Alumna Nirmala Ramanujam, Interview on a Pandemic Punditry!

Alumna Dr. Nirmala Ramanujam (Class of ‘84) is a globally renowned leader in women’s healthcare. An innovator, entrepreneur and academic, she has earned a number of accolades, including Robert W. Carr Professor of Biomedical Engineering and faculty member in the Global Health Institute and the Department of Pharmacology & Cell Biology at Duke University, Director of the Center of Global Women's Health Technologies (GWHT) and founder of Zenalux Biomedical Inc. and Calla...


Alumna Isabelle Brouwers – First Artist at English National Ballet!

Isabelle Brouwers, Class of 2011 Current Profession: Artist, English National Ballet Attended: The Royal Ballet School and English National Ballet School   What has been your journey since you left GIS? I left GIS in 2008 to train professionally as a ballerina. I completed my GCSEs whilst at the Royal Ballet School in London, and then in 2011, I joined the English National Ballet School and continued my A Level studies privately. I was very fortunate to be offered a contract to...


Food Feeding Project by Alumna Frances Helena!

Having recognised the challenges faced by fellow international students and Alumni at James Cook University in Australia, GIS Alumna (Class of 1999) Frances Helena Kelleway was recently recognised in a local Australian newspaper for her involvement in an initiative to support those who have been left with limited resources as a result of Covid-19. It was found that a number of international students and alumni at James Cook University in Queensland, where Helena is currently studying for...


Alumni Jason Yoong’s Amazon Fireside Chat with Slam Poet IN-Q!

Jason Yoong, 2006 GIS Alumni and graduate of the University of Southern California, recently conducted one of Amazon’s Fireside Chats, with none other than IN-Q (American Slam Poetry Champion, Oprah’s SuperSoul 100 Trailblazer and author of ‘Inquire Within.’) Here in the GIS Alumni office, we find ourselves drawn to IN-Q’s messages, which are powerful, providing words of encouragement particularly in the challenging times that we currently find ourselves in. Through his poetry,...


Healthcare-hero and GIS Alumna Jo-Yve Wong featured in Tatler!

Dr Jo-Yve Wong Belfast City Hospital NHS, UK   These past few weeks have been among some of the most challenging and emotional most of us have ever experienced: how the Covid-19 outbreak has changed our daily lives and the jarring impact it's had on everyone around the world. While it has shaken the way we live, it has also highlighted the beauty of uniting in humanity and generosity of kindness. As lockdown measures start to ease, remember to stay alert and continue with precautions...


Thanking all our Alumni Frontliners!

Recently we featured a number of different stories of GIS Alumni working in Healthcare and on the frontline of the current health emergency. As we move into different phases of the pandemic around the world, we continue to acknowledge the many sacrifices that healthcare professionals continue to make.   Dr Regina Oakes (1985) - Avista Adventist Hospital, Colorado Dr Lawrence Law (1998) - MO at Region of Peel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada  Dr Shawn Tan (2012) - Warwick...


A Malaysian Artist Under Lockdown in Italy!

Alumna Rebecca Wilkinson shared her diary during her Covid pandemic where she was not able to come back and was under lockdown in Italy - https://bit.ly/30nrfLC   “Each day, I note with relief and a subdued happiness that the number of deaths are coming down quite significantly in Italy, and that the numbers are staying low in Malaysia as well. I feel the same weariness I see on Malaysia’s impressive Director-General of Health Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham during his live...


Alumnus Taranjeet Singh – ‘100 Most Inspirational Linkedin Icons In Malaysia 2020’

More good news to be shared with our GIS Community - Our Alumnus Taranjeet Singh from Class of 1984 was recently selected as one of the ‘100 Most Inspirational Linkedin Icons In Malaysia 2020’.  Taranjeet Singh is highly knowledgeable in business and organisational transformation, performance improvement, value realisation and employee engagement exercises. With 25 years in the Management Consulting world, Taranjeet is the CEO of Quantum Steppe Advisory, a boutique Management...


Alumni Shaun Fendi Gan – I got into MIT!

Lately, we have been receiving great news from our Alumni in terms of their educational or professional journeys and we are truly proud of all our Alumni out there.  Recently, Shaun Fendi Gan from the Class of 2017, was accepted into MIT Sloan School of Management for their Business Analytics program. Currently, Shaun is in his final year of BSc Physics at Imperial College London and recently completed an internship at Maxis as an AI & Advanced Analytics Intern.    Why...


Alumna Alexandria Wilks – BSc in Immunology & Microbiology with First Class Honours!

Every year, we have many GIS Alumni graduating from various universities around the world. We are very proud of all their academic achievements across a wide range of disciplines. This week, we shine the spotlight on Alumna Alexandria Wilks (Class of 2016) . Alexandria has recently completed a Bachelor of Science in Immunology and Microbiology from Melbourne University with First Class Honours. Truly a fabulous achievement!   Alexandria, can you tell us more about your academic...