Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM) and the 30% Club Malaysia celebrated their continued collaboration, promoting female leadership in Malaysia. The event, themed “Equipping Leaders, Bridging Gaps,” was hosted at HWUM’s Putrajaya campus.
Equipping Leaders, Bridging Gaps
It honored nine outstanding scholars who received the 30% Club Malaysia-Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Shaping Entrepreneurial Women Scholarship. Addressing the “broken rung” phenomenon hindering women’s career progression, the scholarship empowers women to pursue higher education and build confidence, skills, and leadership qualities.
The collaboration aims to enhance gender diversity in leadership, fostering innovation, sound decision-making, and financial performance. HWUM’s CEO, Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi, emphasized inclusivity and equal opportunities, while Dato’ Ami Moris urged companies to sponsor women leaders.