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Leadership. Inclusion. Allyship

 ….Unlocking the Power of Diversity through Inclusive Leadership

September 22 – 24









You are invited to join us for a 3-day education and knowledge sharing experience featuring trailblazers and leaders leading the change towards inclusivity and equity. You will walk away with tools and ideas to advance your career and support women to rise.

The Rise and Lead Summit brings together industry leaders, corporate executives, professionals, entrepreneurs and next-generation leaders to share best practices, learn new skills and drive the change towards diversity, equity and inclusion.

Join the #RiseandLead movement!

Meet Our Speakers 

Cristina Falcone

Vice President, Public Affairs at UPS Europe

Rick Zednik

Director at Pangea Connections

Rhonda A. Ocha

Director Market Delivery at Mastercard Europe

Stefan Tonnon

Vice President – Human Resources EMEA of Insight

Marguerite Soeteman-Reijnen

Chairman Executive Board Aon Holdings & Global CMO Aon Inpoint


Hanneke Spruyt-Panbakker

Vice President Sales, Country Manager Benelux at Procter & Gamble

Nwanneakolam Vwede-Obahor

Director/Regional Coordinator of the United Nations Integrated Strategy for the Sahel (UNISS) Implementation Support Unit (ISU)

Ebere Akadiri

Founder of Rise and Lead | CEO of Ataro Foods

Bob Rog

Managing Director, Benelux at Kraft Heinz

Wendy Barbara Morée

Senior Manager – EMEA ISV GTM at Salesforce | President Women’s Network, NL

Seun Toye-Kayode

Vice President, Head of Launch With GS EMEA at Goldman Sachs

Jade Scipioni

Senior Reporter at CNBC Make It

Terence Guiamo

Global Director Inclusion, Diversity & Belonging at Just Eat

Mary-Ann Russon

Tech, Science & Business Journalist at BBC News Online

Zuzana Púčiková

Head of EU Public Policy at Uber

Register now to experience the Rise and Lead Summit from the comfort of your home. Our expert-led workshops, mentoring sessions and fireside chats will focus on the skills and knowledge you need to advance your career, lead a successful business, and advocate for yourself and others. In addition, the executive roundtables and panels will connect inclusive leaders from global companies to share valuable cross-industry insights.


Quality Speakers & Expert Panels

Learn and share knowledge with excellent speakers, C-Suite executives and influenttial leaders who will share their knowledge, wisdom and model of success. 

Knowledge & Tools

You will learn from experienced leaders about practical ways to prepare for top leadership positions, advocate for yourself and others, and manage your mental well-being.

Valuable CONTENT

Rise and Lead Summit features exclusive premium content, expert-led workshops, and executive panel discussions. Among the themes are career advancement, leadership development, business development, mental health and productivity, diversity and inclusion.

Diverse Community

Rise and Lead Summit has been described as the most inspiring and diverse conference you will see in Europe. Connect and network with a diverse group of women and men for future collaborations and partnerships.

Why Attend the Rise and Lead Summit?

We believe that every individual has unique gifts and deserves the opportunity to contribute through these gifts.

Advancing diversity and inclusion benefit everyone. As we set out to rebuild the losses caused by the pandemic, there’s no better time for men and women to partner as leaders to drive gender diversity and inclusion. The Rise and Lead Summit is set to address these issues and help you take your leadership and career to the next level.

We invite you to join us or sponsor your leaders to register for Rise and Lead Summit.

The Summit registration fee of Euro 97 per person includes all three days of sessions, networking, and leadership masterclasses. 

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Companies and Organizations Represented at the Conference

We Appreciate Our Sponsors & Outreach Partners

Summit 2019