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AYA Bank Sponsored ACI Youth Summit to Elevate Sustainability and Unlock Talents of Youth

Posted on October 06, 2023

Youth plays critical role in nation building. There are many areas where we believe we can make a meaningful contribution to the youth of Myanmar. On this day, AYA Bank is proud to announce our sponsorship of ASEAN-China-India Youth Leadership Summit 2023, which showcases region-wide sustainability efforts spearheaded by the next generation of young Asian leaders. As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) commitment, it is our great pleasure to support this summit by funding the event venue for country round and the winng prizes to our youth talents.

The country round was conducted on 3rd October, 2023 at Novotel Yangon Max Hotel. It was an exciting and rewarding program that helps youth to expand their abilities and strengths and gives sponsors the opportunity to connect with skilled young individuals across the nation. AYA Bank contributed not only as a sponsor, we extended our dedication by introducing ‘Future Banker Program’ at the event to give participants opportunity in the financial service industry. 

AYA Bank has been spending years in contributing the community to lead healthy lifestyle and we are one of the signatories of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). Theme of this summit revolves around United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) 11 and 12, perfectly aligns with AYA Bank’s commitment towards sustainable and inclusive future. This summit focuses on developing future leaders to create global sustainability and equip them with the necessary abilities, which we believe is the backbone to navigate the new era of sustainable community lifestyle.

As for the background information, ASEAN-China-India Youth Leadership Summit 2023 is designed as a Startathon for youth, to spark the beginning of their entrepreneurship or career journey. Since July 2023, more than 3,600 young individuals from 12 countries in ASEAN, China and India have competed in the qualifying Sustainability Startathon: Country Rounds. Given the primary objective, ‘To educate and raise awareness in our young population about the significance of sustainable living’, Myanmar Nobel University (MNU) acts the country partner for this summit to give youth across the nation opportunity and exposure. The top three teams from each country will advance to the Youth Leadership Summit in Singapore to compete in the Grand Finals.