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Wint Wady

Wint Wady

2016 Class, Burma
Liberty and Leadership Forum

Wint Wady is a radio reporter and producer for BBC Media Action. Her radio show "Lin Let Kyal" encourages Burmese youth to speak out against injustices and become more involved in their communities.  She also presents programs on migration, labor rights, gender equality, health care, education, religious conflicts, and the upcoming general elections in 2015.

Wint Wady began her journalism career in print media after obtaining a master’s degree in computer technology from the University of Computer Studies, Yangon. As a writer for the Kumudra Newspaper in 2011, she and her colleagues received the National News Award for the best new story.  The prize-winning story covered the U.S. sanctions on Myanmar.

In 2013, Wint Wady received a scholarship to attend a multi-media workshop in Poland, where she gained valuable journalism knowledge and experience. She hopes to increase voter awareness and participation in the upcoming election.