Marini ‘Nini’ Ramlan from Malaysia created a voluntary class to teach and inspire youths from difficult backgrounds. She shares how art can be an influence for children to use their imagination and try new things, and inspire them to do the same in their daily lives.
Dr Maya Bhattachan is the first female neurosurgeon in nepal and her dedication knows no bounds. After the earthquake in 2015, Dr Maya has gone out of her way in helping others, including adopting a baby girl.
Loo Min Min is a dedicated and compassionate community staff nurse at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Going above and beyond the call of duty, she has become both a mentor to caregivers and a friend to many patients.
Mary Kaw is a fashion consultant at WISE Enterprise, who was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy at a very young age. Despite these difficult circumstances, Mary has sought to equip herself with various skills and more importantly, the right mindset to live life to the fullest.
Melissa is the founder of Project We Forgot, an organisation which is centred on building a community for caregivers of persons with dementia. She draws from her own personal experiences of caring for her father to empower other caregivers.
Miniya Chatterji is the author of “Indian Instincts: Essays on Freedom and Equality in India”. The book tells the story of Miniya’s experience growing up as a girl in India and how she struggled with the gender conventions imposed upon women in Indian society.
Mishell Leong is a self-taught artist based in Singapore. She creates art that draws on different facets of her personality and life journey, and employs various artistic techniques which have been said to be representative of her East-meets-West heritage.