Ashoka Fellow
Philippines
Fellow Since 2017
This description of Zhihan Lee's work was prepared when Zhihan Lee was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2017.
Introduction
Zhihan Lee is addressing gaps in the Philippine education system that hinder youth from low-income backgrounds to access meaningful careers in the fast-changing future of work. He is redefining higher education and technical-vocational education through a comprehensive program that combines student financing, skills training, job-matching, and strategic social support.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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