Women in Business and Leadership Development Conference took placed on November 17, at the Pan Pacific Hotel. The event aims to create an opportunity for women in business and leadership positions in Myanmar to impart their knowledge and experiences with the aspirational women leaders of Myanmar.
“This year’s conference showcases the many dimensions of being a female leader in this generation and in Myanmar society. We are looking forward to shining the light on Myanmar women that are blazing a trail, building innovative business ventures and careers, all the while lifting up and inspiring young women leaders,” said Jodi Weedon, CEO of AustCham Myanmar.
Notable speakers include Yu Mai Waung, Head of Internal Communications and Public Affairs at KBZ bank: and Khin Thida Maw, Country Officer of IFC Myanmar. The panel discussions featured a dynamic roster of speakers namely Phyu Hini, General Manager of Proximity Design; Phyu Phyu Tin, MasterChef Judge and Co-founder of Yangon Bake house, Monsoon Restaurant & Bar and Monument Books & Toys; Sandy Aung, Founder of Forte Global; Eaint Phoo Phoo, Counselor at Flanders Belgium Investment and Trade Office; Thuzar, journalist and co-founder of the Myanmar Women Journalists Society; May Thet Htwe, eco-arrior and advocacy communicator; Lay Thida, award-winning filmmaker; and Phyo Phyo Aung, lifestyle and motivational blogger.