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ASEAN Youth Forum – IWD 2021

In celebration of International Women's Day 2021 ASEAN youth gathered online to celebrate the achievements of women across South East Asia. In this latest forum call, Purnima recited her #ChooseToChallenge spoken word live along with a detailed analysis of the poem to provide context behind the words.


Purnima Ghogar Ruanglertbutr

Purnima is an artist-educator: her career intersects these professional realms, in which she thrives on her specialisms as an artist, writer/published author, curator and teacher.As a Thai-Australian, Purnima has lived and worked in Melbourne, Sydney, London and Bangkok – her unique heritage of Indian and Thai, along with her extensive international experience allows her to interact with a range of individuals from English and non-English speaking backgrounds to deliver personalised arts and education experiences.She holds a Master of Art Administration from the University of New South Wales (Sydney), a Master of Teaching (Secondary – Art, English, ESL) and a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours, first-class) from the University of Melbourne.