Bunn Rachana, Co-founder
Rachana is an independent human rights advocate and a proud Cambodian third-wave feminist.
Rachana has almost a decade of professional experience working with local and international NGOs, UN agencies and local communities in the field of human rights with a focus on women’s rights, tenure rights and rural development.
She has designed and conducted a number of offline and online advocacy campaigns on human rights inside and outside of Cambodia. She has designed and overseen multi-million dollar development projects, conducted policy reviews and high-level advocacy.
She holds undergraduate degrees in Education and Law and a Master's in International Development.
Kate Seewald, Co-founder
Kate has spent her career working to strengthen the skills of women to campaign, mobilise and organise effectively and confidently on the issues that affect them.
Kate has been based in Cambodia for the past three years working on a variety of campaigns, including ActionAid Cambodia’s Safe Cities for Women campaign to end sexual violence and street harassment in cities.
She has previously worked with Oxfam Australia, ActionAid International in London and the UNRWA in Palestine.
Kate holds a degree in International Relations, a Master of Human Rights, a Graduate Law Diploma and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney focusing on feminist activism in Southeast Asia.
Ou Sopheary, Voluntary Policy Advisor
Sopheary has been working in the field of women’s rights and community development with non-governmental organisations, international organisations and as freelance consultant and researcher throughout her career life.
She believes in the power of everyday activism to fight for gender equality, human healthy lifestyle and a just society.
Her educational background is in Development Studies and International Relations. Currently, Sopheary is a Campaign Support Coordinator with ActionAid Cambodia.
Eng Sokha, Voluntary Research Advisor
Holding an MA in Development Policy, Sokha has held a number of positions with NGOs in Cambodia, as a research associate at Future Forum, working on women’s political representation and participation and freedom of expression online at the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, and as a trainer at Hagar Cambodia, where she facilitated training courses to vulnerable youth, women and female prisoners at the Correction Center 2.
She was also selected by the UN Women Cambodia country office to serve as the Cambodian youth delegate to attend the 58th UN Commission on the Status of Women, in March 2014.