From implementing hiring requirements, to partnering with organisations to boost women’s tech and leadership skills, organisational and HR leaders today are taking things forward in building a workforce that embraces equality.

In this fifth part of our series, leaders from Lenovo, AkzoNobel, Shopee, and more share the initiatives they are undertaking.

Check out their quotes below and feel free to share the JPEGs across with your colleagues! (Right-click and open in new tab on image to view in larger size)

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Ann Marr, VP of Global Human Resources, World Wide Technology


Lim Teck Yong, Head of Regional Operations and People Team, Shopee

Subhankar Roy Chowdhury, Executive Director HR, Lenovo Asia Pacific


Marjet Andriesse, Managing Director, APAC, Telstra

Maria Zhang, Senior Director, Human Resources, Juniper Networks Asia Pacific

Marieke Bos-van den Berg – Regional HR Director Asia, AkzoNobel

Lee Yan Hong, Head of Group Human Resources, DBS Bank

Meiyea Neo, HR Director APAC, Zendesk

Roselin Lee, Vice President of Human Resources, Shiseido Asia Pacific

Mukta Arya, Head of Human Resources, Southeast Asia and Head of Talent Development and Inclusion, Asia Pacific, Societe Generale

Nicole Schwerdtfeger, HR Manager, AdNovum Singapore (In-charge of overall HR Operations in Singapore)

Sharon Seet, Regional HR Director, Asia Pacific, World Courier


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