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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.
Press Release : Much work still to be done to improve diversity on Singapore’s boards
Singapore, 26 January 2018 – The benefits of having a gender diverse board are widely acknowledged and well documented — from enhanced financial performance to increased trust from institutional investors, heightened investor confidence, stronger corporate governance and greater social impact.
BoardAgender Mourns Death of Former SGX CEO and Advocate of Gender Diversity, Magnus Bocker
Singapore, 31 July 2017– BoardAgender is saddened by the death of former chief executive of the Singapore Exchange (SGX), Magnus Bocker, who passed away in the United States.
Press Release: Singapore Businesses Need To Increase Gender Diversity
Singapore, March 23, 2017 – The PAP Women’s Wing and BoardAgender, an initiative of the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO), are advocating that more needs to be done to increase the number of women in senior leadership roles and the boardroom.
BoardAgender 2016 Year in Review
Thank you for supporting BoardAgender in 2016! We hope you have enjoyed our many events through the year.
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.
BoardAgender is now part of Channel News Asia’s project Changing Lives Women
BoardAgender is now part of Channel News Asia’s project Changing Lives Women.
Congratulations to the BoardAgender Champions honoured at the launch of Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame
BoardAgender would like to congratulate those of our 100Champions who were honoured at the launch of Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame.
Singapore Board Diversity Report 2013: Time for Women to Rise
On Thursday, 14 November 2013, the third Singapore Board Diversity Report was launched.