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Calling for country representing participants (AJWELP Finalists) – Women entrepreneurs started her business after Jan. 2014 only –  

ASEAN-Japan Women Entrepreneurs’ Linkage Program (AJWELP) is a platform for women startups to assist their business development by building network with supporting companies, mentors and other women entrepreneurs from the region.  

The program also includes 2-day workshop on entrepreneurship, leadership and presentation skills prepared by UN.

The 3rd AJWELP will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in January 2019 and now we are calling for participants from ASEAN Member States. 

Selected participant from each ASEAN Member State, AJWELP Finalists, will make presentation about her business plan on January 29, 2019.

AJC will pay the program fee, travel expenses and accommodations for AJWELP Finalists during the program.


Dates:  January 27-30, 2019

Venue: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Organizer: ASEAN-Japan Centre

Co-organizers:  SME Corporation Malaysia

Supporters (to be confirmed):

ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (ACCMSME)

ASEAN Secretariat ASEAN Business Advisory Council(ABAC)

ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Network (AWEN) and relevant agencies

Workshop Partner: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)


For details of the AJWELP and the registration form, please download from the following;

Registration due : October 26, 2018


For companies

Are you interested in supporting women startups by becoming a support company? Any kind of support is welcome.  Please feel free to contact us at ajwelp_fb@asean.or.jp


For any inquiries, please contact us at ajwelp_fb@asean.or.jp .