Originally from Lan Pang, Nian joined Warm Heart in 2012 after hearing about Warm Heart through her friend P’Dao, a local Warm Heart volunteer.

Bi-lingual in Thai and English, Nian oversaw the development of the Eri silk microenterprise business.

After a year at Warm Heart, she joined an American Warm Heart volunteer to start Thai-High Coffee, a coffee processing company, in Phrao.

After two years in the business world, Nian realized she wanted to do something more meaningful with her career and re-joined the Warm Heart team in 2015 as Operations and HR Manager.

As Evelind’s right hand woman, Nian plays the critical role of translator amongst the volunteers, the staff and the community as well as the being the ears and voice of the community.