Ms Htet Thiri Aung has over four years of projects management and research experience. As part of the research elements of her role, Htet develops her skills in research and evaluation since joining Montrose. She then gains geographical experiences across much of Myanmar through involving in numerous research and evaluation field missions in education, environment, social and livelihoods programmes for local and international private clients, and development sector clients such as DfID, DFAT and UN agencies. Ever since Htet devoted her time in Montrose, she has been supporting in project management and research for the effective and efficient implementation of Montrose Asia – Pacific programmes by coordinating and supporting in project designing, risk management, research and evaluation, project administration and financial management, and business development.
Prior to working with Montrose, Htet worked as a freelance translator and volunteered at The Myanmar Times (MCM). She was also an active member of Young Charity Group, which provided assistance to the flood victims in Rakhine State in 2015. Htet contributes as a core volunteer member of youth volunteering and children’s education group known as ‘’Wisdom for Life’’ by assisting in youth capacity building training series, fundraising and distribution of storybooks to orphanages and students from monastic education at the sub-urban area in Yangon Region, Karen and Mon States. Furthermore, she also assists tutors from MIT and accompanies with final year students from Liberal Arts Program-MIT for research field studies.
Htet holds BA degree in English Literature from Mawlamyine University and was honoured International Relations and Business Law postgraduate diplomas with all distinctions respectively from Yangon University. In addition, Htet also holds a certificate of the research and evaluation from Myanmar Business School. Besides, Htet is an alumna of the Institute for Political and Civic Engagement-iPace of World Learning Program of American Center. Moreover, Htet is fluent in Burmese, English, and Korean.