Zeenee’s passion lies in climate change and sexism advocacy. She was a journalist with a leading Malaysian daily, covering the environment and education scene before starting her own communications outfit that serviced various industries. Zeenee’s strength lies in bridging traditional and modern communication channels to enhance visibility and get the message across to the right people. She also volunteers with NGOs, engaging value-based education outreach programmes to lower income communities.
Keshia is part of the Communications team and manages Arrow's website and online resource centre, e-newsletters and social media. She was previously a journalist and web copy editor at The Sun Daily where she edited local and foreign news articles for the newspaper's website and managed its social media channels. As a journalist, she has covered issues ranging from general news, politics and business to lifestyle, entertainment and community-centric stories. She holds a degree in Communications with a major in Journalism. She went on to pursue her Masters in Communication where she wrote her thesis on the Malaysian media's portrayal of foreign domestic workers and its effect on public perception. She is excited to be venturing into the women's rights arena, a field she has always been passionate about.
Evelynne is a Programme Officer with the Communications team at ARROW, working predominantly on Publications. She holds a Masters degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science in Gender, Media and Culture Studies where she wrote her thesis on how social media has been used by LGBT audiences to influence the subversion of heteronormativity in mainstream television in the United States. She previously worked for three years as the Communications Officer at the All Women’s Action Society (AWAM), which gave her a strong grounding on issues surrounding feminism, women’s rights, and gender equality, with particular emphasis on the areas of gender-based violence and the politicisation of ethnicity and religion. During her time at AWAM, she was part of several project teams that worked to create spaces for youth in which they were able to come up with projects and creative solutions on issues surrounding gender equality.
Fara started her journey as a volunteer in the field of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in 2016 and found her passion by doing outreach work for Negeri Sembilan Family Planning Association (NSFPA) while she was studying. She continued her involvement in Sexual Reproductive Health by actively volunteering for Selangor and Wilayah Persekutuan Family Reproductive Health Association (SWP FReHA) and the Federation of Reproductive Health Association Malaysia (FRHAM) and was trained as a peer educator in 2017. She engages in different human rights issues too as she believes the issues of SRHR intersects with other pressing issues like child rights, refugee rights and poverty. She started a platform called For Youth Initiative Kuala Lumpur (FYIKL) which focuses on online SRHR advocacy.