Social Leaders Programme (SLP)

NAME

Social Leaders Programme (SLP)

PARTNER

http://sv-hk.org/slp2020/

NEW URBAN VERSIONS

Future Talent, Generation You

DATE

2008 - Present

TYPE

Youth Programme

Empowering futuremakers to drive positive change in our city

OVERVIEW

Social Leaders Programme (SLP) is a summer internship program and future talent platform hosted by Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk) and partnering social enterprises. By offering young professionals a chance to explore urban social issues and gain entrepreneurship skills on the field alongside a like-minded community, the program aims to empower futuremakers with the confidence to drive positive change in our city.
This summer, SLP 2020 is launching the New Urban Fellowship for young professionals to develop a social innovation project based on SVhk’s New Urban goals, while gaining internship experience in a social enterprise and participating in community workshops

SVHK’s ROLE

SVhk as a programme organiser and curator, working together with partner social ventures and projects to deliver internship opportunities and changemaker experiences

HIGHLIGHTS / PARTNERSHIPS

– Reimagining New Urban visions with leaders of tomorrow
SLP 2020 launched New Urban Fellowship for an immersive social innovation experience combining self-discovery workshops, community tours and an opportunity to develop their personal New Urban project for a future reimagined

– Celebrating 10+ years with alumni changemakers
– As the grand finale of SLP 2019, “SLP Happy Hour!” invited over 50+ alumni, social enterprise partners and former programme organisers to a warm-hearted evening of sharing, reflection and exchange to celebrate individual and collective transformation

IMPACT

“There is a special kind of magic at SVhk that makes us feel hopeful about the future”
– Enoch Suen, 2020

“SVhk taught me to think and do with the heart.”
– Bryan Chung, 2019

“My internship at SVhk provided me with valuable hands-on experience and to dive deeper into one of the social startups that I was passionate about. From day one, Was given projects which allowed me to hone my practical skills and learned the business model in running a social enterprise which has prepared me well for my future career. One thing that I have valued most include, but not limited to, the nice and supportive working environment where are no boundaries during the meetings. I encourage anyone who wants to be change makers to join SLP!
– Karen Chung, UC Berkeley, SLP 2018

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