Spirit Companion: Elephant
Favourite Quote: “Breathe in your courage, exhale your fears.”
Devi is a young feminist from Cambodia and the USA. She holds a Masters in International Development and Management from Lund University in Sweden and a Bachelors in Politics and International Relations from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. For three years, she worked for the Asia Pacific program at the Global Fund for Women. During this time, she also co-founded the Devata Giving Circle, the first Cambodian-American giving circle. Prior to this, Devi supported the start-up of the Women’s Organization and Network for Human Rights Advocacy (WONETHA), the first sex-worker led organization in Uganda. She has been consulting for various philanthropic organizations to organize feminist movement-building spaces and resource-mobilization dialogues with feminist activists in Asia, and currently is a Board Member of the Urgent Action Fund – Asia Pacific. In her spare time, Devi likes watching dance choreography videos, taking photos, spending time with family and playing with her dog Hachu. She speaks English, French and Khmer and tweets as @devi_lo.