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In Science, Technology and Innovation, women are often underrepresented but that doesn’t mean they aren’t making some of the most important and inspiring contributions out there.

Join AMCHAM on March 8, 2017 in conjunction with International Women's Day from 11.45a.m. - 2:00p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur for our program themed 'Women Finding Success in Science, Technology and Innovation'.

The speaker line-up will showcase the best and by sharing their skills and knowledge they encourage other women to unlock their strengths and talents. The agenda will address the most essential leadership requirements for success in leading and managing the industry of the future and drive greater understanding of the impact and economics of women, diversity and culture on business growth.

Featured Speakers:-
  • YBhg Dato’ Dr. Sharifah Maimunah Syed Zin FASc, Director of the International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre for South-South Cooperation (ISTIC) under the auspices of UNESCO
  • Belinda Ford, Public Affairs and Communications Director Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei of Coca-Cola
  • Chang Lee Hing, Head of Quality Assurance of Johnson & Johnson
  • Dr Reena Rajasuriar, Pharmacy Lecturer, MPharm PhD of University of Malaya and 2016 Winner of L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science National Award
  • Nadira Yusoff, Managing Director of Girls in Tech Kuala Lumpur
  • Norhizam Abdul Kadir, Vice President, Growth Ecosystem Development Division of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

For further information or if you're interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ms Nadeeka Sarah at nadeeka@amcham.com.my

Agenda

11 AM

45 mins

Arrival of Guests & Registration

11:45 AM

60 mins

Welcome Remarks & Luncheon

1:20 PM

35 mins

Panel Discussion
• Overview of the industry; how do we encourage or make it appealing to attract more women into the field as a career
• How do we help to overcome gender bias in the workplace?
• Challenges and best practices of corporation’s initiatives
• Women in Leadership

1:55 PM

2 PM

Closing Remarks

Speakers

  • YBhg Dato’ Dr Sharifah Maimunah Syed Zin FASc (Director,  at  the International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre for South-South Cooperation (ISTIC) under the auspices of UNESCO)

    YBhg Dato’ Dr Sharifah Maimunah Syed Zin FASc

    Director, at the International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre for South-South Cooperation (ISTIC) under the auspices of UNESCO

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  • Belinda Ford (Public Affairs and Communications Director Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei  at  Coca-Cola)

    Belinda Ford

    Public Affairs and Communications Director Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei at Coca-Cola

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  • Dr Reena Rajasuriar, MPharm PhD (Pharmacy Lecturer and Winner of L'oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science National Awards 2016  at  University of Malaysia)

    Dr Reena Rajasuriar, MPharm PhD

    Pharmacy Lecturer and Winner of L'oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science National Awards 2016 at University of Malaysia

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  • Lee Hing Chang (Director, Malaysia & Indonesia Consumer, Quality & Compliance  at  Johnson & Johnson)

    Lee Hing Chang

    Director, Malaysia & Indonesia Consumer, Quality & Compliance at Johnson & Johnson

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  • Norhizam Abdul Kadir (Vice President, Growth Ecosystem Development Division  at  Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC))

    Norhizam Abdul Kadir

    Vice President, Growth Ecosystem Development Division at Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

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  • Nadira Yusoff (Managing Director  of  Girls in Tech, Malaysia)

    Nadira Yusoff

    Managing Director of Girls in Tech, Malaysia

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