Recently, Kenan Foundation Asia received the final installment of the $30 million Chevron Enjoy Science donation, a major commitment to improving the education system in Thailand. This milestone gave me an opportunity to reflect on the five years I’ve spent as the Finance and Accounting Manager for the Enjoy Science
Along with amazing tourist sights, some of the friendliest people and finest cuisine, Thailand has many national holidays and Buddhist festivals to enjoy. There are local Thai cultures to consider and being aware of holiday and festival dates is a good idea to help enhance your Thailand experience.
Kenan Foundation Asia held its annual management retreat on 18-19 May to set strategic priorities and discuss how best to use its expertise and resources to tackle the complex development challenges facing Thailand and the Southeast Asian region.
Under the leadership of Kenan’s Chairperson, Khunying Jada Wattanasiritham, and its
Chair Khunying Jada Wattanasiritham
Former Presidents of Kenan Foundation Asia,
Ladies and gentlemen
The Kenan Foundation Asia was founded 22 years ago by a group of leading Thai and American visionaries with extensive experience in the private, public, and academic sectors, as a response to Thailand’s remarkable development
Demographic pyramids in countries around the world are flipping upside down as senior citizens account for a larger and larger percentage of the population every year. To raise awareness for the challenges and opportunities presented by the demographic shift, Kenan Foundation Asia and the Thailand and Indochina Carolina Club
Led by Chairperson Khunying Jada Wattanasiritham, Kenan Foundation Asia held its annual reception to show its gratitude to donors and partners who helped the Institute deliver impactful and sustainable programming to nearly 290,000 beneficiaries during 2016. Prominent leaders and executives from Thailand’s public
Most people today know that the world is round and that earth revolves around the sun, and yet many pseudo-scientific “facts” remain fixtures in society. To set the record straight, we have compiled a list of the top five widely held scientific myths.1) There’s Sound in SpaceSo those really cool […]
Piyabutr Cholvijarn is the President of Kenan Foundation Asia and the former Vice-Minister of Education of Thailand. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the need to improve Thailand’s education system, the economic impact of AEC liberalization measures in 2015, and how the Kenan Institute is working on development
All businesses require a license to operate which is issued by the government as permission to undertake and carry out business activities. However, for businesses today, especially those in manufacturing and industrial areas such as Map Ta Phut, there is increasing recognition for the need to also gain and
After enjoying the many useful workshops at the 2011 Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR), I held my own workshop for about 100 participants on Kenan’s experience with the tricky business of partnering.
I started with the comment by Prof. Jim Austin:
The challenges our society faces cannot