Ep 224 – The Co-Founder of Pinkcollar Employment Agency on Chasing Our Value
Ep 224 - The Co-Founder of Pinkcollar Employment Agency On Chasing Our Value
While many of us struggled throughout the COVID pandemic, some industries were almost completely decimated.
Today’s guest is part of one of them. Sophia Aliza Jamal is the Co-Founder and COO of Pinkcollar Employment Agency, a Malaysian professional migrant worker recruitment agency with ethical sourcing and hiring practices for employers and workers.
In this episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, Sophia shares how they managed a migrant agency through border closures and lockdowns, why we should listen to the voice inside us as it grows louder, and how to choose hope during the dark days.
Sophia Aliza Jamal:
Today’s guest was raised to be successful. From her family home to graduating Magna Cum Laude (or, with great distinction) from Duke University, a path to corporate success and “happiness” was almost set in stone. But after working part-time for what was set to become Pinkcollar Employment Agency, Sophia left her corporate job to pursue her passion.
Now, Sophia is the Co-Founder and COO of Pinkcollar Employment Agency, a Malaysian professional migrant recruitment agency that helps people whose labour is not only unseen, but often demonised.
In this episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, Sophia shares how she left her corporate role to pursue her passion and work to reduce inequality, eradicate modern slavery and uplift women, why we should chase our values, and how to ignore the scoffing naysayers.
Sophia Aliza Jamal is a Co-Founder and COO of Pinkcollar Employment Agency, a professional migrant worker recruitment agency with ethical sourcing and hiring practices for employers and workers. Pinkcollar Employment Agency was born out of a passion to counter the issues of modern slavery and forced labour that’s prevalent in Malaysia’s domestic work sector.
Sophia was named a Forbes 30 Under 30 listee in Social Impact and is an alumni of Duke
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