Vietnam leads Asia in women leadership: Deloitte Global hinh anh 1Participants of the National Women’s Congress in the 2017-2022 tenure (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam has the highest percentage of women leadership in Asia, according to the report “Women in the boardroom: A global perspective” of the Deloitte Global.

The analysis is based on a dataset covering nearly 7,000 companies in 64 countries.

Vietnam takes the lead in Asia with 17.6 percent of female board members in a sample of 50 Vietnamese companies, higher than the global average of 15 percent.

The figure is 13.7 percent for Malaysia and 10.2 percent for Singapore.

The report also stated that percentage of women leadership in Asia remains low, only higher than Latin America. Meanwhile, Europe has the highest ratio, with 22.8 percent of women in boards.   

In April, Vietnam was also ranked among top 10 countries which is most suitable for women-founded start-ups in a report of Mastercard.-VNA