Xiaomi, a world leader in consumer electronics and smart manufacturing, is teaming up with National Geographic Magazine (NGM) China and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Salopek to inspire young people around the world stimulate their curiosity by being present and exploring the incredible moments and wonders to be discovered in the world around them.
Xiaomi and NGM China are collaborating to inspire global youth through the “Exploring Moments” program.
Xiaomi and NGM China have developed a public and free educational program, called “Exploring Moments”, aimed at encouraging the new generation to understand, appreciate and be interested in the world in which they live. The program, initiated by Xiaomi and National Geographic Magazine China, invited Paul Salopek, founder of the Out of Eden Walk project, two-time Pulitzer winner and veteran writer, to lead the initiative.
As a highly innovative young technology company, Xiaomi is leveraging its deep understanding of the trends and lifestyle of the young generation in this unique collaboration with NGM China, striving to empower young people to better understand the world around them, to express themselves better and, ultimately, to better connect to their environment.
Lei Jun, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Xiaomi, said, “Working in partnership with National Geographic Magazine China and its team, as well as the unique perspective offered by Paul’s personal experience, we are very excited to the idea of encouraging young people to be more curious about the world around them. Through technology, we hope to enhance their creativity and appreciation of the world they inherit. »
Paul’s passion for educating young people and his vast experience in projects that promote global online learning, make him the ideal presenter for Xiaomi and NGM China’s program and encourage the younger generation to explore issues of the contemporary world and their individual place in the world.
“Exploring Moments” will explore the idea of slowing down and taking the time to fully experience and appreciate the environment around us,” explains Paul. “Taking these experiences moment by moment is not only mentally healthy but also good for the spirit. Exploring the moments more slowly and more deeply is especially important in a world where young people today are bombarded with such a confusing amount of mass information. »
“I’m really looking forward to exploring with the young people who take part in this program, and ultimately with the young audiences who will watch the final video, the things of value that immediately surround us that we perhaps take too much for granted. »
The public educational project “Exploring Moments” will be broadcast via Xiaomi’s YouTube/Facebook/Twitter global platforms from October 5th, and consists of 4 chapters where Paul shares his experience with young people, and how they explore their moments of life. watching, listening, feeling and analyzing in their daily lives.
Xiaomi Education, help and empowerment of future generations
Xiaomi aims to create meaningful change in society, transforming the way people live, work and communicate. To spread its positive impact around the world, Xiaomi has launched its youth education program, Xiaomi Education, with the aim of inspiring and helping young people around the world to fill the world with value and positivity.
As part of this initiative, the company will support educational initiatives that give young people the tools and technology to realize their creative potential, thus enabling these young people to build a better future for themselves, for the community to which they belong to and for the society in which they live.
Xiaomi plans to work with established youth organizations and communities to integrate a wide range of educational resources, including the “Exploring Moments” public education program co-led by Xiaomi and National Geographic Magazine China, while leveraging the platforms and of the company’s global resources.
In recent months, Xiaomi has funded projects to promote educational equality in its Southeast Asian markets, including Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore.
Among the projects already underway is a donation from Xiaomi to World Vision Philippines. More than 400 students at a school in Barangay Baseco, Manila, were welcomed back to school with back-to-school kits as they resumed face-to-face lessons. Xiaomi Vietnam celebrated the Mid-Autumn Festival by donating 400 Xiaomi LCD writing tablets to underprivileged children in Ho Chi Minh City, to inspire them to be creative through technology. In Thailand, Xiaomi has partnered with the non-profit foundation Yuvabadhana to provide Xiaomi LCD writing tablets to 300 students, allowing them to take their first digital steps and continue their studies. In addition, Malaysia has partnered with the Suriana Welfare Society to help 400 underprivileged children in the Klang Valley develop their creativity, providing them with back-to-school kits including LCD writing tablets from Xiaomi.
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Xiaomi partners with National Geographic China magazine to inspire young people around the world to rediscover the wonders of life