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Qiujing Wong: Give it a nudge

Updated: Apr 16, 2019

Article written by Qiujing Wong for Element Magazine.


Young people need to be actively engaged in achieving their goals, which makes the current high levels of youth unemployment hazardous to their health.



How to include young people in the world of work is an increasing challenge across the planet. In parts of Europe more than 50 per cent of young people are unemployed, while here at home it is estimated 27 per cent of young Aucklanders are unemployed. 


Youth are our Future.

We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt


Click here to read Qiujing Wong's full article in the NZ Herald: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/element-magazine/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503340&objectid=11410339


Qiujing Wong is co-founder and Director of We are Borderless. Qiujing was awarded the Sir Peter Blake Leadership Award in 2012, and in 2015 was named as a finalist in the Women of Influence Awards. Qiujing is an advisory board member of the Women's Fund and has recently been appointed a Patron of Friends of Women's Refuge.

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