Mai Ni Ni Aung to receive Kroc Institute 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

Author: Megan McNichols

Published: March 15, 2018     Author: Hannah Heinzekehr

Mai Ni Ni Aung, M.A. 2003, has been selected to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award. She is the founder of the Sone-Tu Cultural Preservation Project and the director of its sister organization, Sone-Tu Backstrap Weavings. Both organizations work to preserve and elevate the culture and traditions of the Sumtu Chin community in Rakhine State, Myanmar. After commuting back-and-forth from London for several years, Mai Ni Ni is now based in Myanmar.

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