Community Member Profile – Ms. Van

In this week’s Community Member Profile we had a chat with Ms. Van to learn more about her…


Name or Nickname: 

My real name is Jitladda and my nickname is Van.


MYIS Position / Job title: 

Human Resources – Expat & Government


How long have you been a part of MYIS? 

I joined MYIS about 2 and a half years ago.


What’s your favorite food? 

I like Northern Thai (Issan) food.


What was your first job? 

After I graduated from University I helped my aunt at her Thai restaurant in Phuket for a few months and then I went to Maesai in Northern Thailand to be a teacher. 


What’s your favorite color? 

I have two favorites, green and pink.


What’s the most amazing place you’ve ever traveled to? 

Kaeng Krachan in Petchburi. I went there last year and it was so nice to jump into the river and swim. I also love Chantaburi which has nice beaches and a clear view of the sea.


What are 3 things you would want to have with you on a deserted island? 

I would want my family, food and a mobile phone with an internet connection.


What actor would you cast to play you in a movie about your life? 

Anya Taylor-Joy. I was very impressed by her as Beth Harmon, chess master in the film The Queen’s Gambit.