Board Members

Banteay Srei’s Board is made up of four voluntary members.

The Board delegates management of the organization to the Director, but the Board Members remain responsible for the affairs of the charity, ensuring that it is solvent, well-run, and delivers appropriate outcomes for the public’s benefit.

Board Members

Ms. Ros Sopheap – Board Chair

Ms. Sopheap has more than twenty of experience in organizational leadership and strategic development. She is a founder and Executive Director of Gender and Development for Cambodia (GADC), a gender-specialized non-government organization in Cambodia. She is an activist, organizer and advocate for gender equality and women empowerment. Her activism and advocacy are drawn on vast knowledge and real life experience of Cambodian women. Over the course of her direction, GADC has progressed as the national leader in capacity-building of organizations, including government departments on gender mainstreaming into policies, plans and programs, and engaging men and boys to end violence and discrimination against women. She is also one of the founding members of Committee to Promote Women in Politics (CPWP), the national network of women’s organizations that lobbies mainstream political participles to promote women in political leadership.

She has further brought the issues of Cambodian women to international community. She has spoken women’s rights issues in various regional and international forums, including the UN Sessions on CEDAW to obtain international support and actions to address the issues that affect women’s human rights in Cambodia. She has a champion leadership role in advocating rights of women and ending violence against women in the country through establishment and operation of two national networks –Gender and Development Network (GADNet) and Cambodia Men’s Network (CMN). She has worked with several organizations included GADC, Khemara, CARE, UNTAC and Ministry of Information. She graduated Bachelor of Education (TEFL) from The Royal University of Phnom Penh.

Ms. Lim Sereyroth – Board Vice Chair

Ms. SereyRoth many-year works experience with different institutions on promoting gender equality, women’s empowerment, women’s in leadership and politics and to end violence against women, projects/program management, improving governance and leadership of the organization. She contributed and involved for the improvement of relevant policies and guidelines of the organization that she used to work for (e.g. personnel and financial policies) to ensure its compliance with By-laws and other relevant legislation and regulations of Cambodia. She’s strong experience in providing strategic directions to the organization, preparing operational annual work-plan and budget, proposal, and mobilizing resources to ensure financial stability of the organization; providing technical support, particularly on improving M&E system, quality of program management and standards of staff performance as well as dealing with grievances or complaints within the organization. She currently works for UNFPA and former staff of GADC.

She graduated 1) a Master of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development (MAAPD) in Gender and Development Specialization from National University of Australia (ANU), 2) Diploma on Public Administration, Crawford School of Public Policy and Governance, 3) Master in Development Management, Norton University in Cambodia, 4) Diploma Certificate on Social Accountability, ATENEO school, the Philippines, and 5) Bachelor Degree on Business Management and Administration, National University of Management (NUM).

Ms. Khieu Dany – Board Secretary

Ms. Dany has more than 7 years of professional experience in educational research, university management and administrative procedures, research, monitoring and evaluation. She works independent consultant services for many institutions such as UNESCO in Cambodia and Bangkok, RUPP, The University of California, USA and the Royal University of Phnom Penh, World Bank, The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, the Open Society Institute Budapest,Population and Development,International-Cambodia (PDI Cambodia), Save the Children (SC), Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Advocacy and Policy Institute (API), SBK Research and Development Co., Ltd, NGO Education Partnership (NEP), and Panhchak Research Institute Co., Ltd. (PRI Consulting).

She is a member of:
– LGMA International Mentor Program
– Australian Alumni Association of Cambodia
– Cambodian Student Association in Canberra
– Cambodian Student Network in Australia
– Cambodian ELT Forum: Professional Development
– Teacher Voice: Professional Development
– Development Research Forum

Ms. Dany has advanced university degree in education. She held 1) Master of Education Studies from University of Canberra, Australia, 2) Master of Education in Educational
Management and Planning from Faculty of Education,
Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and 3) Bachelor of Education in English, Institute of Foreign Languages from
Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Ms. Molika Bou Nakagawa – Board Member

Ms. Molika has more than 15 year experiences in humanitarian and development. She has skillful in a) program management for both development and humanitarian program, b) capacity development and organizational and program strategic plan development, c) leadership and people management and cross-cultural team building and communication, d) partnership management/international relation, e) proposal writing and report writing, f) financial sustainability and fund raising, and h) advocacy and coordination.

She was a former Member of Executive Committee for CCC, Chair of board of director for CCASVA, member of Executive Committee for Erasmus Mundus Scholarship in Cambodia, member of Human Resource for Health Meeting Group with other Development partners, founder of small SPA & Salon shop – social enterprise for women.

She currently works as Country Representative of Australian Volunteers International (AVI). She used to work with Oxfam GB, Oxfam Hong Kong, KHANA and CARE.

Molika has great education background. She graduated 1) Master of Public Health (MPH) from Sheffield University, United Kingdom, 2) Master of Environmental Health from French School of Public Health (EHESP), France, 3) bachelor degree of Public Health in community from University of Cambodia and 4) Associate Degree in Nursing, University Health of Science.