Reflections

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.
Digital Entrepreneur

How Aqilah Diyanti Learned to be Persistent with Me.reka’s Digital Entrepreneur Programme

This chemical engineer turned copywriter took a leap of faith and pivoted careers by applying for a role in Biji-Biji Initiative. Instead, she was offered the opportunity to unlock further potential through a scholarship with the Digital Entrepreneur programme.

Digital Entrepreneur

How An Extrovert Overcame The Isolation of Freelancing

As any freelancer might know, running a solo business tends to be wholly consuming and quite isolating. Community is everything, and this Digital Entrepreneur graduate found hers through the programme.
Digital Entrepreneur

An End of Fear, The Start of Mawar’s Journey in This Digital Gig Economy

"It’s okay to be afraid to do something new but it’s not okay to stay afraid," says Mawar Yudiana binti Mohamad, a Digital Entrepreneur graduate. Get inspired by this creative's continuous quest to step out of her comfort zone.
Digital Entrepreneur

Tackling An Underlooked Aspect of Freelancing: Documentation & Management

Any freelancer can start work but a truly holistic freelancer creates project management and frameworks to ensure a wholesome approach to work. Read more to find out how architect turned digital entrepreneur Muhammad Sabri is levelling up his freelance career.
Digital Entrepreneur
Talent Development

The Holy Grail of the Freelancing: Retainers and How to make Sustainable Income

Why does the freelance economy appeal to many? In short, the freelance economy, or the Gig Economy is defined as a ubiquity of short-term contracts in comparison to full-time jobs. But what if you, a freelancer, can relish the time flexibility of freelancing and a full-time's income? Read more to know more about this fabled legend!
Talent Development

Let's Hear from Jordan, our Marketing & Communications Intern

Learn more about the career and personal opportunities that Biji-biji Initiative & Me.reka has to offer from our Marketing & Communications Intern, Jordan throughout his experiences in being a part of the Changemaker Talent Development Programme 2021

Talent Development

Let's Hear from Laksheena Doshi, our HR Intern

Due to the flexible nature of Biji-biji & Me.reka, employees here are highly encourage to practice continuous communication with one another. This is especially beneficial during monthly meetings where an exchange of ideas alongside values are actively discussed. Let’s hear from our Human Resources Intern, Laksheena on her experience!

Talent Development

Let's Hear from Nurlini Setiawarni, our Web Development & IT Intern

Here at Biji-Biji Initiative & Me.reka, proactiveness and self-initiative is highly valued and encouraged in our working culture. Get to learn more on the various experiences alongside hands-on tasks from our Web Development and IT Intern, Nurlini Setiawarni on her journey for being a part of the Changemaker Talent Development Programme 2021.

Talent Development

Let's Hear from Aliana Aziz, our Project Management Intern

Biji-biji & Me.reka instils a healthy working culture where employees are able to work flexibly with experienced individuals in an impact-driven enterprise. Let’s hear from our Project Management intern, Aliana Aziz, throughout her journey!

Digital Transformation

How Airtable Empowered Me.reka to Assist Our Frontliners

Here at Biji-biji & Me.reka, we utilize Airtable to ideate, manage and execute business objectives, alongside community campaigns as it serves as a powerful database modelling to carry out the practice of designs, knowledge, resources and expertise between groups to be shared.