Launching Ceremony of Vietnam Social Innovation Challenge (VSIC) 2018

24 Aug 2018
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On August 24th, 2018, Foreign Trade University (FTU) in cooperation with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Microsoft Vietnam organized the launching ceremony of the Vietnam Social Innovation Challenge (VSIC) 2018 with the theme: Career development for young people in the North.

The ceremony honorably welcomed the presence of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thi Thu Thuy - Vice President of FTU, teachers of FTU, representatives of VCCI, Microsoft Vietnam, universities and more than 200 students from colleges and universities in Hanoi.

Understand that young people today are not just looking for a stable personal career but also want to contribute to solve social problems, particularly when the 17 global goals for Sustainable Development is proposed and promoted by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations in 2015 to tackle the serious issues around the world, the launching ceremony of VSIC 2018 brings a whole new perspective on social innovation and startup in the field of social creativity.

With a very straightforward, in-depth sharing of startup issues, social enterprises, VSIC contest from experts, mentors and contestants who participated in the contest, attendees had one a clearer view on the topic career, social business startup and the VSIC 2018. The end of the launching ceremony is also the start of the Vietnam Social Innovation Challenge (VSIC) 2018.

Here are some photos of the ceremony:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thi Thu Thuy - Vice President delivered a speech at the ceremony

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thi Thu Thuy - Vice President gave flowers for the judges of VSIC 

Overview of the launching ceremony

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Foreign Trade University, or FTU, is a university established in 1960, located in Hanoi, Vietnam. FTU is among the most well-known universities in Vietnam, covering a wide range of business courses among which are finance, management, and marketing. The annual admissions test to the university is the most competitive in Vietnam. Students from FTU are recognized as being active and well-qualified.