Visit to Alumni Chapters in Southeast Asia

picmonkey-collageLast November, EWC External Affairs Director, Karen Knudsen and Alumni Coordinator, Noreen Tanouye visited 5 Alumni Chapters.  They visited Chapters in Kuala Lumpur, Yangon, Bangkok, Phnom Penh, and an alumni group in Brunei to potentially start a new chapter there.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

kuala-lumpur-chapterEWCA Kuala Lumpur Chapter meeting at the Royal Lake Club on November 9, 2016.  The Chapter President, Datuk Mohamad Saleh Ghazali is pictured in the top row, 5th from the left and Communication Liaison, Dr. Siowck Lee Gan is in the top row, 2nd from the left.

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

brunei-alumni-groupRecent alumni from Brunei gathered at the Brunei Arts and Handicraft Centre on November 11, 2016.   The group discussed the idea of forming a new Chapter in Brunei.

Yangon, Myanmar

yangon-chapterEWCA Yangon Chapter members met at Sane Lan So Pyay Garden on November 13, 2016.  Chapter leader, U Thein Lwin is pictured in the middle.

Bangkok, Thailand


EWCA Bangkok Chapter President, Dr. Naris Chaiyasoot (top photo on left) hosted an Aloha party for alumni on November 17, 2016 at Cloud 47 complete with flower leis and Hawaiian themed drinks and food.  Prof. Penny Weilbacher, EWCA Executive Board member is pictured in the photo on the bottom right (she is on the far right).

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

phnom-penhThe EWCA Phnom Penh Chapter met at Digby’s Restaurant on November 19, 2016.  Unfortunately, Chapter President, Mr. Sovath Bong was on travel and unable to attend.  They are motivated to increase their chapter membership and activities.