Dr. Noor Affizan

FRCOphth (UK), MMED Ophth (SG), MBBS (UK), BSc (UK)

 

 

Noor is an eye doctor and advocate for personal development and social contribution, based in Brunei.

Her 3 passions are:

EMPOWERMENT

Speaking at schools and organisations, Noor combines passion and storytelling to inspire ambition and self-belief.

DEVELOPMENT

Noor promotes national development through the sharing of ideas and opportunities to help meet Brunei’s future goals.

HEALTH CARE

Restoring sight as a specialist eye doctor, Noor represents Brunei on the ASEAN Ophthalmology Society.

Initiatives:

@youcanlead.bn

You Can Lead BN is a new online platform to help Bruneians discover their potential.

It highlights the best personal and professional development opportunities from around the world.

Opportunities listed

Journal:

Future Ready You – Cosmo College

So impressed with the vision and direction of the teachers and CEO of Cosmopolitan College. It was such a pleasure to speak with their students and also discuss their future plans for youth in Brunei.  The talk titled, 'Future Ready You' was a follow on from one of...

read more

Daring Greatly – Yayasan SHHB School

Thank you so much to Sekolah Menengah Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah for the invitation to speak to Year 10 and 11 students. I shared ideas on what it takes to break through various barriers to success. This included tools on mental toughness, purpose and...

read more

Brunei Young Leaders Convention 2019

After being a participant at last year's BYLC, this year I was invited as a mentor and speaker. I was able to share the vision for my latest initiative, You Can Lead, an online platform that promotes personal and professional development opportunities from around the...

read more

Dear Future, I Am Ready – SMALHB

If you could you write the story of your life, how would it go? What challenges would you overcome and how many lives would you touch?  Sometimes, it's easy to forget we are writing our life's story with each day that passes. This open and interactive session on the...

read more

10Km Run For Life

Thrilled to run my first ever 10k race on Sunday: Run for Life. The event was organised by the Brunei Anaesthesiologist Society at RIPAS Hospital and raised proceeds for the RIPAS Hospital Fund and to support the upcoming anaesthesiology congress in September....

read more

Careers in Medicine Panel

It's always a privilege to return to my school and college, Maktab Sains. This time to help 6th form students gain greater insight on choosing medicine or dentistry as a profession. Alongside several UBD medical and dental undergraduates, we held a panel discussion...

read more

2019 National Youth Congress

So happy to have played a part in the 2019 National Youth Congress moderating a panel discussion for leaders in youth participation and a dialogue session between Cabinet and Deputy Ministers. It’s been amazing to see how much everyone came together to make the event...

read more

Conversation on Digital Change

Hosted by Mr Robert Mcdougall, Acting High Commissioner of Canada to Brunei, this was an evening discussion on digital change and women equality.   Events are being held across the world as part of this year's Women Deliver conference - the largest global event of its...

read more

Teacher’s Leadership Talk at SMALHB

Excited to be back at SMALHB for an interactive session on leadership and teamwork in the workplace. I was invited by the school's Professional Development, Counselling and Intervention Unit and was fortunate to spend time discussing their programme beforehand. I was...

read more

Rising Strong – Cafehoppers Session

Thanks to everyone who joined for this fun and thoughtful Cafehoppers session. We discussed tools for managing stresses and setbacks, touching on emotional intelligence and kindness in leadership. At the end of the session, I challenged each of the participants to...

read more

Yseali Brunei Meet-up

Really enjoyed myself at this meet-up and networking session, hosted by Yseali (Young Southeast Asian Leader Initiative) Brunei. Although we all come from different fields, we share a common goal of improving our community through dialogue and social initiatives....

read more

Community Workshop on Braille and Mobility

Proud to be a part of this collaboration between Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Ministry of Health (Ophthalmology Dept), Ministry of Education (Special Educations Unit) and Brunei Darussalam National Association for the Blind (BDNAB). The event raises...

read more

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DR. NOOR AFFIZAN

Noor is an eye doctor and advocate for personal development and social contribution, based in Brunei.

