Annie has a PhD in Entrepreneurship where her research was published in several notable international academic journals focusing on growth companies by founding CEOs. She has owned and managed several companies in Malaysia prior to moving to Canada; her success has been featured on Bloomberg Television, and several other mainstream news and media outlets. Annie currently mentors and coaches several women-owned organizations and is an alumni mentor for the Cheri Blair Foundation. She is on the Board of Advisors for California Women’s Conference.
She is an invited member of Care First World Network. Annie also mentors young entrepreneurs at the Youth Social Innovation Capital Fund and supports SAGE (Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship) Canada. She is an internationally sought-after speaker. She has shared the stage with Arianna Huffington, Jack Canfield, Lisa Nichols, HRH Queen of Ghana, Dr. Shirin Ebadi – Nobel Peace Prize winner, Datuk Paduka Marina Mahathir, Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury (Former UN Under- Secretary-General and High-Representative to the UN), Hazel Henderson and many more.
Annie founded the L.I.F.E. Children Foundation; an organization aims to provide underprivileged children around the globe with better educational opportunities, and to support their growth as individuals and members of society. Annie was awarded the “International Women’s Day Outstanding Service Award” by Women’s Information Network, USA and “Outstanding Contribution to Children Award” by Voice of Nations.