Building leadership in trade
Our education initiatives, tools and open-source content help trade students, educators and professionals worldwide to develop, teach and implement pragmatic solutions to lead the next stage of sustainable global trade.
Why do we work to advance trade education? Hinrich Foundation Chairman, Merle Hinrich, explains in this short video.
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International Trade Rankings
Through the Rankings, the Hinrich Foundation supports students to identify programs that will secure them employment and accelerate their trade careers, enables companies to hire work-ready talent, and provides universities with comparability, recognition and the means to enhance their global trade programs.
The Hinrich Foundation Alumni Association (HFAA) is a growing community of professionals who have received Global Trade Leader scholarships from the Hinrich Foundation. They are committed to applying their passion and influence to advance sustainable trade.
Through the HFAA, our alumni stay connected, learn and develop professionally so that they can lead their sectors and improve our global community.
Global Trade Leader scholarship recipients
“Sustainable global trade is the only viable path forward. Supported by the Hinrich Global Trade Leader scholarship, I am empowered to contribute towards accelerating inclusive progress.”
James Chang Wen Jie, Singapore
NTU Nanyang Business School, Professional Master of Business Administration (International Trading), Class of 2025
Sustainability Operations Manager (Natural Rubber), Michelin Group
“I am committed to championing equity and sustainability in global trade. I believe that true progress lies in the creation of inclusive trade systems that uplift small businesses while ensuring the preservation of our planet's precious resources.”
Elizabeth Brown, United States
London School of Economics, Executive Global Master’s in Management, Class of 2025
Head of Partnerships, Building Markets
“I strive to make healthcare more accessible and affordable globally by promoting trade in healthcare and ensuring that the benefits of new innovations are shared amongst patients globally.”
Jashan Gupta, India
INSEAD, Master in Business Administration, Class of 2024
“The Hinrich Foundation Global Trade Scholarship allows me access to a world-class program that will empower me to reach my full potential and better contribute to sustainable global trade.”
Ju Ran Park, South Korea
Georgetown University, Master of Science in Foreign Service, Class of 2025
“I am committed to leveraging the power of media and communication to build strong relationships, drive innovation and create opportunities for international trade.”
Xiaoyin Zhong (Arwen), China
NTU Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Master of Media and Communication, Class of 2024
“The Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholarship is a valuable opportunity for me to learn from trade experts and further the Foundation’s mission of advancing sustainable global trade.”
Nur Izzah Ibrahim, Singapore
NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Master in International Affairs, Class of 2025