SCIMUN was established in 2016 by Mark Shen (QSI senior) and advisor Kyle Mims, with the hopes of becoming an international platform for civil debate. Following the motto: “student-led, student-initiated, student-involved,” SCIMUN actively promotes student empowerment, and our three-day conference holds the wellbeing of all participants to the highest degree. We seek to provide a positive atmosphere for creative discussion, collaborative work, and powerful expression. Despite our short history, we guarantee professionalism and expertise. That is the tradition we uphold.
Through the Years.
The first establishment of SCIMUN 2016 championed Sustainability, holding an all-green conference with 120 attendees. Delegates came from China to Belize to congregate in the Shekou Nanhai Hilton in Shenzhen.
SCIMUN 2017 followed the theme of Rule of Law, exploring the necessity of civil discourse in a post-truth society. The administration upheld all the values of the first conference, commended for its professionalism.
With the focus on International Security, SCIMUN 2018 sought to promote awareness of these very real global issues that threaten the peace. Over 150 students participated in fruitful debate.
Under the theme Global Development, SCIMUN 2019 committed itself to growth and to fighting apathy, hoping that each and every participant experienced some form of character development. Students from 11 schools convened at the Hilton one last time before SCIMUN moves to the Marriott.
Although SCIMUN 2020 was canceled due to the outbreak of COVID-19, following the theme of Redefining Authority, SCIMUN 2020 had planned to task 180 delegates to challenge themselves to not only define authority but also address the themes of injustice and rebellion in their respective committees, critically thinking and developing their global mindedness under.
Despite the challenges of Covid-19, SCIMUN 2021 was successfully hosted under the theme Suppressing Disorder. Delegates were able to directly experience the impacts of "global disorder", utilizing their capabilities to create solutions in a time of distress.
Our Core Values.
Delegates are pushed to work together to find solutions to the issues at hand.
SCIMUN is proud to be student-led, student-initiated, and student involved.
SCIMUN encourages students to maintain an international worldview when tackling global issues.
We place utmost importance on creating a realistic and professional conference experience.
SCIMUN advocates for sustainable solutions, fostering environmental awareness.
SCIMUN embraces change, viewing development as potential for resolution.
2022 Theme: A World For All
This year, under our theme A World For All, SCIMUN 2022 strives to encourage delegates to tackle both prevailing issues and past conflicts in order to promote a world of equality and inclusion, hoping that delegates will gain a deeper perspective into their role as a global citizen.
Nana Cheung is a senior at Quality Schools International (QSI) Shenzhen. Upon experiencing her first conference in middle school, she began nurturing her passion for MUN throughout high school by exploring different aspects of Model UN in order to gain a more holistic view of the academic activity. In school, aside from her involvement in MUN, she is a member of various honor societies and President of Rho Kappa.
Last year, despite of the pandemic, she was able to successfully host SCIMUN VI as Deputy Secretary General along with her fellow cabinet members. This year, as Secretary General of SCIMUN 2022, she pledges to take the values of SCIMUN one step further and promote her passion for MUN and global issues by incorporating the theme of this year’s conference “A World for All” to create a congenial and memorable conference for all participants of SCIMUN 2022.
DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL
Janice Kim is a Junior at QSI Shenzhen who is actively engaged in her school community, especially in promoting Model United Nations to peers around her. She attended her first conference as a 12YO and has been engrossed in fruitful, fascinating, and enlightening MUN conferences ever since. She has won multiple awards as delegate and chaired at SCIMUN VI for the G20 committee. Her passion for MUN is rooted in her belief that MUN is an accurate representation of the real world, fosters innovation, and raises awareness on urgent global issues. She firmly advocates that MUN motivates students to contribute to the world as progressive thinkers who thrive for a sustainable future. Janice is currently serving as the president of MUN & Debate Club at QSI Secondary and is reestablishing junior MUN club at QSI Middle School. She is also a member of a multitude of organizations such as NHS, NEHS, Mu Alpha Theta, SNHS, Dragon Media Network, and more. Janice is sincerely delighted to serve as the Deputy Secretary General of SCIMUN VII and is certain to support all delegates and chairs who navigate through their journey towards pursuing “A World for All”.
