DeBoer Fellowship Classes

Akar Khin Nyunt

Akar Khin Nyunt lives in Ayeyarwaddy Division where he works for Relief International as a Field Finance Officer. He became a DeBoer Fellow to share his commitment to providing emergency relief, civil livelihood training and health services and to further his leadership capacity.

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Alex UK Lian Mawi

Alex Lian lives in Chin State where he works for Justice and Peace for Myanmar. He became a DeBoer Fellow to increase his leadership and public speaking abilities to further his experiences administering human rights and indigenous rights awareness training to ethnic minority communities, with a specific focus on land rights.

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Aung Myo Paing

Aung Myo Paing lives in Yangon where he works for Mon Youth Society as the Program Director. He became a DeBoer Fellow in order to grow in community development, career advancement, and project implementation strategies.

Aye Aye Cho

Aye Aye Cho works for Care International as a Finance Director. She became a DeBoer Fellow to share and develop her commitment to enhancing the knowledge and skills of women who want to change their world.

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Aye Aye Kyaw

Aye Aye Kyaw lives in Yangon where she works as a Finance Manager. She became a DeBoer Fellow to share her commitment of bringing finance knowledge and networking opportunities to disadvantaged women across Myanmar.

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Simon G Yaw Bawn

Simon G Yaw Bawn works at MPRL E&P Co. as a Community Investment Team Leader. He became a DeBoer Fellow to share his experience and grow his passion of creating livelihood opportunities for grassroots communities through social enterprise.

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Ghinn Swann Mang

Ghin Swann Mang works at Laizom Community Forward as a Project Officer and is a member of the Kale Pax Network. He became a DeBoer Fellow to further his skills and enhance his abilities to administer trainings in Chin State and surrounding areas to promote peace and human dignity.

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Gladstone

Gladstone works for World Vision Myanmar as Coordinator of Human Resources. He became a DeBoer Fellow to share his experiences providing comprehensive staff care for all employees, including tending to their physical, psychosocial, and spiritual well-being so that they are as effective as possible in bringing hope and aid to the people of Myanmar.

Htoo Eh

Saw Htoo Eh lives in Karen State where he works for Free Burma Rangers as Team Coordinator. He became a DeBoer Fellow to share his experience training and conducting relief missions to bring love, help and hope to people in conflict areas.

Kaung Hla Zan

Kaung Hla Zan works for Mote Oo Education as Teacher Trainer. He became a DeBoer Fellow to further his leadership competencies to create a better educational experience for the diverse groups across Myanmar.

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Khin Lapyae Wom

Khin LaPyae Wom works at A-Roy Myanmar Travel as Managing Director and is also actively involved in Padamyar Foundation. She became a DeBoer Fellow to enhance her abilities to teach and train others in building up the capacity of her staff and children she works with as a volunteer.

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Khin Pa Pa Soe

Dr. Khin Pa Pa Soe works for the the Ministry of Industry within the Technological Development Department. She became a DeBoer Fellow to share her passion for providing her team with skillful leadership and to raise awareness about environmental conservation and pursue advancements in chemical engineering with innovative Myanmar leaders.

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Kyaw Khine

Kyaw Khine lives in Shan State where he works for Inle Princess Resort Hotel as Front Office Manager. He became a DeBoer Fellow to share his commitment to improving the quality of life for young people in the Inle area.

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Mai Mya Mya Win

Mai Mya Mya Win works for Vision Fund Myanmar as Chief Financial Officer where she provides microloans and financial education to people in need in Myanmar. She became a DeBoer Fellow to share her experiences in financial empowerment and to learn innovative ideas from the fellow class.

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May Zaw Naing

May Zaw Naing works at Medicine & Beyond as Medical Officer and is an active volunteer in her community. She became a DeBoer Fellow to share her experience providing primary health care, including physical and psychological support, to former political prisoners and under-serviced ethnic minority children attending monastic school.

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Myat Htet Aung Min

Myat Htet Aung Min works for Care International as the Information, Documentation, Monitoring & Evaluation Director. He became a DeBoer Fellow to share his experiences coordinating disaster response in Myanmar and the larger Asia region and ensuring accountability in the delivery of emergency aid to the most vulnerable.

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Nain Than

Nain Than works World Vision International as the Learning and Development Coordinator where he provides leadership and capacity development training to staff. He became a DeBoer Fellow in order to develop his training and leadership skills to better equip staff to serve people in need across Myanmar.

Nang Swe Swe Aye

Nang Swe Swe Aye lives in Shan State where she works for Association of Volunteers Services International (AVSI) as Country Director. She became a DeBoer Fellow to further her leadership capacity and ability to bring quality education services to vulnerable youth in Shan State.

