Ambassador: Ada Chirapaisarnkul , Thailand
In 2008, Ada founded the Thai Young Philanthropist Network, the organisation has grown into a community of 2,700 young leaders working to strengthen civil society in Thailand. TYPN offers youth entrepreneurship training for students and teachers from 250 schools nationwide to build ventures that generate extra income for their institutions, and provide business consultation and capacity building support to over 100 social purpose organisations. Additionally, she is a pioneer of social entrepreneurship education in Thailand, co-founding a BA in Global Studies and Social Entrepreneurship (GSSE) program and G-Lab (Social Innovation Lab) at the School of Global Studies, Thammasat University in 2013. She has since served as a lecturer in social entrepreneurship and Executive Director of G-Lab.