Her 3 Passions Are:

EMPOWERMENT

Speaking at schools and organisations, Noor combines passion and storytelling to inspire ambition and self-belief.

DEVELOPMENT

Noor promotes national development through the sharing of ideas and opportunities to help meet Brunei’s future goals.

HEALTH CARE

Restoring sight as a specialist eye doctor, Noor represents Brunei on the ASEAN Ophthalmology Society.

Initiatives

You Can Lead is a new online platform to help connect young Bruneians with personal and professional development opportunities from around the world.

Opportunities listed

Future Ready You – Cosmo College

Future Ready You – Cosmo College

So impressed with the vision and direction of the teachers and CEO of Cosmopolitan College. It was such a pleasure to speak with their students and also discuss their future plans for youth in Brunei.  The talk titled, 'Future Ready You' was a follow on from one of...

read more
Daring Greatly – Yayasan SHHB School

Daring Greatly – Yayasan SHHB School

Thank you so much to Sekolah Menengah Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah for the invitation to speak to Year 10 and 11 students. I shared ideas on what it takes to break through various barriers to success. This included tools on mental toughness, purpose and...

read more
Brunei Young Leaders Convention 2019

Brunei Young Leaders Convention 2019

After being a participant at last year's BYLC, this year I was invited as a mentor and speaker. I was able to share the vision for my latest initiative, You Can Lead, an online platform that promotes personal and professional development opportunities from around the...

read more
Dear Future, I Am Ready – SMALHB

Dear Future, I Am Ready – SMALHB

If you could you write the story of your life, how would it go? What challenges would you overcome and how many lives would you touch?  Sometimes, it's easy to forget we are writing our life's story with each day that passes. This open and interactive session on the...

read more
10Km Run For Life

10Km Run For Life

Thrilled to run my first ever 10k race on Sunday: Run for Life. The event was organised by the Brunei Anaesthesiologist Society at RIPAS Hospital and raised proceeds for the RIPAS Hospital Fund and to support the upcoming anaesthesiology congress in September....

read more
Careers in Medicine Panel

Careers in Medicine Panel

It's always a privilege to return to my school and college, Maktab Sains. This time to help 6th form students gain greater insight on choosing medicine or dentistry as a profession. Alongside several UBD medical and dental undergraduates, we held a panel discussion...

read more
2019 National Youth Congress

2019 National Youth Congress

So happy to have played a part in the 2019 National Youth Congress moderating a panel discussion for leaders in youth participation and a dialogue session between Cabinet and Deputy Ministers. It’s been amazing to see how much everyone came together to make the event...

read more
Conversation on Digital Change

Conversation on Digital Change

Hosted by Mr Robert Mcdougall, Acting High Commissioner of Canada to Brunei, this was an evening discussion on digital change and women equality.   Events are being held across the world as part of this year's Women Deliver conference - the largest global event of its...

read more
Teacher’s Leadership Talk at SMALHB

Teacher’s Leadership Talk at SMALHB

Excited to be back at SMALHB for an interactive session on leadership and teamwork in the workplace. I was invited by the school's Professional Development, Counselling and Intervention Unit and was fortunate to spend time discussing their programme beforehand. I was...

read more
Rising Strong – Cafehoppers Session

Rising Strong – Cafehoppers Session

Thanks to everyone who joined for this fun and thoughtful Cafehoppers session. We discussed tools for managing stresses and setbacks, touching on emotional intelligence and kindness in leadership. At the end of the session, I challenged each of the participants to...

read more
Yseali Brunei Meet-up

Yseali Brunei Meet-up

Really enjoyed myself at this meet-up and networking session, hosted by Yseali (Young Southeast Asian Leader Initiative) Brunei. Although we all come from different fields, we share a common goal of improving our community through dialogue and social initiatives....

read more
Community Workshop on Braille and Mobility

Community Workshop on Braille and Mobility

Proud to be a part of this collaboration between Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Ministry of Health (Ophthalmology Dept), Ministry of Education (Special Educations Unit) and Brunei Darussalam National Association for the Blind (BDNAB). The event raises...

read more
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