University of Essex

LL.M International Human Rights Law

An 11 Finalists of UK Alumni Awards for Professional Achievement 

Patcharapavalan is a human rights worker who has been working with non-governmental organisations and United Nations agencies in the field of migration, refugee protection and resettlement in Thailand since 2007.

Patcharapavalan currently works as an RSC-IRC casework manager for the Refugee Programme Admission to the US, Mae Hong Son.  Annually, this programme has helped approximately 8,000 refugees in Asia to successfully resettle in the US. 

She is a founder of her own initiative the OneBikeProject, raising private funds to support the highland population by distributing blankets and socks through community leaders. Patcharapavalan is also a Chevening scholarship alumna.