Hogan Lovells hosts panel discussion for International Women’s Day

Hogan Lovells’ Ulaanbaatar office hosted a panel discussion on breaking barriers for professional women on 3 March 2014, moderated by associates Solongoo Bayarsaikhan and Nominchimeg Odsuren.

A group of leading female professionals from the government, academia, non-government organisations and the private sector were invited to speak about the obstacles that inhibit Mongolian women from achieving their professional potential.

The discussion, entitled ‘Breaking Barriers in Mongolia: A Panel Discussion for International Women’s Day’, highlighted Hogan Lovells’ commitment to gender equality and diversity in Central Asia and was covered by local television stations.

The keynote speaker was Madam Ivana Grollova, the ambassador of the Czech Republic to Mongolia, who spoke about the challenge for women to progress professionally while maintaining a balanced personal life.