Got 15 minutes? Join us on #MentorTalks and you’ve got a mentor!

MentorTalks is a new, interactive event that puts exchange program alumni in touch with extraordinary mentors on a wide variety of topics.  The series runs on our Facebook page @internationalexchangealumni. You get a chance to learn a little about each mentor and their career, and then ask them questions on their topic, all in 15 minutes.

Did you miss our latest MentorTalks episode with Aliza "Alice" Napartivaumnuay, co-founder of the award-winning social enterprise, Socialgiver? You can catch up here.

Alice, an alumna of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) and the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI), talks about how she went from working two jobs to taking the leap as a social impact entrepreneur, how Socialgiver is revolutionizing fundraising in Thailand, the impact of her exchange program experiences, creating partnerships, and using technology for change and sustainability.

Aliza Napartivaumnuay
Co-founder, Socialgiver

Alice is the co-founder of the award-winning social enterprise, Socialgiver, an innovative solution that helps consumers, businesses, and social projects to work together to create positive social impact. She is revolutionizing fundraising by tapping into consumer spending power with the vision of turning the world’s spare capacity into social progress.

Alice’s interest in creating social impact projects stems from her previous roles in the corporate sector managing new project developments for top retailers from a supply chain and distribution perspective for more than nine years. Combining with her passion to create a positive change to the community and the environment, Alice works with the philosophy that in order to create sustainable change, it must be done through public participation.

Socialgiver has won awards such as Thailand’s Social Enterprise Award, The Venture Thailand, and the Global Social Venture Competition for Southeast Asia, among others.


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Zoë Dean-Smith of Vital Voices talks about becoming an entrepreneur, finding a mentor, bringing media attention to social entrepreneurship, and much more!