OU Virak

Leabphea holds a bachelor degree in international relations from the Institute of Foreign Languages. She joined Cambodian Rehabilitation and Development Board of Council for the Development of Cambodia (CRDB/CDC) in 2020 as a policy officer in charge of national policy. Prior to CRDB/CDC, she was a part of Young Research Fellows 2019 at Future Forum and an intern of the Education Unit at Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI). During her time at Future Forum, she had developed her research interest in gender equality and done her research on “A Discussion on the Role of Buddhism in Contemporary Cambodian Gender Roles”. The paper discusses how the current practice of Buddhism shapes the concept of womanhood in contemporary Cambodian society.

CHIN Leabphea

Young Research Fellow (2019)
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EDUCATION

BA in International Relations, Institute of Foreign Languages