If you are a young leader passionate about global issues, a track record of making a difference and interested in meeting like-minded global young leaders, you could stand a chance to represent ISCA at the prestigious One Young World Summit on 28 September – 1 October 2016 in Ottawa, Canada!
The annual One Young World Summit brings together the most valuable young talent from global and national companies, NGOs, universities and other forward-thinking organisations. Delegates to the Summit meet and make lasting connections with peers from almost every industry, sector and country. No youth led movement outside the Olympic Games represents as many nationalities as the One Young World Summit.
During the Summit, delegates debate, formulate and share innovative solutions for pressing global issues. They will hear and be heard by world leaders acting as the One Young World Counsellors. Past Counsellors include Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Bob Geldof, Kofi Annan, Sir Richard Branson, Professor Muhammad Yunus, Mary Robinson, Jack Dorsey and Arianna Huffington.
Membership to the One Young World Ambassador community beyond the Summit
An ISCA Member (Associate / Chartered Accountant), Singapore QP candidate, or an undergraduate pursuing a Degree in Accountancy
Aged 18 – 30 as of 31 December 2016
Singaporean or Singapore Permanent Resident
Track record of community involvement (e.g. in voluntary welfare organisations, religious organisations, society or professional groups)
Social media savvy
Reporting during the conference by social media and sharing content in your own names which will be shared by ISCA and Chartered Accountants Worldwide (CAW)
Participating in public relation activities for ISCA and CAW – e.g. video testimonials, write-up in ISCA journal and/or blog (Read an example)
Participating in CAW breakout sessions as part of the One Young World programme
Act as an ambassador for ISCA and CAW during and after the conference
Actively contribute to the accountancy sector, for example, as an ISCA committee member
How to Participate?
Record a 1 minute video and tell us why you should represent ISCA at the One Young World Summit 2016. Be as fun and creative as you can!
Write an essay of no more than 800 words on one of the following topics:
Submit your video's url, essay and curriculum vitae to email@example.com by 18 July 2016, Monday.
All entries will be screened internally by a judging panel. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview in July/August.
ONE WINNER WILL BE CHOSEN TO REPRESENT ISCA AT THE ONE YOUNG WORLD SUMMIT IN OTTAWA 2016.
Indora Tanudin, Senior Associate, Assurance, PwC, and ISCA’s representative, recounts her experience at the 2015 One Young World Summit in Bangkok, and explains why you should take part in the competition and stand a chance to become ISCA's next representative to the 2016 One Young World Summit