In 2013, I received the title award Miss Environment during the Miss Universe Myanmar beauty pageant.

Hello, I’m Michelle

I was born on August 1993 in Yangon, Myanmar. I graduated with B.A (English) and also earned a Diploma in English from the Yangon University of Foreign Languages in 2013. In 2013, I received the title award Miss Environment during the Miss Universe Myanmar beauty pageant.

I co-founded Myanmar Women Self Defence Center (MWSDC) with three other female acquaintances and took the role of lead instructor. MWSDC is the very fist women’s self-defence centre in Myanmar and aims to enable women to protect themselves from sexual harassment, share knowledge on physical health, and ensuring Myanmar women are aware of the laws that exist to protect them.

In 2014, I was start my career as an operation manager of Standard International Trading Co., Ltd. in depth operational know-how across internal and external communications, such as B2B and B2G. I start uploading videos for my Yangon Thu Michelle program to Facebook on February 2018, and also broadcast on air at Mizzima TV channel. I received Myanmar Influencer Awards 2018 in the lifestyle category.

I was a participants YSEALI Women Leadership Academy 2017, aim to build my capacity, and networking around specific themes. I was also actively involved like Global Entrepreneur week talk (employee to business owner) in 2018, Trashion to Fashion which was hosted in Feb 2019 and Happiness toy drive project in June 2019.

For now, I am actively participated in YSEALI Myanmar Women Leadership Academy Alumni group and we would like to share the basic knowledge of mental health and awareness to the people by publishing the books physically and share online. The story books will cover the topics such as most common mental health issues as well as do and don’t when we encounter someone with mental health problems. The book will be distributed though youth networks and iNGOs.

Read all about me through following the links below.

  1. As a beauty pageant
  2. What’s YangonThu
  3. Miss Environment Winner
  4. Self defense trainer – The Fighter In Heels
  5. Self defense trainer
  6. Yangon Thu Michelle – MODA Magazine
  7. Myanmar Women’s Self Defense Center
  8. From beauty pageant to self defense trainer
  9. YSEALI Country Lead – US Embassy Yangon
  10. Creation for 100 years of Myanmar Women Fashion – Coconuts
  11. Myanmar pride awards nominee
  12. Myanmar Influencer awards 2018 (ရန်ကုန်သူမီရှဲ – Life Style)
  13. ရန်ကုန်သူမီရှဲ (Wiki)