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Wednesday, August 30 • 11:35am - 12:30pm
"Women & Independent Travel: The Greatest Challenges & Why We Should Do It Anyway" - Moderated by Anita Ahmad

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Once upon a time not so long ago, women rarely travelled on their own. But as women joined the workforce and took up jobs which required them to become mobile, many had to learn to negotiate the many challenges of being a woman on the road. Either out of necessity or curiosity, more women are overcoming these challenges simply because the rewards are too tempting. But there remain many where the fear of independent travel remains very real and limiting. Our panellists discuss what are the challenges of travel for women and how to beat them.

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Featured panellists: Dr. Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore, Kelly Lewis & Chrys Tan

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Anita Ahmad

Moderator, Travel & Be
Anita has spent the last 14 years working in the humanitarian and social development field and has so far travelled to 50 countries for both leisure and work. She has worked in conflict countries like Afghanistan, Iraq and Sudan despite knowing the risks. Anita travels to discover... Read More →

Wednesday August 30, 2017 11:35am - 12:30pm PDT
Royale Ballroom, Royale Chulan Penang

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