Working with people based on why you’re doing what you do is a powerful catalyst for any working relationship. It also means that a diversity of opinions are always on the table, which makes for a better end product.
Trained as a sociologist, Ren loves cultural stories and believes in the inherent value of diversity for its own sake. She also loves great pants, and always travels with a camera.
Yvonne travels by living through the essence of a place. She is passionate about what she believes in and hopes to inspire a better world. There is no day that she doesn’t make someone smile and laugh. She always travels with enough space to buy a souvenir with an inspiring story.
Trained in Design Communications, Naz also teaches in the Fashion programme at LASALLE College of the Arts. With a passion grounded on intention, she loves to create – always with meaning and purpose. She believes that the heart of a city is in its local markets, and finds pockets of joy in everyday moments.
With a passion for textile and product development, May Ee enjoys the process of turning ideas into physical products. She finds delight in discovering the hidden beauty and wisdom through the journey of finding her way. When she’s not traveling and embracing new cultures, she is an avid lover of art and coffee.
Inspired by the memories of growing up with people of various cultural backgrounds, Dev is passionate about traveling and learning. She believes strongly that one should live each day to its fullest, and the key to that is embracing happiness and positivity.
A lover of mountains, sea, and sushi, Farisia is a creative whose main mediums include photography and calligraphy. She believes in the value of all voices, and is inspired by social justice movements and the way light touches walls.
With a love for things of the old, Chua finds enjoyment in the nostalgic routines of listening to songs from the past — especially those from the 80s and 90s. When he’s not spending time with his family, he likes to travel and take in a world of another culture.
Sonica runs an ethical design and sourcing consultancy that connects socially motivated designers and companies with artisans. A veritable force of nature, she is a trained fashion designer, industry thought leader and natural, passionate connector with a zest for life, especially ice cream.
Mukul is an internationally published Indian photojournalist. He believes that experience is the prime entity that provokes human growth, and thus creates one’s individuality. His love for telling these thought-provoking stories through photographs has lead him to be on the road for over 2 years now.