SXSW 2023

Asian Women Leadership and Why It Matters


Asian women are still seen by their negative stereotypes and because of this we are rarely seen in leadership roles. A survey from mentioned that Asian women represent 2.7% in leadership and management roles in the US in 2021. This session will focus on ways talking about the challenges Asian women and how we can break the glass ceiling to build more leaders to empower our community. There will be case studies that will discuss the result of Asian women in leadership roles and how that has open the doors for our community. This session will also talk about the importance of representation in all industries and why it matters.

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  1. This session will provide the audience the necessary ways to start taking action to be a leader in their own right
  2. This session will help the audience uncover the blocks that has stopped them from stepping into leadership
  3. This session will help the audience find ways to seek help in their journey and realize it's a community effort. We go further when we work together.



Sheena Yap Chan, Keynote Speaker, Sheena Yap Chan

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Meet Up
  • Track: Culture
  • Track 2
  • Level: Advanced

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