Dr Rashidah Bolhassan


YBhg. Dr. Rashidah binti Bolhassan was appointed as a Board Member of Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) on 22 April 2020. She holds a PhD in Information Systems from Victoria Business School, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Ohio, USA, Master in Library Science from Syracuse University, Syracuse NY, USA and a Bachelor of Library Studies from UiTM.

She started her career in 1986 at the Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC). She has extensive experience in library administration and currently holds the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Sarawak State Library since 2003 to date.

Dr. Rashidah has written more than 30 papers on various library issues. She also has an interest in environmental issues, biodiversity, women’s development and arts.

Dr. Rashidah has been awarded the Gamma Beta, Sigma from the University of Ohio in 1997, the Excellent Service Medal of the State of Sarawak (1999),the IFLA / OCLC Fellowship (2001),the Officer of The Order Of The Star Of Hornbill Sarawak (2003),the Member of The Order of the Defender of the Realm (2008) and the Distinguished Service Medal. (Gold),Sarawak State PPC (2019).