Songmouy (Mouy) An: Seeking an International Development Internship
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Bio: Mouy attends Lafayette College pursuing a double major in international relations and economics. Mouy’s goal is to work for international organizations or think-tanks that do R&D for countries in Asia. She hopes to advocate for young women in Cambodia, to ensure that more pursue higher education opportunities. Since becoming a SHE-CAN scholar, Mouy led a project called One Book At a Time, which collected more than 400 books and study materials for students at Peace Community College in Kompong Speu Province. At Lafayette College, Mouy is a board member of Model United Nations Club, where she leads the club members to conferences at Gettysburg College and DC. She was part of an Alternative Spring Break Program to help raise awareness about mass incarceration that is happening in South Carolina.
Before becoming a SHE-CAN scholar, Mouy was one of 15 scholarship students of “Opportunity Fund Program” funded by Education USA, which connects students with higher education opportunities. Right after she finished high school, Mouy received a government scholarship for a bachelor degree to study at the Institute of Foreign Languages (IFL), majoring in International Studies. Since high school, she has been a volunteer for many events, including BarCamp Phnom Penh, one of the largest annual tech conferences in Cambodia. She became one of the youngest members of the organizing committee for 3 consecutive years. She was a speaker for BarCamp Angkor in 2018, and was also featured in the Khmer Times Newspaper.
Highlights From Mouy's Past Work Experience:
Dean's List GPA: 3.92 Languages Spoken: English and Khmer