Students of Gender, Enterprise and Organization class had a joint session with Nagoya University of Foreign Studies students
On 17 November 2021, students of Gender, Enterprise and Organization class had a joint session with Nagoya University of Foreign Studies students. The students were divided into five groups. AIT students gave presentations on the topics that they have learned in class, and facilitated discussion with the Nagoya students. Presenting and facilitating discussion on topics to external undergraduate students allowed AIT students to develop deeper understanding of the issues discussed in class.(more…)
On 11 November 2021, the Students of Gender, Enterprise and Organization course visited Ajinomoto factories to learn about the situation of women and men’s work in female-dominated and male-dominated factories.(more…)
Date-Time: Saturday 01 May 2021, 08:00 – 17:00 (ICT/GMT+0700 Bangkok Time)
Venue: Online Hackathon
Team Participant: Selected Team only
Students of Gender Analysis and Gender-Responsive Development Planning visited a woman-led community in Chalong Krung, Nong Chok District in Bangkok
Students of Gender Analysis and Gender-Responsive Development Planning visited a woman-led community in Chalong Krung, Nong Chok District in Bangkok. Students learned from the community leaders of the history of the community – how they have fought the relocation from the center of Bangkok to the current place, and how they are currently fighting impact from Covid-19. Many members of the community lost their jobs during Covid-19 pandemic. They have come together to clean up vacant land in the community to develop organic vegetable farm for home consumption as well as for selling purposes. The scheme has been successful and they are planning to expand. Students had an opportunity to see first-hand how Thai communities organize themselves and hear the stories directly from them. We thank Dr. Boonsom Namsomboon and the Chalong Krung Community to spend time for us.(more…)
Webinar: Forest Restoration and Global Sustainability We celebrate the International Day of Forests 2021
Webinar: Forest Restoration and Global Sustainability
We celebrate the International Day of Forests 2021
With almost 500 million hectares of tropical forests being degraded by now and another 13 million hectares being lost annually, there is a critical need to restore these forests to avoid more future punishment by the Mother Nature. The New York Declaration on Forests set the target to restore 350M hectares of forests by 2030. The Sustainable Development Goals 15 specifically recognizes the need to manage and restore the forests.
This year’s UN official theme on Women’s Day is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a Covid-19 world”. We focus on our everyday lives – what/ how we eat, move, relate to others, communicate, study, work, and live our lives. We can choose to challenge gender inequality in our daily lives – any time, alone or with others. We believe that an accumulation of these everyday consciousness by individuals can lead us to collectively overcoming gender bias and realizing a more equal and inclusive future.
IGS International Symposium “Development, Education, and Gender” – Symposium celebrating 20 years of Ochanomizu University and AIT Workshop Programme
Institute for Gender Studies (IGS) Internation Symposium, “Development, Education, and Gender” Symposium celebrating 20 years of Ochanomizu University – AIT Workshop. This is to commemorate the 20th anniversary of exchange program between AIT and Ochanomizu University. Our PhD student (Mr.Song Changhui) will be speaking on behalf of the AIT students who participated in the exchange.(more…)
Department of Development and Sustainability (DDS) is organizing the “Sustainable Hackathon 2020” from Friday 20 November 2020 at 18:00 to Saturday 21 November 2020 at 18:00 (GMT+0700 Bangkok Thailand). This event is the 2nd series of the Hackathon organized by DDS. The theme of this time is