Updated August 12, 2019. The Asian women leaders on this list have attained high political power in their countries, all across Asia, beginning with Sirimavo.
This story is part of Forbes' coverage of Asia's Power Business Women 2019. Vietnam’s Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao has made history as the only woman to start and run a major commercial airline, Vietjet Aviation. Known for identifying promising entrepreneurs, Jenny Lee is one of the.
Across Asia, women are climbing the ranks, whether it be through business or politics. From China to Singapore, Asia is home to some of the most powerful.
There are a lot more female leaders out there than common knowledge may the first of its kind between Canada and an Asian country.