Women in Asia

Guinness World Record for running a marathon in a sari

A Microsoft engineer has made it into the Guinness book of world records – for running the fastest marathon dressed in a sari. Jayanthi Sampathkumar competed in a 42-kilometer event in Hyderabad in traditional Indian attire on 20 August this year and crossed the finish line in four hours, 57 … Read more »

TechFemme Talk with Andrea Della Mattea: Take a risk and dream big

Andrea Della Mattea is President, Microsoft Asia Pacific and leads our commercial and consumer products, services and support businesses across Bangladesh, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. She oversees more than 2,000 employees and 11,000 Microsoft certified partners at a time when … Read more »

International Women’s Day spotlight: Michelle Simmons

On March 8 every year, International Women’s Day is celebrated all around the world to recognize the contributions and achievements of women across various communities while calling for greater equality. This year, the theme “Make It Happen” aims to encourage effective action for advancing and recognizing women. In conjunction with … Read more »

International Women’s Day: Your Questions Answered

On March 8 every year, International Women’s Day is celebrated all around the world to recognize the contributions and achievements of women across various communities while calling for greater equality. This year, the theme “Make It Happen” aims to encourage effective action for advancing and recognizing women. In conjunction with … Read more »

International Women’s Day spotlight: Duong Thi Kim Anh

On March 8 every year, International Women’s Day is celebrated all around the world to recognize the contributions and achievements of women across various communities while calling for greater equality. This year, the theme “Make It Happen” aims to encourage effective action for advancing and recognizing women. In conjunction with … Read more »

International Women’s Day spotlight: Jessica Tan

On March 8 every year, International Women’s Day is celebrated all around the world to recognize the contributions and achievements of women across various communities while calling for greater equality. This year, the theme “Make It Happen” aims to encourage effective action for advancing and recognizing women. In conjunction with … Read more »

International Women’s Day spotlight: Serena Cheung

On March 8 every year, International Women’s Day is celebrated all around the world to recognize the contributions and achievements of women across various communities while calling for greater equality. This year, the theme “Make It Happen” aims to encourage effective action for advancing and recognizing women. In conjunction with … Read more »

International Women’s Day spotlight: Flora Chen

On March 8 every year, International Women’s Day is celebrated all around the world to recognize the contributions and achievements of women across various communities while calling for greater equality. This year, the theme “Make It Happen” aims to encourage effective action for advancing and recognizing women. In conjunction with … Read more »

International Women’s Day spotlight: Siriporn Pajharawat

On March 8 every year, International Women’s Day is celebrated all around the world to recognize the contributions and achievements of women across various communities while calling for greater equality. This year, the theme “Make It Happen” aims to encourage effective action for advancing and recognizing women. In conjunction with … Read more »

International Women’s Day spotlight: Karrie C. Ilagan

On March 8 every year, International Women’s Day is celebrated all around the world to recognize the contributions and achievements of women across various communities while calling for greater equality. This year, the theme “Make It Happen” aims to encourage effective action for advancing and recognizing women. In conjunction with … Read more »