Mrs Norish Karim

Research project: Female Entrepreneurship in Malaysia: Experiences and Definition of Success

Abstract

The aim of this research is to analyse the experiences of female entrepreneurs in Malaysia and their definition of success. The researcher examine the specific factors that motivate  female entrepreneurs involved in business and analyse their definition of success. This research also identifies if the definition of success and motivational factors differs among women entrepreneurs in Malaysia and existing literatures.

  • Research degree: PhD
  • Title of project: Female Entrepreneurship in Malaysia: Experiences and Definition of Success

Biography

I was born in Malaysia and have lived in London since 2012. I graduated from Cardiff University, United Kingdom in 2013 with an MBA, hold a Master of Research (MRes) in Business and Management from Kingston University London and am currently a PhD student at Kingston University, London.

I am a member of the Institute of Consulting in London and have a professional certificate of Business Consulting from the UK Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). 

My strong background in business education allow me to hold these positions; Chief Operating Officer (COO) for DRS Medical Group, The Founder, Norish Kareem Couture, Norish Kareem Cosmetics and Norish Kareem London Ltd. In addition, Managing Director of NK Empire Sdn Bhd, Malaysia. 

Areas of research interest

  • Business start up
  • Management
  • Business consultant
  • Marketing
  • Business development and strategy
  • Branding

Qualifications

  • PhD in Business and Management: Female Entrepreneurship in Malaysia: Experiences and Definition of Success, Kingston University London
  • Master of Research (MRes) in Business and Management, Kingston University London
  • Master in Business Administration (MBA), Cardiff University, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor (hons) Public Relations, University Technology Mara, Malaysia
  • Diploma in Business Consulting from UK Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), London

Funding or awards received

  • Finalist of Entrepreneurship Award 2018 from British Council
  • Art Achievement Award 2018 from Moscow Government, Russia
  • Asia CEO Award 2018 from CEO Today Magazine
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2019 from Runway Dubai, UAE (Fashion Sustainability Summit 2019)