Dianne and her family lived a typical Malaysian Chinese life in Klang, Malaysia. Life took a curious turn and she is now the Executive Director of Kitchell Construction and Project Management based in Los Angeles and the author of her own book, Leveraging Stereotypes To Your Advantage. Here’s her fascinating story!
Debbie Choa is one of the co-founders and chief operating officer of Projek57, a social enterprise in Malaysia that focuses on unity and youth. What made a lawyer like her turn to social entrepreneurship? What inspired her and her fellow co-founders to take this bold step to bring unity as a key solution to Malaysia’s racial polarisation problems? Here’s Debbie’s story!
Michelle Sin and Melissa Sin are my two guests for this week’s episode. These sisters are the third generation running a large manufacturing business that deals with roller shutters. Their grandfather started the business in 1957 and now the business is in their manicured hands. How do the sisters do it? Let’s find out!
In this episode, I spoke to Tanya Rolfe and Christine Yu, two out of the three founders of Sophia. Sophia is a learning platform made for women who want to learn about money and investing. From organic raspberries to standup comedy, these two ladies will surprise you with their experiences as women who do talk about money but more importantly, why they’re so passionate about creating and launching Sophia as a means to increase female funding. This is their story…
Fiona married young and started her business early too. She started her own beauty salon and nail parlour, began an events management company, created the first river cruise in Sarawak, ran a wedding planning business, managed a construction business, supplied waste management equipment and more. This is Fiona’s entrepreneurial journey.
Penny Choong is the founder of Penny Essentials. She was focused on financial education when she came back from the Middle East. Yet life sometimes throws curve balls and she came to realise that she herself needed to be well first. She couldn’t help others if she herself wasn’t feeling absolutely her best. This is her story…
Padmaja is the founder & CEO of Siksha Group, which offers learning and development for companies across India and globally. Siksha has offices in India and in the UK, partnering with more than 300 clients across diverse industries. This is Padmaja’s story….
Chalita Hongsakul started her activewear brand because she wanted to look good and feel good while exercising! She didn’t see herself as ultra sporty and decided to create a brand from scratch and that is how Wakingbee Corporation was born!
Saliza Abdullah is in the business of offering safety and security services in Malaysia, a business that her late mother bought and grew. She joined the business when she came back from the US and has since expanded the scope of business to include risk management, technology, training and consultancy. This is Saliza’s story….
Titaporn Tuchinda is this week’s guest and she is an executive coach, entrepreneur and investor in Thailand with more than one business! She has also conceptualised and set up two boutique hotels in Chiangmai from scratch! Titaporn is also an executive coach with Aberkyn. She shares a lot of great insights in this episode so jump right in!