Women Do Wonders

These Mah Meri women are weaving a better future for their community

Supported by volunteer group Gerai OA, these Mah Meri women are weaving a better future for their community by selling and preserving their crafts.

Property developer that believes in women

PETALING JAYA: Financial independence is crucial to women’s empowerment, and one of the ways to achieve it by investing in property.

Leong: ‘Women can succeed in any field, if they put their heart and soul in it.

Call to action for women

PETALING JAYA: Women, we hear you roar! This International Women’s Day, Star Media Group continues to celebrate Malaysian women for the difference they make in society, with a Women’s Fiesta this weekend.

The ‘wow’ factor: (From left) AirAsia Berhad senior commercial manager Shirley Tan, Mah Sing Group Bhd group strategy and operations director Jane Leong, Star Media Group managing director and chief executive officer Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai, Goh and SASA marketing manager Grace Wong at the launching of The Star’s Women do Wonders campaign held at the Cybertorium in Menara Star, Petaling Jaya.
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Insight into diving and painful feet

A&L Adventure & Leisure Sdn Bhd is happy to support The Star’s WOW-Women Do Wonders campaign taking place this weekend in Petaling Jaya.

Lim (left) handing a snorkelling mask set to Star Media Group Bhd events executive Lee Su Hsien.

Making it their business

SOCIAL enterprises enabled four women to pursue their noble causes while they managed financially with the income generated through their projects.

Catama Borneo founders Maddocks (centre) and Amalina (right), discussing the design of a handwoven mat with a weaver. The enterprise helps younger Sarawakians ensure their unique crafts do not become extinct. — Photos: SYAZANA ABD SHUKUR/The Star

Women can achieve a lot more

WOMEN can certainly do more than just take care of children, cooking and cleaning.

Wong (fifth from left), Goh (eighth from left), Star Media Group content development chief operating officer June Wong (seventh from left) and chief revenue officer Lim Bee Leng (right) mingling with sponsors and speakers of the upcoming Star Womens Fiesta at the launch of The Star’s WOW-Women do Wonders campaign in Menara Star, Petaling Jaya. — Photos:SIA HONG KIAU, AZMAN GHANI/The Star

Meet Jenn Low, Malaysian jeweller to the stars, at Women’s Fiesta

Malaysian founder of jewellery brand Wanderlust + Co is part of the WOW-Women Do Wonders speaker lineup.

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Shared values, shared lives

PETALING JAYA: Working together with his wife Audrey Ooi for the first time on their service office outfit Colony Working Space has made him fall in love with her all over again, says entrepreneur Timothy Tiah.

This radio deejay listens to understand women

Two decades of listening to women telling him their problems on air has taught popular 988 deejay Chan Fong how to better understand the fairer sex.

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Indonesian duo’s road to financial freedom

Whenever Lenny Go’s mother comes to visit from Medan, Indonesia, packed in her suitcases are bags of mocha paste and spekoek powder. The latter is a spice mix of cinnamon, cloves, mace and cardamom which gives the Indonesian layer cake its authentic taste.

Go (left) of Juwita Bakery offers Indonesian layer cakes and bika ambon for sale.