The JUMP! Foundation – Stories, Inspirations, and News

Youth Facilitating Educators

On August 12th at UWCSEA in East Singapore, a JUMP! Program was held for all the educators of the school one week before the academic year started. The aim of this annual event is to inspire, empower and engage the participants through experiential learning...

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For Youth By Youth. By Lamia Makkar

Thoughts from Lamia Makkar, a participant of the Global Potential/JUMP! Conference in Forêt des Pins, Haiti on July 31-August 3. I've been to different conferences around the world, participated in a number of workshops, action planning sessions, keynote...

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To Trust or Not to Trust? by Raashi Basu

Garden International School Student, Raashi Basu, reflects on her JUMP! experience. Imagine an action sequence where the girl is running away from baddies with guns. She keeps on running until she reaches the end of the cliff. It’s a small mountain, a really small...

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Finding Yourself

This March, JUMP! ran an INSPIRE leadership program with over 150 students at Garden International School in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was an amazing experience for the JUMP! team!  One of the rockstar GIS students, Somila Khanna, shares a bit of her experience with...

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What it means to be part of JUMP!

Beijing team member extraordinaire Lena Papadopoulos shares what working for JUMP! means to her. We believe that the most valuable aspect of our organization, aside from the amazing work we do, are the amazing people that work at JUMP!.  Our team is made up of a...

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JUMP! Staff Retreat

Hello JUMP! Community! This past Tuesday, members of the JUMP! Beijing team took advantage of the beautiful weather and spent the day away from laptops, cell phones, and the office space. We came together in Jingshan Park and dedicated ourselves to personal and...

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APPRECIATION by Liz Heller

JUMP! staff member Liz Heller reflects on her home away from home. A theme we talk about often at JUMP is appreciation. If you’ve ever worked in a facilitation team with JUMP, as a staff member or volunteer in the our office, or have been a participant in one of our...

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Go BIG!

This next blog post comes from Kerstin Donat, a JUMP! intern living in Taiwan. While Kerstin was a student at Kaohsiung American School, she and her classmates worked together to host their own TEDxYouth event. Kerstin is very passionate about the inspiration and...

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The Life of a Third Culture Kid – By Steffen Lohrmann

Working with Jump! for almost one month has been a life changing, eye-opening, and overall extremely eventful opportunity which I never thought possible in the working world. Coming from a family where my father was in the hospitality industry for almost three decades...

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