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HER – Women In Asia Sr. 1 (2020)

This new DW series features Women in Asia – their lives, experiences, thoughts, views, perspectives and experiences. What challenges do they face? What links them? What distinguishes them? The topics are universal, existential and controversial. Each 15 minute filmed episode focuses on one topic featuring three women from different countries and different parts of society. For the first series, Women featured are from Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Taiwan. PIK produced the profiles from Malaysia and collaborated with Producer, Tikka Kusrachman to film profiles Indonesia. Here are the topics for Sr 1.

Topic: Marriage, featuring Khazatul Atiqah, Business Owner, Malaysia
Topic: Beauty, featuring Joanne Kam Poh Poh, Performer / Comedian, Malaysia
Topic: Loneliness featuring Eka Shereen, Recovery Coach, Malaysia
Topic: Loneliness, featuring Stephanie Hermawan, Impact Entrepreneur, Indonesia

HER – Women In Asia Sr. 2 (2021)

This popular DW series returns with more amazing stories from Women in Asia. In Sr 2, Women from the Philippines and Thailand were added – we can’t wait for you to watch these brave Women who share their lives on screen. PIK produced the profiles from Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand. A shout-out to our collaborating Producers: Tikka Kusrachman – Indonesia, Teirra Kamolvattanavith – Thailand and Betsy Dy – Philippines.

Topic: Motherhood, featuring Dewi Candraningrum, Mother & Lecturer, Indonesia
Topic: Art of Freedom, featuring Yante Ismail, Artist, Malaysia & Kartika Jahja, Musician, Indonesia
Topic: Being My Own Boss, featuring Louise Mabulo, founder of the Cacao Project, Philippines & Uma Hapsari, Creator Mendaki Kembali, Indonesia & Wandee, Food Stall Manager, Thailand
Topic: Tech Power, featuring Niana Guerrero, TikTokker, Philippines & Aulia Halimatussadiah, founder of ‘Girls in Tech’, Indonesia
Topic: Talking Money, featuring Angel Locsin, Actress, Philippines & Tutiana Jusat, Investment Banker, Malaysia
Topic: My Roots, featuring Lauren Sevilla Faustino, filmmaker, Philippines & Anne Jakrajutatip or Anne Jakkaphong, CEO of JKN Global Media Public Limited, Thailand

HER – Women In Asia Sr. 3 (2022)

Ready for round three? HER continues this winter! Like in the first two seasons, HER 3 portrays the lives of women from all spheres of Asian societies, featuring protagonists from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. What challenges do women scientist face, what stories do female politicians have to tell, and what impact do migration and poverty have on women? Find out on HER – Women in Asia.

Topic: Adrenaline, featuring Sue Teoh, personal sports trainer, Malaysia.
Topic: Taking the Lead, featuring Senator Ras Adiba Radzi, an activist for people with disabilities and fighting for their rights, Malaysia.
Topic: Climate Action. featuring Tonette Tanchuling, the first female director of the Institute of Civil Engineering at the University Philippines.
Topic: Migration, featuring Nasrikah, started an organization that helps migrant workers to gain rights, Malaysia.
Topic; We are Science, featuring Debryna Dewi Lumanauw, a passionate doctor visiting remote communities, Indonesia.
Topic: Breaking Chains, featuring Komang Suartini weaving mats to sell to tourists, Indonesia.

HER – Women In Asia Sr. 4 (2023)

HER is back! Ready for round four? Like in the first three seasons, HER 4 portrays the lives of women from all spheres of Asian societies, featuring protagonists from India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. In each episode, three women give their perspectives on their living conditions and other universal and crucial topics. 

 What challenges do they face in tech and AI? What stories do single moms have to tell? How do women cope with grief and how do they guard our nature? Find out on HER – Women in Asia.

Topic: Guardians of Nature, featuring Ernie Suyanti, from Indonesia protects elephants & Anna Oposa, passion for diving drives her to save the Philippine sea.
Topic: Single Mom, featuring Thuy from Vietnam & Maureen from Indonesia.  
Topic: At The Top, featuring Anna Gong from Singapore & Ryna Brito from Philippines.
Topic: Hope After Loss, featuring Alyssa from Singapore. 
Topic: Tech Mania, featuring Dr. Fairoza from Malaysia.
Topic: Empowering Girls, featuring Ayesha, Indonesian activist Suci.

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