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Ashoka Philippines welcomes HIV Advocate Laurindo Garcia

Ashoka Philippines welcomed HIV advocate Laurindo Garcia into its global network of social entrepreneurs at the Ashoka Fellow Launch and Induction Ceremony at The Globe Tower.

(Photo shows (from left) Ashoka Country Manager Terri Jayme-Mora; Ashoka Leadership Group Representative Ashwin Naik;                                new Ashoka Fellow Laurindo Garcia; and Chairman of Ashoka Philippines Rico Gonzalez. This year, Laurindo was selected as                                the latest Ashoka Fellow for his work with the B-Change Group, who is developing an app to promote inclusion for LGBT people                                and people living with HIV. Laurindo joins 3,500 Ashoka Fellows in a global network of social entrepreneurs committed to bringing                                long-term change for communities worldwide.)
(Photo shows (from left) Ashoka Country Manager Terri Jayme-Mora; Ashoka Leadership Group Representative Ashwin Naik; new Ashoka Fellow Laurindo Garcia; and Chairman of Ashoka Philippines Rico Gonzalez. This year, Laurindo was selected as the latest Ashoka Fellow for his work with the B-Change Group, who is developing an app to promote inclusion for LGBT people and people living with HIV. Laurindo joins 3,500 Ashoka Fellows in a global network of social entrepreneurs committed to bringing long-term change for communities worldwide.)

The event highlighted Laurindo Garcia’s work with B-Change Group, which is developing an app to promote inclusion among businesses and institutions for LGBT people and people living with HIV worldwide. Laurindo is the latest to join a network of over 3,500 Ashoka Fellows in over 80 countries who have developed unique solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.





Moving forward, Ashoka hopes to continue finding local innovators in the Philippines whose ideas can lead both the country and the global community toward a better future. (http://philippines.ashoka.org/)

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