Sai Aike Samis a program trainer at the Institute for Political and Civic Engagement and is currently developing a human resource committee for his political party. Previously, Sai Aike Same worked as a political awareness trainer with the Tai Lai Shanni Nationalities Development Party and as a co-founder of the Shanni Youth Network. He advocates for the rights of the minority Shanni people of Kachin State and Upper Sagaing. Sai Aike Sam recently conducted community-based disaster risk management trainings in the Zinpyonegone Village, the Lapputta Township, and the Ayeyarwaddy Division. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Myitkyina University in 2011. He also studied community development and civic empowerment at Chiang Mai University in Thailand.