CALM Pop-up – Kuala Lumpur 23th of November 2019
Two of Malaysia’s top young leaders addressed the Commonwealth Association of Leadership Malaysia (CALM) conference in Kuala Lumpur.
CALM President, Hanaa Wong Abdullah, says the event – themed ‘Young Millenials Leading in Malaysia’ – provided young aspiring business, community and government leaders an insight into what it takes to become successful.
The speakers included:
Environmental scientist, Dr Renard Siew, is a member of the UN’s Collective Climate Action Taskforce and has been recognised as one of Asia’s 21 Young Leaders by the global non-profit organisation, Asia Society. He holds a Ph.D. in civil and environmental engineering from the University of New South Wales, and a postgraduate certificate in sustainable value chains from Cambridge University.
Kim Lim, the CEO and co-founder of PichaEats, a food business rebuilding lives of refugees in Malaysia is another speaker. In 2017 she was one of Forbes ‘30 under 30 Asia’ and ‘Prestige 40 under 40 Malaysia’.
Nicola Campion, the Australian High Commission’s Political and Economics Counsellor who provided an international perspective on young leaders in Malaysia.