East Asia 2012 - Asian Women as the Way Forward

Asian Women as the Way Forward
How can the political and economic empowerment of women contribute to the long-term growth of East Asian economies?


Dimensions to be addressed:

  • Investing in women's skills and talents
  • The role of women in the regional and global supply chain
  • Developing the political and economic leadership of women

Participants:

  • Aung San Suu Kyi, Chairman of the National League for Democracy (NLD); Member of Parliament of Kawhmu Constituent, Myanmar
  • Jon Fredrik Baksaas, President and Chief Executive Officer, Telenor Group, Norway
  • Helene D. Gayle, President and Chief Executive Officer, CARE USA, USA; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on East Asia
  • Rokia Afzal Rahman, President, Bangladesh Federation of Women Entrepreneurs (BFWE), Bangladesh

Chaired by

  • Andrew Stevens, Anchor and Correspondent, CNN International, Hong Kong SAR