Daw Nang Lang Kham, Executive Director of Kanbawza Bank, participated in the UK Government’s International Leaders Programme in London last month.
She was invited by the UK government to attend the 10-day programme along with 12 young representatives from around the world.
Daw Nang Lang Kham, who becomes the first young leader of Myanmar to attend the programme, took part in roundtable discussions with British leaders and policy makers.
The programme is designed to meet future leaders around the world who can work together with Britain for future interests of Britain around the world.
The group of rising stars also held talks with Johnny Hall, Asst. Private Secretary for Foreign Policy at the No.10 Downing Street, The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, and The Rt Hon Baroness Anelay of St Johns DBE at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Ms Sally Osman, Royal Families Director Communications at the Buckingham Palace.
The group of talented young leaders also visited Parliament and Newcastle United Foundation.
Daw Nang Lang Kham also held talks individually with Institute of Directors, Department for International Development-DFID, Barclays Accelerator and responsible personnel from Inspiring Women Campaign.
The group also included future leaders from Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, China, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Mongolia, Serbia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
Daw Nang Lang Kham is the chairperson of Air KBZ Myanmar International Airlines, Kempinski Hotel-Nay Pyi Taw and KBZ’s Brighter Future Myanmar Foundation and Executive Director of KBZ Bank.
She participated in the Fortune/US State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Program held in Washington DC with Walmart CEO Rosaling Brewer.
BFM, chaired by Daw Nang Lang Kham, has spent more than Ks109 billion on philanthropic works in Myanmar.—Thura Lwin (Eco)