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Agenda

Day 1

Day 2

DAY 2 – Promoting Gender Equality: Leading The Change

9.00 – 10.00 AM CET:

Registration/Networking

10.00 – 10.10 AM CET:

Welcome Speech:

Speaker: Cristina Falcone – Vice President, Corporate Affairs of UPS Europe and Board Chair, Rise & Lead Women.

10.10 – 10.30 AM CET:

Opening Keynote:

Rising: Forging Your Own Path

Presented by:

  • Mrs. Ebere Akadiri – Founder, Rise & Lead | CEO of Ataro Foods.

10:30 – 11:15 AM CET:

First Panel Discussion:

Beyond window dressing: What does a truly inclusive workplace look like?

How are senior leaders leveraging their business and influence to help build a more inclusive future?

Panelists:

  • Willem Brandt – President Continental Europe, The Kraft Heinz Company.
  • Marguerite Soeteman-Reijnen – Chairman of the Executive Board Aon Holding & Global CMO Aon Inpoint.
  • Hanneke Spruyt-Panbakker – Vice President Sales, Country Manager Benelux bij Procter & Gamble.

Moderator:

  • Ebere Akadiri – Founder, Rise & Lead Women | CEO of Ataro Foods.

11.15 – 12.00 PM CET:

C-Level Roundtable Discussion (by invitation Only & in person)

Beyond Gender Diversity – What Next?”

Hosted by:

  • Ebere Akadiri – Founder/President, Rise and Lead Women.

EXECUTIVE WORKSHOPS (11.15 AM – 12.00 PM CET)

Career Path

11.15 – 12.00 PM CET: What to do when you feel stuck in your career

Speaker: Heidi Custers – Digital Transformation Director, Backbase.

Entrepreneurship & Career Professionals Path

11.15 – 12.00 PM CET: How to Maximize the Impact of Mentorship Relationships

Speaker: Rhonda A. Ocha – Board member, Rise & Lead Women | Chair of the Executive Women Roundtable.

Virtual Workshops

11.15 – 12.00 PM CET: Nurturing Psychological Safety for Women in the Workplace

Speaker: Dr Mavis Mazhura – Psy.D – Adult Development & Leadership Psychologist

11.15 – 12.00 PM CET: Using Social Media to promote your brand

Speaker: Angélique Binet – Social Media Strategist & Consultant, Social Media Love

12.00 – 13.15 PM CET:

Networking Lunch

13.30 – 14.15 PM CET:

Reimagining workplaces and roles that set employees up for success.

    Speakers:

    • Remko Reinders – Vice President, General Manager Professional Services Northern Europe, Salesforce.
    • Robert Baker – CEO, Potentia Talent Consulting.
    • Yvonne Obi.

    Moderator:

    • Jennifer Eversen – Vice President Professional Services, Salesforce Northern Europe.

    14.15 – 15.00 PM CET:

    The Path To Leadership

    4 women share their journey

    Speakers: 

    • Jody Samuels-Ike – Global Brand Director for Portfolio Scotch and Gordon’s Gin at Diageo
    • Jennifer Eversen – VP, Professional Services, Northern Europe, Salesforce.
    • Paulina Wuczke, Senior Regional Manager, Global Engineering Services at Amazon.

    Moderator:

    • Samia Guessabi-Colombijn – VP Legal Excellence Northern Europe Compliance, Risk and Governance at Accor | Member of SER Topvrouwen.

    15.00 – 15:20 PM CET:

    Tea Break

    15.20 – 16.05 PM CET:

    Second Panel Discussion:

    Bold moves for real change. 

    Taking an active role in creating a world in which we all flourish.

    Speakers: 

    • Hilary Richters – Director at Deloitte | Lead Digital Ethics | Inclusion & Diversity Driver
    • Wendy Morée – Regional Sales Director, Salesforce | President Women’s Network, NL
    • Albert Vallejo – Head of Government Affairs EMEA, Mattel.

    Moderator:

    • Giralda Chiverton – Regional Lead at Howspace.

    16.05 – 16.30 PM CET:

    Representation Matters: Be the Change!

    Inspirational Session with speakers and audience participation.

    Speakers:

    • Remko Reinders, Vice President, General Manager Professional Services Northern Europe Salesforce.
    • Albert Vallejo – Head of Government Affairs EMEA at Mattel
    • Heidi Custers – Digital Transformation Director, Backbase.
    • Rhonda Ocha – Board Member, Rise & Lead Women.
    • Hilary Richters – Director, Lead Digital Ethics at Deloitte, Inclusion & Diversity Driver.
    • Luciana Caciuleanu – Vice President, Human Resources, UPS Europe.

    Moderator:

    • Cristina Falcone – Vice President, Public Affairs of UPS Europe

    16.30 – 17.00 PM CET:

    Closing Speech:

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

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