The Founder and President of Limkokwing University, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Paduka Dr. Limkokwing, has been awarded with two top recognitions at the 8th Global Leadership Awards (GLA) held on 25 July 2018 at the Hilton, Kuala Lumpur.
The recognitions are for Leadership of Innovation and Globalisation in Education, and for National Unity and Philanthropy, both of which were received on his behalf by Limkokwing Vice President of Brand Creativity and Talent Development, Dato’ Tiffanee Marie Lim.
The Global Leadership Awards recognizes entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and outstanding personalities from around the world who have excelled in their respective arenas and made an impact on the global community.
The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Yang Berhormat Dato’ Mohd Azis Jamman, was the guest of honour at the gala dinner.
Other dignitaries who graced the event were HRH Tengku Sulaiman Shah Ibni Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah; Mr. Shahul Hameed Shaik Dawood, Organising Chairman of GLA 2018; and Mr. Arthur F. Carmazzi of the American Leadership Development Association (ALDA).
Unmatched Innovative Approach to Education
For the past four decades, Tan Sri Limkokwing has successfully masterminded and implemented outstanding nation building campaigns both locally and internationally, driving transformation in developing countries.
As one of Asia’s legendary communication strategists, Tan Sri Limkokwing is not only highly creative but he is able to move people, change mindsets, touch the hearts of people and shape opinions.
His craft in innovative education yields tens of thousands of industry-ready youth at Limkokwing campuses set up across Asia, Africa and Europe.
Some 30,000 youth from over 150 countries study the most advanced disciplines of the 21st century at Limkokwing, where they are shaped to become future global leaders in their respective fields.
Decades of Philanthropy
On top of his exceptional track record in innovative education, Tan Sri Limkokwing is deeply involved in humanitarian efforts.
For decades, has been working tirelessly to change the lives of those less fortunate.
In 2017, the World Federation of United Nations Friends bestowed Tan Sri Limkokwing with the Salver of Honour for his outstanding work in providing global leadership in promoting peace and alleviation through the delivery of high quality education programmes throughout the world as well as inducting him as a member.
For his dedication to transforming education, creativity and innovation, promoting cross-cultural understanding and global peace, Tan Sri Limkokwing has arguably received more recognitions than anyone else in Malaysia’s history.