DYMM Sultanah Pahang Sultanah Hajjah Kalsom DK
DYMM Sultanah Pahang
The Sultanah's concern for women stems from her personal philosophy that dreams must be pursued to the fullest and that women must be given every opportunity to realize their talents.View Citation
DYMM Sultanah of Pahang Sultanah Hajjah Kalsom, a woman of regal style and striking beauty, discharges her many responsibilities as the Royal Consort of the KDYMM Sultan of Pahang with rare commitment that reveals her strong interest in the welfare of people, both within the state of Pahang as well as beyond.
She acts as Patron to a number of organisations, lending her presence to inspire those engaged in managing these organisations.
The Yayasan Sri Kencana Kalsom, named after her, provides shelter for single parents as well as women who have been victims of domestic abuse. The Yayasan helps these women rebuild their lives finding them jobs that enable them to be independent and lead their lives with dignity.
She is also Patron of OrphanCARE, a non-profit organization that set up Malaysia's first baby hatch for mothers to anonymously leave their unwanted newborns to be put up for adoption. She has given her full support to the organization which has the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development as its smart partner.
The Sultanah's concern for women stems from her personal philosophy that dreams must be pursued to the fullest and that women must be given every opportunity to realize their talents.
My role as the Chancellor of this prestigious university gives me such a wonderful opportunity to be part of nurturing the talent of young people from all over the world. - Graduation 2010
As Patron of the Soroptimist Club of Kuantan, a gathering of professional women who pool their talents to assist the needy, DYMM Sultanah works closely to guide the movement with her strong views on empowerment.
DYMM Sultanah Pahang Sultanah Hajjah Kalsom, an Honorary Member of The Sorority, an exclusive members-only club for inspiring professional women based in London, UK, is considered an iconic inspirational woman who represents the modern, professional woman who is shaping the future with individual style and expression.
For the exceptional work that is inspiring societal advancement the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology considers it an honour to award DYMM Sultanah Pahang Sultanah Hajjah Kalsom the Honorary Doctorate of Social Development.
Read the press release on the special ceremony commemorating her installation as Chancellor
Hon. Pelonomi Venson
Minister of Education and Skills Development, Republic of Botswana
Prof. Dr. Khairuddin bin Ab. Hamid
Vice-Chancellor of University Malaysia Sarawak
RT. Hon. Pakalitha Bethuel Mosisili
Former Prime Minister of Kingdom of Lesotho
Dato’ Sri Dr Mohd Najib Tun Razak
Prime Minister of Malaysia