Empowering women: three key strategies for building confidence at work
As a woman in the workplace, building confidence can be challenging, especially when trying to climb the corporate ladder. Various cultural, societal, and historical factors can influence the confidence gap between men and women. In Asia, for example, there is often a greater emphasis on deference to authority and silent resistance, making it more challenging for women to assert themselves and speak up.
Closing the gap: Investing in women can drive economic growth
Gender equality is not just a moral issue; but also a key driver of economic growth and development. Investing in women entrepreneurs and addressing the deepening inequalities they face can create a more stable, resilient, and inclusive society that benefits everyone.
How Indonesian women leaders face the challenges of entrepreneurship
East Ventures, a pioneering and leading sector-agnostic venture capital firm in Indonesia, has again presented its signature women-centered program, “Women with Impact”, on 8 March 2023 in celebration of International Women’s Day. Partnering with Google Indonesia, this time, Women with Impact facilitated a keynote speech from Mari Elka Pangestu, the Former Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships at World Bank, as well as a panel discussion.
Ignite the burned out: Applying a healthy approach to burnout in the workplace
Everyone has responsibilities and expectations to fulfill, whether as business owners, startup founders, workers, parents, students, or many other roles. There must be times when we experience a state of exhaustion, both physical and emotional, that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment. Based on the latest Deloitte report, named “Women @ Work 2022: A Global Outlook”, the report reveals that 53% of women say their stress levels are higher than they were a year ago, and almost half feel burned out.
Investing in women: The recent outlook and ways to empower women in tech
17 August 2022 marks an important date for Indonesia, as we celebrate the 77th independence day of Indonesia. Independence day is highly tied to the celebration of freedom; and as we Recover Faster, Grow Stronger, we believe this freedom should also be translated into aspects of our lives, including the freedom of being able to express ourselves and being given the same opportunities regardless of traits that one have, which includes gender.
How women-led tech startups create gender equality in the workplace
The awareness of gender equality and diversity in the workplace has emerged worldwide, including in Southeast Asia's work sphere. Many Southeast Asia companies realize the importance of gender diversification and equality but still figure out how to address those issues in the workplace.
Building the ecosystem of gender equality for the sustainable future
East Ventures, a pioneering and leading sector-agnostic venture capital firm in Indonesia, has again presented its signature women-centered forum: Women with Impact Forum, as part of the celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2022. This virtual forum discussed “Women as Active Agents for Sustainable Development” with five key speakers from different industries, such as venture capital, tech startups, and social enterprises.
Being working moms: balancing motherhood and career
The first session of East Ventures' initial Women with Impact Forum on 16 February 2022, invited East Ventures’ Venture Partner, Avina Sugiarto; Mindtera’s Co-Founder and CEO, Tita Ardiati; and Nusantics’ Co-Founder and CEO, Sharlini Eriza Putri. It is moderated by East Ventures’ Senior Investment Associate, Stacy Oentoro.