APEC is a dynamic engine of economic growth for its
21 member economies including giants such as USA, Canada, China, Russia and emerging nations like Papua New Guinea and Peru. Member economies are home to around 2.8 billion people and represent approximately 59 per cent of world GDP and 49 per cent of world trade in 2015.
The APEC Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) initiative arises from the APEC Women in the Economy Dashboard, powering re
search, dialogue, and synthesis to create
Women in STEM framework, organizing the challenges across key issues of
(1) the Enabling Environment;
(3) Employment; and (4) Entrepreneurship