Asia Options is proud to work closely with the following organisations to empower more young Australians to access opportunities in Asia and engage with the region.
The Foundation for Young Australians provides a national platform of respect and opportunity for the best ideas and actions that young Australians have to offer. They believe that all young people have the courage, imagination and will to shape their education and create social change.
Asia Options and the FYA have partnered up because we are both passionate believers in the power of young Australians in shaping their future for the better. Together we will encourage and support more Australians in their journey to becoming active global citizens by connecting them with the opportunities and resources needed to succeed.
Asia Society is a global non-profit organisation and the leading force in forging closer ties between Asia and the West through arts, education, policy and business. Founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller 3rd, Asia Society is a nonpartisan, nonprofit institution with headquarters in New York, centers in Hong Kong, Houston, Los Angeles, Manila, Mumbai, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Sydney, and Washington, DC. Asia Society Australia has a rapidly growing national membership base promoting Australia-Asia engagement and a sophisticated understanding of Asia via through its business, policy, education and cultural programs.
Asia Options and the Asia Society have partnered up to connect young Australians with senior business leaders in order to promote engagement with Asia. This includes developing a video series of Australians championing Asian engagement and skills to engage with the region.
Australian Business Forum (ABF) is an independent non-political organisation that facilitates Australian business looking to engage with Asia, particularly China. ABF’s mission is to provide a constructive framework for companies to grow their business in both Australian and China. ABF consistently achieve this aim by delivering value in 4 key areas: Education; Connection; Engagement and Investment Return through identifying and understanding knowledge gaps and facilitating dialogue, business and partnerships.
The Australia China Youth Association is the only youth-administered NGO that connects young Australians with an interest in China, to young Chinese with an interest in Australia. ACYA is a vibrant community of 5000+ members that develops lasting friendships, unique partnerships and professional opportunities. This includes, but is not limited to; creating exclusive internship and scholarship opportunities, hosting hundreds of events annually through its 22 Chapters and producing a diverse range of publications.
Now in its 8th year of operations, ACYA continues to be run by members, for members, in order to bridge the gap between Australia and China by fostering a generation of Aus-China literate youth with the knowledge, skills, in-country experience and trusted networks necessary to position both countries to respond to future opportunities and challenges in the bilateral relationship.