Burmese Photojournalist Yu Yu Myint Than Wins the Golden Scarf Award!

Bali, Indonesia, July 25, 2015.  Burmese photojournalist Yu Yu Myint Than has won the 2015 Foundry Golden Scarf award! 

This award, the most coveted of the workshop, is awarded to the student who most exemplifies the spirit of Founndry.  The selection of the recipient is determined by all the instructors and awarded after the final evening program.  The prize is a gold-colored scarf signed by all the instructors and staff.  Myint Than is believed to be the only native, woman photojournalist working in Burma.

Instructor Andrea Bruce giving the Golden Scarf award to Yu Yu Myint Than, believed to be the only native woman photojournalist in Burma.  The Golden Scarf award is given annually to the student whose work, attitude and diligence most exemplifies the Foundry spirit. © Neal Jackson
Instructor Andrea Bruce giving the Golden Scarf award to Yu Yu Myint Than, believed to be the only native woman photojournalist in Burma. The Golden Scarf award is given annually to the student whose work, attitude and diligence most exemplifies the Foundry spirit. © Neal Jackson

 

 

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