Our Core Values
The following values are the foundation of our strategies and implementation.
A commitment to spurring entrepreneurial spirit and community- oriented mindset among Vietnamese youths across all geographical regions of Vietnam.
A commitment to creating sustainable impacts in the under-served regions of Vietnam by facilitating youth-led social projects and/or social enterprises at a grassroots level.
A commitment to fostering empathy and understanding among students across different socioeconomic backgrounds, thus inspiring future initiatives that further bridge the inequality gap in Vietnam.
A commitment to becoming a well- established community that supports career aspiration, personal growth and upward social mobility among all PISE members.
Our Vision for 2025
Sustainable Organizational Structure
To solidify an effective and sustainable model, serving as a foundation for PISE operation and growths in multiple areas of Vietnam.
Sustainable Funding Sources
To diversify PISE funding sources, thus sustainably financing PISE operation, mentee projects & expansion.
Sustainable Talent Pipelines
To nurture an extended network of Vietnam-based talents within the PISE community, thus better identifying suitable Human Resources for future leadership & management roles.
To accentuate the scope of PISE Impacts by digitalization.
Enhanced Membership Benefits
To consolidate relations with a diverse group of burgeoning Partners in Vietnam, thus further extending PISE’s external influence and membership benefits.
Timeline of a PISE Season
The steps below illustrate a cycle of a PISE Season starting from January and ending in November.
Jan - April
HR Recruitment Process
PISE kickstarts its season by training the most talented first-year undergrads to co-host PISE Summer Camps. At the same time, PISE invites highly-qualified Vietnamese students of various backgrounds to join our cohort of Mentors.
May - Jun
PISE opens a two-round-application process to select the most promising high school students to join PISE Summer Camp. Students are selected based on their credentials and the feasibility of their proposed projects. In 2019, our acceptance rate was 35%.
June - July
Project Incubation & Online Training
Mentors and Mentees are paired up to decide on their topics and to conduct preliminary research. PISE also provides compulsory online training programs designed by PISE Executive Board and Advisors.
Mentees in each respective city will meet up at a designated location to participate in a three-day-bootcamp. PISE will provide funding to at least nine social projects.
August - November
PISE expects to foresee nine out of twelve incubated projects to come into reality. We anticipate that each project can impact at least 50 people in the respective communities.