Launched by China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (CSCLF) and Starbucks Company, the final competition and awarding ceremony of the Second Starbucks China Youth Leadership Development Program were held in Beijing on July 29. Jing Dunquan, Vice Chairman of CSCLF, and Cui Fuqiu, Vice President of Starbucks (China) attended the event.
The final competition of 2016 CSCLF Starbucks Youth Leadership Development Program.
Ten young students won the title of "Starbucks Youth Leader" at last. Three public welfare programs, two from Southwest University of Nationalities, and one from South China Normal University won the top three prizes of the competition.
Jing Dunquan, Vice Chairman of CSCLF, delivers a speech.
Cui Fuqiu, Vice President of Starbucks (China), delivers a speech.
Public Welfare, Youth, Hot Summer Date
12 teams competing for the final competition showed their 12 projects. They used their unique angle of view to focus on vulnerable groups and traditional Chinese culture.
The final competition.
The final competition.
Focus on Development, Support Your Dream
Under the title of "Youth, Future", this year's program trained the bodies and brains of the youth through a series of competitions.
Gao Min, former World Diving Champion, sends her best wishes to the youth.
Jing Dunquan, Vice Chairman of CSCLF, presents the award to the team that wins the first prize.
Cui Fuqiu, Vice President of Starbucks (China), presents the award to the team that wins the second prize.
Xiao Rong, China chief representative of Give2Asia, presents the award to the team that wins the third prize.
A group photo.
The second CSCLF Starbucks China Youth Leadership Development Program had been held in 10 universities in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Changsha since it was launched in November, 2015. Altogether 500 university students in 100 teams had conducted investigation, practice and road performance. They visited over 100 communities and schools, served over 10,000 residents, collected over 110,000 likes and over 300,000 followers online.
Backgrounder: The program was a training plan of Chinese university leadership talents launched by CSCLF and Starbucks. There was 1.5 million dollars invested in the program, which would benefit 1500 university students from Chinese cities and villages, especially those from poor regions and families.
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