The hard choices women leaders took to overcome challenges in Myanmar for their companies

From left to right: Lynn Lynn Tin Htun, Director, Mango Advertising Group (Moderator); Hsu Myat Thazin, Chief Strategy Officer, Easy Microfinance; Isabella Sway-Tin, Executive Director at RTH Group; Su Myat Thu, Head of Group Human Resources at Capital Diamond Star Group Limited; and Thida Win, Founder and CEO, Plan Bee. Photo: Juliet Shwe Gaung

Myanmar’s recovery from the social and economic disaster during the COVID-19 pandemic and the aftermath effects reminded business leaders about their abilities to reach beyond limits at times of uncertainty. As a result, businesses that managed to survive to date have tried their best to be well-prepared for anticipated future obstacles. 

Women founders and leaders from a diverse range of businesses delved into a wide-ranging discussion, “Myanmar Women in Business: overcoming challenges for success,” panel which talked abouthow they survived, adapted and applied themselves to meeting their business goals.

Thida Win
Founder and CEO
Plan Bee
On one hectic evening in May 2020 in Pindaya town, Shan State, Thida was trying to meet a pressing deadline – to truck a batch of Plan Bee natural honey bottles by the next morning. That afternoon, she noted that there was only one vehicle left to transport her honey bottles to Yangon.

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