Therese Caouette

Therese Caouette has 40 years of experience working with refugee, displaced and migrant communities focused primarily in the Mekong Region of Southeast Asia. Her work in the fields of emergency relief, development, human rights, public health and research centers on the local knowledge, leadership, and advocacy skills within these communities.

Therese has a Bachelor’s degree in Community Organizing from the University of Minnesota, a Master’s degree in Public Health from Chulalongkorn University and is currently on faculty at the School of Global Studies at Thammasat University. Therese is also an active advisor and board member with several non-profits in the United States and Southeast Asia.