2005 Corporate Asian Women's Leadership Forum

Carving a Coporate Niche: Glass Ceiling Realities for Asian Women
June 13, 2005


AWIB kicked off its Corporate Women's Initiative to a packed house of nearly 200 women. The evening featured a lively panel discussion with top level women from major corporation. The panelists touched on major issues impeding the progress of Asian women in the corporate world and offered solutions for survival and success drawn from their own personal experiences.

Jane Hyun
, Author

Anne Nohara Abaya, Senior VP, Human Resources, GE Consumer Finance

Lucy Chan, Senior Project Executive, IBM Global Services
Anuradha Jayanti, Managing Director, Citigroup
Sheila Kumar, Vice President, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies Inc.
Nancy Yieh, Vice President, Gas Operations, Con Edison

The event included a signing of Jane recently released book 'Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling: Career Strategies for Asians.' The event's tremendous popularity is indicative of the need for Asian women to hear from Asian women who have made it as well as to interact with peers outside of their immediate work environment.

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