AIESEC in University of Sri Jayewardenepura (AIESEC in USJ), the local committee of AIESEC in Sri Lanka based in the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, wa
s able to kick off the term 22/23 with great enthusiasm and energy. The committee organized several remarkable events throughout the year, orgadidas yeezy boost Human Hair Wigs glueless wigs nfl san francisco 49ers customized jerseys sex toys for women sex toys online customize football jersey Human Hair Wigs jordan outlet nfl jersey for sale adidas yeezy 700 adidas shoes sale wigs types best wigs for black women anized recruitment drives, attracting new members who are eager to develop their leadership skills, and contributed to the community through social projects and as usual; contributed to nurture and develop young leaders to take up the future into their hands
The executive board of AIESEC in USJ during the term 22/23 had three pillars on which they wished to concentrate. They are,
3. PR presence
Therefore, each and every activity that happened during the term revolved around these 3 pillars
AIESEC in USJ had an incredible year of event planning and execution in 2022. The committee organized a variety of events, each one more impressive than the last, creating unforgettable experiences for everyone involved.
Fusion 2022 was an open mic even that aimed to showcase the best of the talents of the local community. The event was a resounding success, with a wide range of talents on display, including singing, dancing, and standup comedy. Attendees were left in awe, and the event set the tone for what would be an exceptional year of events organized by AIESEC in USJ.
Next up was LCM Avurudu Muse, a celebration of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year. The event featured traditional games, music, and food, providing attendees with an immersive cultural experience, and reminding everybody of our local roots and values.
In May AIESEC in USJ organized Tribute, an appreciation event for the members of the entity. The event was an emotional and nostalgic affair, as the committee members reflected on their time with AIESEC and their contributions to the organization and were appreciated.
The innovative program “Revive” which was organized by AIESEC in USJ in July was a massive success.. Revive was a timely initiative carried out in an effort to solve Sri Lanka’s current economic issue as a whole. And it was planned with the intention of raising awareness among the general public and including youth in finding answers to the current economic difficulties.
The annual flagship event, Creative Circuit 3.0, which focused on creativity and innovation was held for the third consecutive time, igniting Sri Lanka’s creative sector in the latter half of July. Creative Circuit 3.0 had over 13000 viewers both virtually and physically over its 4 day span and featured 19 speakers from 4 continents who spoke on 12 topics related to the creative industry.
YouCon 4.0 was an international conference on YouTube and content production that AIESEC in USJ organized for the fourth time in a row. This was successfully concluded on December 3rd, 4th, and 10th in a virtual form through the AIESEC Sri Lanka Facebook page, with the Main Conference taking place on December 11th at the TRACE Expert City, featuring the attendance of over 20 well-known industry figures.
Accelerate by Syndicate, was a career guidance workshop series organized by AIESEC in USJ with the intention of assisting the A/L students, fresh school leavers and undergraduates in choosing an appropriate career path. This event was set up with the aim of encouraging Sri Lankan youngsters to think creatively and to develop skills related to business, critical thinking and problem-solving.
Jayewardenepura Exchange Leadership Development Seminar (JXLDS) was a two-day leadership development conference organized by AIESEC in USJ in January 2023, for the 11th consecutive year and was aimed to create a common platform for potential leaders within the entity to enhance their leadership skills.
AIESEC in USJ orchestrated a successful double-header in 2022, hosting the ‘Incoming Exchanges (iCX) Day’ on September 24th and the ‘Outgoing Exchanges (oGX) Day’ on October 8th. These events proved to be invaluable opportunities for our members, offering immersive simulations that allowed them to gain hands-on experience in understanding the operations.
Incoming Global Volunteer (iGV)
Young enthusiasts have an exciting volunteering opportunity through AIESEC’s Incoming Global Volunteer product, but it can also serve as a launch pad for a socially conscious company. To create community service initiatives that support the SDGs and ensure a better and more sustainable future for all, companies can collaborate with AIESEC through this product.
In the term 22/23, AIESEC in USJ was able to achieve realizations for countries such as India, Germany, Mexico, Egypt, Turkey, Netherlands, Czech Republic and Belgium among others.
‘All For Love’, was a novel initiative undertaken by the Incoming Global Volunteer function of AIESEC in USJ for the project ‘Global Classroom’. On the map, Skill up, Heart beat, and Aquatica were some of the further projects that IGV function carried out during the last term.
Incoming Global Talent (iGT)
The primary objective of the Incoming Global Talent function is to facilitate international internships for bright young people throughout the world to work for businesses and organizations abroad. The IGT team is in charge of overseeing tasks related to matching talented young people with internships that fit their interests and skill sets, coordinating travel and visa arrangements, assisting with cultural adjustment and support while they are there, and making sure that the experience is fruitful for both the intern and the hosting organization.
AIESEC in USJ, was successful in realizing Joshua Ruhle from Germany to Sri Lanka during the previous term.
Outgoing Global Volunteer (oGV)
The OGV function is concerned with transferring young people from one nation to another to take part in volunteer initiatives in a variety of areas, including environmental sustainability, social development, and education. The OGV team is in charge of coordinating every step of getting volunteers ready to go abroad, from choosing and screening applicants to pairing them with suitable volunteer projects.
During the preceding term, AIESEC in USJ was successful in obtaining 4 realizations and 8 approvals under OGV. Additionally, they were successful in planning a variety of activities for their membership, including the OGV Night Cruise, Canva education sessions, Game night, and other appreciation events. Additionally, they were able to carry out an innovative project called Volunesia, which gave delegates the chance to speak with their IR Partners and discuss the value of exchange-based cross-cultural understanding.
Outgoing Global Talent (oGT)
The OGT function is focused on sending young talent abroad to take part in international internships in a variety of sectors and businesses. The OGT team is in charge of overseeing every step of preparing and sending gifted young people overseas, from choosing and screening applicants to pairing them with suitable internships.
AIESEC in USJ was able to raise 9 realizations under the category of Outgoing Global Teacher and 5 realizations under the category of Outgoing Global Talent during the term prior to this one. Additionally, they carried out a number of projects, such as Bond Overseas which took place on December 17 and Career Expo in July 2022.
During the 22/23 term, AIESEC in USJ was successful in securing 17 awards. They were able to secure the ‘Most Outstanding LC Award’ at both National Conference 2022 and National Leadership Development Seminar 2022. Aiesec in USJ was able to win the Finance Award and the Outgoing Global Talent Award twice. And was successful in receiving the Marketing Award at the National Conference 2022 Gala Awards as well as the Asia Pacific Summit 2023. The Finance Award from the Asia Pacific Leaders Summit was conveyed to AIESEC in USJ as well.
Overall, AIESEC in USJ’s event planning and execution in the term 22/23 was truly remarkable. The committee’s creativity, passion, and attention to detail were evident in every event they organized, creating unforgettable experiences for everyone involved. The committee’s commitment to promoting cultural exchange, innovation, and personal development was notable in the events they organized, in their goal of creating a more inclusive and sustainable world.
And key focus areas of executive board of term 23/24 are,
- PR Presence
Everything in the future term will work towards that, and in terms of sustainability, emphasis is heavily placed on the viability of products and businesses. The goal of their PR presence is to increase AIESEC’s external significance in general and AIESEC in USJ in particular. Membership is all about their commitment to and loyalty to the organization, as well as their growth on a personal and professional level.
AIESEC in USJ is looking forward to conquering by not only surviving, but excelling via their creativity and inventions, and evolve to be the better and greater version of themselves, where AIESEC in USJ will set the standard high for the quality and excellence of Leadership Development.
by Anudi Samarakoon
Jayewardenepura Showcasing Team