Khin Ohmar

Khin Ohmar is an influential, award-winning democracy activist from Myanmar. She has been working on the front lines of women’s empowerment and political reform since the 1988 student protests. Forced into exile by the government, and repeatedly denied visas to return home, she has made her presence felt for the past 25+ years through organizations like Progressive Voice and the Women’s League of Burma. She has long been one of the most vocal critics of the military government and continues to raise awareness globally while also working directly on human rights issues throughout the country.