"Anchalee was born and raised in Thailand but has lived in San Francisco since 1988. Anchalee has been involved with refugee and immigrant work for over twenty years. She taught and supervised teachers in a refugee camp in Thailand in the mid 1980s In the U.S. she was a director of a childcare training and job placement program, a domestic violence education outreach project, and a refugee resettlement and information & referral program. She also coordinated outreach education and support services for survivors of torture. Over the past few years, Anchalee has worked as a multi-language advocate for survivors of domestic violence at a battered women’s shelter in San Francisco. Anchalee is also on the executive committee of the International Network of Engaged Buddhists where grassroots organizations, groups, and individuals come together to connect and collaborate on projects and efforts for peace and justice around the world." 
- Director, Buddhist Peace Fellowship
Resources and articles
- Buddhist Peace Fellowship Anchalee Kurutach, organizational web page, accessed April 20, 2012.