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Mentoring Aspiring Women Directors to be Board Ready

Be clear about the reason why you want to be a board director and aim to make a positive difference when you get there. Once you get on a board, leave your gender at the door because all board members share the same responsibilities and risks.” In an interview with The Straits Times, Ms Raen Lim, a pioneer applicant of BoardAgender’s Mentoring...

BoardAgender Mentee Sharing Webinar 2022

  BoardAgender Mentoring Programme for Aspiring Women Directors 2021 was a successful pilot run with wonderful feedback from our mentees and mentors. On 8 April 2022, 3 of our mentees: Dr Hsien-Hsien Lei, Dr Jovina Ang and...

News Article: “The $ Question women workers must ask”, Boardagender Co-chair Ms Trina Liang, writes for The Straits Times

Singapore, 10 Feb 2018 – The call for gender wage parity is not a recent phenomenon and predates the women’s suffrage movement of the 1920s. Although the International Labour Organisation was set up in 1919, it was only in 1951 that the Equal Remuneration Convention (No. 100) was formally adopted. In 1962, then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, recognising the power of the women’s vote, signed into law “equal pay for equal work” within the Singapore civil service.

Women must help women improve board diversity: Halimah

WOMEN in key positions should use their influence and expertise to help other women to develop their careers and become potential directors, Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob said on Tuesday at a conference for senior women executives and professionals.

SG50 Champions of Change

23 September 2015 – BoardAgender inaugurated its SG50 Champions of Change, an incremental initiative from the 100 Champions initiated previously to commemorate the 100th year of the International Women’s Day.