WOF 2018 Award Winner Laura Mam: She Sings and Celebrates Her Cambodian Heritage

Women of the Future

WOF 2018 Award Winner Laura Mam: She Sings and Celebrates Her Cambodian Heritage

Women of the Future Awards winner for the Arts and Culture category Laura Mam tells how music brought her back to the land of her forefathers. AWANI Review’s Ooi Zi Shan learns more about this singer, songwriter and entrepreneur, who gave up the trappings of California for the pull of Cambodia.

If you are not Cambodian, or a consumer of online streaming and downloads of electronic pop music, you might not have heard of Laura Mam. You would be all the poorer – musically and culturally at least. However, thanks to the Women of the Future South East Asia awards held in Singapore recently, the name Laura Mam is no longer Cambodia’s best-kept secret. The 32-year-old was named winner for the Arts and Culture category in the inaugural awards to showcase...

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