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Future City Summit Presents, YY Future Cities Lab

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YY Future Cities Lab is a platform initiated by Future City Summit in collaboration with Social Business Youth Alliance (SBYA) Global to innovate and incubate social business ideas to build sustainable future cities.

“YY Future Cities Lab 2019” is going to take place in Manila, Philippines, with the first hand interaction and experience with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Prof. Muhammad Yunus.

[ YY Future Cities Lab ] :

YY Future Cities Lab is the collaboration avenue of Future City Summit and SBYA Global with support from YY Goshti,Launchgarage and Grameen Australia, on the stressing issues of:

1) Rural unbanked economy, and
2) Housing with suburban-urban linkage

Together with progressive communities in social business domain, SBYA Global and Future City Summit will explore how social business can build sustainable future cities with the rural and suburban communities. With the mentors from Asian Development Bank, Launchgarage, YY Goshti and Grameen Australia, we will step into next level collaboration and incubation for the concerned groups.

Winning 3 teams would be given the opportunity to pitch at the Social Business Youth Summit 2019 (22-23 March) in Manila.It’s an exclusive pitch run for the “YY Future Cities Lab” design jam champions to pitch in front of the critical stakeholders of Social Business arena like Yunus Centre, Grameen Australia, SBYA Global, YY Goshti, The YY Foundation and so on.

The best pitch will be awarded by Professor Muhammad Yunus and will be taken for three months mentorship and incubation supported by YY Goshti and Future City Summit.

[ SocBus Design Jam ] :

With the prototype hackathon style design jam, the feasible pitches sorted would be supported by Future City Summit and its ecosystem for implementation.

All delegates would be recognised for their contribution to the design framework developed with YY Goshti, SBYA Global, Yunus Centre and Grameen Australia.

[ Program Features ] :

1. Keynote fireside chat with Prof. Muhammad Yunus and other pioneers with years of lesson learnt in social businesses.
Learn directly from Prof. Muhammad Yunus and other leaders from Philippines, how he visions “A world of three zeros” and the 10 years challenge in rural unbanked economy and urbanisation.

2. SocBus Design Jam on the “Three Zeros”.
Team up with 70 young leaders from 25 cities from around Asia region to come up with social business ideas which contribute to find out sustainable solutions to housing and rural unbanked issues.

3. Network with the Top-notch Leaders from Emerging Cities.
First hand experience and network building with leaders from YY Goshti, SBYA Global, Yunus Centre, Grameen Australia, The YY Foundation, Asian Development Bank, World Economic Forum Global Shapers and Harvard GSD.

Date: 19th – 21st March 2019
Location: Manila, Philippines

[ Event Page ] : https://futurecitysummit.org/YYFutureCitiesLab2019

[ Application ] : https://futurecitysummit.org/applications/delegates-application

Inquiry: community@futurecitysummit.org

To develop a public-private partnership and to solve municipal level problems, FCS has initiated “Public-Private Partnership by Youth.” The “YY Future Cities Lab” will play a significant role to find out sustainable solutions for the cities by giving it a social business model.

Hello World Programming Workshop Held in EWIC

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Hello World Programming Workshop has already been flagged up with positive responses from the hosted schools in the country. To isnpire the young students, Youth Hub has been organizing this Workshop.

On October 10 January, East West International College in Seremban, Malaysia hosted a Hello World Programming Workshop. 46 students from SMK WARISAN PUTERI in two batches participated at the Workshop. Some very interesting topics including printing something using C language or calculate something using this language was widely been discussed.

The participants enjoyed the session and they were curious enough to learn more. Pavel Sarwar, one of the trainers of the session shared, ‘ We got unbelievable responses from the participants. They have got all the potential to flourish with programming. They just need mentoring and training well.’

International Girls In ICT Day : Career Talk

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An event named “International Girls In ICT Day : Career Talk” is held 13 April 2018 organized by Youth Hub at East West International College, Malaysia. It needs to be noted, YOUTH HUB is a global platform for YOUTH. YH  focuses on  Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneurship.

International Girls in ICT Day, celebrated on the 4th Thursday in April every year aims to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the growing field of information and communication technologies (ICTs).

We invite the female technology leaders of the country to share their experiences and motivate the young girls and women in different university. The interactive session helps the participant girls to come out of their cocoons and interact with the leading guests.

Chief Guest: Prof. Dato’ Dr. Hj. Abdul Murad Ahmad, CEO of East International College, Malaysia
Panelist: Mahfuza Kanan Marium, AdWords Online Specialist, Google Malaysia.
Kaniz Fatema, Head of Data & Device, Rajshahi Buisness Circle, Grameenphone Ltd, Bangladesh.
Nurul Qurrantu Aini Binti Dato’ Abdul Murad, Liaison Officer, International Student Training, East West International College, Malaysia.
Pavel Sarwar, Co- Founder, Youth Hub.