Myanmar & IPFW: Where We’ve Been & Where We’re Going

Fort Wayne and Mawlamyine, Myanmar have been “friends” since February 2016, when a delegation including Professor Chad Thompson (English & linguistics) traveled there to sign a “Friendship City” declaration. We published Thompson’s notes and photos from that trip. So what has happened since then? Quite a bit! There has been a second trip to Myanmar,…

Mawlamyine: Fort Wayne’s Friendship City

In February 2016, a delegation from Fort Wayne travelled to Mawlamyine in Myanmar (Burma) to sign a “Friendship City” declaration. Professor Chad Thompson (English & linguistics) travelled with the delegation that included award-winning author Helen Frost, director of Fort Wayne’s Burmese Advocacy Center and member of the Fort Wayne Sister Cities International board Minn Myint…