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UW Myanmar Fellows Looking Forward: Information Strategies for a Society in Transition

Thursday September 4, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Ethnic & Cultural Center, UW, 3931 Brooklyn Ave. NE, Seattle

UW Myanmar Fellows

The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and the Information School's Technology & Social Change Group

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This summer, the University of Washington hosted 25 of Myanmar’s leaders from government, civil society, political parties, ethnic communities, libraries, and the media. The fellows took part in a 5-week professional development program focused on information strategies for societies in transition. During the 5 weeks, they developed information strategies for Myanmar that will strengthen peace building, fair elections, and information literacy.

These distinguished individuals and the UW-Myanmar project team invite you to join them for a lunch reception where you can learn about their proposed projects and the plans for a Myanmar Information Laboratory. There will be a brief welcome at noon, followed by time for guests to visit the project teams and learn about each project. At 1:30pm, we will formally present the fellows with certificates acknowledging their accomplishments during the 5-week workshop.

UW Myanmar Fellows Looking Forward is co-hosted by the UW's Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and Information School's Technology & Social Change Group.

To learn more about the UW Fellows and the program, please visit our program website.

The program is supported by USAID, Microsoft, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The program is housed in the University of Washington’s Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and is run in collaboration with the Technology & Social Change Group in the University of Washington’s Information School, Myanmar Egress Capacity Development Centre, and the Myanmar Minerva Educational Centre.


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Center for Global Studies
International Studies Program
University of Washington
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Lauren Dobrovolny
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Robyn Davis
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