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Rise of women leaders in maritime

Four female industry veterans discuss the role and contribution of women in Asia's maritime industry

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''I believe that, for all clients, it is the responsiveness and the quality of the work delivered that counts at the end of the day,'' says Magdalene Chew.

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''There needs to be more targeted education and maritime training, as well as more opportunities for women to progress,'' says Xue Hua.

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''In terms of opportunities for women joining the industry, I can say the industry has become more gender equal and merit-based,'' says Su Yin Anand.

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''It's not easy to attract women to join a male-dominated industry. Some roles require a certain degree of physicality,'' says Dorcas Teo.

ROUNDTABLE PARTICIPANTS:

  • Magdalene Chew, Director & President, Asia Legal LLC and President, Women's International Shipping and Trading Association Singapore
  • Xue Hua, Managing Director, Weichai Singapore
  • Su Yin Anand, Co-founder & Director,
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