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Leadership Network Member brings baking to the boardroom

Ethan Laby's career as a young chartered accountant speaks to his appreciation for the black and white. However, in-between the comfort of stark figures, he also seeks out the shades of grey.

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Hanoi Hui - Dynamic Vietnam impresses Leadership Network member

Passion, ambition and respect – these were just a couple of words that came to mind for Leadership Network Jack Keeys when reflecting on his time in Vietnam.

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Leadership Network member’s life a love letter to Japan

Leadership Network member Marcus Coll grew up habitually curious. His curiosities were directed in particular to understanding everything he could about the big wide world.

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Young New Zealand leaders heading to Hanoi

Fourteen members of the Foundation’s Leadership Network will be travelling to Hanoi this month to learn about Vietnam and make connections.

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Network member at home with his multicultural "superpower"

Joshua Peauafi can be seen as an “edge walker”. His dad is from Tonga, his mum from Aotearoa New Zealand, and he grew up in Upper Hutt, navigating the space where those two cultures merge.

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Rethinking Leadership Hui: "lightening captured in a bottle"

"There is something so electric about being in a room full of people who share your drive, values, passion, and dedication to better our communities," writes Leadership Network member Jess Chong.

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Leadership Network member and CEO breaking glass ceilings

Alexia Hilbertidou was not your average teenager. Imagine the usual trials and tribulations of teenagehood and add to them founding and running a company with skyrocketing popularity.

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Teaching in Japan a dream come true for Leadership Network member

Wanting to communicate better with exchange students at her high school was the spark that started Leadership Network member Megan Wilson's Japanese language-learning journey.

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Expectations "blown out of the water" on Leadership Network's Taiwan visit

Exploring Taipei by bike, meeting members of the indigenous Pangcah people and getting insights into Taiwanese culture were just a few highlights of the Leadership Network's Taipei Hui for Jamie Wood.

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New Leadership Network member and proud Westie getting things done

While some may be content to sit on their laurels having completed a master's degree in psychology, new Leadership Network member Seraphine Williams is now three years' deep into a degree in medicine.

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Kobe-born Kiwi connecting creatives in Asia

Born in Kobe, Japan, and raised in Nelson, new Leadership Network member Fenn Anderson has always had strong connections to Asia and now spends a good chunk of the year working in the region.

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Leadership Network members reveal their Mandarin journeys

To mark New Zealand Chinese Language Week, we chatted to four Leadership Network members about their language-learning journeys.

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