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Wednesday, August 30
 

3:30pm PDT

"Travel Beauty: Bring Your Entire Cosmetics Wardrobe Everywhere" with Tengku Zai

A beauty junkie and constant traveller, Tengku Zai was once Beauty Editor of the Malaysian edition of the world’s leading glossies including Harper’s BAZAAR and ELLE. Today, she still works closely with numerous local and international beauty brands in her new role as a beauty KOL and Manager at a beauty e-commerce platform. She is also the Content Manager and Sub-Editor of Zafigo.

Date: August 30, 2017

Location: Batu Ferringhi Meeting Room

Time: 3:30pm-4:15pm

Number of pax: Up to 30

Duration: 45 minutes

Price: FREE (ZafigoX attendees) and USD18 (approx RM75) (non-attendees)

To register
 (for non-attendees), click here.

This quick workshop will show you how to look fly from before your feet even hit the tarmac. While the key focus is on how to pack according to where you’re travelling to, and based on what your skin will likely need according to your skin type, it will also include tips on sourcing for products that do double duty. Aside from that, you can get any and all of your burning beauty queries answered right there and then. 


Workshop Leaders/Activities
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Tengku Zai

Beauty Editor, Travel Beauty: Bring Your Entire Cosmetics Wardrobe Everywhere
A beauty junkie and constant traveller, Tengku Zai was once Beauty Editor of the Malaysian edition of the world’s leading glossies including Harper’s BAZAAR and ELLE. Today, she still works closely with numerous local and international beauty brands in her new role as a beauty... Read More →



Wednesday August 30, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm PDT
Batu Ferringhi Meeting Room, Royale Chulan Penang

3:30pm PDT

"Cross-Border Cycling: What & How You Need To Prepare For Your Your Ultimate Biking Trip" with Jin Jeong

Jin's dream is to see the universe. But, she decided to see the earth first by bicycle. Many people have told her that it's impossible to do so from the beginning; especially because she is a woman travelling alone. Despite the odds, she trusted her dream and herself, and has since cycled through 67 countries in North America, Latin America, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and South East Asia. And all without going back home for six years! Jin has cycled more than 67,000 kilometres so far

Date: August 30, 2017

Location: Tanjung Bungah Meeting Room

Time: 3:30pm-5pm

Number of pax: Up to 30

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Price: FREE (ZafigoX attendees) and USD18 (approx RM75) (non-attendees)

To register
 (for non-attendees), click here.

In this workshop, Jin Jeong will take you through the 10 things you need to know so that you can start your bicycle trip anytime.

1. How to prepare for a bicycle trip - choosing your bicycle, camping gear, route etc
2. Preparing for visas and crossing borders
3. How much money you need
4. How to manage your financials
5. How to carry money with you safely
6. What you need to know to maintain and repair your bicycle on the road
7. Where to sleep while traveling on a bicycle
8. How much distance you can and should cycle each day
9. How to stay safe on the road
10. The most important thing to know before you start



Speakers, Panellists & Moderat...
avatar for Jin Jeong

Jin Jeong

Speaker, Solo Cyclist
Jin's dream was going to the universe. But then, she decided to see the earth first by bicycle. Many people have told her that it's impossible to do so from the beginning; especially because she is a woman travelling alone.Despite the odds, she trusted her dream and herself, and has... Read More →

Workshop Leaders/Activities
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Jin Jeong

Solo Cyclist, Cross-Border Cycling: What & How You Need To Prepare For The Ultimate Biking Trip
Jin's dream is to see the universe. But, she decided to see the earth first by bicycle. Many people have told her that it's impossible to do so from the beginning; especially because she is a woman travelling alone. Despite the odds, she trusted her dream and herself, and has since... Read More →



Wednesday August 30, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
Tanjung Bungah Meeting Room, Royale Chulan Penang

3:30pm PDT

"Self-Defence For The Female Traveller" with Ann 'Athena' Osman & Emily Barner

Emily is the Co-Founder of The Borneo Tribal Squad MMA. As women, they understand the potential dangers that travel can pose to the female wanderer or even in daily situations at home. Together, they’ve come up with a relevant self-defense programme to increase one’s self-awareness.

Meanwhile, Ann is a locally-renowned mixed martial artist. She’s also an entrepreneur and head of an adventure travel company called Travel Rites as well as her own fitness business, Fitness Rites.

