Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn was appointed UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in March 2005 for the empowerment of minority children through Education and through the preservation of their intangible cultural heritage.
H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri holds a Ph.D. in "educational development" from the University of Srinakharinwirot and has worked on numerous projects around the issue of development, particularly in the fields of health, hygiene, education, water management, agriculture and cottage industry.
A scholar of Pali, Sanskrit and Cambodian, H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri is a gifted practitioner of traditional Thai musical instruments. She is the Director of the Department of History at the Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy.