BANGKOK, THAILAND, December 16, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – – Property Guru Group (NYSE: PGRU), (“PropertyGuru” or the “Company”), southeast asian leading real estate technology company, launched its annual celebration of outstanding women leaders in the region at the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit (ARES) VIP Cocktail in December 8, 2022 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Themed ‘Celebrating Powerful Women in Real Estate’, this exclusive gathering sponsored by PropertyGuru for Business highlights the importance of equality in real estate and technology, which was one of the crucial topics discussed at ARES 2022 during its ‘Adaptive Reinvention’ themed thought leadership summit.
While more diverse representation in real estate has improved, the lack of women in senior leadership positions remains apparent. A study conducted by Urban Land Institute’s Women’s Leadership initiative in major Pacific Asia Countries revealed that only 37 percent of women are in top positions, while 50 percent identified how company policies, including maternity/family leave and flexible working hours, are critical to your success and progress.
Property Guru Group is committed to driving diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and, together with its partners, “We are building for the future: a future that is more equitable, a future where more of us can have a chance fair of equal opportunity in life”. housing, job opportunities, community contribution and more,” said Ho Shyn YeeManaging Director of Software and Data Solutions and Executive Sponsor of Women in Leadership at Property Guru Group.
This year, ARES’s focus on DEI is greater than ever, giving the stage more than 50 percent women and members of the LGBTQ+ community. To showcase their valuable contributions to the industry, the ARES VIP Cocktail honored four outstanding women leaders from across the region, including Cyndy Tan Jarabata, president of TAJARA Leisure and Hospitality Group, Inc. and the first female President of the PropertyGuru Philippines Property Awards.
Receiving the honor, he said, “There are still many opportunities in the Philippine real estate sector and there is no limit to what we can achieve. We need to be consistent in creating value for our community and differentiating offerings to build better in today’s world.” . built environment.”
Loemongga Haoemasan, President and Director of asian group (Indonesia) and an esteemed speaker at this year’s ARES, was also one of the evening’s honorees. With this recognition, he hopes that, “Property Guru’s Continued support for equality will open many doors and opportunities for other women in the industry and we can inspire others.”
cheah sandManaging Director of Sunway Berhad’s Property Division, who was also the Real Estate Personality of the Year at the 2020 PropertyGuru Asia Awards Malaysia, echoes his sentiment, saying: “I hope each of us continues to celebrate the Power in Women for many years as we seek to create positive influences in our homes, society and nation, together.”
Mechuchep rootPresident of JLL Thailand and PropertyGuru Thailand Property Awards, expresses her gratitude for the honour: “When I chose to start my working life in real estate 30 years ago, I knew I would have a great opportunity to develop my professional career in this important sector that touches life. of everyone. But I didn’t expect to go this far. I feel very delighted and honored to be named as one of the powerful women of ARES.”
As a showcase, these inspiring women received equally inspiring necklaces from Fugeelah. Set by deborah henry in 2017 with the support of UNHCR & Rotary Malaysia, this women-led jewelry brand has been at the forefront of education, employment and empowerment for refugee children and youth. The main objective of the brand is to contribute to sustainable management runaway schoola non-profit organization, so that it can continue to offer free education and support to all refugees.
Magali Du Parc CrostaCo-Founder and Senior Strategic Advisor at Ban Dek Foundationas well as founder of the Thai social enterprise Ethical Dao Gifts, was among the notable women present at the celebration. As a company that empowers women in marginalized communities, through the establishment of Dao, Magali “envisions a world where vulnerable women can realize their childhood dreams, gain a new sense of ambition, and thrive in safer communities.”
PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit (ARES 2022) is supported by official partner MICE Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB); official partner PropertyGuru for business; official channel partners History and Lifetime; official magazine and podcast Property Report by PropertyGuru; official public relations partner mugwort associates; media partners d+a Magazine, Esquire PH, hot magazinePeople Asia, REm Thailand, globe of southeast asia, The Grid and Think of Living; official ESG partner Ban Dek Foundation; official charitable partner Litro de Luz; and support associations Green building consulting and engineeringIFC – Building Resilience Index, IFC – Design Excellence for Greater Efficiencies, and REHDA Institute.
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