May Myo Myint is a dedicated environmental specialist from Myanmar, pursuing an M.S. in Environmental Policy and Management at the University of California, Davis, as a Fulbrighter. With a bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture and four years of professional experience, May’s interests include waste management, sustainability, and climate change mitigation.
During her time at Myanmar Koei International Ltd., May conducted environmental impact assessments (EIA) – including solid waste management and hazardous materials assessment – for infrastructure and manufacturing projects. She also conducted solid waste management surveys in industrial zones in Yangon, Myanmar. In parallel to her full-time job, May was actively involved in advocacy work and promoted waste reduction, recycling, and environmental sustainability through participation in the Climate Innovation Lab by Seedstars and Climate Technology Center and Network (CTCN), Yangon Photo Festival (2019, 2020), and Young City Shaper Program by Save the Children Myanmar.
May joins CPSC to support projects that promote Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and Product Stewardship in the textile industry. She aims to contribute to CPSC’s mission while gaining practical knowledge and further developing her expertise in the field.