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Theme: Glocalization: Think Global, Act Local

This event occurred on
March 25, 2023
Guanzhou, Guangdong

Our theme aims to find powerful stories that address issues on a global level, but share how these issues have been acted on locally or have personally impacted the speaker. Glocalization encompasses a broad range of explorations, whether it be inspirations, solutions, ideas, or experiences taken from a global scale to fit into your local environment or personal life.

American International School of Guangzhou
19 Kexiang Road, Science Park
Guanzhou, Guangdong, 510663
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Andy Yoon

Hi, my name is Andy Yoon, and I am currently a junior attending the American International School of Guangzhou. Outside of school, I do my best to clean up the Earth, whether it be growing a vegetable garden, hosting Earth hour events, or reducing my carbon footprint by commuting by my skateboard.

Eduardo Diaz

Eduardo Diaz is a thirteen-year-old seventh grader at AISG, and this is his second year living in the city of Guangzhou, China. He was born in the US to Nicaraguan parents and was previously in an international school in Doha, Qatar, for six years. In his free time, he enjoys spending quality time with friends and family, practicing soccer, and learning about various world topics and sports.

Jerry Li

I'm Jerry Li, an outgoing, goofy-loving kid from China. A loyal people person, a humble thinker, and driven by economics.

John Pate

Hi everyone! I'm John Pate and I am a half Chinese and half American

Seoin Yoon

Currently a sophomore, Seoin Yoon is an "international" student who has traveled to over ten countries and taken residence in five. She has been attending AISG since eighth grade and has a mild interest towards the study of science.

Thomas Huo

Thomas Huo is a high school senior at the American International School of Guangzhou (AISG), who is running a service program focused on benefitting people with autism in his local community. As high school comes to a close, he hopes to distill his takeaways from the past three years of working with autism centers, advocates, and provincial officials on what needs to change about the way we serve our communities.

Tiffany Nie

Tiffany currently resides in Sydney Australia, studying a double degree in Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (IT) and Bachelor of Laws. In her spare time, she researches into legal technology to develop a software which aims to enhance the efficiency of legal case and matter management.

Organizing team


Guangzhou, China