Yasmin Abdeen is an educator by training and profession. She is the co-founder and managing director of Adder Corp; a training consultancy firm based in Singapore. Yasmin is also an adjunct-faculty member at several institutions of higher learning and also serves as an academic advisor to many leading private institutions of higher learning.
She has extensive experience in the private and public education sectors and has held senior roles in business and community service. Yasmin has a Masters in Educational Management and brings her extensive experience as an educator and business person to AEAI. Personally vested in the mission of AEAI, she is a strong advocator for educational opportunities for all. Her goal is to enhance the current efforts of AEAI through personal and professional networks.×
Hong was born and bred in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Currently working as a Deputy Team Leader/Policy Management and Institutional Development Specialist with the ADB in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, Cambodia, he has vast experience working with several international NGOs. Hong who has a MSc on Regional and Rural Development Planning, was also the Executive Director for the NGO Education Partnership, Phnom Penh. Besides education and social work policy experience, he is well versed in areas of risk management and human rights protection. Hong has a strong commitment to social justice. He shares AEAI’s values and is keen to apply his skills and experience in AEAI.×
Narongsak is a Senior Policy and Planning Officer of the Bureau of Policy and Strategy, Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Thailand. He has worked with governments at all levels as well as with many development partners, including the UNESCO Regional Office. Narongsak holds a Ph.D. in Educational Development and hopes to be instrumental in shaping AEAI SEA+China’s partnerships with local stakeholders. In line with his long-term commitment to enhancing the quality of life for people through education, Narongsak aims to provide advice on establishing and sustaining collaborative partnerships using different platforms within the community such that positive reforms can take place.×
Chi-Yang, a French national, has been a volunteer with AEAI in Paris since 2007. He is a mechanical engineer by training and holds an Executive MBA. A business consultant by profession, he brings his expertise in the management of groups and brand building in international settings to the organization. A member of the General Assembly of AEA France, Chi Yang has represented the association in events and conducted talks for school children about education around the world. He understands how AEAI operates; thus Chi Yang hopes to bring to AEAI his multi-cultural experience and be a bridge between AEA SEA+China and AEA Europe.×
Yunong Huang, PhD, is a Lecturer at School of Social and Policy Studies, Flinders University, Australia. He has studied and worked in China, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Australia. He has in-depth knowledge in social work, emergency management, project evaluation and volunteerism. He published in many social work and other journals and was an advisor to post-disaster and social work projects in China. He plans to augment AEAI-SEA & China’s projects by leading his expertise in planning, monitoring and evaluation of projects through empirical analyses. Yunong’s focus is on enhancing projects’ quality and thereby creating not just sustainability but also scalability of AEAI-SEA & China’s programmes.×