WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP IN ASIA PACIFIC

In this study, Willis Towers Watson, in partnership with the Economist Corporate Network, explores what has held women back from progressing in their careers to leadership positions. 

In Asia, rapid urbanisation, growing affluence, higher female education levels and lower birthrates have helped to boost female labour participation. However, many women are employed in the informal sector; and in the formal sector, while more women are entering the workforce comparatively few have ascended to higher professional and managerial positions.
 
Why is this the case — and does it matter?
 

 

The BoardAgender SG50 Champions of Change call on every corporate leader
to make the change for gender-balanced business in Singapore.