Chinese female entrepreneurs describe challenges and opportunities

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China is among the countries with the highest rate of women in the work force, but women in China still face challenges as they strive for successful careers including corporate glass ceilings, discrimination, and motherhood.

Despite this, more Chinese female entrepreneurs are joining the world’s elite ultra-rich. The latest data shows that 49 of the world’s 73 self-made female billionaires are Chinese.

CCTV talked to women in the corporate world about their experiences and experts on the economic potential that gender equality could create.

CCTV’s Rachelle Akuffo reports from Washington.

Chinese female entrepreneurs describe challenges and opportunities

Chinese female entrepreneurs describe challenges and opportunities

China is among the countries with the highest rate of women in the work force, but women in China still face challenges as they strive for successful careers including corporate glass ceilings, discrimination, and motherhood.


Consultant Kitty Fok on Chinese women entrepreneurs

CCTV America’s Michelle Makori interviewed Kitty Fok, about the state of women entrepreneurs in China. Fok is China managing director for the consulting firm IDC.

Consultant Kitty Fok on Chinese women entrepreneurs

Consultant Kitty Fok on Chinese women entrepreneurs

CCTV America's Owen Fairclough interviewed Kitty Fok, about the state of women entrepreneurs in China. Fok is China managing director for the consulting firm IDC.