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

Registration
To register to attend the talk, please visit:

Note:
- 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.
- The briefing email will be sent to you after your registration. If you do not receive it in your inbox, kindly check your junk/spam mail.
- The talk is free-of-charge.
- All are welcome.

Closing Date
18 Aug 2024, Sunday

Max. No. of Participants
80 pax

Enquiries
For enquiries, contact Kerry Pereira at kerry@nss.org.sg.

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.