Somphit Sittiphone

Provincial Technical Coordinator for Employment Support Services - ESS (VTESS)

Vocational Training and Employment Support Services (VTESS)

Somphit Sittiphone joined Swisscontact in 2020 as a Provincial Coordinator under the VTESS Project in Sayabuly province. In 2007, she attained a Bachelor of Social Science, majoring in Geography at National University of Laos (NUoL), Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR and holds a Diploma of English for business at Kavin college, Vientiane, Lao PDR. Her mainly responsibilities are establishing and maintaining good relationships with and representing Swisscontact towards partner organizations, government institutions, the private sector in the assigned provinces/ IVET school(s)/ ESS provider(s) and conduct outreach activities jointly with local authorities, industry associations, and civil society organizations (CSOs), for selecting and orienting new entrants from disadvantaged backgrounds into designated IVET training programmed. Previously, Somphit worked with Save the Children International Laos as a Disaster Risk Reduction Project Officer.