Laurence Bradford is a passionate writer about Southeast Asia. Originally from Allentown, Pennsylvania, US, her love affair with the region started in 2011 when she moved to Shanghai to study the history of modern China. Later on, she relocated to Bangkok to teach English and acted as an International Economic Relations Programme Intern at Thailand Development Research Institute. She has traveled extensively in the region and shares her experiences and views on Investvine, as well as on her own blog - laurencebradford.com. Her specialties include Asian business trends, ASEAN development and policy and social media.