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 [...]
February 26, 2018: Harpswell students Ly Sokanha and Tan Bunhourng were honored to meet with Cambodia’s Senior Minister of Transportation, Sun Chanthol. Recently awarded second place at the Cambodia Business Model Competition, Sokanha and Bunhourng discussed their ‘EcoPlastic’ project with the Minister. Their meeting was featured in the Angkor Post, which [...]
February 21, 2018: Harpswell is delighted to welcome Navin Moul to our Board of Trustees. Navin joins the board as a seasoned leader in the fields of philanthropy, immigration, human and civil rights. She is currently Program Executive for Immigrants and Refugees at the Zellerbach Family Foundation. Cambodian-American, Navin has worked to advance the [...]
January 19, 2018: Harpswell Alumna Kaing Menghun (Class of 2011) has been awarded the 2017 Presidential Award for Exceptional Performance by the Asia Foundation. The award, which is given to just 18 employees around the world, recognizes Menghun for her outstanding contributions to the Foundation. Menghun was also just promoted to Senior Program Officer. She has [...]
January 14, 2018: Students and alumnae gathered together for the annual Harpswell Alumnae Day, organized by our fantastic Harpswell Alumnae Association officers. The day began with a traditional Khmer blessing dance performed by students and was followed by several outstanding musical performances. Students heard from alumnae, who shared their experiences since graduation, with discussions [...]
December 1, 2017: We invite you to click here to read our latest newsletter and to learn about the progress that Harpswell has made and the many outstanding accomplishments of our students, alumnae, and Leadership Residents this past year.
November 23, 2017: Happy Thanksgiving! Harpswell students had a blast cooking a traditional Thanksgiving meal together at the TT dormitory.
July 1, 2017: Harpswell-ASEAN Program in Women's Leadership in Partnership with KANITA at Universiti Sains Malaysia is off to a great start! Topics over the past week have included Gender Theory taught by Dr. Noraida Endut, ASEAN and Women's Empowerment with trainer Dr. Chheang Vannarith, Leadership Skills with Professor Madhulika Kaushik, and Critical Thinking [...]
June 25, 2017: 17 Harpswell women celebrated their graduation from the program with a morning of speeches, music, laughter and tears. Harpswell Alumnae Association members came to support their younger sisters and welcome them to their ranks. Thanks to the parents who joined the celebration and have shared their magnificent daughters with us, [...]