ZafigoX 2017 — What Our Speakers Have To Say, Day 2 [VIDEO]

Get To Know Our Day 2 ZafigoX Speakers

Manal al-Sharif, Author & Columnist

One of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people, Manal is a permanent voice advocating for women’s rights and empowerment in the Muslim and Arab world, campaigning for #Women2Drive and #IAmMyOwnGuardian to end male guardianship in her country. Manal tells it like it is in her talk, Drive Your Own Destiny.

Jin Jeong, Solo Cyclist

Jin has cycled through 67 countries in North America, Latin America, Africa, Europ, the middle East, Central Asia and South East Asia. And all without going back home for six years. That’s over 67,000 kilometres. Jin shares the highlights in her talk; 6 Years, 67 Countries, 62,000 KMs, 5 Continents, 1 Girl – What I’ve Learned Cycling The World..

Deborah Chan, Travel Writer

Deborah is behind the Ardent Traveler, a travel site focused on sustainable travel, unique accommodations and personalities in the travel industry. Deb’s writing has appeared in multiple publications and at ZafigoX she shares her own experience on leaving the big city in Stepping Up & Moving Out – What It Takes To Make A Difference.

Kelly Lewis, Founder, Go! Girl Guides

Kelly is a women’s travel writer, speaker, founder of Go! Girl GuidesWomen’s Travel Fest, and boutique women’s tour company, Damesly. A world traveller who’s been to over 70 countries and counting, Kelly is most passionate about empowering women to see the world. Kelly offers advice and shares her journey so far in her talk, How I Built A Business In Travel.

Chrys, Founder, Women Digital Nomads

Two and a half years ago, Chrys decided to leave her advertising career behind. Now, she works a completely location independent as a digital nomad and runs Women Digital Nomads, one of the most popular websites about working remotely. Chrys shares her journey on becoming a digital nomad in her talk, In Pursuit Of Happiness – Why I Left Singapore To Become A Digital Nomad.

Nelleisa Omar, Founder, The Godmothers

Nell and her best friend founded clothing line, The Godmothers, after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The brand’s apparel carries messages of strength and hope while spreading cancer awareness. Nell get candid about what is to truly live in her talk, When You Think Cancer Stops You From Life.

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Zafigo is dedicated to the woman traveller, offering tips, guides and insights to make travel – be it for work or leisure – better, safer and more interesting. Focusing on selected cities in Asia and the Middle East, we also serve as a platform and community for women to share their experiences and knowledge with fellow travellers.

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