Jul 26 2022


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI): A New Rotary Commitment

Please join our next in-person meeting at 12.30 – 1.30 p.m. on Tuesday 26 July 2022, where Ms. Saowalak Rattanavich will speak on “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI): A New Rotary Commitment”.
Ms. Saowalak will discuss the rationale and best practices in applying DEI to strengthen Rotary’s future. She is a professor of education and on the graduate school board at Srinakharinwirot University in Bangkok. Her profession includes teaching literacy, research in language studies, non-profit organizations, coaching and lecturing.
Ms. Saowalak was RI Director from 2015-17 and is Empowering Girls Ambassador from 2021-23. She has been a Rotarian since 1990. For more than 15 years, she has served as a Rotary volunteer and training leader for the Lighthouse Literacy project in over 10 countries.
She has a Ph.D in Curriculum and Instruction as well as a MA (TESL) from the University of Kansas Lawrence. Also, she has a BA in English and French from Chulalongkorn University.

Ms. Saowalak received a research award from the National Research Council of Thailand in 1992, and a National Teacher Award of National Deans Council of Thailand in 2011. She is a recipient of the “Gold Prakieo Award”, Chulalongkorn University Emblem, from Her Royal Highness Princess Sirindhorn in 2022.

The meeting will be held at Room TBC, Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel. The price is THB 650. Please reserve a seat and food choices at 081 928 6611 or

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