Date: August 31, 2017

Location: Royale Ballroom

Time: 3:30pm-5:30pm

Number of pax: Up to 30

Duration: 2 hours

Price: FREE (ZafigoX attendees) and USD25 (approx RM100) (non-attendees)

We no longer live in a safe society. On a daily basis, either in the media or first hand from people we know, we hear about break-ins, theft, robbery, assaults, rape, attacks and other violent crimes. Participants will learn practical advice, tips and techniques to help them protect themselves in their daily lives in a variety of situations, including travelling at home and abroad, as well as daily situations such as going to and from the office. The first half hour of this workshop is a talk on protection tips while the remainder of the class is a hands-on learning experience. All participants should come in comfortable clothing, prepared for an active session. Everyone is encouraged to have a towel and water as well. 


 


Workshop Leaders/Activities
avatar for Ann Osman

Ann Osman

Mixed Martial Artist, Self-Defence For The Female Traveller
Ann is a locally-renowned mixed martial artist. She’s also an entrepreneur and head of an adventure travel company called Travel Rites as well as her own fitness business, Fitness Rites. Meanwhile, Emily is the Co-Founder of The Borneo Tribal Squad MMA. As women, they understand... Read More →
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Emily Barner

Co-Founder: The Borneo Tribal Squad MMA, Self-Defence For The Female Traveller
Emily is the Co-Founder of The Borneo Tribal Squad MMA. As women, they understand the potential dangers that travel can pose to the female wanderer or even in daily situations at home. Together, they’ve come up with a relevant self-defense programme to increase one’s self-awareness.Meanwhile... Read More →



Wednesday August 30, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm PDT
Royale Ballroom, Royale Chulan Penang
 
Thursday, August 31
 

3:30pm PDT

"Finding Remote Work: How To Start Into Your Location Independent Lifestyle" with Chrys Tan

Two and a half years ago, Chrys decided to leave her advertising career behind to run her business online. Since then she lives and works completely location independent as a Digital Nomad. Besides running Women Digital Nomads, one of the most popular websites about working remotely, she also runs several niche affiliate sites and is constantly on the lookout for her next online business idea

Date: August 31, 2017

Location: Batu Ferringhi Meeting Room

Time: 3:30pm-5pm

Number of pax: Up to 30

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Price: FREE (ZafigoX attendees) and USD18 (approx RM75) (non-attendees)

To register
 (for non-attendees), click here.

This workshop is for those who are thinking of working remotely - from home, in cafes, or while traveling the world - but don't know where to begin or how to find a location-independent job. You will learn about the benefits of working remotely, types of remote work, ways to find remote work, running your business online, why you should consider passive incomes, how to be productive and efficient while working remotely, and tools you'll need to work remotely effectively. Bring along a notebook and pen.


Speakers, Panellists & Moderat...
avatar for Chrys Tan

Chrys Tan

Speaker, Founder: Women Digital Nomads
Two and a half years ago, Chrys decided to leave her advertising career behind to run her business online. Since then she lives and works completely location independent as a Digital Nomad. Besides running Women Digital Nomads, one of the most popular websites about working remotely... Read More →

Workshop Leaders/Activities
avatar for Chrys Tan

Chrys Tan

Founder of Women Digital Nomads, Finding Remote Work: How To Start Into Your Location Independent Lifestyle
Two and a half years ago, Chrys decided to leave her advertising career behind to run her business online. Since then she lives and works completely location independent as a Digital Nomad. Besides running Women Digital Nomads, one of the most popular websites about working remotely... Read More →



Thursday August 31, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm PDT
Batu Ferringhi Meeting Room, Royale Chulan Penang

3:30pm PDT

"Self-Defence For The Female Traveller" with Ann 'Athena' Osman & Emily Barner

Emily is the Co-Founder of The Borneo Tribal Squad MMA. As women, they understand the potential dangers that travel can pose to the female wanderer or even in daily situations at home. Together, they’ve come up with a relevant self-defense programme to increase one’s self-awareness.

Meanwhile, Ann is a locally-renowned mixed martial artist. She’s also an entrepreneur and head of an adventure travel company called Travel Rites as well as her own fitness business, Fitness Rites.

