SAY Empower

EMPOWERING LIVES

SAY Empower is an initiative for community-centric projects that are impact-driven. At SAY Empower, participants attempt to tackle real-life social problems through an intensive 12-week program through a step-by-step process of identifying, formulating, planning, implementing and evaluating impact-driven projects.

Supported by content-partners and affiliates, the outcome of SAY Empower is to build and improve current and new initiatives that are sustainable. Participants will be selected based on SAY Empower's IdeaLab Competition. Winners of the IdeaLab competition will make it through to the SAY Empower Incubator

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WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN

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Expose yourself to the concepts and implementation of impact-driven projects

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Build initiatives that help to solve real-life problems

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Join a network of youth that actively participate and interact with one another in impacting the community

INCUBATOR THEMES

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HEALTH & LIFESTYLE

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INCOME GENERATION FOR THE UNDERSERVED

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RECYCLING AND UPCYCLING

WHAT WE OFFER

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MENTORSHIP

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ALLOWANCE

YOUR JOURNEY

SAY Empower Journey (1)

SELECTION PROCESS

STEP 1 : APPLY

Click on the link below to apply! Make sure you get a team of not more than 5 people who are driven, and most importantly, committed for the whole incubator!

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STEP 2 : COMPETE!

Once you have applied, you will be participating in the SAY Empower IdeaLab Competition where you will compete with other teams to pitch your solution. The top 3 teams will make it to the SAY Empower Incubator!

APPLICATION CLOSES ON 14th FEBRUARY 2019

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OUR PARTNERS

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PurpoSE Malaysia aims to spur and grow social enterprise practices in Malaysia. Our goal is to venture build high potential and scalable social enterprises that can multiply their impacts as well as provide advocacy role for stakeholders (government and private sector alike) for the benefit of the ecosystem development.

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iLabs is a unique, not-for-profit concept where Sunway University, Sunway Group, and Sunway Ventures (Sunway’s Corporate Venture Capital arm) work closely together in a collaborative space to foster entrepreneurship and stimulate market-driven innovations.

FAQs

What is SAY Empower?

SAY Empower is an incubator for community-centric projects that are impact-driven. At SAY Empower, participants attempt to tackle real-life social problems through an intensive 12 week program through a step-by-step process of identifying, formulating, planning, implementing and evaluating impact-driven projects.

Is the IdeaLab Competition different than the SAY Empower Incubator program?

The IdeaLab Competition is a part of the SAY Empower incubator program. Once your application is successful, you will compete with other teams in the competition. If you win, you will participate in the SAY Empower Incubator program for the next 12 weeks.

What are the eligibility criterias to join?

We’re looking for applicants who are :

a. Youth or are students in a local public or private education institution.

b. Proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English and/or Malay.

c. Plus point! : Have a track record in making an impact in their community or institution. 

Applicants should:

a. Demonstrate strong leadership qualities and potential in their university, place of work, and/or community;

b. Demonstrate a commitment or interest in community service, volunteerism, or mentorship;

c. Indicate a serious interest in learning about Community Service and Social Impact

d. Be willing to actively participate in an intensive community service development program.

Are there any application fees?

No, there will not be any fees borne by the participants. All expenses incurred during the programme will be borne by Selangor Youth but excludes transportation to and from place of study or residence to Selangor Youth’s office  and Sunway Innovation Labs.

How do i apply?

  1. Visit www.selangoryouth.com/empower
  2. Click on “Apply Now”
  3. Submit your application and get ready to empower!

What is the objective of SAY Empower?

SAY Empower has three main objectives :

  1. To expose youth to the concepts and implementation of community development and service
  2. To develop youth in building initiatives that actively tackle problems
  3. To initiate a network of youth that actively participate and interact with one another in impacting the community

How long is the duration of the SAY Empower Incubator?

This incubator will happen for a duration of 12 weeks and will take place on weekends and are all compulsary.

Comments

January 29, 2019 1:41 pm

Laura

Hi, is there a contact number for me to make further enquiries? If so, pls send me an email with the number, thanks!

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