I heard about the DeBoer Fellowship through Lae Yee Wint who was a Fellow in the Fellowship in 2017. I also read more about it through Kaung Hla Zan’s (2015 alum) facebook post. I learned that the DeBoer Fellowship teaches best practices that leaders need in their workplaces. So I was determined to apply the Fellowship to improve my skills, to build confidence, to learn new things, to participate in a good humanitarian network, to help develop my colleagues / teachers and youths better with new learning materials.
One of the awesome experiences I gained in the Fellow Event 1 was meeting my classmates.
A new year has started and we look forward to meet our new Fellows. We have been preparing for Fellow Event 1 and we are very excited to be with all of our fellows.
Our selection process took place in October last year and we selected 42 Fellow for the 2018 class. One of our values is diversity, and so we make sure that we select our fellowship classes to represent the same diversity that can be found across Myanmar.
Myanmar has 15 main regions and our 2018 class brings together fellows from 12 of those 15 regions: Kachin,
Mingalabar! The end of the year is a time when we look back and give thanks. At our November Thanksgiving holiday, and again at Christmas and New Year, we reflect on our many blessings.
We consider each of our DeBoer Fellowship alumni and Fellows to be special gifts to us. We know your names and faces, and take great joy in reading reports and articles about you, and emails from you.
We send our special, heartfelt wishes for your health and prosperity in 2018. We ask, as always, for two things from you: that you will stay in touch with your DeBoer Fellowship alumni network …