Legatum Center Fellow helps Myanmar's entry-level workers

Meredith Somers
MIT Management Sloan School

Conor Smith, a 2018 Fellow at the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship has launched a new start up called New Day, or Neh Thit in Burmese, to help entry to mid-level workers in urban Myanmar improve their chances of employment.

New Day is an automated recruiting service that offers career guidance, application readiness, and interview preparation for job-seeking clients, using an algorithm to match their skills with employers looking for new hires.

The Legatum Center at MIT was founded in order to demonstrate the power of entrepreneurship to catalyse transformation in society and to improve global wellbeing. 

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