Seng Pan is a Kachin ethnic from Northern Shan State in Myanmar. She is currently working with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as an Associate Field Officer/Head of Field Unit in the Bhamo office in Kachin, as part of its national staff. The operation comprises of an approximate 100,000 Internally Displaced People (IDP) response program in 160+ camps/locations in Kachin and Northern Shan States. She received a master’s degree in Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding from Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia in 2010. Prior to that, she worked for local NGOs and civil society organizations. Residing and working in one of the most refugee generating countries in South East Asia, her current interest are the effects of social economic conditions in neighboring countries such as Bangladesh, India, and Thailand.
2015 Asia Foundation Development Fellow