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3 ‘innovators’ from PH join elite list of world’s ‘social entrepreneurs’

This article originally appeared on Philippine Daily Inquirer



Three “changemakers” in the Philippines were inducted as Ashoka fellows in Taguig City on Wednesday night, bringing to nine the number of people in the country who are part of the world’s largest and most prestigious network of social innovators.


The newest additions to the elite group are Amina Evangelista Swanepoel, founding executive director of Roots of Health; Bai Rohaniza Mateo Sumndad-Usman, founding president of Teach Peace Build Peace Movement; and Zhihan Lee, chief executive officer and founder of Bagosphere, who is a Singaporean based in the Philippines. Lee is being honored for his work in the Philippines.




Zhihan Lee

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2017

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