Hinrich Foundation awards eight scholarships to students at London School of Economics, Hong Kong Baptist University, University of Auckland, Georgetown University and INSEAD
Published 12 October 2021 | 3 minute read
The Hinrich Foundation has awarded eight scholarships to executives focused on advancing mutually beneficial and sustainable global trade.
Global Trade Leader Scholarships will help advance mutually beneficial and sustainable global trade by supporting students passionate about trade careers in Asia
SINGAPORE, 12 Oct 2021 – The Hinrich Foundation has awarded eight scholarships to executives focused on advancing mutually beneficial and sustainable global trade. These Hinrich Global Trade Leaders have an average of eight years’ work experience and are studying at the following leading universities:
- London School of Economics Executive Global Master’s in Management: Catalina Troncosco Rojas and Kiara Alves Walters
- INSEAD Master in Business Administration: Nikhil Neil Das and Christopher Wong
- Georgetown University Master of Science in Foreign Service: Lianne Canarick
- Hong Kong Baptist University Master of Arts in International Journalism Studies: Elverina Hidayati
- University of Auckland Master of International Business: Xiaohang Zhou (Skyler) and Shweta Rajput
These Hinrich Scholars represent eight nationalities: Canada, Chile, China, India, Indonesia, Portugal, UK and USA. They join the global network of 250 Hinrich Foundation Alumni Association members and Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholars who represent 22 nationalities.
“Central to trade sustainability is ensuring that participants address the triple bottom line: people, planet and profit. This is not intuitive: Sustainable trade practices must be taught,” said Alex Boome, Program Director of the Hinrich Foundation.
“From universities in Singapore, Hong Kong and Auckland to London, France and Washington, D.C., our Hinrich Global Trade Leaders are developing next-generation thinking to formulate and implement sustainable trade solutions that balance environmental stewardship, societal imperatives and economic benefits,” Boome said. “This is critical to ensure global trade is sustainable and mutually beneficial for all participants.”
One Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholar, Christopher Wong, INSEAD MBA class of 2022, said: “Thanks to the Hinrich Foundation, I am empowered to lead the change in my industry, advocating for sustainable global trade through the projects that we work on, the materials that we use, and the standards that we uphold.”
Another Scholar, Catalina Troncosco Rojas, London School of Economics Executive Global Master’s in Management class of 2023, said: “Hinrich Foundation has given me the opportunity to become a worldwide leader, connecting Latin America with Asia to keep on transforming the B2B transactions into a more global, sustainable and equitable manner.”
Details about Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholarships for academic year 2022, including those for the RMIT University Master of Global Trade in partnership with the Hinrich Foundation in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, are available at https://www.hinrichfoundation.com/education/scholarships/.
About the Hinrich Foundation
The Hinrich Foundation (https://www.hinrichfoundation.com) is a unique Asia-based philanthropic organization that works to advance mutually beneficial and sustainable global trade. The foundation supports original research and education programs that build understanding and leadership in global trade. Its team of global trade experts and practitioners apply their deep knowledge and experience in trade, economics, policymaking and education to deliver the Foundation’s programs. The Foundation is building a network of next-generation trade leaders by partnering with universities and corporations across global value chains.
Hinrich Foundation Contacts
Alex Boome, Program Director
+65 6982 6812
Theresa Fonseca, Head of Marketing and Communications
+65 6982 6816
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