Social Capital - The Underrated Powerful Currency

Social Capital - The Underrated Powerful Currency
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Wed 22 January 2020
Wednesday 22 January 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Networking is a waste of time! Most people network by passing their business cards around like it’s a cheap commodity. They treat the people they network with as sales prospects and assumes everybody is in the market to buy from them. Avoid making this novice mistake!
If you play it right, networking can be the best currency for your business. It helps build your social capital that gives you ACCESS to the wealth and resource that you seek. Some may think networking is a skill that comes naturally but it is actually something that can be learnt.
Come listen to how Anja Juliah, founder and Social Impact Director of Athena Holdings Sdn Bhd (an alumna of MaGIC 2015 and 2019) built her social capital that gave her the leverage to access her target market just by asking for it.
Key Takeaways:
- Understand the different types of networks- Learn how to monetize on your business network- Learn simple tips and tricks of networking experts
Agenda:
10.00am - Registration
10.30am - Sharing session by speaker
11.20am - Q&A Session
11.30am - Network & End
Who should attend
Social Entrepreneurs,
businesses that want to expand regionally and globally.
Speaker

ANJA JULIAH ABU BAKAR 
Founder and Social Impact Director of Athena Holdings Sdn Bhd, a social enterprise that empower women with entreprenuership skills. (www.athenaempowers.com)
Founder of Sisterhood Alliance, an NGO which advocates social changes by empowering young girls with life skills education (www.mysisterhood.org)
Passionate in educating the community on the importance of social missions and social enterprise businesses, Anja is also mentor for social entrepreneurs and an SDG advocator
An alumna of MaGIC Accelerator Program for Social Enterprise (2015) and was selected as first Malaysian to participate in the Social Enterprise Forum in Stockholm (2016) by the Swedish International Development Coorperation Agency (SIDA) and returned as guest mentor in 2017.
In June 2019, Anja is among 43 women leaders from around the world to be part of VV Grow Fellowship in Amsterdam by Vital Voices; a US based NGO that work with women leaders who are creating change in Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship.
She is listed as Top 10 Women Social Entrepreneurs by Top10 Malaysia (http://top10malaysia.com/main/top-10-women-social-entrepreneurs-malaysia/)
She received the Outstanding ASEAN Women Entrepreneur Award from VCCI, Hanoi (2016), winner in the Best Woman Category Malaysia Innovation (MOSTI). She was also appointed as associate partner with Social Enterprise Academy Malaysia.
Anja is a recipient of Malaysia Star Golden Hearts Award by Star Foundation in 2017(https://www.thestartv.com/v/Golden%20Hearts%20Award%202017:%20Athena%20empowers%20Orang%20Asli%20girls%20with%20knowledge%20on%20menstrual%20hygiene)
Anja is also a committee member with Chamber of Social Enterpreneurs Developement Malaysia - SE Council for social entrepreneurship practices and ecosystem building in Malaysia
In September 2019, Anja and 17 leaders from total 18 countries received an invitation to the White House to be part of W-GDP (Women’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative) established by President Trump in Feb 2019. This is the first whole-of-government effort to advance women’s economic empowerment
https://www.whitehouse.gov/wgdp/

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