by Rebecca Gallogly Wedu mentor, Thailand A few years ago, I was looking back at my journals from high school. I chuckled while reading excerpts written by my younger self which today I would interpret as ranging from profoundly trivial to remarkably insightful. And I recalled all...

See Thai version of the Press Release HERE   [caption id="attachment_1640" align="alignleft" width="300"] Mentors, Mentees and the Wedu team at the Global Mentoring Walk Bangkok 2013[/caption]   November 16, 2013 – Today 20 young women, and 10 successful leaders in Thailand joined together at 2B Café at Emporium Mall...

We sat down with Kim Chongsatitwatan, the Managing director of Namneebooks and talked about how her mentor helped her when she was young, and she is ever grateful for her guidance. Kim is now looking to pay it forward, and share the value of mentorship...

[caption id="attachment_893" align="alignleft" width="140"] Katie[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1317" align="alignleft" width="140"] Naruedee[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1466" align="alignleft" width="140"] Noor[/caption]                 On Saturday 3 August 2013, the Wedu team is coming to the Law Faculty at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. Wedu will share it’s programming to the institution’s female students from Cambodia and Myanmar....

  Wedu is looking for Mentors from all sectors to develop female leadership in the least developed countries of South East Asia! Wedu catalyzes the development of young women in developing countries into local leaders by providing them with inspiring mentorship and innovative financing to complete university....

Editor's Note: Thida is the author of Wedu’s first mentorship program blog. She is a student in Health Economics, mentored by Tricia who lives in the USA and is a consultant with the Clinton Foundation. Thida learned about Wedu's scholarships and mentorship program when she met Co-Founder, Mario at a Myanmar student meeting in Cha Am, Thailand. Read Thida's blog below on her experiences thus far as a mentee in Wedu's mentorship program. Thida on Mentorship   How has mentorship inspired me? This mentorship drew my attention in Cha Am beach town in November 2012. I was selected to attend a Myanmar scholarship students’ meeting in Cha Am. During our meetings, a man introduced this program after exhibiting with pamphlets and marketing about his organization’s visions and missions. His promotion attracted my interest and I was curiously to learn about the idea of mentorship program. I pondered about how does it work and how can be bridged between this program and my Mon Community in Mon State.   My burning desire to apply to