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Katrina Sriranpong contributes to the New Arab article, Gaza is the most lethal place in the world to be an aid worker

Katrina Sriranpong discusses Israel's disregard for international humanitarian law.  Sriranpong explains that the Israeli army’s failure to distinguish between military objects and civilian objects and its disregard for the prohibition on indiscriminate attacks is in direct violation of international humanitarian law.  

Interview with Katrina Sriranpong on Supporting Nonprofit Organizations and Staying Motivated

For over 15 years, Vancouver’s Katrina Sriranpong has been an activist on issues regarding refugee protection, anti-human trafficking, assisting marginalized children as well as conservation of the environment and the promotion of animal welfare. After an extensive educational career, working with new immigrants and assisting refugees fleeing from persecution, Katrina Sriranpong is now dedicated to consistently helping nonprofit organizations through donations and other methods to achieve positive change.

How to Give Back According to Philanthropist and Mother, Katrina Sriranpong

Katrina Sriranpong has supported numerous charities and non-profit organizations for more than 15 years.  While her family is from Thailand, Katrina Sriranpong grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia. After an extensive education both locally and abroad, she worked as a lawyer assisting immigrants, refugees and victims of human trafficking.

Katrina Sriranpong on Balancing Philanthropic Work and Motherhood

Since the beginning of the pandemic, many people have struggled to return to normalcy in their daily lives.  The shift was felt across the world as political conflict and economic instability put marginalized groups at greater risk. In the wake of this global crisis, the support of non-profit organizations is required more than ever.  It’s a passion that never stopped for philanthropist and full-time mom Katrina Sriranpong.

An Interview with Katrina Sriranpong, Former Immigration Lawyer and Philanthropist

Katrina Sriranpong discusses the role of technology in her field.  "I think the collaboration between technology and humanitarian efforts have been significantly positive. Although technology cannot prevent wars or the massive displacement of people, it can provide assistance to those fleeing conflict in their home country or persecution." 

Vancouver-based Former Lawyer Katrina Sriranpong Advocates against Human Trafficking

Katrina Sriranpong advocates against human trafficking and supports organizations that promote awareness and change on the issue.

Katrina Sriranpong, a Vancouver-based Philanthropist, Supports Thailand’s Elephant Nature Park

"Thailand has a dark truth regarding its treatment of elephants.  Elephants are usually taken from the wild as calves.  Due to the close familial bond and instinct to protect their young, the whole herd is usually slaughtered to steal just one baby elephant.  The calf is then tortured for several weeks as it is believed to break its spirit and become loyal to the new human owner," says Katrina Sriranpong. 

Katrina Sriranpong, Vancouver-based Former Lawyer and Philanthropist, Urges Support of Animals via 3 Nonprofit Organizations

In addition to The Orangutan Project, Sriranpong supports animal welfare through the Soi Dog Foundation and Elephant Nature Park, nonprofit organizations in Thailand that have captured her heart.

Vancouver Lawyer Turned Philanthropist Katrina Sriranpong Stresses the Urgency of Putting Elephant Poachers Out of Business

Katrina Sriranpong explains, “The key to ending ivory trade is to decrease the demand.  People buy ivory because it is perceived as a status symbol among the emerging wealthy class in China.  The biggest obstacle to ending poaching is the underground market in China that continues to thrive.”

Vancouver Lawyer Katrina Sriranpong Discusses Child Labour

“I have a deep interest in supporting organizations that provide assistance to refugees from war-torn countries or conflict regions,” Sriranpong said.  “And, since my family is from Thailand, I have a significant interest in supporting organizations that aim to raise awareness on the issue of human trafficking, especially of children for sexual exploitation and forced labour.”

Vancouver Philanthropist Katrina Sriranpong Discusses Menstruation Stigma and its Impact on Human Rights

Menstruation stigma still exists in many or most cultures around the world.  Some cultures believe that menstruation demonstrates the readiness for marriage and sex, which leads to forced child marriages, sexual activity and early pregnancy.  Menstruation could start at the age of 7 and does not indicate that females have reached an age of mental or physical maturity.

Interview with Katrina Sriranpong on the 5 Things You Need to Become a Top Lawyer in Your Specific Field of Law

An Interview with: Eric L. Pines and Katrina Sriranpong 

Philanthropist, Katrina Sriranpong, Encourages Parents to Teach Children about Environmentalism and Conscious Spending

Sriranpong states, “As a mother of two, raising children who care and contribute is extremely important to me.” She explains that children emulate adults, so every action makes an impression, from teaching them to recycle, to realizing their power as consumers and supporting companies that choose sustainable and ethical business practices.

Vancouver’s Katrina Sriranpong Advocates against Forced Labour on Thai Fishing Fleets

Thailand has a reputation as one of the largest fish exporters in the world. However, there is a dark truth about Thailand’s fishing industry which remains largely unknown to consumers worldwide. The Thai fishing industry exploits human trafficking victims to work aboard its boats. The operators of these fishing fleets lure the laborers to work in Thailand with false promises. 

Vancouver Lawyer Katrina Sriranpong Urges Support for Children Affected by Conflict

Katrina Sriranpong is a Vancouver-based former refugee lawyer, Thai philanthropist, and an active supporter of organizations which aid underprivileged children and refugees from conflict regions.  She has strived towards positive change on issues such as anti-human trafficking, especially of children, providing humanitarian aid for refugees and caring for orphans requiring medical treatment.  

Katrina Sriranpong Shares How to Recognize Human Trafficking while Traveling

Katrina Sriranpong, former lawyer, mother, and philanthropist, loves to travel the world with her family. Her passion for traveling is equal to her advocacy against trafficking, especially that of children.

Katrina Sriranpong’s Top 5 Reasons to Travel with Your Children

Katrina Sriranpong is a former lawyer, passionate philanthropist, and mother of two.  Her passion has always been to make the world a better place for her children, which is exemplified through her consistent support of charities and non-profit organizations...

Vancouver Lawyer, Katrina Sriranpong, Leaves Law for Philanthropic Work and Motherhood

The Law Society of BC stated that the public is best served when lawyers reflect the communities they represent.  However, women represent only 34 percent of all practising lawyers in BC and only 29 percent of lawyers who are in full-time private practice.  The Law Society of BC produced an extensive report regarding gender and the legal profession, which documented numerous difficulties that many women face in the practice of law leading women to leave the profession disproportionately.  The report included a number of recommendations aimed at the Law Society of BC.

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