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The AdvocaSEA Platform is scheduled to be launched in the earlier part of 2021. It aims to be a consolidated platform of information and opportunities within the fields of Human trafficking, wildlife trafficking, and environmental conservation. Through the collective power of regional organizations, changemakers, and leaders across ASEAN and Timor-Leste, the AdvocaSEA platform is able to build capacity and drive innovative solutions to the pressing challenges faced by the region.

Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative

The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is the U.S. government’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking in Southeast Asia. Through a variety of programs and engagements, including U.S. educational and cultural exchanges, regional exchanges, and seed funding, YSEALI seeks to build the leadership capabilities of youth in the region, strengthen ties between the United States and Southeast Asia, and nurture an ASEAN community.

YSEALI focuses on critical topics identified by youth in the region

Civic Engagement
Sustainable Development
Economic Growth

YSEALI is open to young people ages 18-35 from all Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam) and Timor-Leste.

Biji-Biji Initiative

At Biji-biji Initiative, our mission is to plant the seeds of a better tomorrow, today. Biji-biji Initiative aims to inspire action through innovative problem-solving, utilizing creativity and technology as powerful tools of community-driven solutions. We want to sow the seeds of progressive ideas and drive momentum towards a more sustainable future. The Biji-biji Initiative is a social enterprise that aims to share progressive ideas with everyone. We champion sustainable living, reuse waste creatively and we love collaborative production. By using discarded materials, basic electronics, and passive building techniques we aim to inspire our surroundings with fresh and fun approaches to sustainable living.


Me.reka provides an alternative way to nurture creativity in STEAM-centric education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) ingrained with principles of sustainability. Me.reka was set up to remove all barriers to designing and making. It is a space with access to industry experts, state-of-the-art tools and educational modules. Me.reka is where we mix the sciences, arts, and people together to allow everyone to invent and learn.

Me.reka brings together industry, academic, and entrepreneurial communities. Here, teams re-imagine what it means to design and make, and create a shared vision of the future that enables people to do more and make better things. Me.reka drives entrepreneurial collective impact through value-based innovation. Our mission is to maximize the potential of society in solving social, environmental and economic challenges through 21st-century education