Speakers

Huot Socheata

Huot Socheata, is one of the key persons who fight to promote children books in Cambodia. Graduated at the Royal University of Phnom Penh (French Literature), Socheata has always been passionate in reading. Now working as Publishing Program Manager at Sipar, she manages a team of 12 people dedicated to children books publishing and organizes trainings for Cambodian authors and illustrators.

She is also president of the Cambodian section of International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY).

 

 

 

Favorite quote:

 

"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye."

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, in The Little Prince