Gender Gap

Millions of Asean jobs at risk from automation: UN body
Millions of jobs in the Asean (Association of South-East Asian Nations) bloc are at risk from automation and similar new technologies, according to a UN study.
Want to change the world via technology? Schoolgirls show the way
Four Year 6 students from the Australian International School Malaysia (AISM) were recently selected as semi-finalists in the ‘middle school’ category of the Technovation Innovation Challenge, a global technology entrepreneurship programme for girls.
SME Corp launches E50 awards, urges women to take part
SME Corp has launched its annual awards programme, Enterprise 50, with its chairman urging more women-owned SMEs to take part.
Digital fluency and the gender gap
If women become fluent users of technology, Malaysia could achieve gender equality in the workplace by as early as 2060, according to consulting firm Accenture.
Women in STEM careers: Just do it
IBM executive security advisor Diana Kelley says that anyone can pursue a career in STEM-related fields, including women, and that they should ‘just do it.’
Women in management: Yet another study finds APAC a laggard
Asia Pacific continues to lag when it comes to women in the workplace, especially in senior management roles, a new study has found, much in line with the findings of other studies.
Girls in STEM careers: It’s on you, parents!
The key to attracting girls in Asia Pacific to study STEM subjects and pursue STEM-related careers lies with families, according to MasterCard’s inaugural Girls in Tech research.
10 women behind key technology breakthroughs
On International Women’s Day, Microsoft’s Dr Daiana Beitler puts the spotlight on the leading ladies who have helped transform our world with technologies that we now find hard to live without.
Etiqa plants SEED for women and youth empowerment via entrepreneurship
Etiqa has launched its ‘Socially and Economically Empowered Development’ (SEED) programme to help underprivileged women and youth become financially independent via entrepreneurship and employment.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: It gets worse for women
The Fourth Industrial Revolution will have a disproportionately negative impact on the economic prospects of women, according to a new study by the World Economic Forum.
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