MIM-KAS Women in Leadership Forum 2016
The Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM) in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) and National Council of Women’s Organisations’ (NCWO) is proud to organise the MIM-KAS Women in Leadership Forum. This event brings together top female executives from the business, government and NGO sectors to discuss important issues and explore ways to support and improve women‘s participation in business and society. The overall goal is to highlight best practices and initiatives to accelerate change in advancing women and inclusion agenda in Malaysia.
For 50 years, MIM has delivered innovative and creative strategies to bring together world class leadership and management practices for the benefit of Malaysia’s professional fraternity. From customised in-house and public programmes to signature events, forums and conferences, MIM’s rich experience and proven capabilities in upskilling managers has benefited countless managers and executives in Malaysia. The focus on women is more crucial now than ever with the advent of significant leadership roles women can play to ensure sustainable national growth.
The MIM – KAS Women in Leadership Development Series is organised in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and 11th Malaysia Plan to increase women’s professional participation in the public and private sector. MIM is honoured to organise this event in collaboration with KAS, an international NGO whose active involvement has contributed substantially to building a sustainable future for this nation. The Institute is also pleased to work with NCWO, a consultative and advisory body committed to raising the status of women and their participation in the national development agenda.
ABOUT THE FORUM
The MIM-KAS Women in Leadership Forum is a full-day interactive event delivered through presentation papers and case studies by invited women leaders from corporate, government and NGO sectors with special focus and emphasis on the 5 Mainstream Agenda. This is followed by inspiring sharing sessions and success stories by invited guest speakers in a warm and open-sharing environment. The forum closes with a high-tea networking opportunity, providing the perfect platform to connect women leaders across the various sectors.
- To build a strong community of women leaders with opportunities to connect, learn from each other and engage in positive changes impacting women.
- To advance women in business and management’s contribution to economic growth, organisation development and business performance at both nation and enterprise level.
- To accelerate the recognition of inclusiveness and diversity in the workforce through identification of insights and issues faced by rising women leaders that can be channelled to the respective organisations for further action.