Digital Rights Coordinator (Myanmar)

Ba Hein is a youth advocate and digital rights defender from Yangon, Myanmar. He is a graduate of Dagon University.

In 2014, he started working as a community youth advocate for voter education and active citizenship education by travelling and teaching youth across Myanmar. From 2015 to 2021, he worked for the Myanmar ICT for Development Organization (MIDO), which is mainly focused on digital rights advocacy, digital literacy, and media literacy for the Myanmar activists’ community and journalists.

In the past decade, Hein has been working closely with Myanmar media communities, as well as human rights and regional rights activist groups across Southeast Asia. He is the co-founder of the Youth/29 community space for the young people of Myanmar.

He is a writer, public speaker, biker, and comedian and is focused on spreading love and laughter among his friends and community.

Languages: English, Burmese
Email: bahein@engagemedia.org (download PGP key)
Fingerprint: D8AA 997C 98D1 A17E 3390 FCAB DBD3 F7FA 8B0D 91CE

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