Malaysians Name The Most Important Woman In Their Lives | WOW-Women Do Wonders

Published on 28 Mar 2017 5:40:43 PM

International Women's Day 2017 | Our month-long WOW-Women Do Wonders campaign continues with this compilation video of everyday Malaysians telling us about the most inspiring, influential and important women in their lives. #thestarwow

Among the women featured in this recording is paragliding athlete Nadiah Wafa, who credits her mother for trusting her enough to let her spread her wings and soar into the world of extreme sports. Read about Nadiah here and here

Colorectal cancer survivor Dr Choo Mei Sze, 30, and thyroid cancer patient Lavania Nagarajan, 23, also thank their mothers for their support during their health ordeals. Choo and Lavania are now are part of a support group for young adults with cancer. Read their stories here

Airbnb host Bee Hooi Sain says her mum was there for all her decisions, good ones and bad. You can read about Bee's experience as an Airbnb host in Malaysia over here: