Women's Forum  Singapore 2024


Qiyun Woo

The Weird and Wild

Science & Environmental Communicator


Qiyun is a Singaporean environmentalist, creative storyteller, and Young Explorer with a passion for communicating climate science through compelling visuals. She is best known for her work with The Weird and Wild, an Instagram page that produces accessible environmental content to advocate, educate, and engage communities on climate change. As an accomplished environmentalist, she holds a degree in environmental science from the National University of Singapore and works as a sustainability consultant at AI-driven decarbonisation consultancy Unravel Carbon. Her science communication work has been featured in publications (The Straits Times, L'Officiel, GRAZIA), exhibitions (with TheGreats.Co, Lendlease), and in collaboration with global brands (Mercedes-Benz, Casetify, Stojo, Decathlon, WWF). She works with fellow activists locally and in Southeast Asia to advocate for pro-environmental policies, rallied the public to engage in climate policy, and worked on campaigns to raise awareness about environmental issues. In 2022, she addressed the impact of youth activism at COP27, and had her illustration on the SG Green Plan adorn pins and given out at the Singapore Pavilion at the global event.

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Learn Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 20, 2024
4:00 PM4:45 PM

Activism unplugged: A change makers’ workshop

Renita CrastaTGR Real EstateHead of LegalShreya Ghodawat Meat Less Meet MoreCo-founderYaewon HwangGreenpeaceSenior Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Partner Xiaoyun NeoThe Untamed Paths Facilitator & Partnerships Executive Qiyun WooThe Weird and WildScience & Environmental Communicator
The need for activist leaders that can help us to reduce human impact on the natural world can only continue to grow rapidly in the near future. Women activists in particular represent an untapped and diverse talent resource but face many barriers and backlash in these fields. How can gender equality and environmental goals reinforce one another through activism?