Brunei Women takes center stage, A gathering of Brunei’s dynamic women

Posted on  19/08/2008  |  Media Centre

19th August 2008

The 2008 Women in Business Forum will take place on 19th August at the Empire Hotel & Country Club. This event being organized by Asia Inc Forum is envisioned to bring together businesswomen, women leaders in government and the private sector, professionals, and entrepreneurs to learn, network and share best practices that can make a huge difference to women’s involvement in today’s competitive business and the world of work. The Forum also aims to acknowledge the key role played by outstanding Brunei women in the business and society.

Confirmed foreign speakers include Ms Michelle Dula Asence, founder of Zen Zest Lifestyle products, a leading local brand in fragrances and body care products in the Philippines and Ms Wendy Lee, a leading professional and image consultant in Malaysia. It will feature also some of Brunei’s leading local business figures in the panel discussions on a wide-range of women issues in the corporate world; sharing of success stories and experiences of women entrepreneurs and how women can lead a healthy lifestyle and remain fabulous from inside and out.

The “Salute to Women Leaders and Achievers” will give recognition to Brunei women who have achieved the record of being the “first woman” in their respective fields. These awards are aimed at encouraging women to strive for excellence in their areas of work. The awards will be presented by the Forum’s Guest of Honour.

Allen Lai CEO of Asia Inc Forum said “We are organizing this forum as we recognize the important role that women play in our society, both at home and professionally. We hope that this Forum will contribute to the development and strengthening of women in the world of work in both the public and the private sector.”

The Women in Business Forum is a key element of the Asia Inc Forum’s 2008 SME Partnership Program in partnership with Baiduri Bank, The Brunei Economic Development Board and supported by the Ministry of Industry & Primary Resources and the Young Entrepreneur Association of Brunei.

To register or further queries, please visit our website or call Nanette Ramos @ 2226555 or email