“My first two-year career path with Oxfam is quite a beginning yet certainly aspiring and attaining with professional development and experiences in project management”, says Hongyee while expressing Oxfam is her first and current workplace. Originally from Battambang, Hongyee holds a bachelor degree in International Studies and started joining Oxfam as a volunteer during her last year in university. With great enthusiasm, she recently starts her role as the junior program officer, supporting a dynamic team of 5 specialists in implementing and managing the Fair Finance Asia project, readily to contribute to the emerging sustainable financial sector in Asia.
Influencing meaningful change
Being a part of this regional financial advocacy project, Hongyee is proud to support a strong network of 25 Asian civil society organizations and strategic allies in building evidence-based researches highlighting key negative impacts of cross-border investments on local communities and influencing the regulators and financial institution actors for the more improved policies and practices that integrate the Human Rights and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards in their investments.
Oxfam as an agent of positive transformation
Hongyee sees Oxfam as a resource hub of strong civil society network, bringing together national, regional and global initiatives and synergies for capacity building, knowledge sharing and multi-stakeholders engagement. With Fair Finance Asia, as an Oxfam's initiative, advocacy works for transformational policies and practices on sustainable finance will be achieved.