship Programme.
William Spear says his internship with the NZ China Council has given him new found appreciation of the complexities and importance of NZ's relationship with China.
Simon Draper looks back on some of the events of March and how they impacted the Foundation and its work. He also looks forward to the month ahead.
New Zealand must have more nuanced conversations about its relationship with China, says the Foundation's executive director Simon Draper.