Ms. Shahnaz Al-Sadat is an advocate of education and the development and growth of Malaysia. She is currently the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Arise Asia Sdn Bdh. Arise Asia is an organization that works to offer opportunities focusing on taken and education, to individuals and institutions, that will alleviate social disparities. Shahnaz has over 20 years of corporate and government experience that she uses to pursue her passion in the education sector. Her belief in the power of education is evident through her active participation on various boards of education and other such related entities, Teach for Malaysia, Yayasan AMIR, PINTAR Foundation, and MINDA.