Lek has dedicated her life to the cause of elephants in Northern Thailand for over 20 years. Lek rescues the orphaned and unwanted, the sick and the injured, and cares for them in her elephant sanctuary near Chiang Mai.
Sam Lo is a street artist behind the Sticker Saga and My Grandfather Road Series, whose arrest in 2012 created controversy in Singapore and around the world. Despite her struggles with the law, she has never lost the courage and passion to keep making art.
Soek Ying is the mother to Ryan who was diagnosed with autism. She is also the founder of Mustard Tree, which aims to enable differently abled individuals to acquire industry standard skills and have better employment prospects.
Sumithra Debi is a tattoo artist, who was influenced by her grandfather’s legacy, to pursue a career in an industry traditionally dominated by men. In addition to that, she uses her artistic skills to provide areola tattooing services to breast cancer survivors.
Sangmo Sherpa is a Nepalese undergraduate student studying sociology at Saint Mary’s University in Canada. Hailing from a small village in the Sindhupalchok District in Nepal, Sangmo did not let her family background or gender stop her on her journey towards attaining a higher education.
Sophie Soon is a visually impaired national swimmer. Her condition of cone rod dystrophy has not stopped her from juggling both music and sports, and she dreams of becoming a Paralympian in the future.
Sandhya Devanathan is the Country Director of Singapore for Facebook. A firm believer in the idea of inclusivity, Sandhya hopes to give voice to diverse groups around the world and to encourage more women to boldly chase their dreams.
Shima Roy set up Mobility +, a wheelchair door to door transport service for anybody that needs to transport from one place to another. She hopes to provide a sense of independence for people in a wheelchair in order to boost their well-being and outlook in life.