MAGGI® COLLABORATES WITH GOOGLE MALAYSIA TO LAUNCH “PROGRAM MENTOR WANITA CUKUP BERANI” TO EDUCATE MALAYSIAN WOMEN WITH BASIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS

Published by Kevin Chong @ 17/09/2020

Group Photo at the Launch

On 19 August 2020, MAGGI® officially launched the Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani in collaboration with Google Malaysia's ‘Women Will’ campaign. The motive of this program is to encourage women to be confident in using technology to grow their businesses by educating them on leadership, business acumen, communication, productivity, and digital marketing through an online workshop. The first series of the Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani took place on 1 to 3 September 2020, and the second phase will take place on 20 - 22 October 2020. The online workshop has seen an overwhelming response with over 800 sign-ups as of 19 August.

Anne Idris - Social Media Food Influencer

The final Round will see 20 shortlisted participants go through a series of interviews and assessments to be one of three selected mentees, who will join mentors - Datin Paduka Elina Azman, Sheila Rusly, and Anne Idris on a one-on-one mentorship program. The Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani is part of MAGGI® CukupRasa’s Tak Kenal, Tak Cinta campaign that celebrates women who take their first step in trying something new. Based on real-life events, the campaign video features three inspirational Malaysian women who overcame challenging situations by trying something different which ultimately led to a positive outcome in their lives.

Sheila Rusly - Actress

Juan Aranols, Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad and Region Head of Nestlé Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei

Juan Aranols, Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad and Region Head of Nestlé Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei said, “The Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani is an initiative close to my heart. As an advocate of diversity and inclusion, Nestlé has always been committed to empowering women and advancing gender equality both in business and in society. Embodying this spirit through Tak Kenal, Tak Cinta and bringing it to life through this program, we are confident that Malaysian women can see the positives of trying to the take on new challenges, to achieve their goals, be it at home, in their workplace, or venturing into a new business.”

Marc Woo, Country Head of Google Malaysia

Marc Woo, Country Head of Google Malaysia added by saying, “We are equally delighted to be partnering with Maggi and Nestlé in championing women empowerment in Malaysia. This is truly aligned with our endeavor to address and narrow the gender gap, paving way for women to fulfill their human potential. This is the core mission of our ‘Women Will’ program, that is to equip women with digital skills not only as a tool for success but also as a powerful body of knowledge in making the world more equal.”

Datin Paduka Elina Azman - Actress