Rise Up with Leaders Series, Rise and Think with Yang Amat Mulia (YAM) Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin Tuanku Muhriz, was organised by U-Schos on 26 September 2015. YAM Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin Tuanku Muhriz is the Royal Prince of Negeri Sembilan’s Tuanku Muhriz and Tuanku Aishah Rohani and the Founding President of Institute Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS). This event was organised to present YAM Tunku Abidin Muhriz with the Malaysia’s Top 10 Most Impactful Young Leaders 2015 Award, nominated and voted by university students across Malaysia in conjunction with U-Schos Leadership Lecture Series (ULLS) 2015.
The event featured Tunku ‘Abidin sharing his experience and thoughts to participants, to inspire young upcoming leaders. This was followed by a forum on topic “An Empowered Youth for Uncertain Times”.
In his speech, Tunku ‘Abidin mentioned that power without limits, responsibility and respective rules are power without leadership. Malaysian youths, according to him, needs to know how to engage with the society. That can be done through involvements in organizations which work directly or indirectly with the communities.
The forum session was facilitated by 2 moderators on stage. With aims of empowering Youth by increasing awareness and strengthening the values of leadership amongst the Youth; exposing students to the values, qualities and experiences of true good leaders by learning from real-life examples and generating leadership mindset besides instilling inspiration among students which allow them to go further and attain more in life; this event focused on Tunku ‘Abidin sharing with the university students his experience and thoughts on leadership topic to inspire these students to be a leader themselves.
U-Schos Rise Up with Leader Series is organised to honour the winners of Malaysia’s Top 10 Most Impactful Young Leaders 2015 which was held in conjunction with the U-Schos Leadership Lecture Series 2015. The series is aimed to inculcate strong leadership values among young leaders in UCSI University and Malaysia, therefore inspiring them to be successful leaders of the nation. Other installments under the Rise Up with Leader Series include Rise & Cha with Bryan Loo, CEO of Chatime Malaysia, Rise and Learn with Joel Neoh, CEO of Groupon Malaysia and Rise and Smash with Datuk Nicol David, World No. 1 Squash Player.