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#ChooseToChallenge Event (Women in Tech)

  • Start Date: Wednesday, 31 March 2021
  • Start Time: 13:00

​Women in South-East Asia account for 32% of the region’s tech sector workforce, compared to 28% on average around the globe.

Yet, within the tech industry, women’s participation in school and in the workforce is still systematically lower than in other industries. (Source: TechWireAsia)

Monroe Consulting Group hosted a '#ChooseToChallenge – Women In Tech’ event. This virtual panel discussion will consist of leading female experts in the tech industry discussing the progress that the tech industry has made for gender equality in Asia. The conversation will also include the challenges the industry still face, what businesses can do to support women in tech and the best practices for a more diverse and inclusive working environment.

Welcome Speech from Rhona Driggs - CEO of Empresaria Group Plc

Key Speakers:
  • Hong Tran – Founder, Chairperson and CEO, TechX Corporation

  • Anna Vitug Dy - Country Head of MediaDonuts PH

  • Uma Thana Balasingam - Vice President – Partner & Commercial Organization, Asia Pacific & Japan, VMware and Co-Founder of Lean In Singapore

  • Grace David - CEO of Edukasyon

  • Veronica Utami - Marketing Director - Indonesia, Philippines, South East Asia YouTube & NBU at Google