Noe Noe Lwin’s story of her journey to become an aquaculture businesswoman published in World Aquaculture
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May Myat Noe Lwin, AwF Volunteer and owner of CNN Soft Shell Crab Farm and CNN Aquaculture Supply Company, attended the Aquaculture America 2012 conference in Las Vegas, USA in March to present in the special session – Aquaculture Pioneers: Life & Times and Lessons Learned. The session was organized and hosted by Dave Conley, ACG Senior Consultant and Founding Partner and AwF executive director.
Ms Lwin, who prefers to be called Noe Noe, was the last speaker of the session, and of the conference. The delegates that stayed to hear her speak heard an inspiring story of courage and determination to overcome many challenges in her path to become a successful entrepreneur in a foreign country. Noe Noe, a young Burmese woman, developed an aquaculture supply business with her uncle in Yangon, Myanmar and then purchased an abandoned shrimp farm in Ranong, Thailand to begin a soft shell crab farming venture. Her story so impressed the audience that John Hargreaves, editor-in-chief of the World Aquaculture Society’s magazine – World Aquaculture – immediately asked for an article to be written for publication in the September issue.
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