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1.00 – 1.30 PM CET:

Registeration and Networking

1.30 – 1.40 PM CET:

Welcome Speech: Conscious Inclusion

Speaker: Ebere Akadiri – Founder, Rise and Lead | CEO of Ataro Foods

1.40 – 2.00 PM CET:

Keynote Speech

Driving Inclusion: Advancing Diversity Through Inclusive Leadership.

Speaker: Anne Mclaren, CEO, American Tower Corporation, South Africa.

2.00 – 2.45 PM CET:

First Panel Discussion

How Leaders are Positioned to Close the Gender Leadership Gap

After an unprecedented year marked by crisis, uncertainty, and a high rate of unemployment & resignations, the choices that organisations make today will have dire consequences on gender inclusion & diversity for years to come.


  • Bob Rog – Managing Director Benelux at Kraft Heinz.
  • Lien Ceulemans, Country Leader Belgium and Luxembourg, Salesforce.
  • Jeroen van Vliet, Director Field Services at Coca-Cola European Partners.

Moderator:  Francesca Donner, Editor at The New York Times, Women & Gender


Entrepreneurship Track

3.00 – 3.40 PM How to obtain funding to scale your business

This session is for entrepreneurs who want to boost their business’ cash flow immediately so that they have the money they need to get their scaling strategy moving.

Speaker: Seun Toye-Kayode, Vice President, Head of Launch With GS EMEA at Goldman Sachs, London.


3.45 – 4.30 PM CET: TBA


Career Development Track

3.00 – 3.45 PM CET: Why You’re Not getting Promoted and the Blueprint to Fix It

Speaker: Stacy Mayer, Executive Coach

3.45 – 4.30 PM CET: Your Voice Matters: How to overcome the fear of speaking out

Speaker: Inês Moura, Executive Vocal Coach, IM Voice.



Executive Roundtable Discussion with Audience Participation

3.00 – 4.00 PM CET: Fixing the broken rung and advancing women in middle management: Why are women falling off the leadership ladder or getting stuck at the bottom steps? And what to do about it. We know it is not a lack of capable, qualified, and motivated women leaders. So, why aren’t these women holding the top positions?


  • Lien Ceulemans, Country Leader Belgium and Luxembourg, Salesforce.
  • Anne Mclaren, CEO, American Tower Corporation, South Africa.
  • Riccardo Falconi, HR Director Continental Europe, The Kraft Heinz Company

Chair and Co-chairs:

  • Francesca Donner, Director and Editor at The New York Times, Women & Gender.
  • Ebere Akadiri – Founder, Rise and Lead | CEO of Ataro Foods
  • Jade Scipioni, Senior Reporter at CNBC Make It


African Leaders Roundtable

3.00 – 4.00 PM CET: The Role of Women Leaders in Economic Stability and Governance


  • Nwanneakolam Vwede-Obahor – Director/Regional Coordinator of the United Nations Integrated Strategy for the Sahel (UNISS) Implementation Support Unit (ISU).
  • Marjorie Esomowei, Founder of the ILead, IChange and IInfluence mandate, Wise Women Awards and Wisdom For Women International.
  • Esosa Vanessa Balogun – General Manager, Risk Management at MTN Nigeria Communications Plc.
  • Adebola Kupoluyi – Head of Operational Services for Africa, American Tower Corporation


  • Dorcas A. Muga, Gender Editor at Nation Media Group (NMG).


4.30 – 5.00 PM CET:

Networking Break

5.10 – 5.45 PM CET:

Panel Session 

Women Supporting Women: What can women do to get a seat at the table?


  • Cristina Falcone, Vice-President, Public Affairs, UPS Europe.
  • Zuzana Púčiková, Head of EU Public Policy, Uber.
  • Samia Guessabi-Colombijn, VP Legal Excellence Northern Europe Compliance, Risk and Governance at Accor.


  • Jennifer Eckhart, National TV Journalist, Radio Personality, Public Speaker & Contributing Author.

5.45 – 5.55 PM CET:

Closing Keynote Speech

How To Use Your Voice To Advocate For Yourself and Others.

Speaker: Jennifer Eckhart, National TV Journalist, Radio Personality, Public Speaker & Contributing Author.

6.00 PM CET:


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