Ms Jessica Lam is the founder of Forest of Stars (est. 2012), a Reggio-inspired creative arts centre based in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. She believes that innovative, respectful and responsive education models will lead to a better humanity. Jessica has a B.A. in ECE from the University of Melbourne and an M.A. in ECE from the University of Denver, Colorado (in partnership with the Boulder Journey School). In 2017, she participated in the International Study Group at Reggio Emilia, Italy. Jessica’s Reggio-inspired beliefs drive the work that she does to elevate societal perceptions of children, of teachers and of education. Jessica has been invited to share the work that she and the Forest of Stars team does, on both local and international platforms.