Director of Partnerships at Asia Venture Philanthropy Network
Caroline McLaughlin is the Director of Partnerships at the Asia Venture Philanthropy Network. She was born in Australia and has also lived and worked in Vienna, London, Istanbul, Dubai, Atlanta and has lived in Singapore since early 2015.
Whilst in Atlanta, Carolinewas one of the founders of the Ribbons of Hope, Invest In Women Foundation, which supports women and girls’ organizations with an annual $100,000 grant. She was also on the board of a NGO called the Global Village Project, which assists refugee girls with access to eduction. She was the chairwoman of theInternational Women of Istanbul and alsostarted the first international professional women’s networking group in Istanbul. She has been on the board of PrimeTime, one of the most established women’s networking groups in Singapore, and also on the executive committee of the INSEAD Alumni Association of Singapore.
She joined AVPN early this year as their new Director of Partnerships. AVPN is a a membership network headquartered in Singapore that seeks to increase the flow of financial, human and intellectual capital to the social sector, and to improve the social impact effectiveness of members across the Asia Pacific region. We have over 290 members from 30 different countries and have builta cross-sector network bringing together organisations and individuals from finance, business and the social sector. Our members include private equity firms, private banks, wealth management institutions, other financial services organisations, professional service firms, family businesses, corporations, foundations, universities and government related entities.
Caroline completed her undergraduate degree at the University of NSW in Australia and has an MBA from INSEAD.