Gymnastics | Malaysia
Farrah-Hani Imran is the Head of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Burns Unit & Wound Care Team in the National University of Malaysia, and a final year PhD Scholar in the School of Medicine, University College Dublin.
Farrah represented Malaysia in Rhythmic Gymnastics from 1989 to 1994. During that time, she was Malaysian National Sportsgirl twice, Kuala Lumpur Sportsgirl and Malaysian National Sportwoman finalist. She was South-East Asian Champion for 4 years and 5-time Malaysian National Champion and Malaysian National School Sports Champion. She was the first Malaysian gymnast to represent Malaysia at the World Championships 1993 in Alicante, Spain. She was awarded a sports scholarship from the Malaysian Ministry of Youth and Sports for A-levels in Cambridge and medicine in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI).
In public service, she received the Rotary Club Award for Contribution to Society and McDonalds Youth Achievement Award. She voluntarily serves as Team Manager for the Malaysian National Rhythmic Gymnastics Team, and voluntary health educator with the UNHCR Health Unit in KL. She was also the first Malaysian to be awarded the Association of Graduates Medal in 2002 from RCSI, Her World Youth Woman of the Year in 2007 and the Constable Fellowship Ward from the American Association of Plastics Surgeons in 2011. In her free time, Farrah is a Medical Officer for Women’s Football/Soccer and volunteers her time as an invited motivational speaker/educator, championing mental health, women empowerment, ethics, principles and integrity.
Megan Jones Bell
Chief Science Officer | Headspace
MENTOR | IWF Austria
Megan is chief science officer at Headspace, the world’s most popular meditation app which is scaling to become the most comprehensive guide to health and happiness. Previously, Megan was chief science officer at Lantern, an evidence-based digital mental health company that she helped found. Lantern’s establishment is the culmination of Megan’s pioneering digital health research aimed at making mental health care more effective, affordable, and accessible. Commitment to changing cultural norms about mental health and wellbeing is an integral part of Megan’s beliefs.
Megan is also a consulting assistant professor at Stanford University where she advises the university on mental health care strategy. She was visiting scientific faculty at Medical University of Vienna for five years and a co-principal investigator of an EU-funded study, ICare, aimed at implementing digital mental health technology in six European countries. Her academic and advocacy work has been recognized by the National Institute of Mental Health, the U.S. House of Representatives, the European Union, and Stanford University, among others. Megan has a longstanding commitment to activating female leadership and served on the board of directors for I Am That Girl, is a member of the International Women’s Forum (IWF) and mentor for the IWF & EY Women Athletes Business Network Mentoring Program. Megan earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology, graduating cum laude from University of California, San Diego. She received her master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology from PGSP-Stanford University, and completed fellowships at Yale University and Stanford University School of Medicine. Megan is a Fellow of the second class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.