Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Inspires the Next Generation

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel laureate, elected parliamentarian, and political opposition leader of Burma (also known as Myanmar) came to Washington last week, on the first leg of her historic trip to the United States. This Friday, she makes her way to San Francisco…

New Opportunities for the Women of Burma

On a recent trip to Burma (also known as Myanmar) as an observer on a Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) delegation, I met with dozens of leading government officials, activists, and civil society leaders to talk about the changes taking place in the country and the prospects for a peaceful transition to democracy.

Asia Foundation Hosts Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

Last week, The Asia Foundation hosted Nobel laureate, democracy icon, and elected parliamentarian of Burma, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, for an invitation-only event in San Francisco. This marked her first public remarks in the Bay Area, and immediately followed a meeting...