Monday, August 24, 2020

MAGGI Celebrates Women Empowerment with Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani

Are you brave enough to go through all the challenges especially during the Covid-19 pandemic? If the answer is a big "YES", then do join the Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani which was launched by MAGGI to celebrates Women Empowerment. 

The nationwide programme organised in collaboration with Women Will by Google Malaysia aims to support confidence, enhancement, digital upskilling, cooking and basic entrepreneurship skills. The event was officiated by Juan Aranols, Chief Executive Officer of Nestle (Malaysia) Berhad and Region Head of Nestle Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei; Geetha Balakrishna, Business Executive Officer of Maggi Nestle (Malaysia) Berhad and Marc Woo, Country Head of Google Malaysia who were also the speakers for the Panel Discussion on "Inspiring Women To Make a Difference". 

Left to right
(L-R : Marc, Juan and Geetha)

Juan said that the Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani is an initiative which is close to his heart. As an advocate of diversity and inclusion, Nestle has always been committed to empowering women and advancing gender equality both in business and in the society. Tak Kenal, Tak Cinta is brought to life through Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani so that Malaysian women can see the positives of trying and take on new challenges to achieve goals be it at home, the workplace, a new business venture or in cooking a new dish!

Mr Juan
Juan Aranols, Chief Executive Officer of Nestle (Malaysia) Berhad
and Region Head of Nestle Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

Three successful, well-known personalities and businesswomen were appointed to personally mentor participants on their journey of self-discovery and to help the women to succeed in their new ventures. They are Datin Paduka Eina Azman who is the Brand Ambassador for MAGGI CukupRasa and also Actress, Entrepreneur & Food Enthusiast; Anne Idris who is Entrepreneur and Owner of My Mum's Bakery and Sheila Rusly who is Director, Producer, Actress and Owner of The Dim Sum Place KL. Wow !!! Looks like the lucky participants will have a good and well-known mentors to guide them.

Photo opportunity with the 3 Mentors of Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani
with Ruby and Syafiera
The Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani is hosted in partnership between Maggi and Google Malaysia via Women Will, a Grow with Google programme. Women Will is helping us as women to instil self-confidence in ourselves by using technology to grow our business by educating us on content related to leadership, business acumen, communication, productivity and also digital marketing. A great initiative indeed to all the women out there to update ourselves with the current technology!
Sheila Rusly posted her pledge with Marc Woo 

Geetha said their 3 mentors Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani will be supporting women across Malaysia via a series of online workshops and will eventually support 3 selected mentees beyond the workshop in a life-changing journey and guiding them in their chosen endeavours.
Geetha Balakrishna, Business Executive Officer of Maggi Nestle (Malaysia) Berhad sharing her pledge that drew laughter amongst the guests, medias and the staff

Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani will have its first series of Online Workshop which will kick start from September 1st to 3rd, followed by another series from Oct 20th to 22nd. During the 3-day workshop, participants will be learning new skills which will enhance their knowledge and confidence. Will block my dates to attend these workshops to enhance my cooking experience at home with my Little Angels!
Marc Woo, Country Head of Google Malaysia

Marc Woo is delighted to be partnering with Maggi and Nestle in championing women empowerment in Malaysia which is aligned with their endeavour to address and narrow the gender gap, paving way for women to fulfil their human potential. It is a core mission of the Women Will programme that is to equip women with digital skills not only as a tool for success, but also as a powerful body of knowledge in making the world more equal. Thank you very much Google Malaysia for their effort towards all the women in Malaysia so that we will have a chance to lead a better life!
3 Mentors of Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani sharing the quality that they want from their Mentees to lead and guide them to be a successful person.
(L-R : Sheila Rusly, Datin Paduka Eina Azman and Anne Idris)

Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani online workshop to date has received an overwhelming response with more than 800 sign ups. The final round will see 20 shortlisted participants go through a series  of interviews and assessments to be one of three selected mentees, who will then journey with Datin Paduka Eina Azman, Sheila Rusly and Anne Idris through a one-on-one mentorship programme. 
 Juan presented a bouquet of flower to Mentor and Brand Ambassador, Datin Paduka Eina Azman for her contribution to the Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani

Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani is part of Maggi CukupRasa's Tak Kenal Tak Cinta campaign to celebrate women who will take their first steps to try something new. Do watch the real-life stories at where it features 3 inspirational Malaysian women whom have overcome challenging situations by having the courage to try something different, which ultimately led to a positive outcome in their lives. Do not miss this video as it might change your perspective of live!!!
Having nasi lemak with Maggi Sambal Tumis and Maggi CukupRasa. It is simply delicious and will cook with my Little Angels over the weekend to make our very own Nasi Lemak

For more information on the Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani, do log on to Check out my video on the event as below...
If you think that you are a person who will never give up, willing to accept challenges and want to lead a better life, then do sign up as one of the participants to prove that you're brave enough to come out from your comfort zone. Mommy Jane would love to register too to improve my cooking skills for my Little Angels. Cooking now is part of our life ever since we had the Movement Control Orders (MCOs) due to Covid-19. Staying at home for 1 month plus is actually a good bonding session with my Little Angels. We learn to cook, study, play and exercise together to stay healthy and with this online cooking workshop, perhaps we could learn together and it might be our sustainability or our future income. 

Good luck to all the participants on your journey with your Mentors and Maggi in the Program Mentor Wanita Cukup Berani !


  1. Bila tengok program ni punya objektif. Rasa nak join. Tapi bile tengok mentor, lagi la nak sangat join. Good luck pada yang dah daftar.

    1. Ruby, I want to join too. Looks interesting. Let's register together ya. He he he!!!

  2. Nice programme going on. Will try my luck and hope to be one of the mentees.

  3. I am brave enough to accept this challenge. Thanks Nestle for helping women in Malaysia to sharp up our skills.

    1. Wendy, jia you!!! You can do it!!! Hope more such programmes will be organise soon. :)

  4. I will ask my wife to participate since she love to cook.

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