News / 5 November 2019

E-NATION SYMPOSIUM: MALAYSIA’S SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AT VERY EARLY STAGES

In the spirit of building an entrepreneurial nation, the E-nation Symposium hosted a panel session on ‘Driving the Future of Entrepreneurship’, flanked by five panelists – Dzuleira Abu Bakar; chief executive officer, Malaysia Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC); Norhizam Kadir, vice president, startup ecosystem, Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC); Phillip Rao, partner advisory services and programme director, EY Malaysia; Olivier Legrand, managing director LinkedIn Asia Pacific; and KK Chua the founder of Armani Media Group.

The session, moderated by Tristan Ace, the global lead of partnerships and development of the British Council, kicked off with Dzuleira describing MaGIC’s significant goal of driving the social entrepreneurship agenda. “From a policy standpoint, what we are trying to do is create more awareness about social entrepreneurship in general.”

 

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