A corporate venture investor, investing in & nurturing innovative technologies via an innovation and ventures arm in one of Asia’s largest multinational conglomerates.
Having pioneered a venture capital spin-off unit, Sarah is now tasked to further spur group-wide innovation via external ventures, incubation and acceleration.
Co-Founder of Asia Women Circle that independently drives Lean In Malaysia, championing the #leanin movement in Asia – a platform to educate, enable and empower women to harness their full potential. In Jan 2016, Sarah was appointed Regional Leader by Sheryl Sandberg.
Speaker & Presenter
A media personality (professional moderator and presenter) particularly focused in the sphere of Women & Business.
Venue: UPS Public Affairs Office, Pennsylvania Avenue
The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) based in Washington, DC, works to promote the professional development of women in international trade and business and to raise public awareness of the importance of international trade to economic development. Sarah speaks about corporate innovation and women in leadership from a unique emerging markets perspective.
MaGIC along with Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia will be organising a half-day event in conjunction with International Women’s Day 2017 (IWD 2017). This year’s campaign theme, #BeBoldForChange aims to drive International Women’s Day as a vehicle of change and a call for gender balanced leadership and inclusive flexible cultures.
Through purposeful collaboration, we can help women advance and unleash the limitless potential offered to economies the world over. We have urgent work to do. Are you ready to #BeBoldForChange this IWD 2017 and beyond?
Build your ecosystem: the power of peer support
85% of members credit circles for bringing about positive change in their life– and this year, to address our two key goals of advancing women into leadership and encouraging women to return to the workforce, our theme will be focused on building the community ecosystem.
So to kick-off our year differently this 2017, we are incubating Circles – within corporates, within different regions across Malaysia, we reach out to build our #leanincommunity!
Business and Professional Women, BPW International for short, develops the professional, leadership and business of women on all levels through advocacy, mentoring, networking, skill building and our economic empowerment programs and projects around the world. BPW International is one of the largest international networks world-wide and has one of the most influential international networks of business and professional women with affiliates in 90 countries on 5 continents.
Sarah will be speaking about Spurring Corporate Intrapreneurship & Extrapreneurship.