Chansocheata POUM

Program Coordinator of MIS Department


Chansocheata was born and raised in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. She obtained a bachelor of science majored in Civil Engineering from Paragon International University (then known as Zaman University) in Phnom Penh Cambodia. After graduation, Chansocheata explored application of engineering in business and social science through her work in the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. In Canada, Chansocheata got exposed to entrepreneurial environment where technology is used for problem solving through businesses and social initiative. After a year, Chansocheata returned to Cambodia with an intention of exploring Cambodian innovative ecosystem. She joined the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Development Innovations (DI) project as an Innovation Program Assistant where she works on planning and carrying out research and program designs. During her work at DI, Chansocheata worked on a publication on factors affecting women in technology in Cambodia and worked in mentoring young girls in Technovation – a global tech education and entrepreneurship for teenage girls. In 2019, Chansocheata was awarded a scholarship from the New Zealand Aid Program under the support of Ministry of Foreign Affair and Trade. She obtained her Master degree in Global Management focusing on Information System management from Victoria University of Wellington in 2020. Chansocheata’s research interest is in knowledge management systems for educational institutions, application of data science for SME, and human centered approach in design.


  • Master of Global Management, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, 2020
  • BSc in Civil Engineering, Zaman University, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2016