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Webinar | You Are Next: Empowering Creative Women

ResiliArt Debate organised by UNESCO Bangkok on 25 November 2020 13:30-17:00 (GMT+7)

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Published on 12.11.2020

To celebrate women’s creativity in digital creative industries, this virtual debate will bring together renowned artists and cultural professionals from around Asia to share their experiences, serving as a source of inspiration for new generations of women. Throughout the programme, participants will be invited to explore how the UNESCO | Sabrina Ho initiative “You Are Next: Empowering Creative Women” has contributed to improving creative women’s access to the digital sphere.

This ResiliArt debate will be structured around the following key themes:

  1. The Digital Creativity and Women Entrepreneurship
  2. The Gender Equality Policy for the Asia-Pacific Region

Panelists

Opening remarks

  • Audrey Azoulay, UNESCO Director- General
  • Sabrina Ho, CEO of Chiu Yeng Culture

Session 1: The Digital Creativity and Women Entrepreneurship

  • Ms. Niyoza Ayni, Project Manager of Digital Arts Academy (Tajikistan)
  • Ms. Nhung Nguyen, Musician and Sound Artist (Viet Nam)
  • Ms. Eeda Rijal, CEO and Co-Founder at SochWare (Nepal)
  • Ms. Khyati Trehan, Senior Communication Designer at IDEO (India)

Session 2 : The Gender Equality Policy in Asia Pacific

  • Ms. Dian Herdiany, Founder of Kampung Halaman Foundation (Indonesia)
  • Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Ha, Director of VICAS Art Studio (Viet Nam)
  • Ms. Jane Sloane, Senior Director of Women’s Empowerment Program at The Asia Foundation (United States)
  • Ms. Kay Poh Gek Vasey, Founder of The MeshMinds Foundation, Chief Connecting Officer at MeshMinds (Singapore)

Moderator

  • Ms. Xin Gu, Director of the Master of Cultural and Creative Industries at Monash University, UNESCO expert (China)

Closing remarks

For more information on the ResiliArt debate, see the concept note here.