Meet Cung Nei
Cung Nei Thiam is a RISE AmeriCorps member with Ethnic Minorities of Burma Resource and Advocacy Center (EMBARC).
Cung Nei is originally from Myanmar (Burma) and came to the United States in 2016. She graduated this year from Hoover High School in Des Moines and plans to go to Des Moines Area Community College this fall to study nursing.
Cung Nei joined RISE AmeriCorps because she wanted to help refugees and her community, gain professional experience, and improve her leadership skills.