As the ASEAN Economic Community becomes a reality, various organisations and programmes have been set up to enable women entrepreneurs and provide them the benefits of the myriad advantages that a unified economy throughout Southeast Asia could bring them.
Over 120 years and ever since New Zealand became the first major country in the world to allow women the vote, there remains significant debate over how empowered women are in modern society.
As more modern families look to dual income, women now play a more pivotal role in the workforce of the new century.
Cyberview and TalentCorp hosted top women leaders and advocators at the Cyberjaya Women Forum held recently.
The TEDx KL Women 2015 explored game-changing and bold ideas by women to create a momentum in how people think, live and work.
In today’s new business world order, diversity in the boardroom is a prized asset to enhancing stronger business performance. But diversity is not just about gender, but encompasses age, experiences and skillsets that potential boardroom candidates can bring to a company. This was one of the takeaways from the panel discussion at the recent launch […]
Women’s representation in upper management of public listed companies in Malaysia is set to receive a boost following the launch of the local chapter of the 30% Club.
More women are cracking the glass ceiling and entering managerial positions in Malaysia and that can only mean that policies encouraging gender diversity in the workplace are finally showing results.
The present generation of women corporate warriors has a better chance at getting a seat in the CEO’s office and the boardroom. In an ongoing series of articles, Business Circle talks to Malaysian women who have made it to the table, to find out what it was that tried to keep them out and how more women can get in. This second installment sees us in conversation with Anne Abraham, Founder and CEO of LeadWomen Sdn Bhd.
Like most countries in the world, Malaysia sorely lack a major presence of women in the boardroom. To kick off a new series of articles, Business Circle talks to Malaysian women who have made it to the table, to find out what it was that tried to keep them out and how more women can get in. The series kicks off with Pauline Ho, the first female Assurance Leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Clothing brand Zawara has big plans to be a major player in the Islamic women’s fashion industry by leveraging on online e-dealers and offering franchise opportunities to bumiputra entrepreneurs.
This week, we speak to women who are unapologetically on top of their game, from self-starter entrepreneurs to corporate players to the highest level of civil service. What sacrifices do women on top have to make and why aren’t there more of them? We hear from Michelle Gyles-McDonnough, UN Resident Coordinator for Malaysia, Singapore, and […]
With only 12 million people in the Malaysian workforce, the phenomenon of women leaving the workforce (and never returning) after some years of working is becoming an issue. Can the trend be reversed? Why does it make business sense to retain women in the workforce? Business Circle’s Kam Raslan speaks to the head of TalentCorp, […]