Australia-ASEAN Emerging Leaders Program (A2ELP) Participants Announced

On the 16th of February, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP, announced the selection of 15 social entrepreneurs from across our region who would take part in the 2017 Australia-ASEAN Emerging Leaders Program (A2ELP), to be held in Melbourne and Sydney in March.

Read the media release from the Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP announcing the 2017 A2ELP participants.

  • Ms Aiminorhiza Ramlee, Brunei – health, technology
  • Mr Koy Vireak, Cambodia – environment, microfinance
  • Ms Cherrie Atilano, Philippines – environmental sustainability, farming
  • Ms Annisa Arsyad, Indonesia – environmental conservation, education
  • Mr Gigih Rezki Septianto, Indonesia – health, technology
  • Mr Souliyo Vongdala, Laos – entrepreneurship ecosystem, media
  • Ms Wen Shin Chia, Malaysia – environmental sustainability
  • Dr Hsu Myat, Myanmar – health
  • Ms WoeiJing (Emily) Teng, Singapore – education
  • Mr Thanapon Sreshthaputra, Thailand – farming, enterprise
  • Ms Lan Huong (Emme) Dao, Vietnam – technology, education
  • Mr Joshua Gilbert, Australia –  environment, farming and conservation
  • Mr Michael Koss, Australia –  health, technology
  • Ms Celia Boyd, Australia – enabling women’s entrepreneurship
  • Ms Natalie Kyriacou, Australia – environmental conservation and education

View the full profiles of the 2017 A2ELP participants.

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