1. BridGIN the Gap
@Legian Room, 2nd floor
Presented by: Roopal Kondepudi, A Hyun Kim, JayHyun Chang, Chloe Shin-Gay & Laleh Lodi (Singapore American School)
GIN advisors: Marthan Began & Steve Early
How Can We, as Individuals, Help Close the Digital Divide?
In this workshop, participants will not only learn about the severity of the digital divide, but more importantly learn how they can help alleviate it.
2. Workshop title – Stigma of AIDS
@Kintamani Room, 2nd floor
Presented by Hyeyun Erica Lee, Jefferson Baik, Iris Park, Grace Shin & Elaine Lim
GIN advisors: Sinele Tsabedze & Russell McGrath
Chadwick International School
How can we make AIDS patients dissolve in the society without any social bias?
The workshop will explain and correct any misunderstanding student may have about HIV/AIDS strictly based on research. The presentation portion of the workshop will contain background information about HIV/AIDS so that the students can get an accurate sense of what HIV/AIDS is. After the presentation, students from all over the world, will share the level of their societies’ awareness of AIDS. Throughout the workshop, students will have a better understanding of AIDS and will come up with actionable plans to remove the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS.
3.Making the Invisible Visible: Wishing Trees, Lemons and a Student Led Film Festival
@Bedugul Room, 2nd floor
Presented by Meenakshi Marchione, Stephanie Shi, Maya & Laura Zuo
GIN advisor: Sheilah Grace Murthy
Beijing International Bilingual Academy
Essential Question -How can we make visible the value of others so that everyone’s talent and labour is honoured equally?
Global Issue: International labor and migration rules
The maid that cleans our classrooms, refugees camped at the border, the children that get left behind in the village because the parents have to work in the big city…Why don’t we know/ see/ hear them? Why do sometimes we choose to be blind? Why is it important for us to acknowledge and even honor them? How can we, make their lives better?
4. Workshop title – Why Water?
@Tabanan Room, 4th floor
Presented by: Nafisa Mazumdar, Tahmid Hasan, Sarah Ashan, Adisree Pal & Baber Ali
GIN advisors: Rob Switzer, Corey Watlington & Jim Hesiter
American International School Dhaka
How can we ensure clean water for all? Why is water important?
We will be facilitating a discussion about the importance of water. Including how environmental factors influence the quality of drinking water. This workshop will be interactive including physical activities and simulations.
5. Workshop title – Global Citizens or Refugees?
@Amlapura Room, 4th floor
Presented by Natalie Ivanova, Jerome Guo, Alice Giraudi, Jeong Doo
GIN advisors: Annie Andrews, Ann Durham & Tasneem Shafi
Jakarta Intercultural School
Is there a refugee crisis in Indonesia?
This workshop focuses on the refugee situation in Indonesia and invites input from students in other Asian countries where refugees also seek shelter. The workshop will look at the interaction between students and a local refugee centre- and also seek to dispel some myths and misunderstandings about refugees.
6. The Right To Seek Asylum
@Bangli Room, 4th floor
Presented by Adelia Adamhar, Joslyn J. Mamoto, Evania M. Wijaya & Kevin D. Vaswani
GIN advisors: Bianca Marique Diercks, Ilonka Meier & Dr. Jorge Nelson
North Jakarta Intercultural School
Global Issue- International Labour and Migration Rules
Essential Question: Do we really have the right to seek a safe place to live?
7. Pandawas Academy: A refugee school
@Mangupura Room, 4th floor
Presented by Hubert Loh, Ryan Lim, Rachel Lim, Charise Edmondson, Mabel Lee, Natasha Handoko
GIN Advisor: Megan Settle
IGB International School
Global Issue – Education for all
Essential Question -Is English instruction necessary for refugee children?
Providing GIN members with a deeper understanding of what it is like for someone to be taught entirely in a foreign language.