The very first event of Front Liner Youth (FLY) event successfully took place on 22 November 2017 with a line of inspirational guest speakers and attendance of 50 participants from 10 universities across Kuala Lumpur. Four students from IMU were present at the event. The event kick-started with ‘Practical Tips to becoming a GOOD Social Entrepreneur’ Workshop conducted by AirAsia Foundation. The two-hour workshop showed participants the best practices of ASEAN social enterprises and also took them through assessment processes to help them prepare in approaching potential funders effectively. The event also featured an ‘Empowerment Talk Show’ session with three prominent Malaysian entrepreneurs; Managing Partner and Chief Master Trainer of Life Success Resources, Dr Niki Shuhada Shukor; Co-founder and CEO of Tripfez, Faeez Fadhlillah and Co-founder and CEO of Skolafund, Tengku Syamil. Besides exchanging their life and achievement stories, the star entrepreneurs also shared tips and motivation to participants on how to overcome challenges in business endeavors.
For the IMU students, Front Liner Youth (Fly) is a good awareness programme. It is eye opening and gives motivation to young entrepreneurs to start in social ventures. Students from IMU are encouraged to attend future Front Liner Youth programme as it is a truly rewarding experience.
Written by: Boris Ting Ek Wu, Vice President of IMU Entrepreneur Club