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MS. CRYSTAL LOH WAI CHING

Member of Petron and Heads Social Media and Digital Team

Crystal Loh graduated from Taylor’s University in 2014 with first-class honours in the Bachelor of Mass Communication, majoring in Advertising with a minor in Public Relations. She was a scholar at Taylor’s and continued her academic excellence as a recipient of a scholarship at the University of the West of England under their Master of Business Administration programme in 2015. She formerly worked for Leo Burnett as well as 11 street. Crystal is now a valued member of Petron and heads the social media and digital team. She has accumulated over 25 awards in her study and working life, including the Women’s Leadership Award at the CMO Asia Golden Globes Tiger’s Award in 2019 and a Gold award at The Appies 2019 for Petron’s “Talking Cars” campaign. Crystal is also active outside of work and is currently a volunteer with the Let's Read Campaign! VIA - Volunteers in Action. She has volunteered with the Soup Kitchen - Feed the Homeless, the SPCA, and also briefly with Teach For Malaysia.

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MR. MALIK RIDHWAN ZAIHAN

Senior Executive, Corporate Communications & Editorial & Insights Executive & Group Communications

AirAsia

 

An independent and conscientious individual with exposure to a wide range of areas in the media field. Possessing communication skills combined with the ability to relate well to people at all levels. He chose to study Mass Communication as a means to a bigger end; to establish communication channels where there is none for better understanding and to ensure that truth is well told besides using the media to make the world a better place to live and grow. 

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MS. MELIZARANI T. SELVA 

Word Poet, Journalist & Poetry Educator

She aspires to have her own television talk-show. Her rhymes are drawn from her infatuation with food, wild curiosity in taboos and all the things her mother told her not to do. Currently completing her Master’s thesis on the Malaysian Indian identity in the media, she also runs a new age bookstore in Subang Jaya and a funky T-Shirt design business online. Her first book titled Taboo (2015) made Top 10 Best-Seller List on Malaysia’s No.1 Online Bookstore (MPH). To date, her poems have been translated in French by Éditions Jentayu and in Bahasa Malaysia by Malaysia’s National Institute of Language and Literature. She has also performed in six countries with notable performances at TEDxGateway in Mumbai and Ubud Writers and Readers Festival. Presently, she runs Kuala Lumpur's leading monthly poetry event, If Walls Could Talk, a bilingual poetry slam, Slamokrasi, and teaches performance poetry at international and national schools.

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MS. CHERYL ANN FERNANDO

Country Director

Global School Leaders, Malaysia

Cheryl Ann Fernando is the Country Director of Global School Leaders Malaysia, a non-profit focused on providing leadership training for school principals from under performing schools. Previously, Cheryl served as a Teach for Malaysia where one of her most notable success is guiding her students to win the district choral speaking competition. This success was then the inspiration behind the movie ‘Adiwiraku’. Adiwiraku was one of the first few education-related movies in Malaysia and starred Cheryl’s own students from Sungai Petani. Adiwiraku went on to win the Best Picture award at the recent Malaysian Film Festival. Cheryl also released her first book ‘T for Teacher’ early this year.