Reflections

Digital Entrepreneur
Digital Literacy

Breaking the glass ceiling: Qash Aris advocating Malaysians to pursue success through technology

The beginning of success is passion. GS Fauziyah Md Aris, also known as Qash Aris, has been interested in entrepreneurship since she was a child. Her mother's principles not only encouraged Qash Aris to develop her entrepreneurial abilities, but they also helped her develop creative, innovative, and advocacy skills that she still uses today.
Digital Entrepreneur
Talent Development

Make a career out of your passion: Herald’s way of overcoming unemployment

Herald, a Mereka Academy Digital Entrepreneur Programme graduate, was also among those affected and was unable to secure a full-time job due to the pandemic, unlike some of his peers. The programme, on the other hand, provided him with the skills and knowledge he needed to take matters into his own hands and pursue copywriting freelancing as a result of the programme.
Digital Transformation
Future Careers

Hong Leong Foundation Roar Skills Programme: Creative & Educational Experiences

The employment market is changing everyday as digitalization sweeps Malaysia. Companies are adopting digital ecosystems, running digital offices and even working remotely. Digital transformation has led to new roles or upgraded roles, driven by technological advances.

Digital Entrepreneur

The Great Resignation: Exploring The Cultural Shifts That Brought It

It's 2022, employees are now  reconfiguring their careers and lifestyle; to search for better opportunities, higher pay or a better work-life balance. Why are so many employees choosing to quit? What do they value? And where are they even going?

Digital Entrepreneur

Me.reka Digital Entrepreneur To The Rescue: Upskilling Freelancers, Scaling SMEs

Digitalisation breaches the untraditional, and opens doors for digital workers and freelancers to SMEs to scale their business. We spoke to our Career Partners on how digitalisation has impacted their SME; which includes APE Malaysia, Graze Market, Women of Will and Life Origin.
Digital Entrepreneur

Looking Into The Future of Work: Are We Ready?

The way we work and the way we think about work has changed tremendously in the last two years. People have lost their jobs, left their jobs, shifted their careers, worked from home and even worked from another country. Honestly, it’s a freelancer's world and we're just living in it.

Digital Entrepreneur

Meet Hajar, A Lawyer Who Expanded Her Love for Graphic Art To UI Design

It’s ironic that despite dealing with mountains of texts in her daily job as a lawyer, Wan Nurul Hajar Azim’s first love is actually the creative arts. But like water flowing through a river’s carved path, her burning love for graphics and design never wavered,
Digital Entrepreneur

‘Make Learning Meaningful’: Nur Adila’s Inspirational Journey to Empowerment

Coming from a low-income family, Nur Adila knows how empowering education can be be. She worked hard to get scholarships from primary school to tertiary education and now she hopes to inspire and empower others with her lifelong learning. Read more about about her inspirational journey!
Digital Entrepreneur

How the Me.reka Digital Entrepreneur Programme Inspired An Engineer to Expand His Horizons

Steve Lee took an interest in learning about the gig industry because he was looking to find new means of income that would offer him greater mobility and control over work. Here's how this engineer found a love for copywriting.
Digital Entrepreneur

Will A Seasoned Gig Worker Benefit from the Me.reka Digital Entrepreneur Programme?

Despite her 7-year experience in photographer and videography, client management was filled with ups and down for Mitzy Tan. Here's how she learned to tackle them through the hands-on real-life advice from the Digital Entrepreneur programme.
Digital Entrepreneur

Mimi’s Breakthrough To The Gig Economy Began With A Wish For Work-Life Balance

The appeal of working in the comforts of your own home at your own time and pace holds great appeal. Like a moth to a flame, here's how Nurul Farah Shamimi, an Electrical and Electronics Engineering graduate, decided to shift tracks and pursue freelancing.

Digital Entrepreneur

How Clarissa Loi Went From Bank Loan Officer To Freelance Digital Marketer

Clarissa faced the same challenges other young people faced seeking employment during the pandemic, with competitive and over-saturated markets making it difficult for anybody to enter entry-level jobs. But the pandemic didn’t stop her from pursuing a change in career.