The Women’s Institute of Management is an exciting and dynamic women’s organization. It is based in Malaysia, but reaches out to the whole ASEAN region and the world.


The Women’s Institute of Management, Malaysia, a Non Profit Women’s NGO, is committed to deliver all its Educational and Social Development programmes and activities by achieving the highest level of excellence and professionalism. The Institute whilst focussing on the wellbeing of women, particularly the marginalised women’s groups, is open  to partnership with men in any programmes which demonstrates a caring spirit for the wellbeing of the total community.

In achieving all the above, the Women’s Institute of  Management, Malaysia will endeavour to create a hallmark of excellence in Education and other endeavours, not only in Malaysia but throughout the world.

Attached is a List providing WIM’s record to comply with her Vision and Mission Statement.


  • to promote the leadership of women in all sectors
  • to provide skills training for women to gain access to income
  • to provide partnership development for the total community.

Excellence through Professionalism, Partnership and Caring

achieve6achieve5WIM was co-founded in 1994 by The late Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Napsiah Omar, then Minister of National Unity and Social Development, Malaysia and Y. Bhg. Dato’ Dr. Nellie Tan-Wong, Managing Director of Wintrac Sdn Bhd, the Malaysian Affiliate of Women’s World Banking, New York

WIM’s Philosophy is to seek to create a positive image of women and to promote the leadership of women in all sectors, forging the pursuit for Professionalism and Excellence through ongoing training, brainstorming and dialogue.

WIM reinforces its determination to promote partnership between men and women for the development of the total community at local, national and global levels. WIM undertakes to implement all its Programmes and Projects with a caring spirit. Its slogan is “Excellence through Professionalism, Partnership and Caring”.


The WIM Board of Trustees comprises…

(Top row left to right)

  • Y.Bhg. Tok Puan Zainon bte Dato’ Hussain (Chairperson)
  • Y.Bhg. Dato’ Dr. Nellie Tan-Wong (Deputy Chairperson/CEO)
  • Y.Bhg. Dato Dr. Jessie Tang  (Deputy CEO)
  • YM Raja Puan Sri Dato’ Noora Ashikin bte Raja Abdullah (Member)
  • Y.Bhg. Puan Sri Siew Yong Gnanalingam (Member)

(Bottom row left to right)

  • Puan Hajjah Ainon binti Hj Kuntom (Member)
  • Ms. Sherilyn Foong Li Lin (Member)
  • Puan Maizon binti Omar (Alternate Member)

The Board is assisted by an Advisory Panel comprising…

(Top row left to right)

  • Dr. Indrani Manuel (Chairperson)
  • Ms. Sheila Eleanor De Costa (Deputy Chairperson)
  • Ms. Tiffany Tan (Member)
  • Y.Bhg. Dato Dr Marina David (Member)
  • Puan Siti Subaidah binti Mustaffa (Member)

(Bottom row left to right)

  • Y. Bhg. Datin Munirah Abdullah Bajanuddin, Ketua Pengarah, JPW (Member)
  • Y. Bhg. Datin Shereen Bon Kwi Hong (Member)
  • Ms. Sajni Dharamdass (Member)

Executive Staff
Ms. Cecilia Chin Sook Kean
Senior Manager, Administration & Promotions