Fakhrul Shawaludin is a first generation immigrant from Malaysia. He earned his B.S. in Industrial Technology with a minor in Business from California State University Los Angeles. An entrepreneur, he is currently working on his startup that provide solutions via 3D printing, bridging the intersection of design and engineering. Living in America has exposed Fakhrul to a wider and diverse range of cultural diversity, which helped formed his beliefs that in order to dispel the negative stereotypes, prejudice, and racism, it is vital to have healthy dialogues with the other. As a NewGround Fellow, Fakhrul looks forward in creating, building and sustaining collaborative and meaningful relationships with those whom are comfortable being uncomfortable.