U Myo Win
Executive Director, SMILE Foundation
U Myo Win

U Myo Win is a husband, father, human rights activist and founder and Executive Director of SMILE Myanmar - a non-governmental organization working to help give voice to those who are voiceless and ensure religious freedom and social justice for ethnic and religious minorities in Myanmar. He has received several international awards for his work on social justice, most prominently the 2018 Clyde Snow Social Justice Award from Oklahoma University. He also serves as the team leader of the Interfaith Council of Myanmar and voluntary deputy head of mission of Al-Azhar Islamic Institute of Myanmar. He is a prominent member of the Yangon education and human rights community and has been recognized for his leadership in the facilitation of significant community pursuits.