Women's Forum Asia 19

Sep 19 | 13:40 - 14:30

Step in, step up: Closing the leadership gap in the boardroom

Room: Padang Room


In Asia Pacific, women account for just 12.4% of board seats. The lack of women in leadership positions remains significant, even though compelling research shows that women enhance the top decision-making process dramatically. There are proposed solutions like imposing regulatory quotas that might not fully address the underlying issue and be culturally appropriate. What is contributing to this gap, and how can executives remedy it?