More or less seventeen years ago, in Mingora, the largest city in the Pakistani district of Swat, a baby girl was born. The date was precisely July 12th and she was welcomed by her family with great love and joy. It is interesting to imagine, so many years afterwards, that the whole world would hold […]
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The first thing you get to know when you hear about AIESEC is that it was established in 1948 with the aim of creating a new leaders’ generation: the generation which would avoid the Second World War’s horrors. Years have passed, but our motto is still the same: “Peace and fulfilment of humankind’s potential” But […]
The definition of leadership can vary, and it can be interpreted in different ways based on a person’s experience. We previously defined the difference between transformational vs transactional leadership and developed a Facebook application with IE Business School to identify your leadership style. Here’s what leadership means to different leaders AIESEC International Leadership is about positively impacting others […]
Transformational or transactional leadership? Is one better than the other? The concept of transformational leadership was initially introduced by leadership expert and presidential biographer James MacGregor Burns. According to Burns, transformational leadership can be seen when “leaders and followers make each other to advance to a higher level of moral and motivation.” Transactional and transformational […]
On Wednesday September 19, 2014 AIESEC and United Nations Millennium Campaign signed a letter of Intent for collaboration. The letter was signed by Vinicius Tsugue, President of AIESEC International and Corinne Woods, Director of UN Millennium Campaign in New York City. AIESEC was established in 1948 in order to achieve peace and fulfilment of humankind’s potential […]
Contributed by Janet Ong Here are the stories from my exchange experience that surprised me in the end. This is my experience with AIESEC NCTU in Hsinchu City, Taiwan as part of the the project Connect the World from September to December 2013. This cultural exchange program was designed for us exchange participants to make […]
“This moment in history demands that we stop waiting on others to solve the problems and right the wrongs of our times.” At 66th AIESEC International Congress 2014 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Arianna Huffington addressed more than 700 young leaders from 124 countries and territories. In her message to young people, she addressed the concept of “leading the […]
Did you know there are only 500 days left until the end of the Millennium Development Goals? As 2015 is slowly approaching, the world is closely watching to witness the accomplishments of the 8 MDGs, set by the United Nations back in the year 2000. So where are we now? How much did we achieve? “The world […]
Martha Graham once said “Dance is the hidden language of the soul”. Agnes de Mille’s words were “The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music…” And Hans Bos said “When I dance, I cannot judge, I cannot hate, I cannot separate myself from life. I can only be joyful and […]
Contributed by Anum Malik In a world where polarized views engulf so many hearts and the bad guys seem to get their way, what is the beacon of hope? As innocent people suffer all around the globe, you feel overwhelmed with a sense of frustrating and livid defeat. You’re distraught and you wonder how these […]
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