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Awards & Accolades

June 2016 – the Pieretta Dawn room opened at Rain Tree Residence resort in Khao Yai, Thailand, with artwork and quotes from The Mermaid Apprentices and The Nymph Treasury. The resort features guest rooms inspired by writers around the world, ranging from Enid Blyton to Paulo Coelho

August 2014 – short story finalist in the S.E.A. Write Award‘s ASEAN Young Writers Award

2012 – Added to Thailand Writer’s Hall of Fame

2011 – Honored by The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) to have students who are studying on Southeast Asian Writers in 20th Century Research on Biology, details and inspiration of Pieretta Dawn

Dec 1st 2011 – Received “Outstanding Youth Award” from Bangkok Patana School and the Office of the Educational Council from the Ministry of Education as a role model for Thai youths on reading and devoting to community service

October 16th, 2010   – Received “Outstanding Youth Award “for community service within promotion of Literature and Culture by Professor Thongtong Chantransu, Education Council, Ministry of Education

Brand Ambassador for “Bangkok, Read for Life” campaign – roles as guest speaker

July 20th, 2012 – Write Book reviews for Bangkok Metropolitan to share on Bangkok Read for Life Website

June 19th, 2012 – Joined MR. Sukhumbhand Paribatra, Govenor of Bangkok and is team to present to HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn the progress of “ Bangkok Read for Life” campaign.

March 30th, 2012 – Selected as a speaker for TEDxKrungThep to speak on her works as Brand Ambassador for the Bangkok Metropolitan’s campaign “ Bangkok read for Life” in association with UNESCO.

January 25th, 2012 – Meeting and Seminar of the year “ Open the World with World Books” by NanmeeBooks in associate with UNESCO, Ministry of Education, Bangkok  Metropolitan, Office of the Basic Education Commission, 700 attendants

October 19th, 2011 – Represent International School students to participate in the video production for The International School Association of Thailand in cooperation with the Department of Export Promotion, Ministry of Commerce, public Educational Organizations, shown in Thailand International Education expo (TIEE 2011) and held at Siam Paragon during 4 – 6 November 2011

October 1st, 2011 – Pieretta Dawn’s picture was printed on three Advertising billboards for the promotion of Reading and writing in Bangkok. The billboards are at Chulalongkorn Hospital, in front of Ramkamhang University, and in front of St. Dominic School

August 24th, 2011 – As a guest speaker at Asia Books’ Readers’ Theatre Competition Season 3 Press Conference at Bangkok Art Gallery, presided by Ms.Taya Teepsuwan, Vice Governor of Bangkok Metropolis

June 28th, 2011 – As Honor Guest at Press Conference for 9th Children and Youth Book Fair at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center
June 26th, 2011 – as Guest Speaker at “ Meet a Young Writer” at 1st Eastern Book Fair organized by Book Publisher Organization of Thailand
January 25th, 2011 – Symposium on Enter the World of Reading through the World of Literature held by Nanmee Books in association with UNESCO, Ministry of Education and the Fundamental Education Bureau, 700 attendants

December 3rd, 2010 – Symposium on Enter the World of Reading through the World of Literature held by Nanmee Books in association with UNESCO, the Fundamental Education Bureau, Alliance Francaise, British Council, and the Goethe Institut (attendants comprised 700 librarians and educational chiefs from all over the country) at the Church of Christ in Thailand

Philanthropy

2012 – wrote a short story titled Lani and The White Witch for Kasikornbank. The story is a tie-in with the bank’s television commercial with themes of inspiration and overcoming physical disabilities. It was released for free in English and Thai on the Kasikornbank’s Facebook page. Two other authors also wrote stories for the commercial project, including Thailand’s ex-Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva‘s sister, S.E.A. Write Award winner Ngarmpun Vejjajiva

March 2nd, 2010 – HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn graciously granted an audience to present the book of The Mermaid Apprentices and donation to the Chaipattana Foundation

March 17th, 2011 – Become “Brand Ambassador” as invited by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) for its “Bangkok, Read for Life” campaign in order to promote reading among children and adolescents. This campaign launched by BMA as part of their bid which won the UNESCO awarded title of the Capital of World Books in 2013 since 27 June 2011

August 16th, 2011 – The Mermaid Apprentices was selected from the Bangkok Metropolis to be placed in the libraries in all 400 schools run by the Bangkok Metropolis

Miscellaneous

November 18th, 2011 – HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn graciously granted an audience to present the book of The Nymph Treasury at the Grand Opening Ceremony of NanmeeBooks Learning Center, Sukhumvit 31, Bangkok

November 19th, 2010 – Copyright for part of the book of The Mermaid Apprentices was sold to KUMON of Japan for educational tutoring programs for a 8-year contract basis and 50,000 copies were printed

October, 2010 – A copy of digital photograph from private collection taken at Maasai Village in Kenya was contributed for publication in an academic architecture textbook titled “Beginning” by Professor Mark Jarzombek, Associate Dean of MIT School of Architecture and Planning. The textbook aimed at undergraduate classes and seminars

