NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 - In conjunction with the UN Commission on the Status of Women Conference, Deputy Director of UN Women Lakshmi Puri, Deborah Gillis, Kaoriko Kuge, and Nobuko Sasae explore the ways in which women have affected Asia's workforce in the 21st century. (1 hr., 35 min.)
Deborah Gillis is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Catalyst, a research and advisory organization that works to advance women in leadership.
Kaoriko Kuge is a reporter and anchor for Fujisankei Communications International NY.
Lakshmi Puri is the Assistant Secretary-General for Intergovernmental Support and Strategic Partnerships and Deputy Director of UN Women.
Nobuko Sasae is a conference interpreter and the wife of the current Ambassador of Japan to the United States.