WIEF Foundation Uplifts Women as Agents of Transformation
The WIEF Businesswomen Network (WBN) has concluded the second edition of WBN Tea Talk 2017. As part of various capacity building programmes under the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Foundation, the session aims to empower women entrepreneurs in their quest for success.

The session entitled ‘Recipe for Business Success’ saw Datin Winnie Loo, Founder and Chief Creative Director, A Cut Above Group of Salons and Academy sharing insights and experiences with 30 local and foreign women (Bangladesh, Bosnia Herzegovina, Sudan, Sierra Leone and Slovakia) entrepreneurs and professionals from various business fields.

The participants were also encouraged to take advantage of digitalisation to remain relevant and competitive.\

Since its establishment in 2007, WBN has been empowering woman entrepreneurs across the globe with various programmes and activities such as WIEF Women Entrepreneur Workshop, WIEF Online Marketing Workshop and WIEF Women Entrepreneurial Retreat.

The most popular amongst these, is the WIEF Online Marketing Workshop which has seen its rounds conducted in Kenya, Indonesia, Morocco, Jordan, Malaysia and recently in Conakry, Guinea.

To date, WBN has more than 400 alumni members representing emerging and developed economies from 31
countries worldwide.

The tea talk session acts as a roadmap towards the 13th World Islamic Economic Forum, themed ‘Disruptive Change: Impact and Challenges’ which is happening from 21 to 23 November in Kuching, Sarawak.

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