Mai Davika Hoorne

Friend of UNICEF since 2017

Mai Davika is engaging with a group of children during one her field visits

Mai is a popular actress in Thailand. She has been in the entertainment business for more than ten years. She is well-known for her role as “Mae Nak” from Pee Mak Phra Khanong movie – a highly successful movie that earned more than 1 billion baht in revenue. She has also appeared in a number of movies, TV series and advertisement.  Mai has won multiple awards for her work, including Best Actress at the Bangkok Critics Assembly Awards, Best Actress for two consecutive years at the Thai Film Director Awards, and Best Actress at the 25th Subannahongsa Awards for her latest movie “Freelance”.

Mai obtained her high school degree from Kevalee International School in Bangkok and is currently completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Arts, from Rangsit University’s International Programme.

In December 2016, Mai joined UNICEF in support of the “Basket of Hope” fundraising campaign to help children affected by emergencies across the world. Through her school, Mai has also been involved in projects in support of disadvantaged people. Mai will be helping UNICEF raise awareness on challenges facing children and to mobilize support for the promotion and realization of children’s rights. Most immediately, this includes support to UNICEF’s #FightUnfair public campaign calling for equal opportunity for every child in Thailand.