‘Breaking the Glass Ceiling’ Category

September 2nd, 2014, 6:00 am

Thought Leader: Alison Maitland, Future Work – Moving to an Output-Oriented Work Culture

Alison Maitland is a business author, speaker and conference moderator who specialises in leadership, diversity, and the new world of work. She is Director of The Conference Board’s Europe-based Council for Diversity in Business, a Senior Visiting Fellow at London’s Cass Business School, and co-author of the prize-winning book Why Women Mean Business. Alison, with [...]

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August 28th, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Karen Loon, Banking and Capital Markets Leader, PwC Singapore

Welcome the The Glass Hammer’s “Spotlight on Asia” week! We will be highlighting successful women working in Asia all week long! By Cathie Ericson Karen Loon, recently appointed as PwC Singapore’s Banking and Capital Markets Leader, knows that making assumptions based on someone’s gender is a mistake. Assumptions based on appearance are often equally misleading. [...]

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August 27th, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Nora Wu, PwC Global Vice Chairwoman, PwC Global Human Capital Leader

Welcome the The Glass Hammer’s “Spotlight on Asia” week! We will be highlighting successful women working in Asia all week long! By Irene Solaz Nora Wu believes that achievements do not determine success, but that success is determined by the obstacles that have been overcome. She herself has faced numerous challenges and barriers on her [...]

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August 26th, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Paloma Wang, Partner, Capital Markets Group, Shearman & Sterling

Welcome the The Glass Hammer’s “Spotlight on Asia” week! We will be highlighting successful women working in Asia all week long! By Michelle Hendelman At just 37 years old, Paloma Wang’s rapid ascension to the partnership at global law firm Shearman & Sterling, where she specializes in initial public offerings (IPOs) and other corporate finance [...]

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August 25th, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Stephanie Hui, head of the Merchant Banking Division in Asia Pacific Ex-Japan, Goldman Sachs

Welcome the The Glass Hammer’s “Spotlight on Asia” week! We will be highlighting successful women working in Asia all week long! By Michelle Hendelman “Earlier in my career, I was more reserved about expressing my views,” said Stephanie Hui, head of the Merchant Banking Division in Asia Pacific Ex-Japan at Goldman Sachs. “But over time, [...]

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August 21st, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Anna Chung, Counsel, Project Development & Finance, Shearman & Sterling

By Irene Solaz To Anna Chung, landing your “dream job” is not a question of whether you are female or male but rather of how good you are. As a Singapore-based senior lawyer at global law firm Shearman & Sterling, Chung has demonstrated the ability to shine on client work throughout Asia and, increasingly, around [...]

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August 18th, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Pamela Yeo, General Counsel and Senior Vice President, AIG PC Asia Pacific

Welcome the The Glass Hammer’s “Spotlight on Asia” week! We will be highlighting successful women working in Asia all week long! By Michelle Hendelman “Be open in your career,” advised Pamela Yeo, General Counsel and Senior Vice President, AIG Property Casualty Asia Pacific. “When you realize that everyone around you can teach you something new, [...]

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August 11th, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Connie Maccarone, Senior Vice President of Insurance Operations, Western & Southern Financial Group

By Irene Solaz The opportunity to learn and grow through different positions is what Connie Maccarone liked best about Western & Southern Financial Group. The company, as she recalls, “offered career opportunities, industry-recognized training and long-term growth for me that other jobs did not.” She started in an entry-level programming position, dedicated 29 years to [...]

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August 4th, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Dixie Johnson, Partner, King & Spalding

By Michelle Hendelman “When I was growing up, I aspired to be a 5th grade school teacher,” said Dixie Johnson, Partner, King & Spalding, “and when I was twenty-one years old, I realized this career goal.” Johnson loved teaching and was very fulfilled by this career path, but when she stopped to consider the longevity [...]

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July 28th, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Dawn Trautman, Senior Vice President, Life Insurance Division, Pacific Life

By Irene Solaz If Dawn Trautman could advise women who wish to work in the insurance industry, she would encourage them to be willing to inspire change and to seek out varied experiences throughout their careers. While the industry has been slow to change in the past, new developments in technology, changing demographics, and economic [...]

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