ASEAN Social Business Conference
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KEYNOTE AND PLRENARY SPEAKERS
Prof Dr. Arif Satria
Dr Arif Satria is the Rector of Institute Pertanian Bogor (IPB), or IPB University. He is a lecturer of FEMA IPB since 2010, after previously serving as a lecturer in the Department of Fisheries Social Economics. He also is an adviser to the Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries in 2012. Dr. Arif has been actively involved in drafting of marine and fishery policies since 2002, including the Fisheries Law 31/2004, the Revision of the Law on the Management of Coastal Areas and Small Islands, the Preparation of the Blue Economic Concept as well as a number of Government and Ministerial Regulations.
Ms Anja Juliah Abu Bakar
Patron at Malaysia Inclusive Entrepreneur Association; Former President at Chamber of Social Entrepreneur Development (CSED) Malaysia (2020-2022) a non-profit organization that was set up to improve the Social Entrepreneurship ecosystem in Malaysia
Founder at Sisterhood Alliance, an NGO which advocates social changes by empowering young girls with life skills.
Founder of Athena Holdings Sdn Bhd (formally known as Blubear Holdings Sdn Bhd) a social enterprise that empowers girls and gives them access to education through reusable sanitary pads.
Social Impact Consultant and Sustainability Director at Starlight Navigate Consulting, a boutique consulting, learning, and development firm dedicated to helping organizations, agencies, NGOs, and social enterprises to create positive change in society
Passionate in educating the community on the importance of social missions and social enterprise businesses.
She is a mentor for social entrepreneurs and an SDG advocate.
As a social entrepreneur, Anja was listed as Malaysia's Top 10 Female Social Entrepreneurs in 2016; represented Malaysia at the Social Enterprise Forum 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden; a recipient of STAR Malaysia Golden Heart Awards in 2017 and was invited to the White House in Washington DC in 2019 for her work in women economics empowerment by Ms. Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President of the United State of America.