MARYAM LEE

PROJECT OFFICER

 

BACKGROUND

10 years of activism championing, protecting, and advocating for Human Rights. Experienced and competent Project Officer for non-profit organizations and regional networks of social movements.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Author of Unveiling Choice (2019)

Founder of Malaysia-Indonesia Social Collective (2019)

Board of Directorat Pusat Sejarah Rakyat (2018)

Festival organizer for Pesta Puisi Kita (2017), Pesta Filem Kita (2016), and Festival Idearaya (2015)

 

CORE SKILLS

  • Research and Analytics
  • Program Design, Management, and Implementation
  • Organizing Local, Regional, and International Forums, Events, Festivals
  • Website Management and Security
  • Digital Filming and Organizing, Management of Online Materials
  • Report Writing and Visualization of Data
  • Listening and Negotiation
  • Leadership
  • Knowledgeable about important issues
  • Multilingual: English, Malay, Mandarin

 

CONTACT

Mobile: (+06) 18 222 6697

Email: hello[at]maryamlee.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

PROJECT OFFICER

THE IO FOUNDATION – www.TheIOFoundation.org | 2019 – present

  • Project Officer for Business and Human Rights in Tech (Malaysia)
  • Initiate, organise and maintain engagement with relevant stakeholders in government agencies, civil society organisations, and corporations.
  • Design, draft and draw support for policy briefs on BHR for Tech companies in Malaysia.
  • Submission of monthly and quarterly reports

 

PROJECT COORDINATOR

PROJEK DIALOG | 2015 – 2018

Implementation of Article 19’s project on promoting Freedom of Expression and Religious Beliefs in Malaysia

Engagement with the public on social media on the topic of FOE/RB

Dialogues with state authorities, religious departments, and grassroots NGOs across different religious faiths and beliefs

General administrative tasks and submission of final reports

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

 

UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA

Bachelor of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) (Hons.) | 2011 – 2015

UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA

Foundation in Teaching English as a Second Language | 2010 – 2011

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

FemParl 2019 Elect. Engage. Empower.

New Delhi, India | 2019

Taiwan Foundation for Democracy’s Workshop on Combating Disinformation

Taipei, Taiwan | 2018

Media Meets Message. USC School of Cinematic Arts

Los Angeles, USA | 2017

COCONET South East Asia Digital Rights Camp

Yogyakarta, Indonesia | 2017