Capacity Development Program Manager
Nadiah is a freelance journalist, communications specialist and project manager from Malaysia. She has a wide experience of conservation and previously worked at World Wide Fund for Nature Malaysia, Animal Projects & Environmental Education Malaysia and Earthworm Foundation. She believes that an interdisciplinary approach to knowledge is a fantastic thing, and her writings focus on the intersection of science with culture and nature. Her work has been featured in VICE (Motherboard), Public Radio International, Scidev.net, and New Naratif, among others.
In 2021, she served as scriptwriter for a live puppet show featuring music and local and Indigenous folktales on the environment from Malaysia titled, ‘ASLI – Resonance in Our Roots’. From 2020 – 2022, she was Project Director at Internews, an international media development non-profit where she managed a project called Suara Masyarakat (Community Voices). The project aimed to strengthen the capacity of Malaysian media as a key actor in promoting good governance, transparency and accountability through high quality investigative, data, mobile journalism, and citizen journalism training. Suara Masyarakat also focused on amplifying the voices of underrepresented voices in the media such as women, minorities, Indigenous and marginalized groups.