Date: August 31, 2017

Location: Royale Ballroom

Time: 3:30pm-5:30pm

Number of pax: Up to 30

Duration: 2 hours

Price: FREE (ZafigoX attendees) and USD25 (approx RM100) (non-attendees)

We no longer live in a safe society. On a daily basis, either in the media or first hand from people we know, we hear about break-ins, theft, robbery, assaults, rape, attacks and other violent crimes. Participants will learn practical advice, tips and techniques to help them protect themselves in their daily lives in a variety of situations, including travelling at home and abroad, as well as daily situations such as going to and from the office. The first half hour of this workshop is a talk on protection tips while the remainder of the class is a hands-on learning experience. All participants should come in comfortable clothing, prepared for an active session. Everyone is encouraged to have a towel and water as well. 


 



Workshop Leaders/Activities
avatar for Ann Osman

Ann Osman

Mixed Martial Artist, Self-Defence For The Female Traveller
Ann is a locally-renowned mixed martial artist. She’s also an entrepreneur and head of an adventure travel company called Travel Rites as well as her own fitness business, Fitness Rites. Meanwhile, Emily is the Co-Founder of The Borneo Tribal Squad MMA. As women, they understand... Read More →
avatar for Emily Barner

Emily Barner

Co-Founder: The Borneo Tribal Squad MMA, Self-Defence For The Female Traveller
Emily is the Co-Founder of The Borneo Tribal Squad MMA. As women, they understand the potential dangers that travel can pose to the female wanderer or even in daily situations at home. Together, they’ve come up with a relevant self-defense programme to increase one’s self-awareness.Meanwhile... Read More →



Thursday August 31, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm PDT
Royale Ballroom, Royale Chulan Penang

3:30pm PDT

"Travel Safe, Travel Smart, Travel Now: A Private Session" with Kudsia Kahar, Priscilla Patrick & Özge Elif Özer

No strangers to travelling, these three women have collectively explored over 60 countries spread over seven continents. What that really means is that they are an endless trove of travel and other tales. From harrowing to delightful, these women share stories of what it’s like being a woman on the road, and most importantly, how to stay safe while you’re on it.

Date: August 31, 2017

Location: George Town Meeting Room

Time: 3:30pm-6:30pm

Number of pax: Up to 30

Duration: 3 hours

Price: FREE (ZafigoX attendees) and USD18 (approx RM75) (non-attendees)

To register
 (for non-attendees), click here.

True travel experiences you have to hear to believe. Some scary, some funny, but altogether 100 per cent authentic. All of which are meant to help you Travel Safe, Travel Smart, Travel Now. There will also be a sharing session to this activity, which means it is a closed-door event, where you will find no men, no cameras, no recording and no boundaries. 



Speakers, Panellists & Moderat...
avatar for Kudsia Kahar

Kudsia Kahar

Moderator & Workshop Leader, Co-founder & CEO of Kudsia+Co
Kudsia's name is synonymous with the success and growth of the commercial radio industry in Malaysia. She has over 25 years of experience as a broadcaster under her belt, and was at the helm of top Malaysian stations such as Hitz.FM, ERA, Sinar FM and THR. Kudsia Kahar remains the... Read More →
avatar for Özge Elif Özer

Özge Elif Özer

Speaker, Consultant & Traveller
Elif decided to leave the little town of Erzurum in the eastern Turkey when she was 17 to escape the bubble run by patriarchy. Since then, she has lived in six different countries and travelled across over 30 more. She believes that travelling alone is empowering and that it makes... Read More →

Workshop Leaders/Activities
avatar for Priscilla Patrick

Priscilla Patrick

Traveller, Photographer & Explorer, Travel Safe, Travel Smart, Travel Now: A Private Session with Kudsia Kahar, Priscilla Patrick & Özge Elif Özer
You may not recognise her face straight away, but the second she speaks, you'll know her voice instantly. She is Priscilla Patrick, and her friends and former colleagues dub her the Queen of All Highways. Chances are, you've heard her telling you what roads to avoid and why. A certified... Read More →
avatar for Özge Elif Özer

Özge Elif Özer

Consultant & Traveller, Travel Safe, Travel Smart, Travel Now: A Private Session with Kudsia Kahar, Priscilla Patrick & Özge Elif Özer
Elif decided to leave her little town in the eastern of part of Turkey when she was 17 to escape the bubble run by patriarchy. Since then she has lived in 6 different countries and travelled across over 30. She believes traveling alone is empowering and it makes you question everything... Read More →



Thursday August 31, 2017 3:30pm - 6:00pm PDT
George Town Meeting Room, Royale Chulan Penang