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) and Roundtable Series.

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

WYN

  • WIEF thinkTALK
    E-Funding Avenues For SMEs:
    Borderless Financing
  • 24 Jun 2021
  • 4:00 pm +GMT 8:00
  • Online
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SP

  • WIEF High Level Dialogue
    Revitalisation and Reform: Catalysing Growth
  • 14 & 15 July 2021
  • 12:00 pm +GMT 8:00
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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WPT

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


365 Days into the Pandemic

Ambassadors from the UK, Japan and Qatar to Malaysia shared…

17 June 2021

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Documenting 2020: The Lost Year

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on a number of…

15 June 2021

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Business Agility at the Fore

Business agility has been much-discussed in recent years. COVID-19 has…

15 June 2021

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Funding Traverses Borders

Many ideas have failed due to minimal funding prospects. Just…

14 June 2021

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