Asia

Providing New Career Opportunities for Pakistani Women

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HerCareer.pk, founded by Abdul Muizz in 2013, is the first online career community for Pakistani women. It provides…

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Interview with Hong Kong Female Journalist

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“Identify opportunities and be brave enough to ask.” This, along with hard work and networking, has led Jennifer Cheung into high-profile journalism opportunities…

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To Succeed, Change Your Mindset

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Wee Yen’s entrepreneurial path will make you believe anything is possible. She took great risk, overcame her own personality and cultural obstacles, and…

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On the Rise: Malaysian Women Band Together in Business

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Going on nine years and fast growing with a focus on technology adoption, the Women Entrepreneur Network Association (WENA) of Malaysia is taking a new approach by forming industry-based focus groups in five sectors: ICT, Retail and Services, Food, Education, and Health, Beauty and Wellness.

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It Pays to Be Assertive

Lalaine Chu-Benitez

“But aren’t Filipinos mostly laborers and maids?” Lalaine Chu-Benitez was presenting her magazine to an advertiser who asked her this question. It was precisely this attitude that led to the creation of Chu-Benitez’s international, Dubai-based publication, Illustrado. Her goal was to combat stereotypes and raise the morale and the image of the Filipino woman in […]

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Singapore Woman Named World Entrepreneur of the Year

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We thought it fitting to end the year with a success story about the first woman to be awarded the Ernst and Young World Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Olivia Lum was adopted at birth and grew up in a hut in Malaysia without running water. In June 2011, she was the first woman to […]

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