LUMINATE is the gathering place for conscious entrepreneurs ready to take their lives and businesses to the next level. Our presentations will include strategies for being an entrepreneur and leader, and the skills essential for running a successful business. Our intention is to serve the whole person, not just the business person. You will get tips for your well-being – physical, emotional, and spiritual – and give you inspiration so you can keep going, even when it feels like it’s easier to quit.
- Live event (recordings are available for those who registered)
- 100% pitch-free. We do not allow “up-selling” of services or products
- Free product/service offerings by speakers during the live sessions
- Gain access to WEWorld Network private Facebook group to network with other like-minded entrepreneurs from around the world
OUR FEATURED LUMINATE 2022 PRESENTERS
Queen Naa Tsotsoo Soyoo I
CEO & FOUNDER
Fortune Global Ventures
THE HUMANITARIAN VALUE OF SOCIAL IMPACT ENTREPRENEURSHIP
FEB 25, 2 pm – 3 pm (UTC-5)
FEB 26, 3 am – 4 am (UTC+8)
Naa Tsotsoo Soyoo I is a multi-award-winning Queen from the Greater Accra Region of Ghana and a key leader of the Global African community, holding positions with some of the strategic organizations pushing the agenda for Diaspora Cohesion and change across the continent. Dubbed ‘The Dynamic Queen’, this is a woman who is just as comfortable wandering through the corridors of power one day and the streets of some of the most deprived communities the next.
Miss Hong Kong 2017
No Bullshit Factory
MY OH-SO GLAMOROUS LIFE
FEB 24, 9 pm – 10 pm (UTC-5)
FEB 25, 10 am – 11 am (UTC+8)
Juliette is an actor, model, and talent development coach. With her triple-threat experience, Juliette trains and develops new talents who want to get into the mainstream commercial, modeling, or pageantry industry. In 2020, Juliette started No Bullshit Factory where she shares a mindset of being true to herself on social media and in life.
Rev. Dr. Rain Annie Lim
WEWorld Network and Origin of Wisdom
JOURNEY OF AN ENTREPRENEUR BEING A WOMAN, MOM, ASIAN, AND WIFE!
FEB 22, 9 pm – 10 pm (UTC-5)
FEB 23, 10 am – 11 am (UTC+8)
Reverend Dr. Rain (Annie Lim) is a serial entrepreneur, spiritual leader, speaker, coach, and intuitive healer. She inspires many with her sharing and teaching on the RainHeartWisdom show, and with her Internationally-acclaimed transformational programs – SEEDS Leadership and the Facilitator Development Program.
OUR DISTINGUISHED LUMINATE 2022 PRESENTERS
Nik Suzila Nik Hassan (Suzy)
MALAYSIAN SOCIAL ENTERPRISE ON KEEPING FABRIC AND PLASTIC OUT OF LANDFILLS & OCEANS
FEB 21, 12 am – 1 am (UTC-5)
FEB 21, 1 pm – 2 pm (UTC+8)
Nik Suzila (Suzy) had worked in various sectors including the audit and finance, media, and have experience in business development, brand & communication, revenue enhancement, and partnerships. Kloth Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (KMSB), an organization inspiring to become the leading social enterprise in catalysing the textile and plastic circular economy. They have built brands including Kloth Cares Fabric Recycling Movement (KCFRM), Woman Up by Kloth Cares, Kloth Lifestyle, Kloth Textile, Kloth Wear, Kloth Circular Plastic, Crush-It etc.
Prana World Lifestyle Centre
MANIFESTING SUCCESS USING INNER SCIENCES
FEB 21, 8 am – 9 am (UTC-5)
FEB 21, 9 pm – 10 pm (UTC+8)
Hengameh (PhD) is an architect and a Pranic Healing trainer. She has been practicing healing for more than a decade and has conducted healing and meditation classes in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Philippines. She was awarded the title ““Energy Healer of the Year 2020” in Malaysia.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Buckminster Fuller Institute
OUR BIGGEST RISK IS TO THINK TOO SMALL
FEB 21, 9 pm – 10 pm (UTC-5)
FEB 22, 10 am – 11 am (UTC+8)
George currently is a Board Member of Buckminster Fuller Institute and Walter Munk Foundation for the Oceans. He also sits as an Advisory Board Member for Planet Positive Ventures, Bay.Org, and S.F. State University School of International Business. He co-founded Project Kaisei – Google Earth Hero and is a lead investor in Ojingo Labs, Inc. – Social Networking Technology.
eduCLaaS Pte Ltd
REIMAGINING EDUCATION AS A GLOBAL COMMON GOOD
FEB 22, 1 am – 2 am (UTC-5)
FEB 22, 2 pm – 3 pm (UTC+8)
Leslie founded System Access and grew the business into a public listed global enterprise until it was acquired by a leading global financial services software provider in 2006. Leslie then founded Red Dot Ventures in 2012 to nurture and incubate tech startups in Singapore and the region. In 2016, Leslie became CEO of EduCLaaS (previously Lithan), to accelerate its transformation to become a pan-Asia digital learning and talents platform for bridging rising inequality with inclusive digital transformation.
