Writing webinar for young writers on 26 January

SUMERNET Youth Network is hosting an online webinar for young writers: “From planning to publicizing: Tips for writing a blog and sharing on social media” on 26 January

Oung Kham Oo By Oung Kham Oo - Jan 20, 2022

SUMERNET Youth Network in collaboration with SUMERNET Communication team is organizing a virtual training workshop aimed at young writers and early-career researchers. The webinar is titled “From planning to publicizing: Tips for writing a blog and sharing on social media” on 26 January 2022 at 1:30PM to 3:00PM (Bangkok time)

The webinar is intended to benefit young writers and early-career researchers. Three communication experts will share their insights about the entire process of writing a blog article, from making the first draft to publication to publicizing. The training will be of particular interest to those in environmental research or science communications. Participants of all backgrounds are welcome to join the training.


  1. Showcase how SUMERNET Communications team plans, drafts, and produces an article, to posting it on SUMERNET website, and sharing it on social media.
  2. Participants get to learn and interact with three experienced communicators to learn about useful tips and strategies about the entire process of a blog article, from planning to publicizing.
  3. Participants get to know how to contribute a blog to SUMERNET website and the process of how to do that.


  1. Rajesh Daniel, Communications Coordinator, SUMERNET secretariat. He is a writer, researcher and filmmaker with more than 15 years of experience working on issues of natural resources governance in Southeast Asia and the Mekong Region.
  2. Variya Plungwatana, Communications Assistant, SUMERNET secretariat. She is a Communications Assistant at SEI Asia with experience in multimedia and social media.
  3. Oungkham Oo, SUMERNET Fellow. He has a background in development and communications work in Myanmar.

Dr. Sangam Shrestha, Professor, Water Engineering and Management (WEM) Department Head, Department of Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (CIE) , Asian Institute of Technology will deliver the opening remarks.


  1. Sofia Cavalleri, PhD Candidate, SEI Asia and Chulalongkorn University
  2. Boripat Lebel, Research Coordinator, Unit for Social and Environmental Research (USER)

To secure your seat, please register yourself at https://bit.ly/SYN_virtualworkshop on or before 25th January. Upon the registration, you will automatically receive a meeting link and calendar invitation which you can save as a timely reminder. Please join 5-10 minutes prior to the training time to test your device and connectivity.

  • Date: 26th January 2022 
  • Time: 01:30 PM – 03:00 PM (Bangkok time) 
  • Meeting Venue: Online meeting via Zoom 


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