BMCC has successfully organised the Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs Conference on Tuesday, June 14, 2021 in partnership with Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia. Close to 200 participants comprising a mix of business entrepreneurs, corporate CEOs, and members and representatives of associations attended the conference. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our distinguished speakers for their insightful discussion.
A keynote remark was delivered by Datuk Kamaruzzaman Johari, the Political Secretary to the Minister of Entrepreneur and Cooperative Development. He provided valuable insights on various programmes conducted by the Ministry for business entrepreneur.
BMCC Chairman, and CEO and Managing Director of Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia, Abrar A. Anwar outlined the importance of women entrepreneurs contributing significantly to Malaysia’s economy including sustainability in business.
“This Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs Conference is designed to motivate, connect and celebrate women in business, entrepreneurship and corporate leadership. It is also aimed at cultivating a community of like-minded professionals, who share the same desire for growth, leadership and improvement.”
An engaging panel session titled “Uplifting Women’s Involvement in the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem” saw the participation by our distinguished panel of speakers including Datin Dr Syahira Hamidon, Under Secretary of Policy and International Relation Division from the Ministry of Entrepreneur and Cooperative Development, Ann Wong, Co-Founder of Penan Women, Soo Shea Pin, Managing Director of Halcyon Days Malaysia and Co-Founder of Feith London, Mohammed Aqief Mohd Noor, CEO of NH Prima International, Mohd Shuhaimi Abdul Hamid, CEO of Standard Chartered Saadiq and Nuraizah Shamsul, President of the Association of Bumiputra Women Entrepreneur Network Malaysia.
The participants also had an opportunity to visit our mini bazaar, which showcased a range of sustainable products including clothing, accessories, and household items. The programme ended with a fashion show by House of Maslea and Trade Kuala Lumpur.