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Asian Festival of Children’s Content
23–26 May 2024

Discussing body boundaries with young children, particularly in Asian cultures, can be challenging. However, it's crucial for their education and empowerment to start at home. We delve into the significance of picture books as catalysts for social progress and how makchic, a parenting platform, aids parents, guardians, and children in navigating this journey.

Kimberly Lee

Kimberly Lee (Malaysia)

Kimberly Lee serves as the Managing Editor of the parenting platform, in addition to being a lawyer and author of BOYS DON’T FRY, the upcoming 100 DAYS and co-author of WHAT IF?. Kimberly advocates for the transformative power of storytelling and believes in every child's right to be heard. She resides in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with her husband and two sons. Connect with her online at or on Instagram and X as @kimlsywrites.

Liyana Taff

Liyana Taff (Malaysia)

Liyana, a former public relations practitioner and government consultant, currently serves as the Special Projects Director of makchic, an online parenting platform based in Malaysia. With a mission to inform, support, and uplift families, she co-authored WHAT IF? in 2021, published by makchic. Passionate about connecting through literature, Liyana finds books to be invaluable for initiating conversations that might not occur otherwise. Find her on Instagram as @liyana.taff.

Programme dates and times are subject to change.