Connecting with Kauffman with YEM

A rare chance for Malaysian youths, universities, colleges, entrepreneurs and government representatives to meet GEW Global Host ‘Entrepreneur-In-Residence’ – Michael Lewin.


Date: 17th November, Tuesday, 2009
Time: 1.30 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.
Venue: Suite 7.01, Level 7, The Gardens South Tower,
Mid Valley City, Kuala Lumpur

Agenda for the Day:
– Unveiling a Study of 550 Youths about Entrepreneurship in Malaysia
– Panel Session: Ideas to Empower Youths In Entrepreneurship

Michael Lewin, Fellow from the Global GEW Host – The Kauffman Foundation & Steel Industry Entrepreneur in the USA
Dash – GEW Malaysia Country Host & CEO of Warisan Global
Roshan Thiran – CEO of Leaderonomics & Writer on Leadership and Entrepreneurship for The Star

Keynote Speech by GEW Global Host & Partners


YEM spearheaded a preliminary research on Youths’ Engagement with Entrepreneurship in Malaysia, with a group of 550 youths. Research results will address questions like ‘What do Malaysian Youths Want Out of Entrepreneurship?’ ‘What Trends are Youths Involved with Entrepreneurship?’ & many others.


YEM in collaboration with Warisan Global and Leaderonomics, present the Panel Session about Youths’ Empowerment in Entrepreneurship in Malaysia. Meet leading GEW figures, youth experts and entrepreneurs, all promoting entrepreneurship among youths. Learn from Best Practices, Networks and Resources used by the Kauffman Foundation, globally to promote Entrepreneurship and its growth among youths.

About GEW

GEW or the Global Entrepreneurship Week is a global movement of entrepreneurial people, spread across 80 countries around the world. The initiative was founded by the Kauffman Foundation and Make Your Mark, two leading organisations, in entrepreneurship development and research, in the USA and UK respectively.

GEW brings together top industry speakers, entrepreneurs, youth leaders and NGOs to network and spearhead the WEEK (16th to the 22nd of November) with entrepreneurial events.

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Limited Seats are Available and Only Invited Individuals and Organisations are entitled to attend the event.

Please RSVP Your Attendance to Michael Teoh, GEW Youth Catalyst, at to confirm your attendance by Wednesday, 11th November 2009. You will receive a confirmation email from us, confirming your attendance.

NOTE: Only individuals with their names registered through the RSVP are allowed into the event.

Thank You for Your Time, and Looking Forward to Your Soonest Response.

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