Vipavee Kunavichayanont




Mentored by:

Kate James


Founder, Design For Disasters

In 2010, Vipavee Kunavichayanont cofounded Design for Disasters (D4D), a nonprofit research and design initiative network focused on finding creative long-term solutions to prepare for and recover from natural disasters, from lifesaving flotation devices to disaster risk reduction toolkits.

In January 2013, Siam Center named Ms. Kunavichayanont one of the 40 influential and inspiring icons in Thai society, and in August 2012 the Bangkok Post named her one of the 66 young leaders shaping Thailand’s future.