‘Breaking the Glass Ceiling’ Category

September 18th, 2014, 6:00 am

Movers and Shakers: Esther Yang, Vice President and Senior Trader-Derivatives at Voya Investment Management, formerly ING U.S. Investment Management

By Beth Senko In a recent round-table of derivative portfolio managers of the largest insurance companies, Esther Yang found herself being the only female among this male dominated profession. How did she get to where she is now? Esther Yang did not have a conventional route to success in financial services. In fact, she didn’t [...]

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September 15th, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Carin Pai, Executive Vice President, Fiduciary Trust

By Michelle Hendelman When Carin Pai joined Fiduciary Trust 18 years ago in an associate- level position within the Investment department, she knew that she was an analytical person who had a strong creative side as well. These skills, along with a strong work ethic and circle of mentors have set a strong foundation for [...]

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September 11th, 2014, 6:00 am

Movers and Shakers – Peg DiOrio, Vice President and Quantitative Analyst for the Portfolio Engineering Group at Voya Investment Management, formerly ING U.S. Investment Management

By Beth Senko When Voya’s Peg DiOrio describes the keys to her success overseeing quant for an entire group of investment managers, she uses a sailing analogy. “When you are part of a sailing crew, you have a job and you rely on others to do theirs. To be successful in business, you have to [...]

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September 8th, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Deborah Ong, Partner, Risk & Quality Leader, Corporate Responsibility 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 Irene Solaz Deborah Ong believes that enjoying what you do will help you work efficiently, gain opportunities and rise up the ladder. “I’m very fortunate that I enjoy my line of work, and [...]

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September 4th, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Teo Lay Lim, Country Managing Director for Singapore, Accenture

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 Teo Lay Lim has been working at Accenture for 26 years, and she loves what she does. One lesson she has learned throughout her experience is the importance of networking which, [...]

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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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