Inthana Bouphasavanh

Inthana Bouphasavanh

Inthana Bouphasavanh

Inthana Bouphasavanh is one of the founders of ADWLE which was officially established in 2012 as a Non-Profit Association in Lao PDR. She has been working as the Director of ADWLE since 2011. Her goal is to promote gender equality and women’s rights in an effort to encourage Lao women and girls to become agents for change and to uphold and exercise their rights individually and within their family and community.

Inthana is passionate and committed to advancing women’s rights. She has worked for over 10 years in the field of gender in a variety of professional roles. Her work at ADWLE builds upon her previous professional experience conducting trainings on gender related issues and CEDAW. She strongly believes in working with educational institutions and the community in order to promote behavioural change and encourage respect for the dignity of women. As the Director, Inthana is responsible for ensuring that ADWLE professionally delivers on its programs, is reliably and sustainably funded to do so and is fully accountable to its donors. She is also a main public face of the organisation, promoting its work locally, nationally and abroad.

Inthana has a Bachelor’s degree in English from the National University of Laos, Vientiane, and a Master’s degree in Teacher’s of English to Speakers of Other Languages from the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. Inthana won a prestigious Australia award scholarship and studied in Australia in .

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Phayao Phimmasone

 

Phayao Phimmasone

Hello, I’m Phayao Phimmasone has been working as the Gender Manager for ADWLE since 2012. i graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Administrative Law from the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, National University of Laos, Vientiane Capital. I’m a strong advocate for gender equality and empowering women. I’m an experience carrying out trainings having done so in 2009 as a volunteer at the Rural Research and Development Training Centre. My skills are well utilised in this current position where i trains universities and communities on women’s rights, especially international instruments like CEDAW, the notion of gender and on gender action learning system tools.

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Sonnaly Sivongsou

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Hello, I’m Sonnaly Sivongsou. I have been working as the Admin/Finance Officer at ADWLE since 2012. I have a keen interest in development work, especially raising awareness on women’s rights and gender equality in order to achieve equal rights for women in society. My responsibilities include: to manage the office finances, plan the budget for ADWLE activities, write the financial reports and report to the Director and donors.

I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Souksavath College, Vientiane. I also obtained a Higher Diploma from the Faculty of English Business Administration at Kevin College, Vientiane.

Keomoukda Phommachan

Keomoukda Phommachan

Hello my name is Keomoukda Phommachan. I have been working as a Programme Assistant with ADWLE since 2014. I graduated with a Higher National Diploma in Agriculture from the National University of Laos, Vientiane Capital. I have a keen interest in gender and law and a desire to assist vulnerable groups in society, especially women and girls. My work with ADWLE combines both of my interests and builds upon her previous professional experience conducting gender mainstreaming practices within the projects was involved in. I also have considerable experience carrying out data collection and analysis, providing technical support and managing organisation finances. These are valuable skills in her current position where my main responsibilities are to manage the finances and the administration of ADWLE.

Thatsany Keomany

Thatsany Keomany

Hi, I’m Thatsany Keomany or you can call me Mimi. I was a volunteer with ADWLE in 2015 and I become ADWLE’s staff as Program Officer in 2016.  I have a keen interest in the promotion of women’s rights as a tool for achieving gender equality. I have been assisting ADWLE with administrative tasks as well as assisting the Gender Manager with trainings at the Universities, including preparing the summary of documents after trainings and ensuring regular communication between ADWLE and the Universities. I also attend various trainings, conducts trainings herself and acts as a representative for ADWLE at meetings. My volunteer work builds upon my Bachelor’s degree in Administrative Law from the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, National University of Laos, Vientiane Capital.