Researcher, Urbanize (Urban and Regional Planning Policy Institute), Myanmar
May Zin Thaw, founder of a local think tank group of researchers known as ‘Researchers’ Republic’ based in Loikaw, Kayah State, and researcher at Urbanize (Urban and Regional Planning Policy Institute) in Myanmar. She’s a dual master degrees graduate from United Nations mandated University for Peace, Costa Rica. Her specialization is in Sustainable Natural Resource Management and holds M.A. in Political Science (Global Politics) from Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines. Her favorite field in research areas are in political economy, land governance, decentralization, federalism and peace, sustainable development and tourism. Her works with several research institutes and local non-governmental organizations can be accessed online and several reports published.