impactful Malaysian changemakers

This award recognises selfless Malaysian unsung heroes who make a positive impact on society and promote unity among the people.

Meet the 2023 Star Golden Hearts Award winners
10 June 2024
Nominations Open
31 July 2024
Nominations Deadline
November 2024
Winners Announcement
What it means
to be a winner

Winners receive a cash award of RM15,000 each, on top of a trophy and certificate to further support their selfless efforts.


Winners receive exclusive media publicity across Star Media Group’s various media platforms. Published stories and videos can be shared with their own network to help elevate their profile.


Winners of this prestigious award emerge as champions in the Malaysian social sector, gaining credibility to open more doors while boosting team and supporters’ morale.


Join a group of like-minded and passionate changemakers who have been honoured through SGHA and participate in exclusive SGHA Winners Network events and collaboration opportunities.


Nominees are evaluated by a panel of esteemed judges who are reputable social sector leaders, with the opportunity to be promoted publicly.

Winning this award garners the awareness and support of every child and every adult of both the current and the future generation to accept and empower autism. This award inspires the younger generations to believe in themselves, reassuring them that every contribution makes a difference.
Serena Zara Taufiq (2022 winner)
Every contribution counts toward our long term regeneration mission and continuous awareness about the sustainable utilisation of bamboo and its carbon offset potential.
SEAD Industries (2022 winner)
This award is a morale booster, and pat on the back for our driven and talented team that has been driving change every single day. This will inspire us to focus on scaling our impact across Malaysia on our mission to reduce LPG cooking gas price for our customers and put talented B40 Malaysians back on jobs across the country!
BeliGas (2021 winner)
The publicity that Star has given us has already made a difference. There are new customers who said they read about us in the news and come to support, they even leave a little extra for the fishermen from their payment.
Shalan bin Jum’at (2021 winner)
Thanks to the Star Golden Hearts Award, after 3 hours of my winning news going online, somebody called me and wanted to support my class.
Abdul Muiz Hussin (2021 winner)
We are very happy for the coverage that The Star and Yayasan Gamuda provided for us. No joke. Front page of a national newspaper and half page of our story, if not because of this Award, we will never ever got the chance or financial ability for such a press inclusion.
Seven Tea One (2020 winner and also Gamuda Inspiration Award winner)
Winning this award amplifies the value of lifelong learning and would encourage people of all ages to combat digital ageism together with us.
Bengkel Teknologi Senior (2020 winner)
This award acts as a catalyst to receiving more support to continue our effort in conserving the dusky langurs, to promote coexistence between humans and wildlife.
Langur Project Penang (LPP) (2020 winner)
Anugerah ini bukan untuk dibanggakan tapi untuk kita usaha lebih lagi membantu masyarakat yang kurang mampu di luar sana.
Yunizam Yusop (2019 winner)
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