Women Driving Sustainable Transformation in ASEAN

Event: ADB's Southeast Asia Development Symposium (SEADS 2022): Sustainable Solutions for Southeast Asia’s Recovery

Women Driving Sustainable Transformation in ASEAN

17 March 2022

Across Southeast Asia, female leaders from different fields are driving the region’s sustainable transition through policymaking and the creation of new business models. In this session from the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) third Southeast Asia Development Symposium (SEADS), experts discussed the innovative solutions and policies by female change-makers in the region. The session was organized by ADB and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia.

Moderator: Sonomi Tanaka, Country Director, Lao PDR Resident Mission, ADB
Opening Remarks: Ramesh Subramaniam, Director General, Southeast Asia Department, ADB

  • Ing Kantha Phavi, Minister of Women’s Affairs, Cambodia
  • Von Leong, Cofounder and General Partner, Purpose Venture Capital
  • Priyanka Chetry, CEO, Grocerdel
  • Denica Flesch, Founder and CEO, SukkhaCitta
  • Vanny Narita, Senior Officer, Science and Technology Division, ASEAN Secretariat
  • Giulia Ajmone Marsan, Director, Strategy and Partnership, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia
Type of Content: 
Learning Event


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