I AM LIMITLESS Conference 2021

What is the I AM LIMITLESS Conference?

The I AM LIMITLESS Conference is an annual conference held by the Career Development Center. This year, the conference theme was “Social Impact + X”, and events focused on how to make a social impact at college and within the industry. From March 1 to March 12, 2021, 750 students and community members attended keynote speeches as well as events from our new collection of three distinct series: social impact industry talks, alumni dialogues, and social impact panels. Through engaging in inspiring conversations with creative problem solves, industry leaders, and NYU Shanghai young alumni working in tourism, social media, healthcare, social enterprises, this conference helped students strengthen their connection to the current world, cultivate resilience to thrive in times of uncertainty and embrace various career possibilities.
Notes: The Recorded videos are accessible for the NYU community.

Key notes

Fan Zhang

How To Build Your Social Impact Career?

Speaker: Fan Zhang, CSR expert, former Director, CSR and sustainability at Kuaishou

“As a  college student at school, you have much room to try and make mistakes. You can start from small, such as organize movie clubs, seminars and try all sorts of different things according to your interests. In such a process, organizational skills, leadership, communication skills and ability to integrate resources will be fully exercised.”

Chang Liu

Social Impact In The Era Of COVID 19: Finding Innovative Solutions To Improve Global Health Access

Speaker: Chang Liu, Regional Director for Greater China and Southeast Asia at ACCESS Health International.

“Positive reinforcement is the key. I really encourage you to build up a positive personal story about yourself and about the others in your life, and keep telling those positive stories to yourself and to others.”

Yu Gong

Connecting The Dots: Fostering Intercultural Understanding Through Travel

Speaker: Yu Gong, Partner, Daocaoren (稻草人)Travel Group

“A core aspect of traveling is to create connections between you and yourself. The connection is a continuous process of breaking the old, learning the new and finally gaining the power to grow. People can grow only after first seeing themselves and accepting themselves.”

How to Effectively Activate and Leverage Your Social Impact?

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