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

WPT

  • WIEF Powertalk
    Diving into the Deep Blue:
    Possibilities for Islamic Fintech
  • 30 Nov 2021
  • 4:00 pm +UTC 8:00
  • Online
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#WIEFDIGITALISATION2021

WRT

  • WIEF Roundtable
    Revitalisation and Reform:
    Catalysing Growth
  • 15 Dec 2021
  • 1:30 pm +UTC 8:00
  • Online
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In Focus


Shift Happens

CEO of the United Kingdom’s largest cash machine network, LINK,…

23 November 2021

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Building Forward Better

The on-going pandemic is adversely impacting developing countries, especially the…

10 November 2021

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Water Borne Change

Famously armed with nothing but a swimming cap, Speedos and…

3 November 2021

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Sustaining Speed, Cruising Forward

CEO of data-driven car sharing company SOCAR talks about a…

3 November 2021

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