Pearl Phaovisaid is a Thammasat University lecturer, former US Army officer, helicopter pilot, and Iraq veteran. Pearl’s military career spanned three continents and culminated at the US Army Aviation Center of Excellence, where she instructed junior aviation officers. Upon completion of military service, she moved to Thailand to pursue her passion for teaching, coaching, and mentoring. A graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point and Harvard Graduate School of Education, Pearl currently serves as Director of the Global Studies and Social Entrepreneurship (GSSE) Program, which seeks to develop the next generation of leaders, changemakers, and social entrepreneurs. Her areas of interest include education, technology, leadership, and social justice.