THE POWER OF WOOD
FEB 22, 8 am – 9 am (UTC-5)
FEB 22, 9 pm – 10 pm (UTC+8)
Matthias Gelber is currently Brand Ambassador for Avant Wood Finland and ESG advisor for the Philippines Stock Exchange. He was voted Greenest Person on the planet in 2008, has given talks in 42 countries internationally and five times at TEDx events.
FEB 22, 2 pm – 3 pm (UTC-5)
FEB 23, 3 am – 4 am (UTC+8)
Andrea has worked in the media and communication industry for many years focusing on filmmaking, copywriting, designing and developing marketing and digital strategies and workshops. She further expanded her professional skills and qualifications into new fields, such as alternative practitioners for psychotherapy, body trauma therapy, yoga, and mindfulness.
HOW NFT IS CHANGING THE WORLD
FEB 23, 10 am – 11 am (UTC-5)
FEB 23, 11 pm – 12 am (UTC+8)
Zeneca_33 (his Twitter name) is an NFT influencer, thought leader, and community member (whatever your preferred term is). Roy was a professional poker player for 15 years before becoming an NFT expert. He currently runs his own NFT newsletter, podcast, Discord server, and an NFT consulting business with more than 200,000++ followers
HOW TO WRITE A BESTSELLING BOOK IN 43 DAYS
FEB 23, 2 pm – 3 pm (UTC-5)
FEB 24, 3 am – 4 am (UTC+8)
Robb’s journey hasn’t been your typical one. He started his first business as a teenager, has done cubicle time in big multinationals, toured from coast to coast as a DJ, and spent half a decade as a People & Culture leader in award-winning tech companies before launching his company Growth Habit. He’s the author of the bestselling book “Die Before They Do” and has helped more than 150 entrepreneurs from countries around the world launch and grow their businesses since 2019.
Anja Juliah Abu Bakar
SOCIAL IMPACT DIRECTOR
Athena Holdings Sdn Bhd
STARTING A SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS BUSINESS
FEB 24, 12 am – 1 am (UTC-5)
FEB 24, 1 pm – 2 pm (UTC+8)
Anja’s expertise is in Social Enterprise business model and currently sits in the Chamber of Social Entrepreneur Development (CSED Malaysia) as President. She was selected as Malaysia’s Top 10 Female Social Entrepreneurs in 2016; awarded Outstanding ASEAN Women Entrepreneur in Hanoi, Vietnam; a recipient of STAR Malaysia Golden Heart Awards in 2017 and invited to the White House in Washington DC in 2019 for her work in women economics empowerment by Ms Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President of the United State of America.
Ace Edupreneurs Sdn Bhd
HOW I INTEGRATED MY BUSINESS AND FAMILY LIFE SO I CAN HAVE THE BEST OF BOTH
FEB 24, 8 am – 9 am (UTC-5)
FEB 24, 9 pm – 10 pm (UTC+8)
CJ holds a Master in Entrepreneurship, Bachelor of Engineering, and is a certified financial literacy trainer. CJ co-founded the Powerpreneur Program – an entrepreneurial and financial education program for kids and teens. CJ has spoken at Global Entrepreneur Network, Education Summit 2020, and Junior Chamber International. He is also a business mentor in FutureLab and Young Entrepreneur X Factor.
Dr. Nisha Thayananthan
Miss Earth Malaysia 2021
INSPIRE WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS TO SOLVE GLOBAL CHALLENGES THROUGH PRODUCT INNOVATION
FEB 25, 8 am – 9 am (UTC-5)
FEB 25, 9 pm – 10 pm (UTC+8)
Dr Nisha is a surgical medical officer by profession. She founded EcoPAD- a biodegradable pads and panty liners company to help save the environment. She is also the founder of Healthofcommunity- a charity organization . She received the Most Inspirational Dr National Award 2021; selected as Miss Earth Malaysia 2021 and Philanthropist Asia (AIHP).
