September 24th 7pm-8pm Pacific Time Zoom.
Cooking | The Art of Cooking Tasty Shan Noodles
“Can I have another helping?” This is what you will hear once you make authentic Shan noodles for your table. Join Si Wan in her neighborhood restaurant in Chiang Mai, where she’ll show you how to make noodles with the exact amount of spice. Si Wan’s personal story will make this hour connective and inviting.
All questions welcomed for this interactive session.
Bring your appetite.
October 15th, 7pm-8pm Pacific Time Zoom.
Politics | Journalism and Social Media in Southeast Asia
In this interactive session, you’ll get to talk with seasoned journalist Aung Zaw and his millennial colleague Nyein Nyein. You’ll learn about the challenges they face individually and together as they cover emerging news for The Irrawaddy (www.Irrawaddy.com). And you’ll discover the unique way social media influences journalism–now more than ever. All sessions involve a Q/A.
November 19th, 7pm-8pm Pacific Time Zoom.
Technology | See How Mobile Finance is Evolving in Myanmar
In this interactive hour, you’ll meet Pwint Htun and one of her colleagues on-location in the field in Myanmar. You’ll go on a tour of mobile finance, and get to see how a simple cell phone can affect a whole community. You’ll meet rural women including a visually impaired couple who are using their smartphones to lift themselves up. Interactive. Interesting.
And a Q/A for your most pressing questions.