Maw Day Myar is an associate program officer with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance. Previously she worked with Oxfam in Burma as a governance program officer, overseeing programs for social accountability engagement with sub-national government officials, civil society organization leaders, youth groups, and the media. As a program officer with Actionaid Myanmar, she assisted with relief and resettlement programs for victims of Cyclone Nargis and engaged in community mobilization development with rural youth. She is also involved with youth movements both regionally and globally as a member of the Activista Youth Network.
Maw Day Myar holds a bachelor of arts from Taunggyi University in Shan State and is working towards her master’s degree in political management at the Myanmar Development Resource Institute-Center for Strategic and International Studies in Yangon.