The Institute for Nonprofits is pleased to announce that NC State alum Vansana (Van) Nolintha is joining its External Advisory Council. This key group of Institute supporters plays an important role in connecting the Institute to the community, providing insights on its mission and programs, and helping it develop the resources needed to achieve it mission.
Van brings a passion for NC State, building community, and social entrepreneurship and innovation to the Institute’s council. While at NC State, Van, a Caldwell Fellow, majored in Chemistry and minored in Religious Studies. He went on to Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland to earn a Master’s Degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution. With his sister, Vanvisa, he co-owns the popular Laotian restaurant, Bida Manda, in Raleigh.