Pakistani Student, Umair Asif, recently bagged the award for best thesis at Seoul National University in South Korea.
Umair Asif is a youth activist from Lahore, who recently gradated from Seoul University. He is a 2012 graduate from GC University, Lahore, from where he won a certificate of distinction. Umair is also the founding director and board member in the Kafka Welfare Organisation and a regional education activist at Alif Ailaan Education Campaign.
The Dream Together Masters Programme at Seoul University aims to promote global sport development through providing world-class education for future leaders in the field of sport management. This programme was also started as a legacy of Winter Olympics 2018.
27 young leaders from 23 countries went to South Korea to study under the under the Dream Together Masters Programme, and it was Umair Asif that came out on top.
Umair Asif was awarded the Best Thesis Award among students from 23 countries for his thesis titled ‘Sports for Development and Peace: The role of sports for development and peace programmes to prevent violent extremism among youth in Pakistan’.
“Alhamdullilah, graduated in Dream Together Master Program with best thesis award. Feeling blessed,my thesis was “Role of Sports for Development and Peace Programs to Prevent Violent Extremism among Youth in Pakistan.” Umar Asif shares on social media.
Amazing work Umair, we are all proud of you!