Shen Yang Chng
Undergraduate Student - University of Queensland
Shen Yang's introduction

I am a graduate with a diploma in Business Management and transcript in Social Work, in hopes to pursue a career that combines both my passions for Community and Youth Development. I am studying my undergraduate studies at the University of Queensland under a Bachelor of Social Science majoring in Environment and Society to develop a Strategic Change Network which blends the unity and harmony of the Eastern and Western Principles into a cohesive principle of humanity/仁爱

As a team player who loves working with people of various cultures, I have experienced many cultures through my volunteer experience and overseas immersion trip.

My hobbies involved watching Japanese anime, reading, photography, volunteering and experiencing the great outdoors of water and green spaces.

What brought you to sustainability?

Growing up with nature and using herbal medicine have taught me the importance of human health and its close relationship with the environment. A healthy human being flourish in a healthy and balanced environment.

Which sustainable actions are you in charge of or have you implemented in your organisation?

Coordinator and community organizer in grassroots organisation.

Which challenges did you meet and how did you overcome them?

Funding related issues due to limited budget. I learnt to focus on the needs of the project and how it impacts the targeted demographic.

What are you most proud of?

Being a Singaporean Delegate to a Mental Health Conference organized by World Psychiatric Association.

What would be your top 3 pieces of advice to the Matcha Initiative users?
  • Be Kind
  • Be Compassionate
  • Be Humble
In which field could you help The Matcha Initiative users as a buddy?

Experience Sharing

Please describe how you could help The Matcha Initiative users as a buddy?

Introducing Resources locally and abroad through the sharing of information

Shen Yang's 3 main sustainability skills

Operations, Research and Photography

Shen Yang kindly accepts to answer your questions.

If you need additional insights, you can send him a message.