Australia to provide long-term support for Lao Cai

Australia to provide long-term support for Lao Cai

Through the GREAT programme, Australia will continue to support Lao Cai province to promote sustainable development and women’s empowerment.
Utilising inclusion to attract and retain top talent

Utilising inclusion to attract and retain top talent

Unconscious bias is still a blind spot for businesses when attracting and retaining talent. Hoai Dinh, executive director of the Vietnam Business Coalition for Women’s Empowerment talked to VIR’s Oanh Nguyen about the role of diverse and inclusive cultures in creating an optimal work environment.
Women levelling the playing field in tech

Women levelling the playing field in tech

In a traditionally tough field that is often dominated by men, women are building unique advantages in technology, with job opportunities opening up.
Australia, Vietnam work together on gender equality for stronger economies

Australia, Vietnam work together on gender equality for stronger economies

The Australian-funded Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism (GREAT) programme hosted a symposium, Engaging Women in Markets – Scaling up Local Successes Nationwide, in Hanoi on May 27.
Closing the gender gap in Vietnam's e-commerce

Closing the gender gap in Vietnam's e-commerce

Emmanuelle Gounot, Intrepid Vietnam’s CEO, discussed with VIR’s Linh Le how women are overcoming gender barriers to thrive in this industry in Vietnam.
Fostering gender equality in the workplace

Fostering gender equality in the workplace

Many businesses in the country are now paying more attention to preventing sexual harassment and fostering a culture of equality and inclusion in the workplace.
Investing in the promotion of equality and fairness

Investing in the promotion of equality and fairness

Promoting gender equality, diversity, and inclusion in the social and working environment is one of ECUE’s most important activities. For example, ECUE organises training courses on gender equality, diversity, and inclusion for businesses, organisations, and people interested in the topic.
FIEs upholding equality in workplace

FIEs upholding equality in workplace

Approaching and solving gender issues on the basis of respect for diversity and difference is a strategy being pursued by many foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam in order to establish an equal working environment with inclusive benefits for all staff.
Fostering a just and sustainable future for Vietnam’s female waste workers

Fostering a just and sustainable future for Vietnam’s female waste workers

A partnership between Vietnamese and overseas organisations seeks to improve informal waste workers’ livelihoods and contribute to a greener future.
More Vietnamese businesswomen going digital

More Vietnamese businesswomen going digital

Nguyen Thi Tuyet Minh, chairwoman of the Vietnam Women Entrepreneurs Council (VWEC) talked with VIR’s Thai An about the growth of the community, as well as the necessary support required for female entrepreneurs to start and develop businesses successfully in the digital age.
Visa kicks off new journey to support Female Vietnamese entrepreneurs

Visa kicks off new journey to support Female Vietnamese entrepreneurs

Visa has chosen Vietnam as one of 10 new destinations in its journey to support female entrepreneurs in capital mobilisation, business governance, and development through the She’s Next Grant programme.
SABIC empowers female employees to become the best versions of themselves

SABIC empowers female employees to become the best versions of themselves

Vu Thi Bich Ngoc, country leader of SABIC Vietnam shared with VIR’s Nhat Mai her insights into managing the distribution of plastics and chemicals in Vietnam.
Hurdles on the road to elevate women's roles in trade facilitation

Hurdles on the road to elevate women's roles in trade facilitation

The seminar “The role of women in trade facilitation” was co-organised by USAID and GDVC on March 23, discussing difficulties women face in their careers.
The tactics to drive a gender- inclusive circular economy

The tactics to drive a gender- inclusive circular economy

Vietnam is striving to build for the future and accelerate a green and inclusive economic rebound. Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative in Vietnam for the United Nations Development Programme, shows how it can be done with a pointed strategy that also take into account gender equality issues.
Gender equality deemed essential towards building sustainable society

Gender equality deemed essential towards building sustainable society

VIR's Hong Dung spoke with Michele Wee, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam, about gender equality and SCBVL's achievements in its agenda.
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