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Soramon “Ploy” Urapeepatanapong
Coordinator and Editor-in-Chief, Thailand Institute of Justice Workshop for Emerging Leaders on the Rule of Law and Policy
Soramon “Ploy” Urapeepatanapong is a lawyer-to-be with a background in policy advocacy. Following the completion of her Bachelor’s in Political Science from Yale University, she joined the World Bank in Washington DC as a paralegal and program officer in the Office of Suspension and Debarment (OSD). Her time spent at the World Bank fostered a deep interest in the field of governance and anti- corruption, which led her to pursue her second degree in Public Policy at the University of Cambridge. After which, she worked as a policy and research officer in the Women and Children Empowerment Program at the Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ). Here, her work centered on women’s access to justice in Southeast Asia and advocating for women’s increased participation in the justice system as justice makers. For the last two years, Ploy has also worked as a coordinator and editor-in- chief of the TIJ Workshop for Emerging Leaders on the Rule of Law and Policy, a collaborative project between TIJ and the Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School.