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WPSP Mentee Soe Win Develops Training Institute in Myanmar

Dec 19, 2012
// By GWLI Staff

Dr. Soe Win, a delegate from the Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) training institute in December 2011, has used WPSP training materials to develop a two-month training program for women in political parties and civil society in Myanmar. During the program, participants will shadow parliamentarians. Other highlights of her program include:

WPSP Mentee Nyo Nyo Thinn from Myanmar Presents Plan to Parliament

Dec 19, 2012
// By GWLI Staff

Dr. Nyo Nyo Thinn, a delegate at the Inaugural Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) Summer Institute at Wellesley College, presented her plan on Proportional Representation (PR) in the Yangon Parliament in Myanmar on July 19, 2012. Thinn researched PR systems around the world before presenting to her parliament.

Thinn also led a seminar for parliamentarians in Asia and Europe in NePi Daaw from September 2-5 with all speakers at the seminar coming from Burma, a first for a conference in Myanmar.

Seminal Mentoring Session with Emerging Women Leaders in Burma

Dec 18, 2012
// By GWLI Staff

Our inaugural mentoring conference call with Burmese women activists was led by the Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) delegate, Soe Win. The 15 Burmese women who were on the phone with us, mostly from the ethnic states and rural regions, gathered together at an internet café for the Skype conversation.

Global Conversation with World Leaders

Dec 18, 2012
// By GWLI Staff
World leaders at Barnard WPSP Event

On September 24, 2012, against the backdrop of the 67th meeting of the UN General Assembly as world leaders gathered together, the Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) partnered with Barnard College and our other partner colleges to create an alternative forum to discuss some of the challenges of our times.

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