Nicolas villegas, Program associate

In 2014, Nicolas got his first taste of Asia when traveling to Thailand. There he traveled across northern Thailand as far as Mae Hong Son and immediately fell in love with the region. Within 6 months he continued his nonprofit career as the Development Manager of READ Global, where he helped raise funds for community library and resource centers in Nepal, India, and Bhutan. He joined Give2Asia in 2016.

Nicolas graduated from the University of San Francisco with a bachelor's degree in International Business. An avid foodie, Nicolas spends his time exploring vegetarian restaurants in the East Bay and playing board games.