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Work It podcast: What does it take to become a female general manager at an MNC by 40

Yeoh Ying Ying was made general manager of pharmaceutical giant Roche Singapore at 39. She talks about rising up the ranks, the hard lessons she learnt early on as a young woman doing sales, and how she compartmentalises her time between work, children and self.

Jump to these key moments:

1:54 How a girl from Penang started her journey to an MNC

3:40 Finding her voice, passion and confidence as roles evolved

5:10 An incident at work that changed her career

10:51 What younger workers want out of work

12: 47 The myth about balancing work and career as a leader

24:20 What the future of healthcare looks like

Listen to more episodes here.

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