Finalists of the Bai Xian Alumni Initiative Award 2019

The Alumni Initiative Award 2019 (AIA) features the themes of: (1) Community Integration, (2) Heritage Preservation, and (3) Social Innovation.

Our two finalist teams, Ethnic Neighborhoods and Tara Jaan Project, had been working hard over the past months devising, improving on, and polishing their respective action plans under the guidance of BXAI-appointed mentors; and gave their final presentations at the Summer Program 2019.

Ethnic Neighborhoods was named the winner of the 2019 AIA and was awarded a cash prize and seed funding to take its idea forward.

The finalists of the 2019 AIA were:

Ethnic Neighborhoods

Project leader:
  • KIM Daum, BX Alumna, Korean, Master of Media and Governance at Keio University
Project members:
  • GAO Zongya, BX Alumnus, Chinese, Master of Business Administration at Hitotsubashi University ICS
  • KAWAUCHI Hiroki, Japanese, Freelance TV & Film Director at NHK Japan