Blair. Age: 31.
The Asia House Advisory Board includes global business leaders and former senior representatives from governments and multilateral organisations. Lord Green was appointed Chairman of Asia House in Januarybringing with him extensive international business and governmental experience. He was Minister of State for Trade and Investment from toresponsible for all matters relating to trade and investment in both the former Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Lord Green is a respected commentator on world trade and Asian affairs, and regularly writes on these issues.
Kimberly. Age: 21.
Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission
SAN JOSE — As Silicon Valley companies seek to diversify their ranks and address the glaring absence of women, black and Latino engineers, a new report says they are overlooking a problem hidden in plain sight. The gap is starkest for Asian women. Only one of every Asian women at those companies is an executive, compared with one of every 87 white men. This newspaper reported two years ago, using U.
Ariana. Age: 25.
Asians in America: What's Holding Back the "Model Minority?"
In the last few pages of a recent issue of The Economist, we spotted an advertisement for a leadership program specifically for Asian-American executives. The purpose, says co-founder Buck Gee, is to provide companies with an "immediate solution" to tackle the lack of Asian-Americans in leadership roles. Facebook's recently-released diversity report brought renewed attention to this issue.
It was founded by its first executive director Ruth Shapiroand founding chairman, Ronnie Chan. They worked with prominent business leaders to create an organization that focuses on sustainable economic growth in Asia. The council is an independent organization of top executives, typically from leading Asian companies or multinational corporations with significant Asian operations.