Empowering Women Leaders through Speed Mentoring Programme

We are thrilled to announce the successful completion of yet another impactful event by the 30% Club Malaysia – our flagship Speed Mentoring programme, a testament to our collective commitment to nurturing female leadership talent in the corporate world.


This initiative stands as a beacon of empowerment, fostering growth and development for women executives in mid to upper management levels across various sectors.


With the participation of over 60 rising women from over 31 organisations as mentees, the programme served as a platform for invaluable mentorship and guidance where the initiative aimed to accelerate the advancement of women in mid to upper management levels provided them with access to invaluable insights and guidance from 6 seasoned mentors across various sectors.


We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our esteemed mentors whose dedication and expertise from diverse sectors and industries truly inspired these women to reach new heights. The mentors are:


Michael Lai Board Member/Board Risk Management Committee, Great Eastern General Insurance,


Dato’ Ami Moris Chair of Cypark Resources Bhd & Former Chair of 30% Club Malaysia,

Jalalullail Othman Independent Non-Executive Director CIMB Islamic,

Tay Shan Li Co-founder of BabyDash, Managing Partner of ScaleUp Malaysia and Founder and CEO of Swipeless,

May Lim Managing Director The Arnott’s Group (Asia) and

Dato’ Roslina Zainal Independent Non-Executive Director Malaysian Smelting Berhad and, Independent and Non Executive Director Cyberjaya Education Group Berhad.

A special note of appreciation goes to our gracious host, Great Eastern. and members of its key management, Mr. Ng Kok Kheng, CEO of Great Eastern General Insurance, and Ms. Sook Hooi Khoo, CFO of Great Eastern General Insurance for providing the perfect setting for collaboration and growth.


The success of the programme could not have happened without the dedication shown by our team of volunteers and advocates with the 30% Club Malaysia – Nurul A’in Abdul Latif, Chair of the 30% Club Malaysia; Raj Kumar Paramanathan, Co-lead of the Enable Pillar; and Volunteer Advocates – Frauline Josephine Hor, Sarania Sukumaran, Sharmila Gunasekaran, RPh, MBA, Yee Jing L., Aira Pandawa, Catherine M. whose demonstration of unwavering commitment have led to the transformative experience by our mentees.


Some of our favourite key takeaways from the mentees:

      • Find your purpose in life and believe in yourself. Stay true to your passions and convictions

      • It is important to find a leadership mentor who can provide guidance, support, and wisdom in navigating the leadership journey

      • Leverage on one’s own unique strengths instead of trying to trying to conform to traditional notions of mirroring a man to find success in career


    We couldn’t be more proud to celebrate the success of this programme in our continued journey to create a future where diversity and inclusivity contributes to driving positive change, innovation and success at the workplace!