Datu Dr Rashidah Binti Bolhassan

Datu Dr Rashidah Binti Bolhassan, a Malaysian, was appointed to the Governing Council of Yayasan Sime Darby on 20 May 2024.

Datu Dr Rashidah obtained her Bachelor of Library Science degree from MARA Institute of Technology, Malaysia, and holds two master’s degrees, an Executive MBA from Ohio University, USA, and a Master in Library Science from Syracuse University, USA. Her dedication to her field was further recognised with a PhD in Information Systems from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Datu Dr Rashidah brings a wealth of experience from her extensive career, primarily focusing on community development, and cultural heritage. She has been instrumental in promoting Malaysia’s rich culture, evidenced by her contributions as an advisor on heritage matters.
Skills & Experience:
  • Special Officer, Ministry of Tourism, Creative and Performing Arts, Sarawak
  • Deputy Chairman, Board of Sarawak State Library
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Women Leadership Foundation
  • Advisor, Islamic Information Centre, Sarawak
  • Ahli Tetap, Majlis Wanita dan Keluarga Negara
  • Advisor, Sarawak Federation of Women Institute
  • Industrial Advisory Panel, Institute of Borneo Studies, UNIMAS
  • Independent Non-Executive Director, Sasbadi Holdings Berhad
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts, UNIMAS
  • Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women, Early Childhood and Community Wellbeing Development, Sarawak
  • Chief Executive Officer, Sarawak State Library
  • Committee, Literacy and Reading, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
  • Manager, Corporate Management Section, Sarawak State Library
  • Distinguished Service Medal - Gold / Pingat Perkhidmatan Cemerlang (“EMAS”) (“PPC”) 2019
  • Chief Minister’s Special Award: Sarawak Woman in Digital Era 2020
  • Darjah Jasa Bakti Sarawak (DJBS) 2021
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Last Updated:
21 Jun 2024
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