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Quest for equality: Challenges from managing expectations and representation at work

Female industry leaders and observers said that a key reason women may find it difficult to advance in their careers is that they tend to be perceived as "doers" and overlooked as leaders.
Female industry leaders and observers said that a key reason women may find it difficult to advance in their careers is that they tend to be perceived as "doers" and overlooked as leaders.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Unequal payment for equal work, the lack of board diversity, and insufficient help for stay-at-home mothers to transition back to work if they want to.

These are some of the concerns of women in the workplace that have been raised by females in corporate leadership positions here.

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