2018 Asia Foundation Development Fellow

Investment Professional and Social Entrepreneur, Myanmar



Jessica Aung is an investment professional and social entrepreneur dedicated to growing sustainable business in Myanmar. She works as a senior investment associate at the Myanmar-based investment firm Anthem Asia, where she contributes to the management of companies in business services and education sectors and conducts educational workshops. She also founded the volunteer-driven social enterprise WyneeMyanmar.com, which works to advance professional preparedness among Myanmar youth. In 2009, she received the Leadership Enrichment and Regional Networking Award from the Temasek Foundation in recognition of her leadership efforts. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, with minors in Business and Entrepreneurship.