Apply now for WIEF Young Fellows 2014

The World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) invites applications for its 2014 WIEF Young Fellows programme from 18-24 June in Manila. Who can apply? Fresh graduates, young entrepreneurs, civil society leaders, community workers, researchers, junior professionals, artists, creative change makers who are between the ages of 20 and 30, and have a seed of an idea […]

FiTree’s First Green Iftar

It was barely a couple of weeks ago when I first heard about FiTree and their plans to organise a couple of Green Iftars during the month of Ramadan  — on the 15th and 27th July 2013. “OH YES!!! Finally, more Singapore Muslims are actively thinking and doing their bit for the environment.” Green Iftars […]

She’s an Inspiration. Period.

A slight abberation to what I usually post, but this is such a MUST post! Shila Amzah from Malaysia wins the Asian Wave 2012 in China with her amazing voice, stage presence and lovely choice of songs from three languages – English, Mandarin and Malay. Not only is Shila a testament that language is no […]

To be a Canossian Star.

I was invited to be the Guest of Honour at the 2012 Canossian Awards. This ceremony is an annual event organised by my alma mater – St Anthony’s Canossian Secondary School –  to recognise students that have achieved academic excellence for the year. Teachers are also commended for their efforts in support the students. It […]

Bayer Young Environmental Envoy 2012 – Apply Now!

Bayer –  in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – is organising its annual Bayer Young Environmental Envoy Program. Calls for 2012 application have already started. What initially started out as a  local project in Thailand in 1998, the program has been extended to 17 other countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, […]

Connecting the green dots…

A big shout out to Arwa Aburawa and others from The Green Prophet for interviewing me on my thoughts on the environmental challenges in Southeast Asia and the role that women play in it. What an honour it is to be featured along side other awesome green Muslims like Ibrahim Abdul Matin, Kristiane Backer and the ever-so […]

Hi Mom! I’m on Eleven and Muzlimbuzzzzz…

How awesome is that? I got interviewed by NTUMS’s Eleven and MuzlimBuzz.sg! Thanks very much folks, for listening to my two cents worth on the need to increase environmental awareness and action amongst Muslims. It is my hope that such messages will in time be shared further and ultimately reach a critical mass for a […]