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S02E13: Amita Nandi, CEO & Founder of TACT World, Malaysia
I grew up in a family that was always in business. My father was a writer and publisher. I grew up in an environment where everybody was in some way involved in some kind of business. So I never felt the pressure that people feel when they’re giving up a full-time job and starting out…
S02E12: Eve Phua, Founder of Believe Beauty Academy, Singapore
I like having my own business [as] I find I have more time to realize my full potential and also give my children more freedom to create their own lives and to discover themselves as well. When I was a full-time mom, I found that I was a helicopter mom! Eve Phua In this episode,…
S02E11: Michelle Yeo, Co-founder and General Manager of Dandy Modern Food, Malaysia
Opening an F&B outlet, says Michelle, is the craziest thing she has ever done. It’s because both Michelle and her husband, Jamal, have no experience in the food business and she admits it is a capital intensive business. And yet, Dandy seems to have its formula perfected although the F&B business is a tough one.
S02E10: Boonsiri Somchit-Ong, Co-founder & Chief Conceptualist of Xtrategize Technologies Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
One of the things I have learned is that some of the things that you go through in life, especially failure, is not something that you should be ashamed of. And unfortunately, I was ashamed of that for many years. Too many years. Today’s episode is about Boonsiri Somchit-Ong of Xtrategize Technologies Sdn Bhd in Penang, Malaysia.
S02E09: Radha Mohan Durbha, Co-Founder & Director of Kereses Consulting India Private Ltd, India
Women should have all the freedom that they deserve Radha Mohan Durbha This week, I spoke to Radha Mohan Durbha who is the co-founder and director of Kereses Consulting India Private Ltd, India. She started her business when she was 41 and in looking back, she wished she had started much earlier! Kereses Consulting India…
S02E08: Jaklin Juanis, Founder of Professional Advancements Resources, Malaysia
I discovered that I could do training. I could develop my own training and deliver it myself. Now, the problem back then was I was so, so, so, so afraid of public speaking! Jaklin Juanis In this episode, I spoke to Jaklin Juanis who is the founder of Professional Advancements Resources based in Malaysia. Jaklin…
S02E07: Shamala Hinrichsen, CEO of Hanai, Malaysia & Germany
What gets me going is reading an email from our beneficiaries saying that five of the women who are part of the cohort no longer prostitute themselves on Sundays because their life has changed completely. Shamala Hinrichsen Shamala Hinrichsen is the CEO of Hanai, a social enterprise that provides healthcare apps to rural women so…
S02E06: Cha-Ly Koh, CEO & Founder of Urbanmetry Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
“I am not afraid of ghosts because there’s nothing more scary than payroll,” says Cha-Ly Koh. In this episode, I spoke to Cha-Ly Koh who is the CEO & founder of Urbanmetry Sdn Bhd in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Urbanmetry is a data company that cleans and analyses large amounts of city data, through its proprietary…
S02E05: Shadaitul Intan, Director of Profound Learning Solutions, Malaysia
“Success is when you can be a contribution to the world,” says Shadaitul Intan. In this fifth episode of Season 2 of Womenpreneur Asia, I spoke to Shadaitul Intan, the director of Profound Learning Solutions Sdn Bhd, a training consultancy based in Malaysia. Intan, as she is fondly known, grew up in the small town…
S02E04: Sophie Ha Nguyen, Co-founder & CEO of Skabella, Vietnam
Sophie Ha Nguyen is a Vietnamese entrepreneur based in Ho Chi Minh City whom I interviewed for this episode. She is the co-founder and CEO of Skabella, a children’s clothing brand. Hers is an interesting story of courageous and creative problem-solving as well as combining strengths and experiences as you will hear from this episode.
S02E03: Susan Chee, Founder & Director of Criteria & Connections, Malaysia
“We are in the business of the last minute!” says Susan Chee. Susan is the founder and director of Criteria & Connections in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia whose business helps companies create memorable experiences through events, launches and conferences. She has planned, organised and produced corporate events, new product launches, intimate bespoke events to technically complex…
S02E02: Rowena Morais, Editor, Writer, Publisher and Programme Director at Vertical Distinct, Malaysia & Australia
In this episode, I interviewed Rowena Morais, a Malaysian entrepreneur who is also an editor, writer, publisher and programme director at Vertical Distinct with offices in Malaysia and Australia. Rowena is a lawyer by training who morphed into a communication and HR expert thanks to the businesses she started. She started her entrepreneurial journey in…
S02E01: See Wai Hun, Co-founder and CEO of JurisTech & CEO of iMoney Group, Malaysia
In this first episode of Season 2, I spoke to Malaysian entrepreneur, See Wai Hun who is the CEO and co-founder of Juristech, a Malaysian fintech company that provides solutions to the banking industry. Since acquiring iMoney in 2020, she is also the CEO of iMoney, a personal finance company that empowers consumers so that they can make intelligent money decisions.
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