Known in some circles as Malaysia's Sweetheart, Lisa Surihani joined UNICEF as National Ambassadors for Malaysia in February 2017.
She has won various awards as the Best Female Actress, acted in a number of movies that proved to be box office hits and has a number of highly rated serials and dramas to her credit. At the same time, she is an affectionate and caring mother and wife. Lisa has also been the ambassador for various popular brands, Malaysian and international. She is also one of the top Malaysian artists with regards to her social media engagements.
As UNICEF Malaysia National Ambassadors, Lisa is keen to lend her voice to issues affecting children in the country. She has actively spoken up on issues of sexual abuse online, supporting the call for laws on child sexual crimes. Lisa is excited to play a part in creating the best environment for children
"I have always been interested in issues affecting children and young people in Malaysia, and being a UNICEF Ambassador presents the perfect opportunity to get involved on a personal level,” said Lisa. “It’s an honour to assume this important role of bringing child rights to the attention of Malaysians. It’s also exciting to be part of the efforts to keep children happy, healthy and safe in Malaysia and on a global front.”
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