Malaysians Name The Inspiring Women In Their Lives | WOW-Women Do Wonders

Published on 28 Mar 2017 5:39:41 PM

International Women's Day 2017 | Our month-long WOW-Women Do Wonders campaign continues with this compilation video of everyday Malaysians telling us about the most inspiring, influential and important women in their lives. #thestarwow

Among the women featured in this recording is Phoebe Tan, a solo touring cyclist who sent her message from Iran about the women she’s met over there. Tan is on a bicycling journey from Finland to Malaysia. Read about her here

Prof Dr Cheong Sok Ching, head of the Oral Cancer Research Group at Cancer Research Malaysia, pays tribute to her teenage daughter. You can also read about Dr Cheong’s research into potential treatments for oral cancer (by growing oral cancer cell lines in her lab) here

Paragliding athlete Nadiah Wafa credits Nicole Schmidt, an acro pilot champion at the World Air Games, for encouraging her into the world of extreme sports. Read more about Nadiah here and here