Theme: The Space Between
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
December 1st, 2012
About this event
In our society today, there exist gaps between us Malaysians, due to our difference in cultural backgrounds, generations, genders or any number of things that divide us. While these gaps may be cause for miscommunication and conflict, they equally offer us different perspectives of reality, thus adding to the exciting diversity of life.
At this year’s TEDxKLWomen, we will hear from our distinguished speakers as they explore those gaps in society vis-à-vis the theme, The Space Between, and what can be or is being done to address them. While the women speakers will approach their subjects through the prism of being a woman in Malaysia today, the men will offer counterbalance views from their perspective as the opposite sex.
a gender equality activist and the daughter of a former Prime Minister who works to increase awareness of the protection of women’s rights in Islam.
a missionary who works to develop communities among the desperately poor with Gawad Kalinga, a Philippine-based foundation dedicated to eradicating poverty.
a Regional Director of International Planned Parenthood Federation with considerable experience in the NGO field, locally and abroad, in particular on women and human rights issues.
an actress, producer and director whose most recent work is the award winning double bill, APOCALYPSE & WHAT'LL BREAK YOU. She shares on the perceived notions of abilities and non-abilities.
a mother and certified midwife who has been practising for over a decade. She will examine the role of the midwife today when advanced surgical procedures are commonplace.
an actress and social activist who has volunteered to live homeless on the streets to better empathise with people who are deprived of the basic securities of home.
an acclaimed and award winning performing artist/comedian/director/producer talks about the illustrious career of Shelah, one of the most famous alter ego ever created.
Aireen and Ahmad Izham Omar
siblings and CEOs at major Malaysian companies who will compare and discuss on-stage her and his style of corporate management.
Venue and Details
Cathay Cineplex Damansara
Level 2 & 2M, e@curve (Formerly Cineleisure Mutiara Damansar)
No. 2A, Jalan PJU 7/3 Mutiara Damansara Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, 47800
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- Ngai Yuen Low
- Lai Cheng Ee
- Executive Producer
- Lynn Loo
- David Liew
- Communications & Design
- Cathy Chin
- Steering Committee
- Yung Wei
- Media Relations