Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Asyirah was trained in planning and environmental management from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and at present a Senior Lecturer at Geography Section, School of Humanities, USM. Her research interests include urban ecology, ecosystem services assessment, and education for sustainable development. She is currently the Coordinator, RCE Penang on Education for Sustainable Development that is acknowledged by UNU-IAS. She is one of the mentors of K4C@USM Malaysia, working on building capacity in community based participatory research.