Eh Taw Dwe is the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Karen Organization of Minnesota and played an integral role in its development. Eh Taw came to the United States in 2004 as a political refugee. Shortly after arriving in Minnesota, Eh Taw was hired by the St. Paul Ramsey County Department of Health, where he is currently employed. Eh Taw has been a tireless advocate for the Karen people in Minnesota. He has been asked to speak before numerous government, civic, and business associations regarding the Karen people. He also worked with Patty Shannon at the University of Minnesota on developing a mental health screening tool for Karen refugees.