Media Features

In the short span of my career, I’ve had the privilege of sharing my thoughts on community building, technology startups, social entrepreneurship and education reform through several media outlets and speaking platforms.

Here are some of them:

18 March 2017One Less Lonely Soul – I Love KL Segment – BFM89.9 (Podcast)

8 January 2017: Gwen Yi: The Power of Community – Phronetic (2-Hour Interview)


4 April 2016More than 900 New Student Commitments to Action Announced at Ninth Annual CGI University Meeting – Clinton Foundation (PR)

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4 March 2016: Students Sound Off On Trends For 2016 – SxSWedu


29 Feb 2016: Episode One: First Class – Hobsons (Podcast)


30 Jan 2016: Life Of The Cyber Generation (Cover Story) – Utusan Melayu (BM)


7 Jan 2016: Gwen Yi Wong: In The Hot Seat – Face of Youth


23 Dec 2015: Award-Winning Malaysian Team Out to Pursue Social Good – Digital News Asia


13 Dec 2015Sebastien Taveau and Gwen Yi Win, MasterCard “Masters of Code” – Tomorrow’s Transactions (Podcast)


6 Oct 2015: Gwen Yi Wants To Change The Lives Of 30M People – Digital News Asia  


20 Sep 2015Jobot Helps You Get Hired Using WeChat’s Messaging App – TechCrunch


22 Apr 2015Women Empowerment App One Small Step Wants To Make Coding Fun – Vulcan Post


14 Apr 2015: Malaysians Ace Regional Hackathon With Coding Game – The Star


2 Apr 2015: Meet The Southeast Asia Masters Of Code – MasterCard


2 Apr 2015: App Creators To Compete In US – Straits Times


2 Apr 2015Women Empowerment Apps Shine At Mastercard’s Masters of Code – e27


26 Feb 2015: Not Just Another Day In The Office – Straits Times (PDF available upon request)


5 Nov 2014: Startup School – Creating The Next Generation Of Problem Solvers – Startup Malaysia (VIDEO)


10 Oct 2014: Malaysian Graduates: Relevant Yet Irrelevant? – Astro Awani

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9 Sep 2014: Empowering Girls through Education, One Digital Step at a Time – UNICEF

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8 Sep 2014: Connecting Through ICT – Empowering Girls Through Education – UNICEF (Video)

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10 Aug 2014: Innovating and Surviving the Harsh Realities of Entrepreneurship – The Rappler

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26 June 2014: Realising Potential – The Star (PDF available upon request)

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17 June 2014The Young Star on Asia’s Social Entrepreneurship Firmament – The Asian Network

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10 Feb 2014: Social Entrepreneurs Create Change Through Mobile Apps – The Edge (PDF available upon request)


9 Feb 2014My Experiences at the Telenor Youth Summit – Telenor Reach

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4 Jan 2014: Good Morning ASEAN: Malaysian Education – The Nation

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9 Dec 2013: Using Technology to Cure Social Ills – The Nation

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8 Nov 2013Two Malaysian Youth Off to Telenor Youth Summit, Chance to Hobnob at Nobel Event – Digital News Asia

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9 Oct 2013: INTI’s Budding Entrepreneurs Go International at the Global Startup Youth – The Star

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Looking for authentic stories?

I’m always open to sharing my experiences with new audiences, be it as a speaker, an interviewee, or a trainer / facilitator.

Just ping me[at]gwenyi[dot]com, and I’ll get back to you ASAP!