University of Hong Kong
OCEAN INNOVATION FOR ALL
FEB 25, 11 am – 12 pm (UTC-5)
FEB 26, 12 am – 1 am (UTC+8)
Cesar Jung-Harada is a Senior Lecturer for the Design+ Bachelor of Arts and Sciences Programme. His current research focuses on Impact Invention, Social Innovation, Critical and Speculative Design, ocean exploration and conservation technologies, creative community building.
SOME OF OUR PAST DISTINGUISHED PRESENTERS
DR. SHIRIN EBADI
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE LAUREATE
Shirin Ebadi, J.D., was awarded the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote human rights, in particular, the rights of women, children, and political prisoners in Iran. She is the first Muslim woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, and only the fifth Muslim to receive a Nobel Prize in any field.
OSCAR WINNER, PRODUCER, DIRECTOR & COACH
Barnet Bain is an Oscar-winning, Emmy-nominated film producer and director, radio broadcaster, and transformational coach. Select film credits include What Dreams May Come, Homeless to Harvard, The Celestine Prophecy, The Jesus Film, and The Lost, Found Family, Milton’s Secret, and When I Was Young I Said I Would Be Happy.
PRESIDENT, SPRINGBOARD ENTERPRISES
Amy Millman is a passionate advocate for women entrepreneurs building Big Businesses Starting Small. Springboard Enterprises is a non-profit venture catalyst which sources, coaches, showcases and supports women-led companies seeking equity capital for product development and expansion.
SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR SACRED STUDIES
Grandmother Jyoti is an internationally renowned spiritual advisor with a Ph.D. in Transpersonal Psychology including two-and-a-half years of postgraduate study at the C.G. Jung Institute in Zurich, Switzerland. She is one of the founders of Kayumari, a spiritual healing community – California, the North Bay of San Francisco, New York, Prague, and a home in the Brazilian Amazon.
DATIN PADUKA MARINA MAHATHIR
WRITER, BLOGGER, AUTHOR AND ACTIVIST
Marina Mahathir is a writer, women’s rights, and HIV/AIDS activist, and TV producer. She served as the President of the Malaysian AIDS Council until 2005. She also served on the international HIV/AIDS bodies including the AIDS Society of Asia and the Pacific (ASAP), UNAIDS, and the Asia Pacific Leadership Forum on HIV and Development (APLF). As a member of the Board of Sisters in Islam which advocates for justice and equality for Muslim women.
JANET C. SALAZAR
CHIEF AND PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE UNITED NATIONS AND PERMANENT OBSERVER TO THE UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL (ECOSOC) AT FOUNDATION FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FSUN)
Janet is the CEO and Co-Founder of IMPACT Leadership 21™, a global platform providing leadership solutions that drive change toward inclusive economies. She serves as the Chief and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Permanent Observer to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) at Foundation for the Support of the United Nations (FSUN). She
LUMINATE 2022 ORGANIZING TEAM
Director of the Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Circle
Elaine is a life coach, a grief educator, and a devoted wife and loving mom of 3 amazing children. Her dream is to build and grow a safe, trusted, and heart-based community where all who belong live authentic, purposeful, peaceful, joyful, and integral life.
Managing Director of Ace Edupreneurs Sdn Bhd
CJ is a certified financial literacy trainer. He co-founded the Powerpreneur Program – an entrepreneurial and financial education program for kids and teens. CJ has spoken at Global Entrepreneur Network, Education Summit 2020, and Junior Chamber International.
Dednise is the founder of Ikigai Advisory, cashflow advisory. She was the Regional Manager for the Climate Change Services for a Norwegian-based company for over 10 years. She is involved in supporting forest reserves, and underprivileged teens. She believes in having a balanced life on all level
Managing Director of Toong Yang Ink Sdn Bhd
Rehmiee has over 25 years of entrepreneurial experience, he advocates organic & environment-friendly coloring in the plastic products and packaging industry. He is a presenter coach and an upcoming author of 2 e-books on how to be an exceptional presenter.
Luminate is thrilled to welcome the PARTNERS for the 5th annual event.
Our partners have given aspiring conscious entrepreneurs access to the summit, a platform where they can express their purpose, joy, and love in the work they do while learning to fully embrace the core of their HEART & SOUL.
This is an excellent way to pay it forward in supporting entrepreneurs in the arena of business and entrepreneurial advancement. There are many ways you and your organization can contribute and participate as a WEWorld Summit Partner; it is absolutely a marvelous way for your company to achieve its corporate social responsibility and global citizenship goals.
To find out more about how you can get involved, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org