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Hkawng Naw

EMPA - Myanmar

Hkawng Naw

Admission Date: Fall 2017
Completion Date: Spring 2018


Biography:

Ms. S. Hkawng Naw joins the Maxwell School pursuing an EMPA. She most recently worked as a National Program Officer in Myanmar for the American Jewish World Service, where she contributed to the development and implementation of AJWS’s grant making strategies for the country. Hkawng hopes to further understand the policy development process while gaining a wider scope of the role of administrative sectors within government. Her long-term goal is to set up a policy think tank focused on women’s rights, ethnic rights, and discriminatory and unjust policies in Burma. Hkawng earned her Bachelor of Commerce from the Monywa Economic Institute, as well as a Diploma in Political Science from the University of Yangon.