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Infographic: Women in Leadership in Asia Pacific 


September 19, 2016

The absence of women from leadership roles in Asia is both intriguing and disquieting. What has held women back from progressing to this point in their careers? 

A recent study issued by Willis Towers Watson in partnership with the Economist Corporate Network finds that women in Asia still face significant barriers on their career journeys towards the C-suite. At focus groups across the region, senior women executives pointed to lingering social and gender norms as causing a drain of women at the mid-level. Women in Leadership in Asia throws light on these issues, including what employers can do to foster a diverse and inclusive workforce — our data shows that simply putting in place practical measures such as flexible work arrangements may be insufficient.

Infographic: What’s holding women in Asia back from the C-suite?

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