Whether it an upscale restaurant or at the nearest Starbucks, we ladies often meet up with our girlfriends to discuss our personal lives and share our stories. More often then not, our girlfriends function as guides and inspirations to many of us.
On a much larger scale, Malaysia is filled with successful women who currently head many industries. They are role models and should be taken as examples by us young ladies.
Can you imagine how awesome and inspiring it would be to have a tea session with any one of them?
Here are 5 inspirational and powerful Malaysian women who we would like to have a teh tarik session with!
The daughter of Malaysia’s longest serving Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad; Marina is well known for being extremely vocal and for her human rights endeavours.
She is a familiar face in the media with her forward thinking opinions and is also a guest columnist with local English daily The Star. A teh tarik session with her would definitely empowered us in our fight for women’s right and the ability to be stand up for ourselves as women of the 21st century.
Nur Fazura Sharifuddin
|Nur Fazura Sharifuddin|
Fazura is an inspiration in so many ways! She started her career as an actress, playing the lead in local film Gol & Gincu and now has her very own reality show with American entertainment channel, E!.
Nur Fazura is also a business woman and the darling of the local film industry. Sipping a cup of teh tarik and listening to the story of her life would automatically motivate any young Malaysian woman. She proves that with determination and hard work, no dream is too small to be achieved!
She is known as the people’s princess and one can only imagine the fascinating stories of her travel you would hear at a teh tarik session with her!
Tengku Zatashah Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah is a princess of Selangor who loves to travel with her French born husband, Aubry Mennesson. This royal couple even shares their travel stories their blog The Frog and Princess. If you need lifestyle and travel inspiration, this is the lady you should be sharing a cup of teh tarik with!
Dato Rohana Rozhan
|Dato Rohana Rozhan|
Are you working in the corporate industry and in need of some career motivation? Then let’s imagine we’re having a teh tarik session with Astro’s CEO, Dato Rohana Rozhan. She has been leading Astro since 2011 and was listed by Variety magazine as one of 2014’s Women of Impact list.
She proves that Malaysian women are capable of leading multinational companies, and doing it well too!
Yuna is a Malaysian singer who has achieved international recognition and has worked with famous music producers like Pharrell Williams and David Foster. After Dato’ Siti Nurhaliza, Yuna is the only Malaysian artist who has achieved international recognition with albums reaching the top 30 of America’s Billboard chart.
A teh tarik session with her would help us understand her challenges in achieving her goals which again will show that if you are talented and determine, you can achieve your dreams!
These wonderful Malaysian ladies only serve to show that Malaysian women are independent, strong and highly determined to achieve success. Use them as guides but be sure to create your own path too!
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