Naw Aung Sann

Naw Aung Sann works for Naga Baptist Convention as the Associate General Secretary. He became a DeBoer Fellow to share his commitment to nurturing and empowering the Naga people, enabling them to become good citizens so they can further strengthen the Naga community.

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Naw Aye Aye Hlaing

Naw Aye Aye Hlaing works for Women Can Do It as a Program Coordinator. She became a DeBoer Fellow to learn best practices and leadership principles to enhance her ability to provide capacity building programs and networking opportunities for women in Myanmar.

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Naw Maureen Kolay

Naw Maureen Kolay works at the British Council as Project Manager. She became a DeBoer Fellow to share her experiences strengthening the capacity and structure of civil society organizations and creating opportunities for women to become more financially independent.

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Naw Myat Mya Su

Naw Myat Mya Su works for Population Services International as Senior Administrative Manager. She became a DeBoer Fellow to share her inspirational commitment to motivating and changing the mindsets of the next generation so they will become good leaders for the community and country.

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Nilar Shwe

Nilar Shwe works for CARE International's Vulnerable Rural Women Program as the Program Director where she promotes the empowerment of vulnerable women in rural areas of Myanmar who need essential reproductive health services. She became a DeBoer Fellow to share her experiences in rural development and women's reproductive health.

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Pum Saun Hang

Michael Suantak lives in Chin State where he works for Alternative Solutions for Rural Communities and Phandeeyar, a Myanmar Innovation Lab. He became a DeBoer Fellow to further enhance his abilities to equip the younger generations with professional skills and developing an alternative modern communication network in Chin State.

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Pyae Phyo Lwin

Pyae Phyo Lwin works for Myanmar Finance International Limited as Operations Director. He became a DeBoer Fellow to collaborate and connect with other social entrepreneurs and to share his experiences leading a microfinance social business for grassroots people who could not otherwise obtain loans.

Sai Lohng Yee

Sai Lohng Yee works for Thura Swiss as the Vice President of Research. He became a DeBoer Fellow to further his leadership capacity and to share his commitment to building knowledge and capacity in the younger generation of Myanmar, especially in Shan State.

Sai Sam Seng

Sai Sam works for Hsaipen Institute and Shan Nationalities League for Democracy. He became a DeBoer Fellow to share his experiences with rural youth community development in Shan State.

Saw Yan Aung

Saw Yan Aung works for the International Organization for Migration as Head of Sub-Office. He became a DeBoer Fellow to share his passion for providing education for disadvantaged people, especially migrants, enabling them to improve their lives.

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Soe Kyaw Kyaw

Soe Kyaw Kyaw works for World Vision International as Zonal Manager of the Delta Zone. He became a DeBoer Fellow in order to learn best practices for developing the leadership capacity of the young generation in Myanmar.

Thynn Thynn Htut

Thynn Thynn Htut works for MATA Development Organization. She became a DeBoer Fellow to share her experiences with and commitment to strengthening the rural Magwe Division community's capacity and increasing education opportunities.

Toe Toe Khin

Toe Toe Khin lives in Kachin State where she works for International Medical Corps and studies at the Myanmar Institute of Theology. She became a DeBoer Fellow in order to collaborate with innovative thinkers about her plans to open a training center in Kachin State where community members can access life skills courses.

Tun Min Aung

Tun Min Aung is a member of the National League for Democracy and a recently-elected MP in Mon State Parliament, representing Paung Township. He became a DeBoer Fellow in order to share his passion for education as a key to change for Myanmar.

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Vanhei

Vanhei works for Health and Hope Myanmar where he is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer. He became a DeBoer Fellow to share his experience of community health services and education uplifting remote villages in Myanmar and bringing hope for a better future.

Wah Eh Htoo

Wah Eh Htoo works for World Vision Myanmar as Advocacy Coordinator. He became a DeBoer Fellow to share his experiences educating and empowering community, youth and children's groups about citizenship rights and responsibility as they build a more free and democratic society.

Win Han Oo (Dr.)

Win Han Oo works for the Burnet Institute as Malaria Program Manager. He became a DeBoer Fellow to share his experiences and commitment to improving health status in Myanmar through research and health education.

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Win Win Thein

Win Win Thein works for the European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office and Civil Protection. She became a DeBoer Fellow to share her experience implementing development projects in hard to reach areas across the country, increasing job opportunities and building the capacity of local youth.

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Zet Nan

Zet Nan works for Myanmar Indigenous Network for Education, Shanan Education Networking Group and Praise Power Myanmar. He became a DeBoer Fellow to share his experiences with, commitment to, and advocacy for mother-tongue based education for indigenous people in Myanmar.

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