July 9, 2018: On July 5, we wrapped up the second successful leadership training program at the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in Penang in partnership with the Center for Research on Women and Gender (KANITA). The 12-day training, attended by 22 accomplished young women, has doubled in size since last year’s pilot program and has [...]
June 17, 2018: Harpswell celebrated the graduation of 21 incredible Harpswell women in the Class of 2018. Families, students, alumnae, staff and Leadership Residents joined the graduates for a morning of speeches, music, dance and food. Congratulations to the Class of 2018! .
June 2nd, 2018: Harspwell students traveled to the Tonle Katel Secondary School in Kompong Speu Province as part of a Harpswell student-led initiative, Together for a Better Change. They distributed pens, bags and books to the highest-achieving Tonle Katel students in grades 7 - 9. Last fall, after learning that the Tonle Katel school [...]
May 25, 2018: The Harpswell Foundation was profiled in an article by the Khmer Times, featuring interviews with students and staff. Please be sure to read the article here: https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50493379/a-dorm-for-transformation/
May 20, 2018: A large group of alumnae, staff and graduating students gathered together for the housewarming of the new and improved Harpswell Alumnae House. After dinner, there was a chance for students and alumnae to mingle and catch up with friends, old and new. The Alumnae House program started in 2017, thanks to a [...]
May 18, 2018: Harpswell student, Len Sievlan, was selected as Valedictorian of her class at the American University of Phnom Penh (AUPP) in May. Sievlan graduates with a degree in Global Affairs. During her time at university, she took on many leadership roles: she organized a debate forum, co-drafted the University’s first student government constitution, [...]
Harpswell Students Take Second Place at Mekong Business Challenge; Receive Honorable Mention at International Business Model Competition
May 11, 2018: Harpswell students Bunhourng Tan and Sokanha Ly placed in the top 10 teams and received honorable mention for their “Eco-Plastic” project at the International Business Model Competition. 36 teams from around the world traveled to Brigham Young University in Utah to compete. Earlier this year, Bunhourng and Sokanha won second place at the [...]
April 8, 2018: Harpswell is thrilled to welcome Kalyan Yim to our Board of Trustees. A graduate of the Harpswell class of 2010, Kalyan is the first Harpswell alumna to join our board. Following her graduation from Harpswell, Kalyan was awarded a Harpswell fellowship to study in the US at Bowdoin College. After receiving her [...]
March 8, 2018: On International Women’s Day, Harpswell students were excited to welcome funders Grant Rule, co-founder of the Susan McKinnon Foundation, and Director Sam Mellet. Sam and Grant spent time meeting with students, staff and leadership residents and touring the TT dorm.
March 8, 2018: In honor of International Women's Day, Harpswell students, alumnae and staff gathered at the TT dorm in Phnom Penh for a day of food, song, dance, comedy performances and the annual Eco-Fashion Show. Students used paper and plastic materials to construct recyclable dresses and skirts. On this important day, Harpswell recognizes [...]