Aye Chan Myae is a Technical Coordinator at the Business Coalition for Gender Equality. She has experience working on gender mainstreaming in community-based natural resource governance and striving toward the sustainable development of Myanmar with non-governmental organizations such as Advancing Life and Regenerating Motherland (ALARM). Aye Chan graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Forestry from the University of Forestry, Yezin. She also holds a Masters of Science in Gender and Development Studies from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. Following her studies, she partnered with AIT to conduct research focused on the natural resource sector, social sustainability, and social development within Myanmar. She was involved in work surrounding socioeconomic assessments for Environmental Impacts Assessment report, exploring environmental crimes especially in forest and land governance, reforming policy such as forest bills and land use policy, conducting evidence-based research to support decision-makers in poverty reduction, and raising awareness and building advocacy for gender concepts in natural resource governance.