Vuochnear Ly is 21 years old and from Phnom Penh, Cambodia. With a stellar educational background and impressive test sores, while in school she joined the National Association of Cambodian Scouts, which aims to strengthen youth coordination to better Cambodia. As a scout, she routinely volunteered with friends to clean the streets of the city. Later, she ignored sexist criticism and followed her mother and father’s guidance to continue her education at the Institute of Foreign Languages, Royal University of Phnom Penh. There, she studied English and was awarded an English Teaching Practicum where she taught for three weeks. She also participated in fundraising for on-campus clubs that help the poor and homeless. Last year, Vuochnear was selected to join the Volunteer Training Program, which was organized by Fulbright and the Undergraduate State Alumni Association of Cambodia (FUSAAC) and aims to instill volunteering concepts in Cambodian youth. Vuochnear majors in International Relations at Gettysburg College. She dreams of becoming a diplomat and reducing poverty in her country through better education and improved living standards. She also hopes to work on eliminating gender inequality by helping in the development of women leaders.