Mohani Niza is an editor, writer and activist based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She graduated with a degree in journalism. In 2010, she interned at a news company where she was subsequently hired. She has covered everything from lifestyle stories, to business, to floods and to public transportation issues – among other topics. She now works as an online writer for a publishing company, focusing on issues such as healthcare as well as the energy sector in Asia. She also has 10 years of advocacy experience in the Malaysian women’s rights field, working with key activists and civil society organisations. Her main areas of focus include increasing the number of women in politics and in other high-level decision-making levels, as well as eradicating violence against women (VAW), especially sexual harassment. In 2015, she was selected to participate in the YSEALI Women’s Leadership Workshop program by the U.S. government. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, reading and traveling solo.
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