Mona Strassburger’s career began as an IBM IT Consultant and Project Manager. Her extensive experience in international and governmental affairs includes the World Bank, the US-Vietnam Trade Council in Washington, DC and Fox Entertainment Group. Mona’s volunteer efforts include her service as a Vice President and Treasurer for the Thai Association of Southern California. In 2007-2008, she co-founded and co-developed ElectionPreparedness.com and served as the Digital Media Manager of VoteRiders at its inception. After creating and executive-producing TV Mandalay for the Myanmar community, Mona was a multi-faceted producer at the Thai Food Network. She has been based in Yangon, Myanmar since February 2013, where she is currently a Partner with Myanmar Investment Group (MIG) developing multiple projects with local and foreign investors. Mona has a B.S. in Computer Information Systems (American University) and an M.A. in International Relations (Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies).