Bo Bo is a native of Dawei in the south of Myanmar (Burma), graduated from the EarthRights School Myanmar in 2011, and joined ERI in late 2012. Prior to joining ERI, he worked as Program Coordinator with Dawei Development Association, mobilizing local communities, monitoring developments and conducting national and international advocacy around the Dawei Deep Seaport and industrial zone project. Prior to that, Bo Bo served as general manager and founding member of Southern Society Development Network, working to strengthen local peoples’ awareness of and capacity to assert their rights. Bo Bo holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) from Dawei University. He speaks Myanmar language, English and Tavoyan. Bo Bo's experience in community organizing, networking and advocacy as well as capacity building and development of grassroots civil society organisations will be invaluable to building and supporting our network of alumni inside Myanmar.