Category: Let’s Talk About It
Here’s how Singapore Malay Muslim women #choosetochallenge the norm – an #IWD2021 special
It was also fantastic to see Huda launch her Fempreneur Academy, a platform for more women to be Fearless Fempreneurs. Check out more here.
Change in 2020.
Whether it’s in our new year’s resolutions or just a matter of circumstances, changes happen. The real question is: How are we adapting to change?
Thoughts en route to Tetouan
A roundabout in Morocco, 15 km away from the Spanish occupied territory of Sebta. Take-aways/observations: 1. Spain apparently tries to attract its citizens to settle in Sebta with higher paying jobs. 2. Interesting to see Border security on patrol, looking out for asylum seekers trying to cross in to Spain. 3. Surreal to see Fnideq’s…
Refusing a Culture of Convenient Consumption
Some thoughts on #consumption trends in #Singapore. Written for the Association of Muslim Professionals’ monthly magazine. Timely given the fact that #EarthOvershootDay was last week. (Singapore’s Earth Overshoot Day was apparently in April, hence suggesting that the country is consuming more than the global average!). Online version of the article can be read here.
Environmental Awareness: Alternative Strategies Beyond Symbolism
Beyond symbolic “feel good” environmental activities, there is much to learn and build on crises and traditional/cultural practices In this piece, I argued that what is lacking from existing environmental awareness campaigns, is the sustained experiential awareness of resource scarcity. In the case of Singapore, given the fact that majority of residents start from a…