The battle for board diversity

Women, too, have to step out of their comfort zones at times, according to Ms Georgette Tan, president of United Women Singapore. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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SINGAPORE –  More work needs to be done to improve the gender balance in businesses and boards, Ms Georgette Tan, president of local non-profit organisation United Women Singapore, told The Sunday Times.

This is despite the representation of women on the boards of Singapore’s largest companies increasing over the past year, finally meeting a 20 per cent by 2020 target that was previously set.

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