Tag Archives: Leadership

New Kids on the Block

In my previous article a week ago, I wrote on celebrity politicians not being a new phenomenon, and drew parallels with mainstream career politicians such as Angela Merkel. As it turns out, in the time since the article was released, a campaign committee has sprung up in support of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson running for President in 2020, and Kid […]

Enough With The Celebrity Leaders, Please

We’ve pretty much hit rock bottom with Donald Trump, so why do we still believe celebrity politicians are the answer? As it turns out, Kanye West isn’t the only celebrity planning on making a bid for the 2020 presidency. Barely 7 months into his tenure as President of the United States, Donald Trump has already launched his reelection campaign, even […]

3 Lessons from Juggling to Host A Global Youth Seminar and a Full-Time Job

30 participants, 14 nationalities, 7 projects, 12 volunteers and a global youth seminar hosted in Kuala Lumpur. Take the context out, replace the numerics, or change the location – the modus operandi is most likely similar for any training programs. From the 30th November to 3rd December 2016, I was in-charge of making sure that […]

My Soul-Searching Experience of Teaching in Bangalore

Naveeshini Nair is Malaysian student who’s currently doing her pre-medicine course in the US. She went to Bangalore to volunteer to teach, followed by an internship stint to remedy the caste-plagued system in India. Last summer, I went to Bangalore India on a program called Global Social Entrepreneurship with my home institution, The College of […]

Experimenting the Malaysian Society: Project Loli

If there’s any that a flawed social system may give birth to, few would anticipate a fresh vigor of activism; especially among the generation affected by it. While majority of us observe by the sideline (or reading through this), don’t be surprised that people of our age are on the ground, reaching the mass with […]