December 4, 2018: Harpswell’s Honorary Board Member, Veasna Chea, was recently named one of BBC’s most inspiring and influential women of 2018. Veasna is not only a board member, but is also the inspiration behind Harpswell. When Harpswell’s Founder Alan Lightman met Veasna in 2004, she explained that she had lived in a crawl space during university due to a lack of dorms for women. She is now a successful lawyer.