Ep 17. Jabatan Pembangunan Wanita Johor looking to start a division for Sarawak
For this episode, JD speaks to Director Mohd Ali Taib from Jabatan Pembangunan Wanita Johor, a government body that is looking to start a division for Sarawak. With this they hope to help not only empower the women in Borneo, but also support female entrepreneurs as they have done so in Johore. They look into the several ways that women in Sarawak can be empowered such as through education and economy and what are the initiatives the office provide to bring up these women in Sarawak.
They discuss the similiarities and differences between women entrepreneurs in Sarawak and Johor. Factors such as geographical distance, culture and also quality standards of a place is explored in the discussion. They arrive that Sarawakian female entrepreneurs have a strong potential to enhance the women business through collaborations with other agencies and organisations.
Tahun Memperkasakan Wanita 2018 is a national intitiative supported by this office to drive women into the 4th industrial revolution with focused preparation within five strategic clusters including, health, safety, economy, culture and education.