Leadership. Inclusion. Governance.


You are invited to join us for the 3rd annual Rise and Lead Summit, to advance your leadership & impact! The Rise and Lead Summit brings together industry leaders, corporate executives, professionals, entrepreneurs, startups, young leaders, change-makers and organisations to share best practices, learn new skills and drive the change towards gender parity. Join the #RiseandLead movement!

Our Past Speakers

Brigette Hyacinth

Author: The Future of Leadership: Rise of Automation, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence ? Keynote Speaker ?

Jeff Turner

VP Sustainability at DSM

Marguerite Soeteman-Reijnen

Chairman Executive Board Aon Holdings & Global CMO Aon Inpoint

Rick Zedník

Managing Director at Women Political Leaders (WPL)

Rhonda A. Ocha

Vice President, Customer Delivery Europe

Enjoy the two-day event in the beautiful city of The Hague

Register now to experience the Rise and Lead Summit in The Hague. Learn from industry leaders, international keynote speakers, female role models and male allies, and be prepared to rise and take the lead in your workplace, business and society.

Why Rise & Lead Summit?

The Rise and Lead Summit connects aspiring leaders with industry executives, entrepreneurs, business leaders, and policymakers to explore best practices in leadership and equity to advance women as leaders, entrepreneurs and change-makers.


Quality Speakers & Expert Panels

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

Knowledge & Tools

Be equipped with the knowledge, tools and boldness you need to drive the change towards inclusive workplace cultures, closing the funding gap while increasing your personal leadership and impact.

Make meaningful connections

Network with like-minded leaders who share your passion for leadership & impact. Connect and forge new relationships or foster your existing relationships during this summit.

This is for You!

  • Are you passionate about driving change towards workplace equity and inclusion of women as leaders, entrepreneurs and change-makers?

  • Do you want to build an inclusive culture where everyone feels empowered to contribute to the success of the community where they belong?

  • Are you ready to take the lead to drive change towards equal opportunities at the top leadership decision-making level in workplaces, businesses, corporate boards and public policy spaces?

  • Do you want to know what steps you need to take to become an impactful leader in your company or business, or to join the corporate board?

  • We invite you to join bold leaders, visionaries, policy-makers, industry leaders, corporate executives, investors and entrepreneurs at the Rise and Lead Summit 2020.

  • Together, we will #riseandlead and take action towards building a more inclusive workplace and equitable funding spaces where everyone feels empowered to unleash their potential.

You’ll walk away with:

  • Strategies and Tools:You will walk away with the wisdom, insight and strategies required to transform your leadership and that of your team members.

  • Access: Gain access to experts, business executives, investors and industry leaders for future collaborations.

  • Friendships: Form new friendships with globally-minded leaders and expand your network.

  • Inspiration: Be inspired to raise your aspirations in order to unleash your full potential.

  • Skills: Be equipped with the right skills and mentorship necessary to thrive in your career or business.

  • Financial intelligence: Become financially savvy, break away from poor money mindset and gain the confidence to generate wealth and leave a legacy.

About Rise & Lead

Thanks for your interest in the Rise & Lead Summit! We created this event because we envision a world where everyone is empowered to be their best, unleash their full potential and realize that their voice counts.

At Rise & Lead, we are passionate about women in leadership and equal opportunities and want to inspire and create more leaders who will, in turn, drive the changes that our world needs today: building a more inclusive workforce, more equitable funding spaces and creating more leaders.

Together let’s #RiseandLead, #TakeaStand4Inclusion and #leadthechange towards a more equitable and inclusive workplace, marketplace and society for ALL.

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and we’ve got the answers!

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