“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” —Michelle Obama

Everyone is the main character in their own story and it is our responsibility to create our own principles and values in life. By being our own author, how can we do our best in empowering others especially the people that matter to us? How do we tell a little girl that it is fine … Continue reading “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” —Michelle Obama

myHarapan Helps Drive Systemic Change in the Social Sector

MaGIC launched Malaysia’s Social Inclusion & Vibrant Entrepreneurship (MasSIVE) movement to cultivate vibrant IDEs that drive inclusive economic growth. It has been a great start for us in 2018. From the PUSH (Pemangkin Usahawan Sosial Hebat) program with outreach activities stretching all myHarapan resources (gladly doing so) connecting and engaging the youth and beneficiaries to … Continue reading myHarapan Helps Drive Systemic Change in the Social Sector

Malaysia is in the “Doing Better” category for social investment.

Do you know what it takes to determine a country’s potential for philanthropy and private social investments? Recently, the Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS) conducted a Doing Good Index (DGI) workshop in Bangkok, Thailand from 18th - 19th January 2018. We were there to exchange our experiences and challenges during the data collection phase as … Continue reading Malaysia is in the “Doing Better” category for social investment.

Happy New Year to everyone!

Well, well, well..... it is the 3rd day to the blank pages of a 365-page book and for many of you, it's probably now filled with resolutions, plans, goals, anniversary dates, wishes, to do lists and many more. I can't say we are not the same. Really, the dates ARE filling up pretty quickly. But … Continue reading Happy New Year to everyone!

No goodbyes, just see you again!

[Syarina] What can I say? The main event may be over but work starts from hereon. The second-day GSBS talks about food revolution and sports, it's importance and the creation of social inclusion. Be it food security in terms of the process in the value chain, quality and its sufficiency in the next 10 years … Continue reading No goodbyes, just see you again!

A world with 3 “ZEROS”

[Kenny Sim] After a good night rest, I am able to empty my glass and to be ready to be inspired and inspire through the conversation and stories in Global Social Business Summit 2017. We are blessed with an amazing French opera during the opening and the first discussion of the day was about the … Continue reading A world with 3 “ZEROS”

“Jauhar Ambassador”

Today is my first day attending the Global Social Business Summit. I'm glad to see all different kind of people around the world come here and sharing their idea of social business together. One of the inspiring session for me is The New Stars of Hope introduced by Prof Yunus. Its really inspiring me when he … Continue reading “Jauhar Ambassador”

Highlights are usually one but I have two!

[Syarina] Where do I begin? The setting created a great ambiance feel that you forget that you were in a tent for a moment. It was surreal to be at the GSBS surrounded by like-minded enthusiastic people, especially being there as a participant. Had the honor to work with GCL 4yrs ago when we hosted … Continue reading Highlights are usually one but I have two!

YOUTH, the new wave of “HOPE”!

(Kenny Sim) Today is D-Day, the first day of Global Social Business Summit 2017. After two days in the Young Pioneers Meeting, all the anticipation build up to this very day where I get to explore much more about social business with various influencers, academia, and people who are part of a social business. The … Continue reading YOUTH, the new wave of “HOPE”!

“Start and Enhance your Social Business”

[Jane Lee] Today, I felt grateful to be surrounded by people from different industries who are all passionate about social business. We discuss if love is all we need or money is all we need when it comes to starting and enhancing social business. Our outcome is that if one person really loves what he … Continue reading “Start and Enhance your Social Business”