In this talk, Syed Saddiq shares his journey towards debate and how he went from zero to Asia’s best debater, with remarkable points towards students and Malaysia as a country, the talk is filled with fun and deep thoughts.
Syed Saddiq is a passionate orator who believes that there is more to debating than just speaking out. Besides taking on many roles as a researcher, consultant at a local think tank and part-time lecturer, he has won more than a few prestigious awards in the global debating arena. Saddiq continues to contribute towards youth development and coaching the debaters community, among them, the Malaysian Junior World Schools Debate team. He has also been invited to conduct seminars in more than 20 countries from the Philippines, China, Taiwan, Pakistan to South Africa and Qatar, to speak on and share his insights on the art of debating and youth development. A recipient of the Anugerah Perdana Belia (Youth Premier Award), Saddiq soldiers on with his passion for debate and holds strong to the belief that debating is one of the ways to discover and help produce solutions in making the world a better place.