In line with Malaysia’s vision to advance from a production-based economy to a knowledge-intensive one, Taylor’s University initiated the pioneering Camp of Leaders mentoring programme. This exclusive by-invite programme supports selected Taylor’s University students or alumni innovating impactful business and social projects to solve Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), which address communities’ needs and quality of life.
In our Taylor'sphere our learning ecosystem and community, we strongly believe in the value of mentorship. These mentoring sessions with industry giants act as a catalyst to inspire perspectives, facilitate connections and essentially open doors to the success of these projects, by sharpening the students and alumni’s vision and resilience.
Shaping the next generation of young entrepreneurs and empowering youths today to be game-changers for the future
An exclusive opportunity to be mentored by industry giants, who teach, inspire and share their unique experiences
A strong sense of connection and collaboration that brings new ideas to communities, nations, and the world
VJ spent his career as a creative in BBDO, TBWA, and OGILVY Malaysia and Senior VP of Creative of Gojek Indonesia’s largest tech company, before a hire by Gary Vaynerchuk as Regional Head of Creative and Managing Partner of Vaynermedia APAC. He is a master at bringing heart and purpose to brands.
From an accounting career, Suzy pivoted into the media industry and spent over 10 years leading business development, brand & communication etc. With Sarah Kedah, she co-founded Kloth Malaysia in 2013, a leading Malaysian social enterprise catalysing the textile and plastic circular economy.
Recently named among the World’s 50 Most Influential People Revolutionising Governance, Surina is a thought leader in digital transformation, women empowerment and blockchain technology advocate, and former CEO of MDEC, a government agency accelerating the development of Malaysia’s digital economy.
Sustainability scientist by profession and environmentalist by passion, Dr Yasmin has over 20 years of professional experience in NGOs, corporates, and government agencies. In 2005 she founded EcoKnights, a community/environmental NGO, to mainstream sustainability through strategic interventions.
McDonald Malaysia’s youngest ever Marketing Director and award-winning marketing mastermind behind successful McD campaigns, including the legendary Ayam Goreng McD relaunch and the BTS meal launch in Asia, Eugene continues to break records in driving business and blazing an extraordinary path.
Amid running her fashion start-up Royale Demure, Sue Yii founded Komuniti Tukang Jahit (KTJ) in 2018, a social enterprise enabling home-based tailors consisting of a community of B40 women to earn a sustainable income through sewing, while bringing awareness of sustainability through job creation.
Shin Tseng, the Design Director of Urban Agenda Design, has a passion for giving historical structures a new lease of life through adaptive reuse. In 2018 he co-created REXKL, revitalising a cultural heritage in downtown KL, the former Rex Cinema, into a creative hub for artists and entrepreneurs.
As CEO and co-founder of PichaEats, a social enterprise helping refugees earn a living with their culinary skills, Lim oversees business development, strategy and community building. She was shortlisted for the Women of the Future Southeast Asia Awards and is one of Forbes’ 2018 Asian 30 under 30.
The exclusive Camp of Leaders mentoring programme supports Taylor’s University students or alumni innovating business and social projects to solve Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The programme is part of Taylor’s commitment to building strong industry linkages through degrees integrating work-based learning, our BizPod business incubator programme, and more. It also showcases Taylor’s standing as the preferred choice of industry leaders.
Participation in the Camp of Leaders programme is by-invite only for Taylor's students and alumni. If you are interested to submit your projects to join the programme, kindly reach out to us by filling in this form.
Mentees and their projects will fall into either of two categories – Ignite 10, which focuses on projects that will develop into start-ups and businesses, and Social 10, which focuses on projects that lead to social and environmental impact. Mentors are matched based on their sphere of expertise and interest.
Interested to learn more about Camp of Leaders and wondering how you can be part of it as a mentor, mentee or project owner? Contact us through the email below and we will reach out to you soon:
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