Zaw Tu Hkawng is a project coordinator for BBC Media Action in Myanmar, where he produces the nationally-broadcasted radio drama, “The Tea Cup Diaries,” which supports peace and social inclusion across Myanmar, particularly among its varied ethnic and religious communities. Additionally, Hkawng has a history as a humanitarian aid worker, assisting Malaysian refugees, Malaysia and rehabilitating drug users. Hkawng seeks to utilize mass media to give a voice to the different ethnic groups throughout Myanmar by conducting interviews to empower the groups to speak out.

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