CHIEF OF STAFF
Grace Deng is a senior at Quality School International (QSI) Shenzhen. Her 7 years experience in an international school has allowed her to interact with individuals coming from a variety cultural backgrounds, thus giving her the opportunity to obtain a sense of global awareness. In school, Grace is actively engaged in many honor societies including the National Honor Society, Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society, and National Chinese Honor Society. She participated as a delegate in SCIMUN 2021 and is therefore familiar with the system and procedures. She is passionate about event planning and is excited to make the most out of SCIMUN 2022. As the Chief of Staff, Grace will, in all ways, assist her fellow cabinet members and try her best to coordinate with all staffs and participants.
CHIEF OF PRESS-HEAD OF MEDIA
Manaen Hu is a senior at Quality School International (QSI) Shenzhen. With a passion for photography and film, she has been actively involved in all the activities of SCIMUN Press Team and QSI Graduation Press Team since her freshman year. Outside of SCIMUN, she is currently the President of Dragon Media Network (QSI school television station), and Treasurer of the National Honor Society in QSI. Manaen is delighted to be able to return to the SCIMUN Press Team again as the Chief Press Officer—Head of Media. She will work with the Head of Technology to live, photograph, and produce excellent ceremony videos for SCIMUN 2022 and will strive to provide an unforgettable record for all who attend SCIMUN 2022 through the media.
CHIEF OF PRESS-HEAD OF TECH
Jeffrey is a senior at Quality Schools International (QSI) Shenzhen. He is a diligent student, responsible leader, innovative artist. He has been with SCIMUN for four years and contributed through participating in the press team and organizing the main event. Outside of SCIMUN, he is titled the President of the National Honor Society of the QSI chapter and founder of the organization Service with Heart, among other titles. He is highly honored to be returning to SCIMUN as one of the cabinet members and pledges a memorable conference for all participants through camera lenses. Lastly, as the Chief of Press Head of Tech, he looks forward to an exceedingly successful SCIMUN 2022 and wishes all delegates the best of luck.
CHIEF OF MARKETING OFFICER
A Min (Angela) Kim is a senior at Quality Schools International (QSI) Shenzhen. Angela is mixed-blooded; she is half-Korean and half-Chinese, so she is fluent in Chinese, Korean, and English. She had the opportunity to experience both public school in China and international school for years, which has enabled her to have a broad view on a variety of world issues. Angela participated in a total of four MUN conferences, including SCIMUN; aside from the competitions, she was also a member of SCIMUN Press 2021. Angela is currently the president of NAHS, NCHS, and Art Club; she is also the co-founder of Marketing Club, and a member of Student Council, Dragon Media Network, Film, and more. With her multicultural background and experiences of different positions within MUN conferences, she knows the procedures well, and will keep following up with the trend. As SCIMUN 2022’s Chief of Marketing Officer, Angela will hold the responsibility of being hospitable and creating memorable and long-term prospects for the upcoming conference.
CHIEF OF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Ryan Huang is a senior at Quality Schools International (QSI) Shenzhen. Born in Taiwan and raised in China for most of his academic career, he witnessed the cultural difference despite the similar historical background, which shaped his unique perspective of viewing the world. Despite not having many MUN experiences, Ryan has actively participated in the community as a student and is enthusiastic about music, math, and science. Not only does he participate as a member in the National Honor Society, Math Honor Society, Science Honor Society, Chinese Honor Society, but also initiating the Music Honor Society and leading a Service-based club to enrich the school’s academic environment. As the Chief of Financial Officer, he pledges to be responsible and apply skills acquired through his life in managing finances for SCIMUN and to present delegates memorable experience.
Fa Sing Pei
Fa Sing Pei is a junior at Quality School International (QSI) of Shenzhen and this is her 12th year in QSI. She’s ethnically Chinese but holds an American passport. Since she was raised as a child of two cultures: American and Chinese, she has a broad view of cultural differences. Even though she has only participated in two MUN conferences, one as a delegate and one as chair, she has taken part in many other types of competitions aside from MUN. Fa Sing is also an active member of honor societies and clubs such as the National Arts Honor Society (NAHS), Music Honor Society (TRI-M), Social Studies Honor Society (Rhokkapa), and Business club. Serving as the secretary for SCIMUN this year, she will try her best to assist all cabinet members to provide an excellent MUN conference for all the coming chairs and delegates.
Ty Duan is an IB Mathematics & IB Economics teacher at Quality Schools International. He is passionate about education and global issues. Besides teaching, working for the UN is also one of his dream jobs and he's very excited to supervise SCIMUN this year.
Leona Wu is an IB Psychology teacher at Quality Schools International. SCIMUN 2022 will be her first MUN experience, and she is looking forward to supporting students as one of the supervisors.