Hello Mentor EP1 | Sarah Lian on a Career in Entertainment, Entrepreneurship & Women Empowerment

“I had $15,000 to $18,000 worth of student loans and a thousand Canadian dollars in my bank account, I needed a job… I felt like I had no choice but to succeed, to just pay my bills and pay off my credit card.”

About the episode

We kick off the very first Hello Mentor podcast episode with Sarah Lian (@imsarahlian), an entrepreneur and entertainer who believes in inspiring women to share their gifts and talent to affect positive change.

In this episode, Sarah shares the ups and downs she experienced since making her debut in the entertainment industry at the young age of 10.

Sarah also shares advice on how to manage negativity on social media and what she’s doing to bring women together.

Getting to know Sarah Lian

As the Founder and Managing Director at Suppagood, a Malaysian talent management agency that aims to nurture talent potential and develop their professional careers, she highlights her latest venture – Supparetreat, a community that gives women the tools to succeed in every area of their life.

Sarah has built an illustrious career wearing many hats as an award-winning actress and an experienced emcee working with brands such as Hugo Boss, Franck Mueller, Petronas and many others. Her television work has been seen on Channel News Asia, the History Channel, ESPN Star Sports, 8TV, and Astro Hitz to name a few. 

Hello Mentor is a podcast show that platforms raw discussions on career, ambition and success with inspiring individuals who are accomplished in their own right.

Hello Mentor is hosted by Derek Toh, Founder and CEO of Hiredly.

Check out all our episodes on Spotify for your dose of inspiration and career advice from real people who’ve been there!