Asia's women face more barriers than those in the West in penetrating the top ranks of corporate management, contributing to a shortage of talent that threatens to stifle the region's economic growth, according to a report.

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    “I see the face of the new global agenda ... We need to deliberately create clear paths for women to pursue studies in fields like Computer Science, Engineering and Math so we can overcome social barriers that have no place in a 21st century innovation ...
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