The SENIA World Changer Award recognizes an individual who actively promotes inclusion in their community while supporting SENIA ‘s Mission and Vision.

Award Benefits

  • Featured on SENIA social media and publications
  • Receive a World Changer Certificate of recognition for their contribution in promoting inclusion.
  • Recognized in the World Changer presentation at the annual SENIA Conference.

Who May Submit Nominations?

Nominations may be made by:

  • Teachers
  • Principals
  • Related service providers
  • Friends
  • Parents

Nomination Requirements

  • Nominations must be submitted digitally via the nomination form.
  • All materials submitted become the property of SENIA and will not be returned.
  • Each candidate must be nominated by one individual (e.g., teacher, principal, related service provider, friend, parent).
  • The nominator does not need to be a SENIA member.
  • Double-check that the nominee ‘s name is spelled correctly on ALL materials, as it will be printed on his or her Certificate of Accomplishment.
  • A photo of the candidate must be submitted with the nomination materials.  This photo will be used in a presentations and promotions such as SENIA social media.

Deadline: Ongoing

SENIA World Changer Award Digital App - Full

Section 1. - General Information

Section 2. - Nomination Prompts

Section 3. - Confirmation

Past Award Winners

Hajime Chiba June 2022 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Hajime is a voice of self-awareness, acceptance and inclusion.…

Xueyue (Lele) Shen May 2022 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Lele is a grade 2 student from Keystone Academy in Beijing, China…

Aaron Yong Tzy Seng April 2022 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Aaron Yong Tzy Seng is from Sabah, Malaysia and has many skills…

Jackob Yoshua Jeffry February 2022 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Jackob Yoshua Jeffry, along with his partner, has paved the way…

Courtney Wong January 2022 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Courtney is a student at Torrey Pines High School in California.…

Nurazwin Liyana Binti Abdullah December 2021 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Nurazwin Liyana Binti Abdullah has proven that individuals with…

Rashwin Kalithas November 2021 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

At just 4 years of age, Rashwin has made it into the Malaysia…

Where are they now? Andrea G. Zubiri

Have you heard of the accomplished freelance photographer who…

Dymphna Simon September 2021 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Dymphna Simon has pioneered sign language poetry performance…

Muhamad Fazri Bin Hassan July 2021 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Muhamad Fazri Bin Hassan is a special education teacher at SK…

Iris van der Velden June 2021 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

As part of her IBO MYP Personal Project, Iris researched her…

Muhammad Aizat Izzuddin Bin Azme May 2021 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Aizat Izzuddin is an art enthusiast as well as a poetry performer,…

Lex Hamilton April 2021 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Lex is an Early Years professional from the UK with a PGCert…

Mohammad Zulfadhli bin Amban March 2021 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Mohammad Zulfadhli bin Amban, who has a hearing impairment, is…

Zandri Byleveldt February 2021 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Zandri is an Occupational Therapist based in Hanoi, Vietnam.She…

Jane Christine Justine January 2021 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Jane Christine Justine, a student with a hearing impairment,…

Edelson Dell Evaristus November 2020 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Edelson Dell started as a track and field athlete in the early…

Dr. Shyielathy Arumugam November 2020 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Dr. Shyielathy Arumugam is a special educator by profession in…

Zico Luck Elvister October 2020 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Zico Luck Elvister is a 17-year-old student at Keningau Vocational…

Stefanus Lucas October 2020 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Stefanus Lucas is a special education teacher at Sekolah Rendah…

Kumaresan Muniandy September 2020 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Kumaresan Muniandy is a special education teacher with a degree…

Charnin Ming Suntaranond September 2020 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Charnin, also known as Ming, attends the International School…

Sara Asakura August 2020 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Sara is originally from Japan and has completed grade one at…

Bee Giek Choo June 2020 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Bee Giek Choo is a teacher who strongly believes that each and every child deserves the right to receive quality education in life.

Astrid Werne 2020 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Astrid is an 11-year old girl who attends NIST International School and has an enormous impact on her community. Astrid is a fearless trailblazer, a boundary-pusher, a precedent setter.