Asia presents a complex and puzzling picture of gender equality and women’s leadership. Despite substantial country variations, the rates of women’s economic participation in Asia are nearly equivalent to those in Europe and North America. Yet the region is still behind the curve of gender equality; its female talent development fails to translate into women’s representation in leadership.
What are the organizational and cultural norms that exert such powerful constraints on gender equality? How can companies build a ‘gender-friendly’ environment to accelerate female representation at the highest level?
On the occasion of the fifth EVE Program Asia-Pacific in Singapore, experts from the region bring their unique perspectives as to how more women in Asia can map out their own paths to leadership.