Kadesiree Thossaphonpaisan joined SEI Asia as a Communications Assistant in October 2019. She is responsible for supporting SEI’s Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) on Gender and Environment. She is also supporting Asia’s communications and outreach in particular for two key projects SCF2 and SUMERNET related to regional events and social media.
Prior to joining SEI Asia, Kadesiree worked as a documentation officer with a non-profit organization in Thailand. She is passionate about using digital technologies to improve human rights work, and increase people’s awareness and participation in politics and social issues. Her main interest lies in data visualization and storytelling in creative ways that can benefit society.
Kadesiree has a background in political and social science, and has a broad understanding of concepts linked to human rights and gender. She has an MSc from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden in 2019, where she studied in the Global Studies programme with a focus on democracy, gender and global development.