An educator and polyglot, is the curriculum director and developer at Khayay International School in Yangon, Myanmar. With a background in philosophy and the spirit of an entrepreneur, she empowers her students and colleagues to be empathetic and active global citizens. She is building and refining an innovative curriculum that weaves the study of multiple languages, peace education and ethics into traditional curricula of science, math, social studies and the arts. A firm believer in the role of the arts in emotional development, she is the Associate Director of the Myanmar Music Festival. In two years in this role, she has mentored young Myanmar musicians, trained teachers, cultivated support from businesses, and forged links with musicians all over Myanmar. She reads avidly, has studied violin, and recently gave her piano performance debut in Seto, Japan. She is also a member of CISV Myanmar, a peace education organization, which builds global friendships. She is a graduate of the University of Paris – Sorbonne and Smith College.