The week of March 4, 2017 the Aspen Institute will lead a Partnership Opportunity Delegation (POD) to Myanmar, where participants will engage and build bonds with local communities through people-to-people interaction and cultural exchange, gain a deep understanding of cultural and economic realities, hold meetings and conversations around investment and innovation focused on early technology, and small scale alternative energy solutions.
With the historic elections of 2015, Myanmar continues its steady transition to becoming a liberal democracy. This 50 million people-strong country is quickly becoming an attractive market and a budding ecosystem of small businesses. Myanmar is brimming with talented human capital, magnificent land, an abundance of natural and agricultural resources, recent explosion in access to mobile data and the political and cultural will to make significant economic strides.
- Business Executives
- Impact Investors
- Social Entrepreneurs with relevant and scalable business models
- Meet with political and community leaders to gain a deeper understanding of the country’s priorities.
- Explore and assess solutions to some of the pressing challenges, and identifying ways to collaborate and partner.