Dr. Grace Aguiling-Dalisay has spent 35 years of her professional life in the joint worlds of the academia and civil society. In 2001, she founded Volunteer Organizations Information, Coordination and Exchange (VOICE) where she served as the executive director, continuing on to the present as founding president on the board. She also serves on the board of independent non-profit organizations which are united in their commitment to sustainable human development. She spent much of her early career as a volunteer psychologist working with children in areas of high tension and armed conflict. Ms. Aguiling-Dalisay has been a volunteer psychologist, trainer, and selector for the VSO Philippines, now VSO bahaginan. At present, she is a board trustee of VSO International in the UK.