New age women entrepreneurs: How they are levelling the playing field.


"So often people work hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard." - Caterina Fake (Co-founder, Flickr)

This 10th March, we celebrate local enterprise heroines in conjunction with International Women’s Day (8th March 2015). From upcycled wearable to professional services match-makers and also a talent house of independent Malaysian designers, meet the new age women entrepreneurs who are creating a buzz with their enterprises.

Still can't guess from the hints? We'll spill the beans, our featured local enterprise heroines:

Francesca Chia (Co-founder, Goget.my)

Sri Kartina Tjandra (Business Director, DESIGnation Co.)

Nurul Izani Zulkifli (Kloth Malaysia Sdn Bhd)

Want to know more about what these local heroines have in store for you this coming RISE Talks? Watch this space for more info!


DATE: 10 March 2015 (Tue.)

TIME: 7.30pm - 10.00pm

Venue: Dewan Mahkota, Level 5, Block B, Platinum Sentral, SME Corp. Malaysia

[Google Map link: http://goo.gl/lYxFSU]

Event Agenda:

7.30pm - 8.00pm Registration & mingle

8.00pm - 8.25pm Opening & topic insights

8.25pm - 9.25pm Panel discussion

9.25pm - 9.55pm Q&A

9.55pm - 10.00pm Appreciation round & wrap up

What’s RISE Talks about?

RISE Talks gathers people interested in entrepreneurship over an evening of learning and inspiration. Each gathering features:

Local enterprise heroes - Successful entrepreneurs who have made it in their different industries will come and share their amazing stories and experiences.

Book review session. Get key takeaways from entrepreneurship or business books thanks to avid book reviewers.

At RISE, we’d like to foster a culture of giving before receiving. Do you have an opportunity you would like to share? Post it up our Give & Take Board and let other attendees respond!

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Tue Mar 10, 2015
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM MYT
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Level 5, Block B, SME Corp. Malaysia Platinum Sentral, Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia