Anne B. Lasimbang

Founder & Executive Director, PACOS Trust

Founder and Executive Director for a local, non-profit organisation called PACOS TRUST or Partners of Community Organisations, involved in rural indigenous communities development in Sabah. Since 1993, she has set up 27 rural community learning centres in Sabah to provide opportunity for children to have the best possible start in their education. She is also a trainer in community organising for PACOS and actively promotes gender awareness in the grassroot level as well as native customary land rights. She is a strong advocate for the recognition of indigenous community conservation areas in Sabah.