Breakfast Talk: Women in Industrial Sectors: How Do They Succeed?

5 Apr 2017 – According to the World Economic Forum in 2016, only 11% of senior leadership positions in industries are filled by women. Women are still under-represented and are particularly vulnerable to masculine stereotypes that make it even more difficult for women to excel. How do women in predominantly male industries find their path? What are the approaches to closing the gender gap?

At this Breakfast Talk, we heard from a panel of inspiring business women, who elaborated on the barriers they overcame, the opportunities they had and the advice they have for other women.

  • Estelle Marais, Managing Director and CFO at TECHNIP Singapore
  • Julie Steff, Retail Marketing General Manager Asia Pacific at TOTAL OIL ASIA PACIFIC
  • Eve Bonnardel, Asia-Pacific Business Development Manager for Defense & Security Market, at CNIM

Special thanks to Emma Noguchi, Senior Consultant at MERCURI URVAL for moderating this lively breakfast conversation!


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