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Phavanhna Douangboupha

Deputy Director General, Dept. of Planning and Cooperation, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPT), Laos

Phavanhna Douangboupha

Ms Phavanhna Douangboupha, Deputy Director General of Department of Planning and Cooperation, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) of Lao PDR, oversees the International Cooperation Divisions. Before joining the Department of Planning and Cooperation, she was in several departments within the Ministry including the Lao National Internet Center where she worked with the LaoCERT (Lao Computer Emergency Response Team) and the e-Government Center.  

She first joined the public sector in 2005 in the IT deprtment of the National Authority of Science and Technology (now known as the Ministry of Science and Technology). She alsoMs Douangboupha has worked in the IT Industryindustry in the US, and Australia, as well.  Currently, she has been working in MPT of Lao. PDR.

Ms Douangboupha holds Master’s degree in Information Technology from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), New York, USA. She also has a the Global Leadership Certificate from the Leadership Institute of RIT and a Bachelor degree in Engineering (Computer) from the University of Newcastle, Australia.

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