Inspira Episode 17
Erika Mueller Chen speaks to John Luke Chua about the importance of MEL, migration and displaced populations, how sport has been used to traffic athletes, and reporting burdens in international aid.

About Inspira

Launched in January 2023, the Inspira Podcast with Erika Mueller Chen is an interview-based podcast that provides career advice and stories from global change-makers in Sport for Development, Social Impact, and the Diplomatic Service. In 2023, 50 interviews with inspirational leaders working in Sport for Development and Peace from over 35 different countries will be published. 

About the Episode Guest

John Luke Chua hails from Sarawak, Malaysia, and is currently a MEL (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning) practitioner in the counter-trafficking field. His academic background is in sport science and sociology. John Luke is hugely interested in the realities of migrant and displaced populations in Southeast Asia, and its social and political dimensions. He has a great belief in the potential of sport as a holistic tool for social inclusion, and is passionate about bringing sport-based interventions and development initiatives closer together. John Luke serves as the Commonwealth Youth Sport for Development and Peace Network EXCO-Asia Regional Focal Point. He is also the Co-Host of the Sporting Spirit Podcast which examines current issues in sport that polarize public opinion, with a focus on its social and political dimensions. 

Listen to Episode 17: John Luke Chua (Malaysia) - What goes into the dark side of sport - human trafficking?

Learn More

To learn more about the Inspira Podcast, read episode transcripts, and access “Erika’s Global Resource Hub” - a robust written resource created to support folks interested in Sport for Development and Peace, please visit Erika’s LinkTree: https://linktr.ee/erikamchen.

Erika Mueller Chen is an international development specialist with over a decade of experience leveraging the amazing power of sport to promote peace and positive social impact. She currently works in Sports Diplomacy and resides in Mexico. 

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Country
Malaysia
United States
Region
All regions
Sport
All sports
Sustainable Development Goals
All SDGs
Target Group
Themes