JELI is a team of dedicated labor and immigrant rights advocates, trainers and researchers, with extensive experience in Southeast Asia and the US. Living and working across the Global North - South, the JELI team works closely with grassroots labor leaders and seasoned activists who serve on our advisory board.
Meet The Team
Suthila (Bee) Luenkam
Bee is a seasoned activist, former unionist and factory worker, who is very passionate and active in the movements of Thai labor and women workers.
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.