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NST: Khairy names 13 TN50 youth ambassadors

PUTRAJAYA: Thirteen youths who have made their mark in various fields have been appointed as the 2050 National Transformation (TN50) ambassadors today.

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MalayMailOnline: Putrajaya names 13 youth ambassadors for TN50

PUTRAJAYA, April 14 — Thirteen youth personalities from various background, expertise and who have made their mark their respective fields have been appointed as National Transformation 2050 (TN50) Youth Ambassadors.

The media conference was held to introduce the ambassadors concerned who included former national squash queen Sharon Wee Ee Lin and Malaysia Youth Council (MBM) president Muammar Ghadafi Jamal Jamaluddin.

The others are Malaysian chapter of The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Sarah Joan Mokhtar; Saora Industries founder and chief executive officer Ganesh Muren; Teach For Malaysia founder Dzameer Dzulkifli and Hospital Beyond Boundaries chief executive officer Dr Lutfi Fadil Lokman.

Also appointed as TN50 Youth Ambassadors are Centre for Research, Advisory and Technology (CREATE) chief executive officer Ng Yeen Seen; Inspirasi Gemilang 4e Chief Officer Zhariff Afandi; cetacean ecologist Dr Louisa Shohbini Ponnampalam; activist Dr Aizan Sofia Amin and Samudra Oil Services chief executive officer Shahril Hamdan.

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Oriental Daily: 2050年国家转型计划(TN50)的13名大使

(布城14日讯 )青体部委任13名来自各领域的优秀青年为「TN50青年大使」,他们將走访各州接触不同领域的年轻人,聆听年轻人的心声。

这些TN50青年大使包括有无国界医生、艺术家、运动员,还有一名「无臂」激励志工扎里夫,而研究、諮询与科技中心CEO黄颖欣也是其中一员。

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The Star: This young leader is ready to work for change

“It’s the last day of the World Halal Conference, and Ng Yeen Seen is striding along the plush carpet floors. At the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, lunch has arrived in steaming trays, arrayed on long tables.

In the thick of the lunchtime crowd, Ng is growing impatient. There are 800 participants from 50 countries at the event, and it’s hard to find a quiet spot to talk amid the hungry crowd.

“OK, we’ll go to a VIP room,” she says, pushing open a heavy door. Setting down her mustard-yellow handbag, she settles into an armchair, prepared to field questions.

The 35-year-old has been riding a wave of publicity since she was declared a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader (WEF YGL). As one of the YGLs of 2016, she joins the most exclusive and elite club in the world: past winners include Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, and Jack Ma of Alibaba. Closer to home, fellow YGLs are Khairy Jamaluddin and Nurul Izzah.”

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