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The theme for this year’s IWD is ‘I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights’ (#EachForEqual), calling for a gender equal world in all environments, including across boardrooms, governments, workplaces, and sports. When it comes to technology, women continue to be underrepresented and are not entering IT jobs at the same rate as men. A recent statistic found that in Singapore, women make up only 30% of the tech-related fields; it is these downward trends that make it increasingly important to support the growth and education of women in technology and keep the conversation around equal opportunity ongoing.
To celebrate IWD 2020, we spoke to five of our own CenturyLink women in tech in Asia Pacific (APAC) to learn more about their paths to a career in technology and their views on the challenges and rewards of working in the industry today.
Manager, Regional Talent Acquisition, Asia Pacific
Back in 2014 when I was still working in sales, I won a large-scale SAP outsourcing project – the first deal of that nature for the company! This was a deal I had pursued and followed up on for three years, putting in lots of strategic thought into the competitive advantages we had over the customer’s long-term partner to enable better business outcomes. The client appreciated my efforts so much that she called me a “super account manager”. That makes me feel really proud even today!
More recently in my current role, there was a moment when one of my hiring managers commended how I was able to influence and change her mindset about hiring millennials into her team. Her earlier emphasis was on years of working experience; now, she is more open to considering applicants with the right attitude and aptitude, despite less experience. This also makes me very proud as it has directly made a difference to our recruiting practice and contributed to adding more diversity to our talent pool.
Lead, Product Management (Hybrid Cloud & IT Solutions), Asia Pacific
Senior Technician, Provisioning, Asia Pacific
Manager, Service Delivery, Asia Pacific
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