More Asian women find success in science

A scientist working in a biotechnology laboratory.

A growing number of Asian women are making inroads in science and technology, thanks to greater opportunities for career development and changing cultural mores.

Interviews with female scientists across the region reveal that policies and laws that promote gender parity and equal opportunities, alongside changing cultural perceptions on women’s roles, more supportive families and the presence of female role models, are helping women cope with the challenges they usually face when choosing a demanding career in science and the academe. Read more