About GAEE

We are a 501(c)(3) NGO founded and led by students to promote economics education, personal finance, and entrepreneurship incubation for our peers in marginalized communities and underserved school systems across ten countries. With a love for economics, we are bonded by a desire to democratize access to this exciting subject—making it available for everyone, not just for those pursuing economic priesthood.

“Two-thirds of the world’s population doesn’t have access to economics education. That’s why we founded GAEE. Knowing what opportunity cost is about and how to read your balance sheet—we want every student finishing high school or college to be capable of that.

DoHa Nguyen, GAEE’s Founder & Executive Director

This section is being updated in light of the new academic year.

Behind the Wheel

GAEE is entirely led by young people—high school, undergraduate, graduate students, and aspiring economists. Our network of 1500+ changemakers across ten countries are working tirelessly to make economics education accessible to everyone.

Much of our strength as a student-led movement is derived from our passionate network of 1500+ members. Our chapter leaders are the backbone of this tight-knit network that spans across Asia, Africa, the Americas, Europe, and Oceania.

The Firekeeper

Mansha Gadi

GAEE North India

Stephen Rhee

GAEE Seoul

Marco Zapien

GAEE Mexico City

Kiara Coleman

GAEE Canberra

Mark Chen

GAEE South China

Abhishek Tayal

GAEE Delhi Tech

Ashley Ngo

GAEE Southwestern Ontario

Victor Huerta

GAEE Mexicali

Kanika Gupta

GAEE Lady Shri Ram

Barnabás Bakucz

GAEE Groningen

Thu Le

GAEE Hanoi

Ruffa Manicdao

GAEE Pampanga

Khush Dembla

GAEE North India

Miriam Yang

GAEE Washington

Ishan Kabra

GAEE Mumbai

Uyen Tran

GAEE Hoan Kiem

Bose Lawal

GAEE Abuja

Alisha Gragya

GAEE Jesus & Mary

Rushil Agarwal

GAEE Nirma

Ann Nguyen

GAEE Waltham

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list. We are in the process of updating this section. In the meantime, please visit our LinkedIn company profile or our Facebook Group for a more complete database.

(*) If you want your GAEE chapter(s) to be featured here, please send us an email at [email protected]

What the experts are saying about us

Richard Boucher, Fmr OECD Deputy Secretary-General & Assistant United States Secretary of State

I’m excited to participate in this global, economic program. I very much look forward to reading and hearing the creative, practical, thoughtful, and politically-feasible ideas that will come out of this worldwide thinking process.

(*) Mr. Boucher’s reflection on his participation in the judging panel of the GAEE’s Global Youth Policymaking Program in 2021.

Dr. Shailu Singh, Professor of Economics at Delhi University

Bridging the gap between theory and real-world is indeed a skill that would be highly sought after in the post-pandemic world—and GAEE managed to do so with a very interactive and personalized approach. In addition to over thirty colleges from across the country, the National Council of Educational Research and Training has expressed interest in joining GAEE.

(*) Prof. Singh’s reflection on her role as faculty advisor of GAEE North India

Dr. Kien Pham, Vice President of the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations-QNUSTA

We are deeply appreciative of the academic opportunities that GAEE has provided for students in our provinces. I am confident that GAEE’s financial literacy campaigns will have a lasting impact on our students, teachers, and educators of the region.

(*) Dr. Pham’s reflection on his participation in the advisory board of the GAEE Southeast Asia Month in 2019.

Sir Ivor Roberts KCMG FCIL, Fmr British Ambassador to Yugoslavia, Ireland, and Italy & President of Trinity College Oxford University

This programme promises to be groundbreaking and highly intellectually stimulating. I am delighted to participate and am anticipating some striking innovative, imaginative and reflective thoughts emerging from this global exercise

(*) Sir Roberts’s reflection on his participation in the judging panel of the GAEE’s Global Youth Policymaking Program in 2021.

GAEE is a non-governmental not-for-profit organization listed as an NGO by the United Nations Economic and Social Council's Civil Society Network, recognized as a member of the World Economics Association, and in partnership with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs through #SDGAction36897.

Global Association of Economics Education Inc. dba GAEE is registered as a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization with EIN 83-4578590 in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, United States of America.

We are committed to the promotion of economics education, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship incubation for students in developing countries and marginalized communities.

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