Gender diversity: Still more work needed to change mindsets, say bosses

Efforts by companies to include more women on boards and in the workplace have paid off, but challenges remain.
Efforts by companies to include more women on boards and in the workplace have paid off, but challenges remain.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

They say stereotypes have to be tackled, even amid rise in number of women on boards of firms here

There is increasing gender diversity in companies here but more needs to be done to change mindsets and break stereotypes, business leaders said.

Their efforts to include more women on boards and in the workplace have paid off, but challenges remain.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 11, 2019, with the headline 'Still more work needed to change mindsets, say bosses'. Print Edition | Subscribe