Episode 063: Emilie Röell | Social entrepreneur & Founder of Doh Eain

Emilie Röell is a social entrepreneur and the founder of Doh Eain. When not helping locals renovate their historical homes and shops, you might find her hiking and motorbiking in scenic destinations across the world.

Know more about her on LinkedIn

Listen to her journey from growing up in The Netherlands and studying cultural anthropology and philosophy, to working with international developmental organizations, and now breathing new life into several urban spaces of Yangon.

Doh Eain is a not-for-profit social enterprise that undertakes heritage conservation and placemaking.

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A passionate group of architects, designers, and planners, Doh Eain aims to bring people closer to the places they live by facilitating pleasant surroundings.

Explore their diverse projects that range from beautifying back alleys, creating public playgrounds, restoring heritage buildings to empowering locals via managing their colonial properties.

Also mentioned on this episode:
19th street
Asian Venture Philanthropy Network – AVPN
Aung San Suu Kyi
European Union
Indian Himalayas
Kayah state
Little India, Yangon
Organic farming
Palm Islands
Pushing Myanmar
San Francisco
Shan state
Shwedagon pagoda
Singapore shophouses
Social entrepreneurship
Southern China
The Netherlands
Theravada Buddhism
United Nations
Vipassana meditation
World Bank
Yangon City Development Committee


Show cover jingle courtesy of Icons8
Music by Nordgroove from Fugue

Episode background tunes courtesy of Icons8 and YouTube Audio Library
– Music by Max Sergeev from Fugue
by The Mini Vandals
Mix It Up
by RalphReal
Sunshine on Sand
by Unicorn Heads

All photographs courtesy of Doh Eain, and Emilie Röell, unless otherwise stated

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