Category Archives : Million.Myanmar

May Shi Sho (Myanmar)

Dr. May Shi Sho graduated with a degree in medicine from the Institute of Medicine (2), Yangon in 1976 and was a general practitioner for the next 20 years.  In 1997, she transferred her considerable skills to the private sector, working in the pharmaceutical industry, until she was recruited by the Karen Development Network in […]

Susanna Hla Hla Soe (Myanmar)

Susanna is an activist working to improve the lives of ethnic Karen women in Burma. Susanna grew up in  a rural community that suffered profoundly from the ethnic conflicts that have defined so much of Burmese history. The values she learned at home in her Baptist household fueled her desire to work for her community.  For […]



May Sabe Phyu (Myanmar)

  May Sabe Phyu @ L. Hkawn Htoi May Sabe Phyu is a passionate and committed advocate for women’s rights and gender equality in Myanmar. She works actively in the areas of the prevention of violence against women, law reform and women’s engagement to bring peace to the country. Her determination in the face of […]

Lahpal Seng Raw (Myanmar)

Lahpai Seng Raw has been active in humanitarian work for more than two decades. She founded and directed the Metta Development Foundation in 1997 to assist communities in ethnic regions recover from the devastating consequences of armed conflict and humanitarian emergencies. Today Metta is recognized as one of Myanmar’s leading community based development agencies.   […]