Next Age Institute is proud to present the book launch event on April 11, 2023 and organize this partnership between National University of Singapore and Washington University. Guest of Honour: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
Sherraden honored with distinguished career award
The Society for Social Work and Research honored Michael Sherraden with the 2023 Distinguished Career Achievement Award. The award recognizes a career of applied research innovations, major contributions to social work knowledge.
Innovative training for Singapore’s frontline workers
In Singapore, an innovative project is training frontline social workers to give financial guidance to low-income families.
Guy Genin delivers a keynote at IUPESM 2022 in Singapore
The IUPESM World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 2022 will be held from 12-17 June 2022 in Singapore. This is the first time the World Congress that is held in South East Asia. Guy Genin, Harold and Kathleen Faught Professor of Mechanical Engineering, at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University is one of the keynote speakers.
WashU partnerships in Asia inform new initiative in Africa
A multinational group of partners gathered virtually in July to mark the launch of Financial Capability and Asset Building in Africa (FCAB Africa), a new collaboration aimed at enlisting financial-service providers and human-service professionals to improve the financial knowledge of disadvantaged populations, and access to quality financial service.
The McDonnell Academy International Symposium Workshop on Challenges and Opportunities in Developing Child Savings Programs in Israel and Uganda
Savings play a unique role in shaping the financial security of individuals and families in high- and low-income countries. Sufficient amount of savings can help families maintain adequate levels of consumption, provide a buffer against financial shocks, and enable long-term investments in higher education or homeownership. Ultimately, having enough economic resources can help advance intergenerational economic mobility.
New Book Charts Global Progress of Child Development Accounts
Now, a new book edited by Jin Huang, Li Zou and Sherraden—Inclusive Child Development Accounts: Toward Universality and Progressivity—showcases the global context of those advancements. Over seven chapters, the book examines CDA policies and programs in Singapore, Israel, the United States, Taiwan, Uganda, Korea and mainland China.
In Landmark Publication, Sherraden and Colleagues Laud Partnership between Washington University and Universities in China
A new article in the China Journal of Social Work, titled “Re-emergence of social work in modern China: A perspective by Chinese and U.S. partners” charts the complex history of social work’s return to China and describes the true academic partnerships that helped to make it possible.
Singapore’s Financial Capability and Asset Building Project Expands to Nationwide Scale
The Singapore Financial Capability and Asset Building (SG FCAB) initiative was planned as a three-phase process. Now entering its third phase, SG FCAB curriculum training will be rolled out as a Continuing Professional Education Program for practicing social workers on a nationwide scale by the Department of Social Work at NUS.
Pioneering work at the Center for Social Development influences financial social work in China (Links to an external site)
Guy Genin delivers a keynote at ICBME 2019 at National University of Singapore
As one of the most recognized academic conferences in biomedical engineering, ICBME 2019 will bring together various educators, expert speakers, delegates and solution providers to share knowledge and encourage discussions on the latest developments including emerging challenges faced in the advancement of the Biomedical Engineering sector.
Michael Sherraden delivers Distinguished Speakers Series at Peking University
Peking University, Beijing, China
金融能力与资产建设的核心策略-儿童发展账户 (Links to an external site)
Conference on Social Work Education and Curriculum Development: International Experience and Local Practice
The development of China’s social work in the new era has higher expectations for social work education.
International Academic Salon on Financial Social Work
Keynote Speaker Panelists
School of Social Development, Xihua University
International Conference Financial and Social Development
Nowadays, finance with social impact, financial inclusion, and social enterprises develop rapidly. In response to the Chinese national policy priority of precise poverty alleviation, the Institute of Social Development at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics will host its first ” An International Conference on Financial and Social Development ” on November 8-10, 2019 in […]
Public Lecture: Asset Building and Financial Capability for All
Featured Speaker: Dr. Michael Sherraden, George Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor, Co-Director, Next Age Institute, Washington University in St. Louis.
Webinar featuring Li Zou on Child Development Accounts for All
Chinese social media MonEval’s webinar features Li Zou, International Director of the Next Age Institute, on Child Development Accounts for All.
Washington University scholars headline policy conference at National University of Taiwan
Next Age Institute Director Michael Sherraden and two research professors from the Brown School, Margaret Sherraden and Jin Huang, recently headlined an international policy conference on Innovation and Evaluation for Anti-Poverty Initiatives at National Taiwan University (NTU), a McDonnell International Scholars Academy partner university. The Taiwan Ministry of Health and Welfare organized the conference, and the […]