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:

CHAT-Circle Equality Workshop

Ever been to an equality and empowerment workshop? CHAT Circle is a comprehensive one-day workshop that provides activities and discussion on a range of issues in the ASEAN region. Gender equality is one of the 17 United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. It...

read more

Empowerment Towards Vision 2035 – Maktab Duli

“In life, we meet these turning points. These difficult moments where we must make a choice to become person A or person B. Will these challenges act as our fuel to succeed or as an excuse to give up.” This was a central theme for this empowerment session at Maktab...

read more

World Braille Day 2019

Congrats to everyone who made our World Braille Day a big success. Held at RIPAS Hospital, the initiative by Ministry of Health was held to promote awareness of braille in Brunei as well as provide an opportunity for eye screening. The event was in collaboration with...

read more

YSEALI Launch of Southeast Asia Women Platform

Are you an expert in your field or do you know an amazing woman who is? You can submit your own profile or nominate someone else to be featured on SoutheastAsiaWomen.org. This new platform was recently launched by the YSEALI Women Leadership Academy to empower and...

read more

Women of the Future SEA 2019 Shortlist & Google Tour

So excited and grateful to be shortlisted for the Women of the Future Southeast Asia 2019 award for 'Community Spirits and Public Service. The Women of the Future programme was founded by Pinky Lilani CBE DL in 2006 as a platform to 'showcase regional emerging leaders...

read more

Limitless – CafeHoppers Workshop

What a blast hosting this personal development session with Cafe-Hoppers Brunei. This is a youth-led organisation where young people from various backgrounds gather to discuss current issues, events and ideas. At the start of the session, I challenged the participants...

read more

Young Entrepreneur Association Brunei: Networking Session

Had a great time meeting new people at the 4th 'Young Entrepreneur Association Brunei' (YEAB) networking event: In support of localisation: can local talents be empowered to grow our businesses. The evening was very insightful with discussion on the great potential in...

read more

Ho Chi Minh – 7th ASEAN Ophthalmology Society Congress

Stronger together! Another successful meeting of our ASEAN Ophthalmology Society members to share insights and discuss new ways to collaborate. Being able to meet in-person is so valuable to building strong connections and I'm confident to say we are energised to...

read more

World Sight Day Brunei 2018

Thank you everyone in the Brunei Eye Department, the sponsors and all the volunteers for your dedication and teamwork to make this such a fun and successful community event.​ For World Sight Day 2018, the Brunei Eye Department organised a mini carnival for this...

read more

Brunei Chevening Youth Forum

It was a real honor to be invited to speak on the panel for the Brunei Chevening Youth Forum supported by the British High Commission. This was an open dialogue session titled 'Growing Brunei’s Human Capital: Education vs. Soft Skills for Success', discussing the role...

read more

Redefine your Narrative – SMALHB

Having spent time alongside teachers and counsellors, I know what a challenging and incredible job they do so It was a real privilege to give this motivational talk at SMALHB School. This lunchtime session at the Hassanal Bolkiah Boys’ Arabic Secondary School was...

read more

Breaking The Ceiling – University Brunei Darussalam

"There is now a great opportunity for the youth to step-up and become future-ready leaders for Brunei's Vision 2035. With creativity, courage and self-belief, we can realise our potential." "If we can build our lives with a focus on helping others, whatever we are...

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

CHAT-Circle Equality Workshop

CHAT-Circle Equality Workshop

Ever been to an equality and empowerment workshop? CHAT Circle is a comprehensive one-day workshop that provides activities and discussion on a range of issues in the ASEAN region. Gender equality is one of the 17 United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. It...

read more
Empowerment Towards Vision 2035 – Maktab Duli

Empowerment Towards Vision 2035 – Maktab Duli

“In life, we meet these turning points. These difficult moments where we must make a choice to become person A or person B. Will these challenges act as our fuel to succeed or as an excuse to give up.” This was a central theme for this empowerment session at Maktab...

read more
World Braille Day 2019

World Braille Day 2019

Congrats to everyone who made our World Braille Day a big success. Held at RIPAS Hospital, the initiative by Ministry of Health was held to promote awareness of braille in Brunei as well as provide an opportunity for eye screening. The event was in collaboration with...

read more
YSEALI Launch of Southeast Asia Women Platform

YSEALI Launch of Southeast Asia Women Platform

Are you an expert in your field or do you know an amazing woman who is? You can submit your own profile or nominate someone else to be featured on SoutheastAsiaWomen.org. This new platform was recently launched by the YSEALI Women Leadership Academy to empower and...

read more
Women of the Future SEA 2019 Shortlist & Google Tour

Women of the Future SEA 2019 Shortlist & Google Tour

So excited and grateful to be shortlisted for the Women of the Future Southeast Asia 2019 award for 'Community Spirits and Public Service. The Women of the Future programme was founded by Pinky Lilani CBE DL in 2006 as a platform to 'showcase regional emerging leaders...

read more
Limitless – CafeHoppers Workshop

Limitless – CafeHoppers Workshop

What a blast hosting this personal development session with Cafe-Hoppers Brunei. This is a youth-led organisation where young people from various backgrounds gather to discuss current issues, events and ideas. At the start of the session, I challenged the participants...

read more
Young Entrepreneur Association Brunei: Networking Session

Young Entrepreneur Association Brunei: Networking Session

Had a great time meeting new people at the 4th 'Young Entrepreneur Association Brunei' (YEAB) networking event: In support of localisation: can local talents be empowered to grow our businesses. The evening was very insightful with discussion on the great potential in...

read more
Ho Chi Minh – 7th ASEAN Ophthalmology Society Congress

Ho Chi Minh – 7th ASEAN Ophthalmology Society Congress

Stronger together! Another successful meeting of our ASEAN Ophthalmology Society members to share insights and discuss new ways to collaborate. Being able to meet in-person is so valuable to building strong connections and I'm confident to say we are energised to...

read more
World Sight Day Brunei 2018

World Sight Day Brunei 2018

Thank you everyone in the Brunei Eye Department, the sponsors and all the volunteers for your dedication and teamwork to make this such a fun and successful community event.​ For World Sight Day 2018, the Brunei Eye Department organised a mini carnival for this...

read more
Brunei Chevening Youth Forum

Brunei Chevening Youth Forum

It was a real honor to be invited to speak on the panel for the Brunei Chevening Youth Forum supported by the British High Commission. This was an open dialogue session titled 'Growing Brunei’s Human Capital: Education vs. Soft Skills for Success', discussing the role...

read more
Redefine your Narrative – SMALHB

Redefine your Narrative – SMALHB

Having spent time alongside teachers and counsellors, I know what a challenging and incredible job they do so It was a real privilege to give this motivational talk at SMALHB School. This lunchtime session at the Hassanal Bolkiah Boys’ Arabic Secondary School was...

read more
Breaking The Ceiling – University Brunei Darussalam

Breaking The Ceiling – University Brunei Darussalam

"There is now a great opportunity for the youth to step-up and become future-ready leaders for Brunei's Vision 2035. With creativity, courage and self-belief, we can realise our potential." "If we can build our lives with a focus on helping others, whatever we are...

read more
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