Meet the Do Good Team Do Good 2019-03-29T13:12:51+00:00
Emeritus Professor Dato’ Abang Abdullah Abang Ali
Abang Abdullah is an Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, President of the Malaysian Society of Engineering & Technology & Chairman, Board of Advisers, World Assembly of Muslim Youth, Malaysia. He was the President, Federation of Engineering Institutions of Islamic Countries & Institution of Engineers, Malaysia. He was a Fellow, Institution of Civil Engineers, United Kingdom & Honorary Adviser, Malaysian Building Association, Malaysia. He is an Honorary Fellow, ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations, Honorary Member (Academician), Engineering Academy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, & Adviser, Saudi Council of Engineers. Active in voluntary work to help the poor & downtrodden, he strongly believes that the world can be made a better place for all, if only we agree to return to the good universal principles & moral values.
Farwina is a Tamil Muslim, whose name originates from the word Parveen/ Parvin which means the Pleiades (constellation of stars). She is the President of MIZAN and the Manager of HIKMAH, Wilayah Persekutuan. An active instagrammer, xenophile and chummy. Passionately advocates for unity; believing that there is strength in diversity, that can only be achieved through mutual respect and understanding, and fiercely advocates for women’s rightful position in society and that women are built with all the potential to bring out the best in humanity.
Mastura, an Accountant by training, is responsible in crunching numbers and transforming digits into easy-to-read, meaningful reports. Mastura believes that changing the world must begin with the change in our own self. She loves traveling the world and traversing the nature to explore new discoveries, learn new things and meet new people. Based on her personality test, Mastura is people-oriented and friendly but colleagues and friends often see her as a woman who is mysterious and aloof.
Syuaib, who works best from behind the scene, is Do Good’s Research and Publication Executive. A graduate with double majors in both the fields of religious study and biotechnology, he is also the Vice President for Malaysian Association of Youth Harmony, leading the movement of over 2,000 youths nationwide. He is also actively participating in other NGOs and engaging various civil society groups, holding the firm belief that a combination of universal values together with regular and social media engagements is the key for a better world.
Prof Dr Amriah Buang
Dr. Amriah Buang B.A. (Malaya), M.A. (Massey), Ph.D. (Manchester) was a Professor in Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, who seeks to contribute to the democratization of knowledge. Mindful of the Islamic Khaldunian heritage in the genesis of modern social sciences and humanities, she strives to bring the non-secular conversation back in studying, understanding and addressing the human conditions. An ardent believer in integrated, contextualised and holistic understanding of societies and civilizations, her research interests span economic, ethnological, ecological, development and gender issues and challenges. She has three decades of experience in social activism and is currently the Presiden of IMAN (Interactive Muslimah Association). She is the founder of Negara Kita Tanggung Jawab Kita (Our Country Our Responsibility), a platform that seeks to bring Malaysians into the forefront of responsible nation stewardship.
Nadiah is a Digital Content Producer with previous experience in advertising and media production. Getting the opportunity to be part of DoGood is something new and challenging for her. She believes that good content is not storytelling, it’s telling your story well. She believes in her dreams and works hard for it. Really love to travel around the world to see other cultures and the other side of the world. To her, life is not where you go, but about what you experience along the way.
Abdul Hakim Abd Jalil
A simple and calm person, Abdul Hakim is a Research and Publication Executive. He is an M.A. graduate from Universiti Sains Malaysia in Southeast Asian History and a graduate in B.A. (Hons) in History and Civilization from International Islamic University Malaysia. Having a deep passion for learning and reading about the history of the past, he is a man who thinks about how to apply the knowledge for the future. Outside of the office, he spends time as a committed educator to the society and a loving husband to a wife. Actively involved in motivation and humanitarian works, Abdul Hakim is enthusiastic about sharing kindness, and strongly believes that there is no great success without pleasure and enthusiasm!
Nurul joined the team in February 2019, carrying some 13 years of experience in doing research writing and advisory, data analysis, knowledge management and market research. Describing herself as passionately curious, she firmly believes in the power of passion in doing something. Being passionate in either work or hobby will always result in something good, if not great. A great believer in doing good to everyone without prejudice, and working without being selective.