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SWEPA 12th Installation and Charity Gala Dinner

SWEPA 12th Installation and Charity Gala Dinner

Unite – Transform – and Empower was the presidential tagline of the newly installed SWEPA President, Datuk Aminah Ambrose. On 22 Oct 2017, SWEPA’s 12th Installation and Charity Gala Dinner was held at Sutera Harbour, attended by some 1000 dignitaries, guests and friends.

The event, themed Vintage Classic was graced by our Guest-of-Honour, YAB Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Bin Haji Aman, Chief Minister of Sabah and YABhg Puan Sri Datin Seri Panglima Hajjah Faridah Haji Tussin.

Chief Minister, YAB Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Bin Haji Aman announced an allocation of RM50,000 to SWEPA during his speech at the dinner. He also witness the presentation of a mock cheque for RM192,000 from Patrick Low, a world renowned photographer from Kuala Lumpur for the fund raised from his 3D Live Portraiture Fund Raising project he worked with SWEPA. Another mock cheque for RM25,000 was presented from the newly installed president, Datuk Aminah Ambrose to Datin Jeanette Tambakau, the Organising Chairperson of SWEPA Barefoot Solar Project.

 

YAP Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Bin Haji Aman was pleased to meet the three solar mamas, who have graduated from the Barefoot College in India, under the SWEPA Barefoot Solar Project (BSP) 1.0 and 2.0. Tarihing Masanim (Kg SonsogonMagandai, BSP1.0), Gining Jaineh (Kg Binontugan Suyad / Kg Sonsogon Suyad BSP2.0) and Rusni Singkamung (Kg Sungai Magandai, BSP2.0).

The dinner also saw the change of office from the outgoing executive committee, led by outgoing President Wynnie Jong, to the incoming executive committee, now led by Datuk Aminah Ambrose.

The Outgoing Executive Committee:

President: Wynnie Jong

Immediate Past President: Datin Jeanette Tambakau

Vice-President & Head of Membership: Datuk Aminah Ambrose

Honorary Secretary: Lai Fui Nar

Honorary Treasurer: Anna Badai

Assistant Secretary: Elaina Sukaimi

Assistant Treasurer: Stella Wong

Head of Training: Kate Chin

Head of Business Network: Alyssa Lim

Head of Public Relations: Rosie SJ Moo

Head of Social Committee: Tricia Mojulat Nickels

Head of Secretariat: Niney Chong

Legal Advisor: Teoh See See

 



Farewell speech by Wynnie Jong, the Outgoing President.
Datuk Aminah Ambrose, making her maiden speech as the 12th President of SWEPA.Presenting the newly installed Executive Committee of SWEPA 2017-2019:

President: Datuk Aminah Ambrose

Immediate Past President: Wynnie Jong

Vice-President: Joanna Kitingan

Honorary Secretary: Lai Fui Nar

Honorary Treasurer: Sitti Bahaya Damsal

Assistant Secretary:  Michelle De La Harpe-Germani

Assistant Treasurer: Molly Yong

Head of Community Development: Datin Jeanette Tambakau

Head of IT & Social Media: Kate Chin

Head of Training & Business Network: Niney Chong

Head of Social & Public Relations: Tricia Mojulat Nickels

Head of Secretariat: Lenore B. Lee

Legal Advisor: Teoh See See

President Datuk Aminah Ambrose presented a token of appreciation, a hand painted lamp, to Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Bin Haji Aman.Datuk Aminah Ambrose with the ladies from the kampungs for our Barefoot Solar Project and Enriche Programme.A group of 16 delegates from Taiwan’s Business & Professional Women (BPW) came to celebrate this auspicious event with SWEPA. They performed some popular Chinese numbers.
Good show! Organising Committee with President Datuk Aminah Ambrose.

 

About swepa

Sabah Women Entrepreneurs and Professionals Association (SWEPA) is a Non-Governmental Organisation where formation was spearheaded by the Economic Committee of the Sabah Women’s Advisory Council in March 1993. It was registered with the Registrar of Societies in May 1994.

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