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Shinny Chia

Co-Founder, Community for Brunei

& The Collective Art Events

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After living in Australia for 10 years, Shinny Chia went back to Brunei inspired and passionate to make a change. In 2014, she co-founded The Collective Arts Events, which is a pioneer in Brunei for creating platform events and projects that bringawareness to numerous social issues within Brunei.


The Collective gives particular focus on gender equality, animal rights, environmentalism and freedom of speech. It is part of a 23-country wide Global Alliance dedicated to creating positive social change in line with the Sustainable Development Goals.


Shinny has also co-founded the Community for Brunei, which is designed to support Brunei’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic by digitising businesses, especially those run by poverty-stricken families, to build stable incomes and provide employment in the network supply chain. She is the recipient of the 2018 RiceBowl Awards’ Founder of the Year.

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