About GAEE

The Global Association of Economics Education (GAEE) is a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit that empowers students across the globe with the fundamentals of economics, finance and entrepreneurship.

At a glance

Our Mission

Advocating for the empowerment of economics, finance and entrepreneurship fundamentals for students across the globe.

Our Members

Currently, GAEE features 1500+ members in our 50+ GAEE-affiliated academic clubs, forums and workshops across 8 countries. We expect to expand to 18 countries by 2021 with the “GAEE’s Silk Road Plan.”

Our Donors

GAEE has been fortunate to receive generous support and establish partnership with many local and international organizations, including AIESEC, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Facebook, IAE.

Meet the Team

Hai "DoHa" Nguyen

Hai "DoHa" Nguyen

Founder & Executive Director

DoHa has harbored a strong passion for economics since early ages. He started GAEE as a local academic organization in 2017 and expanded it into a global nonprofit in only two years. A member of the prestigious Royal Economic Society, DoHa is currently studying at CATS Academy in Boston, United States.

Mambi de Giraffe

Mambi de Giraffe

Fundraising Manager, Europe Director

Mambi graduates from University College London with a BA in Economics and Business with East European Studies. Joining GAEE since its early days, Mambi is an eccentric yet exceedingly productive leader. Besides managing our fundraising operations, Mambi supervises the UK and Germany branches of GAEE.

Hannah Nguyen

Hannah Nguyen

Secretary, Campaign Manager

Hannah has been interested in economics and finance for a long time. Before joining GAEE, Hannah graduated from Bath University with an MSc in Accounting and Finance with Distinction. In addition to supervising the records of the organization, she effectively manages our campaigns and recruits new members.

Nuray Salina

Nuray Salina

Central Asia Director

Nuray supervises GAEE’s operations in Kazakhstan and promotes our global expansion plan in Central Asia. Prior to her undergraduate studies at University of Washington, Nuray was a student at the rigorous Nazarbayev Intellectual School.

Ann "Bavarian" Nguyen

Ann "Bavarian" Nguyen

Indochina Director, CORE Education Team Manager

Ann joined GAEE Vietnam as a volunteer last year and now supervises our operations in Indochina. She studied as Luong The Vinh High School for the Gifted before studying Finance at Bentley University.

Kiara Coleman

Kiara Coleman

Marketing Director, Australia Expansion Director

Kiara is studying Science Communication at Australian National University. She is responsible for our public relation matters and oversees the expansion of GAEE into Australia.

Victor Huerta

Victor Huerta

Latin America Director

Victor studies at Colegio Cumbres De Villa Floresta School in Mexico. He became a member of GAEE early this year and is deeply interested in learning economics. Victor supervised our future expansion plan in Mexico and Brasil.

Ruffa Manicdao

Ruffa Manicdao

Philippines Director

Ruffa established one of the first GAEE-affiliated club for her Magalang Christian Ecumenical School in 2017. She now supervises the operations of GAEE in various academic clubs in the Phillippines.

Ding Liao

Ding Liao

China Director

Ding joined GAEE last year when he established an economics club for his Wenzhou Xiangyu High School. Ding supervises the operations of our academic clubs in Mainland China and Hong Kong SAR.

Malak Elaouinate

Malak Elaouinate

Africa Director

Malak joined GAEE last year and supervises our operations in Morocco and upcoming South Africa. Before pursuing a Business degree at University of Massachusetts, Malak studied at The American School of Marrakech.



Chief Humor "Director", GAEE's Home Assistant

#NotARobot is a virtual, semi-AI assistant for the GAEE’s Home App. His/her quips would make you lol. Think of him/her as a relaxing friend to have when our economics lessons are too hard.

*Information of Local Representatives/Leaders can be obtained through your Members Area Panel or emailing [email protected]

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What exactly are you guys doing?

  • Transforming conventional curricula into absolutely-free, interactive and engaging lessons that every student can understand and apply to their daily life.
  • Help students establish GAEE-affiliated academic clubs, workshops and forums that have financial, logistical and academic support from us. We also help like-minded ambitious students establish their own organization with all benefits of a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsored.
  • Bring thousands of students in our network together via our official GAEE Events and Summit Weeks.
  • Work with various world-class and local corporations, organization and education institutions to advocate for the reform of education in economics, finance and entrepreneurship.

How many countries is GAEE operating in?

We officially operates in 8 countries: the U.S., the U.K., Germany, China, Vietnam, Morocco, Kazakhstan. Our operations are, in fact, already established in additional 3 countries: Australia, Mexico and South Korea. With the ambitious “GAEE’s Silk Road Plan,” we expect to officially establish a network of 5000+ students in 18 countries by 2021.

What does GAEE stand for?

According to the Urban Dictionary, GAEE is “the abbreviation for the Global Association of Economics Education, a global 501(c)(3) non-profit organization advocating for the education of economics, finance and entrepreneurship for students across the globe.”

How to be a member of GAEE?

With hundreds of GAEE-affiliated academic clubs and forums, there is high chance that there is already one in your local community. Sign up for a GAEE account and use the “Local Affiliation Finder” to search for one in your area. In case there isn’t any, feel free to contact us at [email protected] if you need help set up one for your community. We really appreciate that!

How to partner with GAEE?

We welcome all like-minded organizations, corporations and institutions to work with us for the common cause of reforming economics education and bringing economics, finance and entrepreneurship fundamentals to all students across the globe. We’re happy to have you on board, just email us at [email protected] and we will be in touch shortly.

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Global Association of Economics Education Inc. dba GAEE is a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in the United States of America with EIN 83-4578590.

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