About WIEF Foundation

The WIEF Foundation is the organising body of the Annual World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF), it comprises the Board of Trustees who is supported by an International Advisory Panel and a Permanent Secretariat based in Kuala Lumpur. The Foundation also undertakes various capacity building programmes under the WIEF initiatives of the Businesswomen Network (WBN), Young Leaders Network (WYN), Education Trust (WET),  POWERTALK (WPT),  and Roundtable Series (WRT).

Initiatives & Projects


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WIEF Education
Trust (WET)

The WET is aimed at garnering support and resources from the Muslim world to provide education opportunities to the people at large
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WIEF Businesswomen
Network (WBN)

WBN was mooted at the inaugural Forum in 2005 and it organises the annual WIEF Women Entrepreneurs Workshops
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WIEF Young Leaders
Network (WYN)

The Network holds its Young Leaders events in conjunction with the annual World Islamic Economic Forum
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WIEF Roundtable
Sessions (WRT)

The Roundtable provides an avenue where regional and local business leaders can congregate to leverage on existing business and economic strengths
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WIEF Powertalk
Sessions (WPT)

POWERTALK is a platform for renowned influential thinkers to deliberate and share their knowledge, inspiring communities near and far.
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Upcoming Events


#WIEFDIGITALISATION2021

WET

  • 12TH WIEF Global Discourse
    Digital Transformation and the Future of Education
  • 26 Oct 2021
  • 4:00 pm +UTC 8:00
  • Online
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#WIEFDIGITALISATION2021

WPT

  • WIEF Powertalk
    Diving into the Deep Blue:
    Possibilities for Islamic Fintech
  • 30 Nov 2021
  • 3:00 pm +UTC 8:00
  • Online
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In Focus


Game On: Tapping into Esports

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13 August 2021

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Putting Heart into Design

Founder and CEO of Gould Studio in Sydney talks on…

13 August 2021

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A Breath of Purified Air

Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde, created the first smog free tower…

29 July 2021

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Tech-ing Art to the Next Level

Filamen co-founders plan to create a space where everyone who…

29 July 2021

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