In the News

We invite you to read some of our press coverage.

2020-21 Press

Author Alan Lightman Talks Progress & Patriarchy
January 16, 2021
Northern Express

Physicist and Novelist Alan Lightman on His Latest Book
October 19, 2020
Amanpour and Company on PBS

Junlen Worms Its Way Into Sustainable Farming 
April 7, 2020
The Phnom Penh Post

The Virus Is a Reminder of Something Lost Long Ago
April 1, 2020
The Atlantic

Changing the Future of Cambodia
February 5, 2020
The Well World

2018-19 Press

The Story of Samneang Moul: From Cambodian refugee camp to the world stage
November 27, 2019
Chicago Tribune

The Network Journal names Renay Loper of PYXERA Global to ’40 under 40′ Achievement Awards
October 10, 2019 
3BL Media 

Obama Foundation Announces New Class of Scholars in Chicago and New York
June 27, 2019
Obama Foundation Updates

AUPP Graduate Awarded Full Scholarship to Stanford
March 7, 2019
American University of Phnom Penh

Women’s Voices
March 1, 2019
Khmer Times

Eckerd Winter Term Donates $6,000 to Cambodian Charities Fighting Human Trafficking
March 1, 2019
Eckerd College News

Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone 
June 15, 2018
Khmer Times 

A Dorm for Transformation
May 25, 2018
Khmer Times 

Feminist Dorm Rooms Are Set to Transform Cambodia
April 6, 2018

This Berkley Grad is Building Teach For Cambodia
April 4, 2018
Watch Her Work

Cambodian Duo’s Eco-Plastic Takes Second in Bhutan Startup Challenge
March 22, 2018
The Phnom Penh Post 

2016-17 Press

Women’s Access to Education in Cambodia, and how the Harpswell foundation is filling a vital need
March 16, 2017
News Deeply

Undaunted by Obstacles, Women Across Generations Seek Change
March 8, 2017
Cambodia Daily

Harpswell alumna Buth Sreynich (2016) reflects on her time at Christian Brothers University
January 9, 2017
Christian Brothers University

Former Leadership Resident Jojo Lam article
June 6, 2016
Gamma Phi Beta

Alumna Vatey Srun Kea, interviewed in Nations & States
April 5, 2016
Nations & States

2015 Press

Cambodian exchange enters fifth year
November 13, 2015
The Bowdoin Orient

Exploring love at Bowdoin
November 13, 2015
The Bowdoin Orient

In Cambodia, Access to University Education Enables Women to Succeed
September 29, 2015
The New Global Citizen

Harpswell Foundation Enables Education for Women in Cambodia
August 6, 2015
The New Global Citizen

Getting Two Educations, in Cambodia and at Bowdoin
May 4, 2015
Bowdoin College News

2014 Press

UGAs Amazing Students: Sokngim Kim
October 19, 2014
University of Georgia magazine

Opportunity, Equality & Access for Women
August 25, 2014
US Embassy Blog

Push to Transform Bright Female Students into Government Leaders
August 19, 2014
The Cambodia Daily

Public Officials Inaugurate Harpswell Women Leaders
August 17, 2014
The Khmer Times

A Challenge to Men
June 12, 2014
World Pulse

2012-13 Press

TV: Voice of America (in Khmer)
April 2013

A Dorm of Their Own
December 10, 2012
Inside Higher Ed

A Voice of Their Own
February 4-5, 2012
Cambodia Daily

Finding a Home for Higher Education
January and February 2012
International Educator

2011 Press

Harpswell and Agnes Scott College
Fall 2011
Agnes Scott Magazine

Educating Young Women, Rebuilding Cambodia
November 7, 2011
MIT News

Haven of Hope in Cambodia
October 24, 2011
Chemical & Engineering News

Cambodian Students at Bowdoin
September 6, 2011
Bowdoin Daily Sun

Dorm Life
September 3, 2011
Chemical Engineering News Blog

Learning How Countries Develop
August 21, 2011
Boston Globe

2010 Press

Email from Hawaii
September 22, 2010
Phnom Penh Post

Arendt in Phnom Penh: Visiting Cambodia’s Hall of Great Women
July 15, 2010
The Jewish Daily Forward

Student of the Week: Yang Leaphea
June 30, 2010
Phnom Penh Post

A Place to Call Their Own
January 16, 2010
Cambodia Daily (cover story)

2005-9 Press

Women are Diamonds
October 20, 2009

Pray, and Then Eat
January 23, 2009
Phnom Penh Post

Dormitory Allows Female Students from Provinces to Study
January 4, 2007
Cambodia Daily

Lightman’s Dream
November 19, 2007
Boston Globe & International Herald Tribune

Author Lays Foundation for Change in Cambodia
January 26, 2006
Concord Journal

Red, White, and Bamboo
July 5, 2005
New York Times