Connecting Ideas and People…through stories, writing, and activism.
“Loung was not only an outstanding speaker but also extremely skilled in shaping her passion and commitment to the theme of Seattle Human Rights Day. The audience was riveted to their seats during her presentation and there were few dry eyes in the house.” ~ Germaine W. Covington, Director, Seattle Office for Civil Rights
VENUES LOUNG HAS PRESENTED AT:
Women in the World Summit, Young President Organization, The Omega Women’s Leadership Center, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Facing History and Ourselves, Stanford University, Hong Kong International School, Phillips Academy, and Mexico 1 Million Youth Summit.
- Resilience: The Key to Bouncing Back Faster and Stronger
- The Power of Narratives: Why Rewriting Your Story Will Change Your Life
- First They Killed My Father: a Netflix Original Movie discussion + Q&A
- Never Silent: An Eyewitness Account of the Cambodian Genocide
- Lucky Child: A Refugee’s Story of Transformation
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 www.LoungUng.com 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, who share their personal experiences and memories of their parents, and reflect on their communities and journeys of belief. View the full SATOOK film.
PEACE IS AN ACTION:
Loung Ung shares what Peace means to her in a conversation with Carolyn Ray in anticipation of her keynote, “A Call to Action for Women”, at the Women’s Travel Wisdom retreat in October 2022. For more information on Loung Ung, visit www.Loungung.com
FREEDOM WRITERS PODCAST: THE COURAGE OF MY FATHER
Loung speaks with Erin Gruwell, a dedicated teacher and acclaimed author of Freedom Writers, about what she learned about courage from her father. To listen to the full podcast, click here or visit the Freedom Writers Foundation website. Listen to the podcast, click here – https://soundcloud.com/user-626834306/loung-ung
In Conversation – First They Killed My Father: Angelina Jolie & Loung Ung discuss their film | Women in the World [29:10]
Women in the World founder Tina Brown speaks to director Angelina Jolie and writer Loung Ung about their film, First They Killed My Father.
“Loung connected with students, staff and parents. Her sense of social justice and humanity has touched the minds, hearts and souls of our community. Although she is now gone, her influence will continue to resonate for many people.” ~ Mark R. Boyer, Assistant Superintendent Singapore American School