Ricky Soe - Webmaster
Ricky Soe studied Electronic’s and Communication at Curtin University in Perth. While obtaining his degree he also did a Diploma in Computer Science and Certificate in Renewable Energy. In 2011 he returned to Myanmar and worked at 5 Network as Chief Technical Officer responsible for equipment repair and quality control. In 2013 he joined Myanmar Media Library as a Project Co-Ordinator arranging training's for conflict sensitive journalism across Myanmar. In 2013 Ricky sub-contacted to MJI to manage the website and on-line activities. He came on-board full time with MJI in 2014 as Webmaster.
Soe Zaw Maw - Communication Officer
Soe Zaw Maw started working as Liaison Officer with Mizzima Media at the 27th Sea Games Myanmar in 2013. He then worked as a freelance Project Coordinator and Facilitator for Third Myanmar Media Development Conference, International Press Institute’s World Congress, Fourth Myanmar Media Development Conference and also worked as an interpreter at EU’s Community Policing Project. He joined Mizzima Media in 2015 as a permanent Project Coordinator and facilitated and organized Mizzima’s country wide training courses - including Election Reporting Training (with Actionaid) and Conflict Sensitive Journalism (with UNESCO). He also worked as a Translator at MRTV-4. Soe Zaw joined Myanmar Journalism Institute (MJI) in 2016 as Communications Officer.
Si Thu Aung - Technical Assistant
Si Thu Aung is MJI's Technical Assistant, responsible for the use of all of our technical equipment and its maintenance. In addition he assist the training department in the deployment of technical equipment and outside training's. Si Thu is also studying as a third year History Major at Dagon University (as a distance student). Prior to joining MJI Si Thu worked at Myanmar Freedom Daily as a Marketing Assistant where he was collecting data and payments for the advertising department. He joined MJI in late 2013.
Soe Soe Than - Administration Assistant
Soe Soe Than is from Yangon. She has worked in the sales and service industry for over 16 years. She began working at 702 Convenience Store and then worked for a number of other outlets including Star City Mini Mart and 101 Convenience store over the next few years. She then began working at Pwint Oo furniture store as stock controller and sales person for 5 years. Soe Soe joined MJI in 2015 as administrative assistant where she is responsible for stock and purchases as well as ensuring the smooth operation of the MJI office on a daily basis.
Win Mar Oo - Administration Assistant
Win Mar Oo is from Yangon. She began working at Myanmar Cairo clothing factory in 2009 as a garment manufacturer, specialising in mens shirts. She then started her own business, establishing a local grocery shop in Tharkayta township. Win Mar joined MJI in 2014 as administrative assistant where she works alongside Soe Soe Than as being responsible for stock and purchases and ensuring the smooth operation of the MJI office on a daily basis.