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This event occurred on
July 18, 2020
10:30am - 3:00pm +08
(UTC +8hrs)
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Coming to you virtually on Zoom, TEDxMCKL has overcome limitations set by the ongoing pandemic and is back for its second time!

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Jalan Tun Sambanthan 4
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, 50470
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Aaron Pang

Aaron Pang is a renowned Malaysian magician from Johor. With more than 100 performances under his belt, he has won many international awards from countries such as Malaysia,Taiwan, Singapore and Korea. Some of his feats include representing Malaysia by performing at the World Magic Tour Show organized in Korea in 2014 and performing at Europe's famous magic show and being recognised as the Balloon Man in 2019. In his 13 years of performing magic, he was invited to perform for the then Malaysia’s Deputy Prime Minister, Ahmad Zahid bin Hamidi at the Sarawak’s Private festival celebration in 2016. Aaron has won many awards such as the Top 10 Malaysian Magician award in 2018 and was even the winner of the Malaysia Top 50 Perfect Talent Award back in 2019. Finally he was the organizer of the International Amazing Magic Festival in Johor Bahru from 2011 to 2013.

Ahmad Hakym bin Ahmad Hilmi

Founder and Director of KLSketchnation
Born in Penang, and grew up in Kuala Lumpur, Ahmad Hakym or better known as Kymio in the art industry is an architect by profession and currently pursuing his doctoral study in architecture, relating to cognitive psychology and the act of sketching in a built environment. He is the founder of KL Sketchnation in 2014, a non-profit NGO that runs sketching activities around Kuala Lumpur to promote sketching as a means of communication. His works revolve around travelling urban sketching and recordings of time and places. Co-organized the World Sketching Symposium 2016 in Manchester that was participated by more than 450 sketchers from 44 countries all over the world. Featured as one of the contributors in the internationally published book ARCHISKETCHER: A Guide of Spotting and Sketching an Urban Landscape by Simone Riyard. He was also a part of the Malaysian National Visual Art Gallery Open Show exhibition in 2014.

Aneesah Khadijah binti Suhaidi

Youth Internet Advocate and Malaysia’s Ambassador in the Hong Kong-based Netmission Academy
Aneesah Khadijah Suhaidi is a 19 year-old youth internet advocate and a passionate activist. She is an active member of Internet Society Malaysia Chapter. Aneesah’s activism and passion in Internet governance has allowed her to work closely with a number of government agencies as well as organisations such as Google, the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia, CyberSecurity Malaysia and many more. She is also the Malaysia’s Ambassador in the Hong Kong-based Netmission Academy class of 2019/2020. In her spare time, Aneesah uses her social media platforms to educate others on Internet governance, to create content, and inspire others to maintain a positive online environment.

Cassandra J Poyong

National Athlete/Founder of Organically Moi
Cassandra J Poyong, a Sabahan born Sino Kadazan is the owner of local natural/organic skincare brand Organically Moi. She is Malaysia's National athlete and represented Malaysia in the Sea Games 2019 for martial arts Brazilian Jiu jitsu. She is also the first Malaysian Female to have ever acquired a World Champion Title in the UAEJJF Championship, Blue Belt Masters Category.

Christine Chong Su Yin

Professional Theatre Actress
Christine has undergone years of training in Ballet, Drums and Speech & Drama. She has performed in all seasons of the award-winning production, Ola Bola Musical with Enfiniti, including national tour. She also performed in the award-winning production, Fame the Musical at KLPAC(Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center). Christine obtained the ATCL Diploma (with Distinction) in Performing Speech and Drama in 2013, and is the youngest person in Malaysia to obtain this qualification (age 13). At age 17, she completed her degree-equivalent LTCL in Communication Skill (public speaking) and is currently completing her Masters in Communication and Media Studies by Università TelematicaPegaso (Italy). She is known for her Dance classes in various styles such as Contemporary, Hip Hop, Modern and Ballet amongst other things. She is one of the dancers in Asia’s Got Talent Season 3 and has performed for the opening ceremony of Sea Games (2017)

Colleen Augustin

Athlete & Personal Trainer
Colleen Augustin is a MMA Fighter and a Vegan Athlete. She’s the IMMAF-WMMAA Asian Open Champion of 2019 and IMMAF-WMMMAA World Bronze Medalist 2019. She used to be a Pro OCR racer before going into MMA. She’s been a vegan for about 3 years and believes that her diet has helped her in her sport.

Gajen Nad

Stand-up Comedian
Gajen Nad is a Malaysian stand-up comedian who is known for his clean, family-friendly material & his online comedy talk show video titled 'What's Going On Lah?'. He started comedy part-time back in 2012. Before he went into comedy full time, he was an IT consultant with an engineering degree from Monash University. With more than 8 years of experience, he was awarded 'Most Promising Stand-up Comedian' by Top 10 Malaysia in 2019 and was also recognised as one of the Top 10 Comedians in Malaysia by Tally Press & Vulcan post. Apart from being a stand-up comedian, he is also an emcee, speaker, content creator, actor and a podcaster.

Sue Yee Khor

Co-founder & director of Zero Waste Malaysia
Inspired by Lauren Singer; an enthusiastic permaculture designer, Sue Yee started her zero waste journey in 2016 when she was working in Beijing, China. She believes education, knowledge sharing and community living help towards a sustainable future. She later joined Aurora Tin, and started a zero-waste movement group - Zero Waste Malaysia to connect like-minded people sharing resources and their zero-waste journey. An idea came across their mind to grow this movement group into a NGO that could bring the messages across the nation.

Zad Chin Qi Qi

Founder of project BAWE, base.initiative and Projek Boundless
Zad is one of the two Malaysians in 2020 that have been accepted to the prestigious Harvard University where she will be studying Computer Science and Social Studies. She is also known for founding not one, not two, but three non-profit bodies - 'base.initiative', a platform that helps post SPM students apply for oversea scholarships; 'projek boundless', a project that aims to provide inspiration and to help students to apply to top universities; and 'Project BAWE', a tutoring service aimed towards students living in B40. Zad was motivated to found all of these projects because she wanted to help alleviate in the education inequality issue in Malaysia. Coming from a low income family, Zad realised at a young age that education in Malaysia wasn't readily accessible to all. She saw how some students struggled in school because they did not have the appropriate resources.

Organizing team


Kuching, Malaysia
  • Cindy Ngun
  • Ewe Yvette Wen
  • Homun Tan
  • Jennifer Devadass
  • Ming Yuan Lee
  • Mrinalini Shrither
  • MuruganSree Balasubramanian
  • Pui Nee Fong
  • Rou Ping Ong
  • Xin Hui Tan
  • Zi En Wong