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Malaysian Women Entrepreneurs Geared to be in the Forefront of Economic Development - SME Corp. Malaysia Organises Women Entrepreneurs Hi-Tea with Deputy Minister of MITI

In recognizing the significance of Malaysian SMEs as the backbone of the country’s economy particularly among Malaysian women entrepreneurs, SME Corp. Malaysia today organised a Women Entrepreneurs Hi-Tea with YB Datuk Ir. Hj. Hamim Samuri, Deputy Minister of International Trade & Industry. As a central coordinating agency for SME development, SME Corp. Malaysia gathered more than 100 women entrepreneurs at their premises for this Forum on the 7 October 2013.

The hi-tea serves as an intelligent platform for women entrepreneurs to deliberate and discuss on various business challenges and key determinants of success, offering them an opportunity to network and share knowledge with other participants. Ms. Rhoda Yap, CEO of British India (Asia) Sdn. Bhd; Pn. Rozita Ibrahim, Founder of Sendayu Tinggi and Ms. Tracy Ing, CEO of Hot & Roll Holdings Sdn Bhd are among the speakers with enormous experience and remarkable accomplishments, who shared their journey in pursuit of excellence in their respective fields to inspire other women entrepreneurs in their quests.

First initiated in 2012, this year’s Hi-Tea event received active support from the Panel of Women Entrepreneurs. The Panel, formed by SME Corp. Malaysia, consists of successful entrepreneurs, experts and industry leaders from both public and private sector players such as Department of Women Development, Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia (AIM), the Central Bank and Ministry of Finance.

Present at the event were also representatives and members of Malaysian Retailers-Chains Association (MRCA), Malaysia Retailers Association (MRA), British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (BMCC), AEON CO. (M) Bhd and Perbadanan Nasional Berhad (PNS). Held concurrently with the hi-tea were also Mini Exhibition by SMEs in the retail sector which includes MPH Bookstore, Naturalife Solution Sdn Bhd and many more.


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