Pattraporn Chuenglertsiri is a researcher at Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University (IPSR). Pattraporn has received her BA in International Relations (1st class honours) (Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand). She has received her master’s degree (MSc) in Social Studies of Gender at Lund University, Sweden She is a holder of University of Sussex’s Chancellor’s International Research Scholarship and due to commence her PhD study in Migration Studies Programme at University of Sussex in September 2016. Pattraporn has experience in working on transnational migration, gender issues and marginalised population. Her past experiences include; co-writer of UNESCO Bangkok’s Gender, Environment, Energy Technologies and Climate Change report and conducting a research on marginalised groups in Thailand with Chulalongkorn University Social Research Institute (Thailand) and UNDP. Pattraporn is currently working on a research project called, Transnational Migration in Transition: transformative Characteristics of Temporary Mobility of People (EURA-NET). The project investigates patterns and practices of transnational mobility of people between Asian and European countries.