Connecting Ideas and People…through stories, writing, and activism.

A new story about Loung’s keynote at Rosie’s Place, a community center that offers various services to 12,000 women a year. It was founded in 1974 as the first women-only shelter in the US. For more information on Loung Ung, visit For more information about Rosie’s Place, check out


“Satook,” a documentary directed by award-winning Cambodian American rapper and film maker praCh Ly for the Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art. The film centers on four intimate conversations with survivors and the diaspora of the Khmer Rouge genocide and their journeys toward faith. View the full SATOOK film.






Loung speaks with Erin Gruwell, author, teacher and founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation. To listen to the full podcast, click here or visit the Freedom Writers Foundation website. Listen to the podcast, click here –


Women in the World founder Tina Brown speaks to director Angelina Jolie and writer Loung Ung about their film, First They Killed My Father.