October 29, 2016

Social Innovation By Design

Social Innovation By Design

Social Innovation by Design, an exciting topic in our 7th Knowledge sharing session, witnessed a personal and profoundly inspirational presentation by former banker turned social entrepreneur Sasibai Kimis founder of earthheir.com. Her tireless efforts and personal hands on dedication to the creation and preservation of traditional crafts and heritage art forms are truly amazing.

Fellow panelist Dr Joyce Yee author, designer and co-founder of Desiap.org gracefully shared her ambitious vision of creating a platform for the community of practitioners and professionals working in this vibrant, diverse and amazing initiatives within the Social Innovation space in this Asia Pacific region. An incredible effort to say the least.

rekanegara and the engaging audience were truly honoured by your heart warming presentations, and to you, our esteemed panel of speakers, Sasi and Joyce, rekanegara would like to express our sincere-most appreciation for ever so willing to accept our invitation in sharing your journey with us.

Once again, a big thank you to everyone present especially the creative community, students, lecturers, designers, friends and everyone for attending this humbling event.Your engagement, questions and opinions are highly valued and appreciated.

Special thanks goes out again to our moderator extraordinaire Dr Russ. To Kementerian Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi (MOSTI) and Majlis Rekabentuk Malaysia (MRM) a big thank you for your unwavering support.

Not forgetting our most supportive venue sponsor Segaris AC in Publika (Dr Baha, Prof Jalaini, Prof Ramlan and especially Anuar and team) Fauzi Yusoff of VGAV for the awesome poster and to Ida Mandarin Azhar for initiating the delicious kueh.

We would also like to acknowledge our gratitude to our creative community advocator Azizul Abdul Latif for being present and to co founder Shukri Rifaie for being present in spirit while busy fighting the waves in Bali.

We hope everyone had a good time being inspired and will continue to be engaged with rekanegara in the coming future.

In Brief

Social innovation, is characterised by the capacity to address social needs; the empowerment of groups and individuals; and the willingness to change social relations which is often presented as a way to increase the quality of social services and their cost-effectiveness, offering equivalent, if not superior, outcomes despite considerable challenges.

rekanegara is very proud to present two of the nation's most influential social innovators and entrepreneurs Sasibai Kimis and Dr Joyce Yee to share their most meaningful journey with us in our next 7th knowledge sharing session.

Join us on Saturday the 30th July 2016 in Segaris AC Publika and be inspired by their relentless efforts to passionately make a real difference.