Zhihan L.



Zhihan is the group CEO of BagoSphere, an award-winning social enterprise that has developed a model for disconnected youth to go from poverty to professional, transformational careers in the Philippines. Before BagoSphere, Zhihan worked at a medical-tech start-up in Stockholm before venturing into rural India to work with a social enterprise involved in rural IT outsourcing. Zhihan graduated from the National University of Singapore's Engineering Science Program and studied entrepreneurship at the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship & The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). He was the Singapore Ambassador for the Sandbox Network - the leading global network of innovators under 30, and a 2016 Global Good Fund Fellow. For his work, he was named as an Ashoka Fellow in 2018, the world's largest and most prestigious network of social innovators.


  • entrepreneurism
  • grant management
  • work
  • rural
  • youth
  • philippines
  • india
  • singapore
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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