Regional Webinars

In honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service this January 2023, American Spaces Philippines, India, and Sri Lanka are bringing together civil society leaders from the region to talk about civic leadership and youth engagement.

YSEALI Philippines alum Jarrah Brillantes will join the panel discussion and will share her work in the field of peace and conflict transformation.
👩‍🚀👨‍🚀🌏💫 How can unlocking the secrets of outer space change our view of Earth? Join NASA expert Anjali Tripathi and Indonesian Astronomy Communicator Avivah Yamani to learn how spacecraft are answering the biggest questions of our time: How is climate change impacting Earth? Can we find another planet to call home? What else is out there? Only at AtAmerica.

✅ Anjali Tripathi, NASA’s Science Ambassador
✅ Avivah Yamani, Astronomy Communicator
This November 10, 7:30PM, American Spaces Philippines, India, and Sri Lanka are co-hosting a panel discussion commemorating Global Entrepreneurship Week. The panel consists of four young speakers from different regions and will highlight how entrepreneurship acts as a viable tool to promote women’s empowerment.
The American Corners in Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, and Manila in the Philippines are co-hosting a panel discussion on September 14, Wednesday, 5 PM IST, to commemorate the International Day of Democracy. The discussion will focus on how strong democracies create peaceful and prosperous communities and identify the best ways to involve students and young professionals in democratic processes.
American Corners Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and Manila in Philippines are co-hosting a panel discussion to commemorate the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The discussion will highlight the need to protect indigenous populations and provide educational and economic opportunities for youngsters from these communities. The discussion will also drive home the message that this will ensure the creation of inclusive, tolerant, and sustainable economies.
American Corners Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Jaffna (Sri Lanka), and Manila Philippines are co-hosting a panel discussion to commemorate the thirty-second anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990). The panelists from the region work with the disabled youth population. The speakers will demonstrate how the respective societies have dealt with their disabled populations in the last three decades.
Join our #AmericanCornersConnect webinar as we celebrate #PrideMonth with American Spaces Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia. The panel will discuss how to build a safer and more inclusive society for the LGBTQI+ community.
In honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day of Service this January 2022, American Spaces Philippines is collaborating with U.S. Consulate General HyderabadAmerican Corner – AhmedabadThe American Corner Jaffna, and YSEALI Philippines to bring together young civil society leaders from the region. The panel will highlight the best ways to inculcate leadership skills among students and young professionals.
Calling all girls in STEM field!

Want to build a technology company that could positively impact people’s lives around the world?

Join Tara Chkovaski, CEO and Founder of Technovation, founder of a global tech education nonprofit that empowers girls to become leaders, creators, and problem-solvers in STEM, in this webinar especially meant for young women that aspire to change the world through science and technology.

This webinar is hosted by American Corner Kedah, in partnership with Perbadanan Perpustakaan Awam Kedah (PPAK) and Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Kedah, with support from the US Embassy Kuala Lumpur.
Human trafficking is often incorrectly thought of as a crime that happens to other people. But did you know that journalism can improve understanding of how human trafficking actually works and help prevent this underreported crime? Join experts from Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines as they share challenges that are unique to their countries and best practices we can learn from each other. 
Triciah Terada – CNN Philippines News Correspondent
Erwin Purba – Nippon Television Indonesian Correspondent
Alyaa Alhadjri – Malaysiakini Journalist
Moderated by:
Ratna Ariyanti – Ohio University PhD Student in Journalism

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As we observe National Entrepreneurship Month this November, the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines’ American Spaces Philippines is joining a regional webinar to discuss how entrepreneurship can empower individuals and provide economic opportunities for social change.

The panel will feature Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Philippines’ alumna Senith Araez from Palawan who joined the cohort in 2020.
American Corner – Ahmedabad, American Corner Hyderabad, The American Corner Jaffna, and American Center Manila are co-hosting a panel discussion on Service and Society. The panel consists of four young speakers. This event is to highlight how several young leaders across the region contribute to society through their service. This event is being organized to commemorate National Day of Service.
Why do so few women lead financial institutions in ASEAN? Studies show they produce superior results for companies and economies! How can we increase the number of women leaders in Southeast Asia’s financial sector and how would you benefit?
Join a special meet-up with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman and YSEALI alumni to discuss youth leadership and environmental protection. We can all help safeguard our planet! 
Ever wonder what it’s like to go up in a space shuttle or even walk in space? Join former NASA Astronaut Robert ‘Beamer’ Curbeam as he shares his space mission experiences and discusses the future of space commerce and development!
Join American Corner MarawiMMSU-American Corner Batac, and American Corner Manila – De La Salle University Libraries in celebrating International World Press Freedom Day with AtAmerica. This webinar will discuss how we can protect information as a public good and learn about the challenges to a free press in the U.S. and Southeast Asia.
Bright students from this year’s Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEALYP) are doing amazing projects to help their communities. What exactly are they doing? Find out and be inspired!

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The first episode of the webinar series looked at the historical significance of Baguio City in US-PH relations while the second episode presented a virtual tour of Baguio City’s heritage sites

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Indonesia and the Philippines are seeing an increase in poaching and destructive fishing resulting in overexploitation that threatens both countries’ marine resources. Media plays a vital role in increasing awareness about this ongoing destruction. This webinar featured experts from Indonesia and Philippines and discussed about the dire conditions of their seas and ideas for how the media can help put an end to these destructive practices.

American Spaces Philippines, in collaboration with YSEALI and AtAmerica, co-hosted a virtual speaker program on “Building Community and Leadership During the Global Pandemic” last June 18, 2020. The webinar featured YSEALI alumni from the Philippines, Indonesia, and Cambodia, highlighting how their latest initiatives and projects have helped their local communities in weathering the COVID-19 pandemic. 

This regional webinar with American Center New Delhi  addressed the unique challenges we are facing in tackling health misinformation during the current COVID-19 global pandemic