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Astrid Haban-Beer pursued her career as a Barrister at the Victorian Bar in pursuit of a passionate belief in every person’s right to have access to justice.
Growing up in a multi-ethnic and multi-religious family in Adelaide, Dr Imran Lum experienced racism first-hand as a Chinese/Malay in the 1990's and discrimination post September-11 as a Muslim.
With a deep interest in understanding infectious diseases and how to fight them, Dr. Meru Sheel completed undergraduate studies in Biotechnology in India. This burning focus saw her later migrate to Australia on a full scholarship to undertake her PhD in Life Sciences at Queensland University of Technology.
Khunapong Khunaraksa is a Water Innovator, Asia Pacific Expert and International Storyteller.
When Pakistani born Dr Muneera Bano finished school, she was staring at a future like most Pashtun women before her. One that regarded education for women a privilege, unlike the basic right that was afforded her four elder brothers and all men in her country.
Johnson is proud to partner with AsiaLink on several exciting initiatives over the coming months to help break the bamboo ceiling in Australia.
Given their predominance in leadership positions, it is critical to ensure that men have an equal stake in gender parity.
While gender diversity is still at the forefront of external search assignments and internal succession programs for leading Australian companies, a recent Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) panel on “Cracking the Bamboo Ceiling” has reaffirmed ‘cultural diversity’ as a critical lens for leadership succession.
When considering board composition, there is clear empirical evidence that building a board with leaders who possess a diverse range of skills, experiences, and business perspectives is an essential element of good corporate governance.
As the world contemplates the arrival and impact of the ‘Asian Century,’ leading Australian companies are already positioning themselves to best reap the benefits of economic opportunity in Asia.