Dr Arman Ifti Rashid is project manager of HumanKind Buddy Bear, counsellor-in-training at Monash Malaysia and co-president of the Monash Malaysia Business Alumni Chapter (MMBAC). He holds a Bachelor of Business & Commerce (Economics & Management) from Monash University Malaysia, Master of International Development & Environmental Analysis from Monash University Australia and a PhD in Arts from Monash University Australia. He is currently completing counselling training based in SOLS Health, HumanKind Community Counselling and Manna House Learning Centre.
Speaker: Dr Goh Pei Hwa
Perception of Sexual Interest
Dr Goh Pei Hwa is a social psychologist by research. She completed her undergraduate studies at Monash University Malaysia and PhD at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. She is currently a lecturer at the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Monash Malaysia. Her research predominantly concerns interpersonal perceptions in relationship initiation.
Sikander Bizenjo is the External Engagement Manager at Dawood Hercules and Curator of Global Shapers Karachi (Initiative of the World Economic Forum). He co-founded of Balochistan Youth Against Corona – a youth support system to ease the burden of economic downfall on vulnerable population in the remotest parts of Pakistan and have impacted the lives of over 70,000 people to-date.
Speaker: Adeline Ng
Conceptualising the fashion industry to a circular economy
Adeline Ng is a sustainable fashion enthusiast and the founder of Revofa. Revofa is a peer to peer clothing rental platform that provides a means for women to monetise their wardrobe.
Cheryl Teh is the founder of KLSings. Through KLSings, Cheryl’s mission is to help people “find their song and voice” for their health and mental well-being. Since April 2020, throughout the MCO, Cheryl has conducted nearly 100 Zingalong sessions to keep those who are housebound, especially the elderly, connected.
Speaker: Jasmine Rajah
Unlearning Female Pleasure
Jasmine Rajah heads a talent management company in Kuala Lumpur and is also a Sex Positive Advocate, Speaker and Sexual Health Educator. She recently launched her new sex podcast called ‘I Wish Someone Told Me’, showcasing raw, real and explicit stories as told by Asians or those living in Asia as a way to empower and normalize conversations around sex, gender and sexuality, dating and pleasure.
Navigating Through the Intricate World of Sustainable Palm Oil
Dr. Cheryl Ong is the Research & Knowledge Management Manager at the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). At RSPO, she conducts and manages research evaluations to gain insights into the impacts of RSPO’s work for continuous improvement.
Speaker: Ooi Wee Liam
The blame game: Our relationship with climate change
A 2nd year PhD student from Monash University Malaysia, with an interest in how humans perceive and interact with Mother Nature. Believes that research is one way to understand and potentially tackle the environmental issues happening in the world today.