The Bumblebee Takes Flight: A Burmese Insider’s Guide to Myanmar

April 18, 2017 in Hub-Blog

After returning to Myanmar, I found that most of the books on the country are written by non-Burmese who claim to be Burma Experts.  Having worked at the nexus of international development and CSR consultancy, I managed to have accumulated a lot of real stories on the ground.  Some of the stories in ... (more...)

The Need for Tough Love: Social Enterprise and Burmese Charity

October 4, 2016 in Hub-Blog

The Social Enterprise Symposium initiated by the British Council in Yangon where I facilitated one of the panel discussions last week, was well attended and showed significant development of interest in social enterprise since the organisation first held a seminar in 2012 where I was part of the earliest ... (more...)