BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Entrepreneurship may be the key to solve not just Brunei's unemployment problem but also globally, said Associate Professor Dr. Madeline Berma in the Enterpreneurship and Economic Empowerment of Brunei Women'forum on Tuesday.
Dr. Berma, director of Women's Leadership Centre of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, shared her academic experience and researches with Women's Business Council Brunei Darussalam members in the forum under the invitation of Brunei Malay Chamber of Commerce and Industry and BAG Networks Sdn Bhd. The event was sponsored by AM Capital and managed by Pentagram Design Sdn Bhd.
In the forum, Berma encouraged the members to be innovative and confident in themselves and should not be afraid to face failure. "In fact, one must learn from mistakes,"she said.
Haslina Taib, chief executive officer of BAG Networks Sdn. Bhd. (The Brunei Accenture Group), is one of the leading business women in Brunei, and had established a business platform "eBunda", which focuses on development of female leaders, designing outcomes where women can contribute to the progression of Brunei, to promote continuous learning by providing easily accessible and readily available online learning which supports the needs of the women in Brunei and to provide a platform for women in Brunei to connect and collaborate through a supportive network.
BAG Networks Sdn. Bhd. is a leading IT consulting and outsourcing services provider in Brunei. Formed as a joint venture between the Brunei government and Accenture in 2001, BAG Networks plays an essential role in supporting the country's e-government initiative through its set of comprehensive business solutions.