Sovannaret joined Swisscontact in October 2019 as a Junior Project Officer for agriculture sector innovation under the Mekong Inclusive Growth and Innovation Project (MIGIP). She carries a different set of skills and experiences acquired personally from years of volunteering for social causes and professionally from working in various industries including start-up, social enterprise and corporation. Her previous roles include Community Coordinator at Smallworld Cambodia, Program Manager at SHE Investments and Partner Program Coordinator at Microsoft Market Development Partner.
Other experiences included being a member and executive committee of the U.S. Ambassador’s Youth Council of US embassy Phnom Penh and Project Leader at Fulbright and Undergraduate State Alumni Association of Cambodia (FUSAAC). She was also an alumnus of YSEALI Academic fellowship under theme Social Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Arizona State University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies specialized in International Economics from the Royal University of Phnom Penh.