s247-tennis_033Empowering women will be the main topic of focus at the upcoming BMW Malaysian Open 2014 with the ‘Women @ Work’ event presented by General Electric (GE).

A speaking program focused on highlighting the increasingly important role women are playing across every tenet of modern day society, the ‘Women @ Work’ event will feature speakers that include sports personalities Venus Williams and Datuk Nicol David; corporate leaders Datuk Yvonne Chia and Tan Sri Dr Jemilah Mahmood as well as the Malaysian Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin

The event aims to bring the government and private sectors together on an on-going dialogue on the importance of programs and events that empower women here. It also explores the role of sports in developing stronger and more capable women and the creation of a community that supports this goal on an on-going basis.

The by invitation only event which will be held on April 17 2014 at the VIP Marquee.

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