Generation: Future Ready
Powered by Petrosains and the KDU School of Communication & Creative Arts, the Generation Future Ready Podcast Series explores the challenges and opportunities of the fast-evolving, rapidly-changing future – and how today’s generation can take advantage of the endless possibilities of tomorrow. From the Fourth Industrial Revolution and what it means, to social innovation and emerging jobs of tomorrow, this enlightening podcast series aims to empower learners to gain the capabilities and knowledge to be future-ready.
Episode 1: Impact Driven Enterprises
Can businesses create meaningful impact for the society and at the same time, make profit? This week, we explore why social entrepreneurship is important, especially with our generation, and the key challenges as well as opportunities ahead.
Program Director, Malaysia’s Social Inclusion & Vibrant Entrepreneurship (MasSIVE), Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC)
Dr. Daniel Loy
Director, Centre of Learning & Innovation, Petrosains
Date: 12 June 2018
Episode 2: Let’s Talk Sustainability
Get to know two social entrepreneurs who are passionate about solving waste management problems in Malaysia and how to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle in practical ways.
Chia Wen Shin
Datin Joanne Wong Su Ching
Founder of Bargain Basement & Executive Director of IOI Foundation
Date: 19 June 2018
Episode 3: The Good Business of Inclusivity
Get to know two social entrepreneurs who are passionate about creating equal opportunities for underserved communities, how their startups are a platform for empowerment and championing for a more inclusive society.
Yeoh Li Ai
Founder of Stitch-A-Giggle
Co-Founder of Suri
Date: 26 June 2018
Episode 4: Reshaping The Learning Experience
Get to know two dynamic social entrepreneurs who are passionate about education and technology. This week, we talk about how technology is reshaping our classroom experience and changing the way we think about learning.
Raj Ridvan Singh
Founder & CEO, SOLS24/7
Date: 3 July 2018
Episode 5: Are You Future Ready, Millennials?
This week, we speak with two young dynamic leaders who are passionate about inspiring and helping the upcoming generation reach their goals and take charge of their future careers through educational transformation and industry mentoring culture.
CEO & Co-Founder, FutureLab
CEO, Malaysian Collective Impact Initiative (MCII)
Date: 10 July 2018
Episode 6: Learning In The New Frontier
This week, we speak with two leaders who are passionate about cultivating a robust learning culture in the changing landscape of the 21st century and discuss on the challenges and opportunities ahead.
CEO, Open Learning
Lecturer, School of Communication & Creative Arts, KDU
Date: 17 July 2018
Episode 7: Smart Technologies and Us
This week, we speak with two passionate individuals on smart technologies and how these tech are changing our lives daily – one is a corporate advocate for making our city smarter and the other, a community champion in educating Malaysians from all walks of life.
Founder & Owner, KakiDIY Dot Com
Innovation & Commercialisation Manager, Cyberview
Date: 24 July 2018
Episode 8: Becoming A Responsible Digital Citizen
This week, two passionate champions on digital citizenship share their insights on youths’ participation as citizens in an increasingly connected world. One is an award-winning journalist while the other is an industry leader on Internet safety and digital resilience.
Head of Sustainability, Digi Telecommunications
Senior Producer, The RAGE
Date: 31 July 2018
Episode 9: Digital Storytelling
Storytelling can be a powerful for change. This week, two dynamic storytellers shed light into the changing landscape of storytelling and what the future looks like for this age-old career in a brand new digital world.
Influencer Manager, Sushivid
Date: 7 Aug 2018
Episode 10: Music and Engineering
Today, we cannot imagine our lives without music. This week, we speak with two musicians to draw from their insights on the exciting changes taking place in the music industry and the future it holds as a career option.
Music Producer & DJ, Mile High Sounds
Sub-Principal Percussionist, Malaysia Philharmonic Orchestra
Date: 14 Aug 2018
Episode 11: The Future of Work: AI vs Humans?
As our world evolves, so does our workforce. Will the future of work see AI taking over human jobs? This week, we speak to two industry leaders on their insights for an ever-evolving future and what it takes to stay ahead.
Mr Muhundhan Kamarapullai
Deputy Director, Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
Puan Sri Maimon Alif Patail
Corporate Social Responsibility Director, Hap Seng Consolidated Bhd
Date: 21 Aug 2018
Episode 12: The New Generation of Technopreneurs
The concept of technopreneurship challenges our existing economy. In this final week, we speak with two leaders in the fields of Information Communication Technology (ICT), the Internet and mobile industries on how technology savviness coupled with business acumen could pave the way for an exciting career ahead.
Head, BF Operational Excellence, Petronas ICT
Tay Yen Pei
CEO & Co-Founder, Simplify Networks
Date: 28 Aug 2018