• Singapore Board Diversity Report 2018 - 20 by 2020 : Gender Diversity on Singapore Boards - A Path to Action

    26 January 2018

    "20 by 2020 : Gender Diversity on Singapore Boards - A Path to Action" Report Launch 

    Held at SGX Auditorium, SGX Centre on Friday, 26th of January, Boardagender was pleased to launch the report with Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth delivering the keynote address. 

    “This is a ground breaking report, the first of its kind which seeks to specifically understand the board diversity landscape in Singapore. BoardAgender is committed to be at the core of an ecosystem to enable the acceleration of more women on boards." comments Ms Junie Foo, Chairperson of Boardagender.

    The study “20 by 2020: Gender Diversity on Singapore Boards – A Path to Action, conducted in collaboration between the Human Capital Leadership Institute (HCLI) and BoardAgender, highlights much-needed transformations in board processes that are required to advance the diversity agenda. Based on 41 in-depth interviews carried out with stakeholders from representative groups of companies of different industries and market, the study also suggests strategies that aspiring female directors can undertake to enhance the odds of their nomination and subsequent selection. The report was funded by Accenture, ADP, Goldman Sachs, Singtel and TAFEP, and supported by Banyan Tree Holdings, KPMG, Shell and the Diversity Action Committee. 

    To read the full report, please click here.

    To complete the Diversity Philosophy Profile survey, please click here

  • BoardAgender SG50 Champions of Change Luncheon

    17 March 2017

    As we celebrate International Women’s Day this March, BoardAgender would like to continue taking the lead in building the ecosystem to raise the profile of potential female directors and create a platform for them to meet and engage our SG50 Champions of Change.
  • Corporate Governance and Non-Profit Leadership

    13 July 2016

    •         Why the need for Governance?
    •         What does Governance mean?
    •         Who is responsible?
    •         Where does Governance happen?
    •         How does Governance work?
    •         When can it go wrong or right?
    We are delighted to have Winifred Loh, the Managing Director of the Centre for Non-Profit Leadership (CNPL) share insights and success stories on Corporate Governance and Non-Profit Leadership. 
    BoardAgender invites you to join us for an evening of learning, inspiration and networking.
  • Up Close and Personal with Ambassador Linda Tsao Yang

    13 October 2016

    Amb. Linda Tsao Yang is the chair emeritus of the Asian Corporate Governance Association based in Hong Kong, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving corporate governance practices in Asia. From 1993 to 1999, she was the U.S. Ambassador and Executive Director to the Board of Directors of The Asian Development Bank in Manila. She was recently awarded the Honorary Citizen of Shanghai award.

    BoardAgender is pleased to host a luncheon where Amb. Yang, who has a wealth of experience in the public and private sector interaction will share her pearls of wisdom and golden nuggets of advice on tackling the issue of women on boards.

  • Corporate Members Engagement Lunch

    8 July 2016

    As part of the effort to create more involvement and engagement with corporate members, representatives from existing and potential corporate members are invited to a meeting with BoardAgender committee members. The purpose of the meeting is to learn more about their initiatives as well as expectations from BoardAgender, as well as encourage membership subscription. The meeting is a follow up from the previous engagement lunch with corporate members in February. 

The BoardAgender SG50 Champions of Change call on every corporate leader
to make the change for gender-balanced business in Singapore.