Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz
Feb15

Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz

Bank Negara Malaysia, the national central bank of Malaysia is administered by its governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, one of the most prominent women in Malaysia. She is the seventh governor who took over the helm since May 2000 and is known to be a very strong lady being the first Malaysian woman to hold the position. Tan Sr Zeti comes from Johor Bahru, the southern state of Malaysia to parents Royal Professor Ungku Aziz, one of...

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Tun Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali
Feb15

Tun Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali

Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah binti Haji Mohamad Ali is perhaps the most prominent Malaysian woman for her personality and because she is the wife of the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, who was also the longest serving prime minister of Malaysia.Tun Siti comes from the state of Selangor where she was born in Klang in 1926 where she was oneo f the first Malaysian women to studied in a medical course when she enrolled...

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Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz
Feb15

Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz

Tan Sri Rafidah binti Jubur Aziz is widely regarded as one of the strongest Malaysian woman today. She is an active politician who is the Member of Parliament of Kuala Kangsar and has been serving the constituency since 1986. Kuala Kangsar in Perak is the place where Rafidah was born and she was most prominent when she was the Minister of International Trade and Industry where she held the ministerial post from 1987 to 2008 which...

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Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya – Nouvelles Visages
Feb15

Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya – Nouvelles Visages

Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya is a Malaysian millionaire entrepreneur whose life would inspire many Malaysians today. Her story was a typical rags-to-riches tale which involved her working extremely hard to become one of the most prominent businesswomen of Malaysia. She however met with a tragic end when she was murdered where the case is still currently on trial. Datuk Sosilawati was born in Batu Pahat in Johor where together with her 13...

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Datin Mina Cheah – The Body Shop
Feb15

Datin Mina Cheah – The Body Shop

You would be too familiar with The Body Shop because that is where you will usually buy your cosmetics and toiletries which are environmental friendly. There would always be campaigns like AIDS awareness, child sex trafficking and very prominently, environmental issues that would be promoted at the Body Shop outlets located all over Malaysia. But do you know who is behind bringing such campaigns to you through the shopping experience...

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Datuk Sheila Majid – Jentayu Spa, Jerneh skincare
Feb15

Datuk Sheila Majid – Jentayu Spa, Jerneh skincare

Datuk Sheila Majid is known for her beautiful voice where she had delivered some of Malaysia’s best hits like ‘Lagenda’ and ‘Sinaran’. Today, Sheila is known to be a successful entrepreneur where apart from being involved in the music industry, she owns a host of renowned Malaysian brands like Jentayu Spa, the Akarkarya Music Studio, the Jerneh skincare brand as well as an artiste management company. Sheila was born in Kuala Lumpur...

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Winnie Loo – A Cut Above
Feb15

Winnie Loo – A Cut Above

Winnie Loo’s name and picture is always seen in the ‘A Cut Above’ hair saloons, one of Malaysia’s most well-known hair companies. She is a hair-dresser, an entrepreneur, a visionary and a truly Malaysian icon when it comes to hair styling and such. Winnie’s passion in hairdressing started off when she was very young where she has effortlessly build her brand for the past 3 decades and today, A Cut Above is widely considered as the...

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Datin Professor Dr Clara L Chee – Clara International
Feb15

Datin Professor Dr Clara L Chee – Clara International

The name Clara International is synonymous with beauty for women in Malaysia. Clara International is one of the most renowned brands not only within Malaysia but also in the surrounding region and not many people know that it is a fully, Malaysian home-grown brand. The company was started by Prof. Dr. Clara L. Chee where she is now one of the most prominent women in Malaysia. Dr Clara started working as a beauty therapist after...

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Helen Elizabeth Read – Ms Read/ DELIcious Cafe
Feb15

Helen Elizabeth Read – Ms Read/ DELIcious Cafe

For anyone who loves shopping, the brand Ms Read gives the impression that it is a brand from overseas. In fact, the misconception is that Ms Read is a British brand but it is actually a Malaysian born brand because Ms Helen Elizabeth Read is the founder and owner of the Ms Read brand as well as the DELIcious Café chain. As an entrepreneur, she is known to be one of the most successful women in Malaysia today where she has won awards...

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