Phonethavy Thavonsouk is currently handling external relations and incoming youth exchanges division of AIESEC in Lao. AIESEC is a global platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential. It does this by facilitating international cultural and professional across 120+ countries and territories. Headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, globally AIESEC have partnered with 5000+ organizations, 24,000 universities with more than 70,000 active members. Phonethavy discovered AIESEC in India where she went to do her bachelors in computer application after being awarded a scholarship. She came back to Laos to help develop AIESEC here because she loves working with youth and believes that young people can significantly contribute to the development of her country and the world.