Our Team

Nicole Helwig, Programme Director

Nicole is Programme Director at the Malaysian Child Resource Institute (MCRI) where she manages a team conducting social research and outreach on child rights.  At MCRI, she also manages the Secretariat of recently formed Child Rights Coalition Malaysia.

Nicole is an experienced non-profit professional who enjoys working with start-ups and organisations experiencing a turn-around.   Nicole works on a variety of grassroots projects, translating plans into meaningful and practical actions for positive change.  A passionate advocate for child rights and strong civil society, Nicole was born in Canada and also lived in Eastern and Western Europe.