HEM Peoulakhena or Lakhena is born and raised in Cambodia. She has a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Panasastra University and a bachelor degree in TEFL from Norton University, Cambodia.
Prior to joining the American University of Phnom Penh, she has over ten years of working experience in higher institution and the education industry. She was working at a university in Cambodia responsible for Global Engagement and the Admission. She is also well equipped with knowledge of Student Visa Application while working as an education agent for various universities abroad.
Lakhena believes that academia and the social engagement amongst peers inside and outside of the classroom will be the catalyst for students’ personal and professional growth.