What is Dragonfly?
Dragonfly is a regional platform designed to mobilize society towards gender equality in Asia. We are the first women’s empowerment journey of its kind in Asia to work on changing the mindset. With our partners, Dragonfly aims to bring visibility to issues that girls and women face, when confronted with judgements, stereotypes and expectations based on gender. When women are valued and have a healthy mindset, they earn more, stand up for their rights and educate their sons and daughters equally, which results in a healthier, safer and more prosperous community and nation. We are not just an event, We are a journey!
How did Dragonfly start?
The emergence of the Dragonfly movement began with a personal story of our founder who became inspired to share her desire to convene the global forces who not only understand the challenges that women in Asia face, but also the powerful impact that women as a collective can do to move society forward.
Why are we Dragonfly360?
Dragonflies are acrobats of the sky. They can fly upside down, turn 360° on a dime, and fly more than 55 kilometers per hour. They can even fly backward with as much skill as they fly forward. This also translates into our philosophy of 360 social impact where we encourage dialogue and connection between the public, government, and private sector.
What does Dragonfly do?
There is no quick fix for gender inequality and the problem is multifaceted and difficult to isolate. Behavioral change is only possible when cultural norms and mindsets change. We begin our movement in Thailand with the pursuit to expand across Asia via three primary avenues:
Create AWARENESS by providing content with our partners through our platform.
CONNECT and EMPOWER through storytelling and workshops.
Members come together throughout the year to exchange best practices and lessons, and engage in COLLABORATION and TRAINING.
Will Dragonfly be rolled out to other countries in Asia?
Yes. We set our course to tour Asia beginning with Singapore. Multiple workshops and intimate gatherings will be staged throughout the year to allow for connections and training. Should our journey excite you as much as us, please do not hesitate to contact. Stay tuned to our regional developments by signing up for updates at the bottom of this page.
When is the Dragonfly Summit?
The Dragonfly Summit premiers on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019.
Who can be a Dragonfly member?
Anyone who believes and supports gender equality. Dragonfly aims to make women’s empowerment accessible for everyone. We work to free your mind from gender stereotypes that limit the development of the natural talents and abilities of girls and women, as well as their educational and professional experiences and life opportunities. Our content will be Asian focused and our speakers can relate to the eastern mindset. Most importantly, we will celebrate what it means to be a woman!
How can I contribute?
If a movement is to have an impact it must belong to those who join it not those who lead it. Your contribution, be it time or monetary is most welcome! We warmly receive your support however big or small.
How can I learn more about Dragonfly?