The journey of a lifetime consists of a series of baby steps and persistent efforts taken along the way. We would like to express our gratitude to the Malaysia Urban Observatory (MUO), PLANMalaysia; for their consistent and enthusiastic support of the efforts made by the staff and students of the Urban and Regional Planning Program to cultivate their skills. As a result of this partnership, two (2) StoryMaps have been submitted for consideration in the international competition.