Female expats doing well in Asia

But they need to do financial planning to map out goals based on present and future needs

The best place in Asia for female expats to improve their earnings prospects is Singapore, according to the 2017 Expat Explorer survey.
The best place in Asia for female expats to improve their earnings prospects is Singapore, according to the 2017 Expat Explorer survey.ST PHOTO: JAMIE KOH

Asia is a great place for expatriate women to progress in their careers and increase their earnings potential. Since the 1990s, female participation in the global workforce has been steady at about 40 per cent.

More and more women are getting an education and have a broader choice of employment options, including working overseas.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 24, 2018, with the headline 'Female expats doing well in Asia'. Subscribe