Television and Radio Interviews

September 22nd, 2011 – Asian Talent Part 2, True Channel 99

August 30th, 2011 – Mango, TV Satellite Channel

August 19th, 2011 – Quality of Life, True 71 by Dr. Veena Chedboonchart

June 29th, 2011 – Midnight News, Thai PBS Channel

June 12th, 2011 – Asian Talent Part 1, True Channel 99

February 1st, 2011 – Book Blog Gang program by TRUE VISIONS, Channel 67

January 26th, 2011 – School Bus program, Channel 5

January 25th, 2011 – Stories told by Pai Yarn Yai, FM 106.00 MHZ, by Kittipan Nuttayakul and Petcharee Promchuay

January 24th, 2011 – VIP program, Channel 9, by Yanee Jongvisuth and Paul Patarapol

November 4th, 2010 – Loak Nak Arn – Baan Nak Kien program, the Writer Association of Thailand

September 17th, 2010 – Fah Hom Din program, Channel 5, interviewed on the Work of Queen Sirikit of Thailand

September 14th, 2010 – Fah Hom Din program, Channel 5, interviewed on the Work of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand

June 2nd, 2010 – Dek Dee Ded program by Ministry of Education, TV Thai Channel

May 5th, 2010 – WOW program by True Visions, Channel 69

April 5th, 2010 – Wai Muns Kan Meu program, TV Thai Channel

January 30th, 2010 – Ezy Entertain program – Toh Kao Bunterng program, Channel 3

January 28th, 2010 – Hotline program

January 25th, 2010 – Bussaba program, Channel 5

January 24th, 2010 – Kui Kao 10 o’clock program, Channel 5

January 19th, 2010 – Zad Siam program

January 16th, 2010 – Living Mantra program, Channel 5

News and Magazines Interviews

July 27th, 2012 – by Preaw magazine, Issue September 2012

July 15th, 2012 – by Puying magazine Column Living Room “ 3 Super Genius”

July 12th, 2012 – by Prachachart Turakit Newspaper, Column Tonglok Nakarn

July 2nd, 2012 – by Post Today Newspaper, Column Z kantukchao

June 24th, 2012 – by Dailynews Newspaper, Column Next Gen

March 16th, 2012 – by The Writer magazine, Binlar Sangalakiri, S.E.A. Write Award writer

October 16th, 2011 – by Bangkok Business newspaper, Column “Behind Editor’s Desk”

August 31st, 2011 – by Matichon newspaper column “Wan Wang Wan Artit” or “Free Sunday”

August 9th, 2011 – Advertisement on The Nation Newspaper as Brand Ambassador

April 2011 – by Kwanruen magazine, Vol. 945

March 29th, 2011 – by Mr. Xavier Galland, French Teacher at Kasetsart University / Coordinator of the French Publisher Editions des Femmes (Women’s Publishing House) on Thailand Sector of the Dictionary of Creative Women

March 12th, 2011 – by Bangkok Post newspaper, The Write Route

November 2nd, 2010 – by My Favourite magazine

March 29th, 2010 – by Nation Junior magazine

January 2010 – by Mars magazine, issue 87

December 2009 – by My Favourite magazine and also on cover page

November 18th, 2009 – by Daily Express, THE NATION newspaper

November 14th, 2009 – by XCITE KIDZ, POST TODAY newspaper

January 23rd, 2009 – by Matichon newspaper (Wonder Girl)

January 19th, 2009 – by Krungthep Turakij newspaper

School Tours

July 26th, 2012 – Thawaranukul School, Samut Songkram Province, 800 students

July 25th, 2012 – Samsenwitthayalai School, 800 students

July 20th, 2012 – Book Signing at Duangkamol Bookstore, Chiangmai Province

July 19th, 2012 – Satit Ratchapat School, Chiangmai Province, 400 students. Book Signing at Surawongse Book Centre, Chiangmai Province

July 18th, 2012 – Gavila Wittayalai School, Chiangmai Province, 900 students

July 17th, 2012 – Navamintrachutis Payab School, Chiangmai Province, 600 students

July 16th, 2012 – Sanpatong Wittayakom School, Chiangmai Province, 800 students

July 11th, 2012 – Chonkanyanukul School, Chonburi Province, 700 students

July 4th, 2012 – Assumption Thonburi School, 500 students

July 2nd, 2012 – Rittiya Wannalai School, 500 students

June 29th, 2012 – Pramod Wittaya Ramindra School, 500 students

June 28th, 2012 – Yothin Burana School, 700 students

June 27th, 2012 – SaguanYing School, Suphanburi Province, 600 students

June 25th, 2012 – Gulab Witthya Bangrak School, 500 students

June 22nd, 2012 – Pramanda Nijjanuglor School, 500 students

June 21st, 2012 – Thepsirin School, 500 students

June 15th, 2012 – Jomsurang Uppatham School, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province, 500 students

February 18th, 2012 – Satree Watrakang School, 200 students

February 18th, 2012 – Phra Manda Nijjanukroh School, 200 students

January 20th, 2012 – Bangkok Patana International School, Year 6

September 17th, 2010 – New International School of Thailand, Year 6, 200 students

March 31st, 2010 – Concordian International School, Year 6, 200 students

February 8th, 2010 – Yam-Sa-ad Bilingual School, 200 students

January 26th, 2010 – Satit Bangna School, 200 Students