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Women's Wealth

From Pakistan to the Philippines, women break open closed industries

Female pioneers make their mark as combat pilots, cricketers and chip technologists

  © Indian Air Force

In a cockpit somewhere over the clouds, Suwapich "Windy" Wongwiriyawanich lost sight of the curvature of the earth. There was to one side of her, the receding night sky and to the other, the glow of day breaking. "This is the place I should be," the flight attendant mused. "Here in front of the plane - not in the back."

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