2007: Maya Khemlani David

Maya Khemlani David has conducted numerous studies on language maintenance and language shift in different minority communities of Malaysia (Sindhi, Punjabi, Nepali, Portuguese, Tamil and others) that are present in different territories of her country, as well as in London and Singapore. The contributions of Maya Khemlani David over the past 30 years have become a point of reference and have made a significant impact on the Malaysian society as a whole, notably through her important role in the Movement for the linguistic rights of the minority language communities of Southeast Asia.

Updated information about Prof. David on: http://mayadavid.yolasite.com/