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JELI is a team of dedicated workers and women's rights advocates, trainers and researchers, with extensive experience in Southeast Asia and the US. The JELI team works closely with grassroots labor leaders and seasoned activists who serve on our advisory board.

Meet The Team

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Sunisa (Belle) Ratchapan

Sunisa Ratchaphan is an experienced research moderator and social sciences researcher with a focus on criminal justice systems, social justice, informal labor, and the population at risks such as sex worker and migrant worker.


Kriangsak Teerakowitkajorn, PhD.

Kriangsak  is a facilitator, strategic campaign researcher and academic, who holds a doctorate degree in labor geography from Syracuse University.


Chonthita (Neab) Kraisrikul

Neab is a labor researcher with interests in workers associations.  With background in journalism and economics, she is a talented writer who amplifies voices of marginalized people by writing about their struggles for social justice. 


Sakdina Chatrakul Na Ayudhya

Sakdina is a labor historian and researcher who has been involved with the labor NGOs and trade union movements in Thailand for three decades. Since late 2020, Sakdina has served as an advisor for JELI on gig workers' organizing strategies. 

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