While most regions of the world continue to face challenges in increasing women’s representation at all levels in the workplace, Asia is projected to have the lowest representation of women in management positions in 2025. In a region with so many highly educated women, how can we have so many Tiger mothers and so few Tiger women?
Marie Claire Lim Moore is Director of Development at The Women’s Foundation, a philanthropic institution dedicated to the advancement of women in Hong Kong. Prior to that, Claire gathered fifteen years of experience as a global executive in managing consumer banking and payment products across the US, Asia, Latin America and Europe. Most recently, she was Asia Pacific Regional Director of Global Client Banking responsible for the retail bank’s global services across 12 countries. She is the author of Amazon best sellers Don’t Forget the Soap (And Other Reminders from My Fabulous Filipina Mother) and Don’t Forget the Parsley (And More from My Positively Filipino Family). Claire’s experiences have been documented by CNN, The New York Times, USA Today, People Asia and Asian Journal. She is a proud recipient of the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award™ (Global FWN100™) that recognises Filipina women who are influencing the face of leadership in the global workplace.
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