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MDBC / EUMCCI: ICW Empowering Women

August 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dear MDBC members,

Malaysian women are very important contributors to the country’s economic and social development.  Improving women’s access to jobs and economic opportunities could significantly boost the productivity of the nation.  While the Malaysian government recognizes the potential economic contribution from women, it does not address the issue of ‘disappearing women’ in more senior, managerial, and decision – making positions.  Particularly in the corporate sector, the higher you look, the less women you see.

As the Malaysian government continues its efforts to increase the female labor force participation rate in the country, and encourages 30% of female representation on boards, it is imperative that we understand the issues that are inhibiting Malaysian women from working or gunning for senior positions.

Join us for this panel discussion as we highlight the role of women in the national dialogue and inform decision – makers in the corporate sector on the importance of women empowerment at local and national levels.

Date:    Thursday, 1 August 2019
Time:    9:00 – 12:00 hrs
Venue:  DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur
Price:    Members: RM 150 / pax
Non – Members: RM 200 / pax 

Please note: Pricing is inclusive of SST.
MDBC members pay non – members price unless they are direct or top up members of EUMCCI.

09:00 hrs – 09:30 hrs: Registration & Morning Coffee
09:30 hrs – 09:40 hrs: Welcome address by Roberto Benetello (CEO, EUMCCI)
09:40 hrs – 10:00 hrs: Introduction: Moderator – Dr. Marcella Lucas (CEO, LeadWomen)
10:00 hrs – 11:15 hrs: Panel Discussion:
Nizwani Shahar (Co – Chief Executive, Ogilvy Malaysia)
Natasha Zulkifli (Founder / Director, Women in Rail Malaysia)
Yan Lim (CEO, iOli Communications)
Shareena Sheriff (Program Manager for Advocacy – Legal Services & Research, Sisters in Islam)
11:15 hrs – 11:30 hrs: Q&A Session
11:30 hrs – 12:00 hrs: Presentation of tokens of appreciation / End of Program


To register, you may fill in the registration form which was sent to all members recently and return it to us by e mail at events@mdbc.com.my no later than Monday, 29 July (12 noon).  Alternatively, you may register via the form below.  By registering online, you acknowledge the event guidelines and agree to forward us the transfer slip as soon as possible.

Please note: Your registration will NOT be confirmed until we receive proof of payment.  Reservations are required; Seats are reserved for you so last minute cancellations (after Monday, 29 July (12 noon) and / or no shows will still be charged, no refunds can be extended.  Replacements are welcome.

All registered guests will receive an initial acknowledgment of their registration and our reconfirmation latest by Tuesday, 30 July with venue details: Please contact us if you do not receive this acknowledgment or confirmation.  An invoice will be issued upon registration.

We look forward to your attendance & participation!

With best regards,
MDBC Secretariat
Tel: +603 – 2722 8335

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August 1, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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