First-ever Executive Director Hired

The DeBoer Fellowship has concluded a lengthy international search with the hiring of its first Executive Director, Saw Myo Min Thu, known as Saw Kapi.

Board Chair Jack DeBoer said, “The DeBoer Fellowship focuses on one country – Myanmar.  It exists to help Myanmar’s leaders maximize their potential. We believe that Saw Kapi is the right man at the right time, with his extraordinary blend of accomplishment, intelligence, and integrity.”

Saw Kapi was born in Kyaukkyi, Myanmar, and earned a BA in International Relations from San Francisco State University and an MA in Development Economics from Williams College.

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