On February 15, AMCHAM Myanmar President Paul Wilson presented scholarship awards to 35 undergraduate students from Yangon University and Yangon University of Economics. Judy Benn, Executive Director of AMCHAM Myanmar and Dr. Pho Kaung, Rector of Yangon University, also participated in the ceremony. The AMCHAM Scholarship Program has been supporting these students for three consecutive years. Students are required to meet the AMCHAM Scholarship Renewal Criteria in order to receive funding every year until they graduate. Additionally, the AMCHAM Scholarship Program arranges speaker events, factory visit, computer trainings and internship programs to help the students grow and realize their full potential. AMCHAM Myanmar strongly believes that investing in the education of Myanmar’s future workforce will bring about prosperity for the whole country.
Eastern Seaboard Networking
On January 19, members of eight foreign chambers gathered at Amari Pattaya for a networking hosted by the South African- Thai Chamber of Commerce. The events was sponsored by Amari Pattaya, Bromsgrove International School, Macallan Insurance Brokers, CEA Project Logistics, Pattaya Realty, Jones the Grocer, WHA, Q Cars, Outback Golf, Thailandgolf. tour and the Pattaya Mail.
Joint Legal and ICT
On February 23, the committees met at JW Marriott Bangkok to hear about Digital Economy Related Laws. Paul C. Jorgensen, of the Jorgensen Law Firm moderated the panel consisting of John Fotiadis of Atherton and Siranya Rhuvattana, of Baker & Mckenzie. Pictured are the speakers with committee leader Peter Fischbach ( far left).