Online Talk: My Shark Conservation Journey

Date : 24 Aug 2024 - 24 Aug 2024
Time : 10am - 11am
Location : Online, Zoom

Open to the Public

Join Kathy of The Dorsal Effect as she shares about her journey from Secondary school history teacher to self-proclaimed shark conservationist through her work in ecotourism and fishery port research. Do sharks really matter? Come for the talk and find out for yourself!

Speaker: Ms Kathy Xu, Founder of The Dorsal Effect and Marine Conservation Group member

To register to attend the talk, please visit:

- Registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis.
- Participating non-members may sign up for NSS membership during or after the session.
- Registration will close earlier once the maximum number of participants is reached.
- Only confirmed participants will be contacted by email with more details.
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- The talk is free-of-charge.
- All are welcome.

Closing Date
18 Aug 2024, Sunday

Max. No. of Participants
80 pax

For enquiries, contact Kerry Pereira at

About the Speaker
Kathy Xu runs The Dorsal Effect, an eco-enterprise that provides alternative livelihood through tourism, for shark fishermen in Lombok, Indonesia. She conducts facilitation work for students on service-learning trips to Lombok, to get them to think deeply and widely about the complexity behind shark fishing issues. Being an adjunct lecturer in critical thinking in a few Institutions of Higher Learning in Singapore has broadened her perspective on various social and environmental justice issues. She obtained her Masters degree in Science Communication, a joint program between the National University of Singapore and Australian National University, and is passionate about conservation communication.