GLOBAL RISE AND LEAD SUMMIT – 2020

Leadership. Inclusion. Equity.

SEPTEMBER 24 & 25, 2020

11 AM – 7 PM DAILY (GMT +1)

Venue: Virtual + In-person (The Hague)

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A 2-DAY EVENT TO ADVANCE YOUR LEADERSHIP & IMPACT

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 real diversity, equity, and inclusion. The main focus of the Rise and Lead Summit is to inspire, educate and empower women, leaders and organisations on key topics relating to gender diversity, equity & inclusion.

Alongside a host of exclusive content, expert-led workshops and executive roundtables discussion at the summit, special sessions have been designed and focused on Africa such as:

  • An Executive Round table for African Women Leaders: Advancing Women in Leadership, Governance and Technology” with C-suite executives in Africa. This would address the issue of gender, leadership and governance in Africa.
  • Eye on Africa: Investing in African Tech Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses” with a focus on connecting investors with African businesses and entrepreneurs.

Join the #RiseandLead movement!

At the end of the summit you will be furnished with:

  • The knowledge and tools needed to drive change in your community and workplace
  • The insights and strategies required to transform leadership, as well as that of your organisation
  • New connections and friendships with globally-minded leaders that expand your network and lead to future collaborations
  • The inspiration and drive to raise your aspirations, lead conversations and take your leadership and business to the next level
  • The courage and confidence to rise and lead in your career, business and society

Register now to experience the Rise and Lead Summit from the comfort of your home. Learn from industry leaders, international keynote speakers, female role models, male allies, and racial justice teachers. Be prepared to rise and take the lead in your workplace, business and society.

What You Can Expect at Rise and Lead Summit

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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 and closing the funding gap, while increasing your personal leadership and impact.

CONTENT

Rise and Lead Summit features exclusive premium content, expert-led workshops, and executive roundtables.

Diverse Community

Rise and lead Summit is the most diverse leadership conference you will see in Europe.

Connect and network with a diverse group of women, men, people of colour and black women leaders.

Our Speakers

Hon. Dr. (Mrs.) Lola Akande

Honorable Commissioner, Commerce, Industry & Cooperatives

Uche Aniche

Founder & CEO, Havilah & Hills

Mrs Angela Olufunmilayo Emuwa

Chairman, Punch Newspaper

Marguerite Soeteman-Reijnen

Chairman Executive Board Aon Holdings & Global CMO Aon Inpoint

Irine Gaasbeek

Country Managing Director Accenture | Responsible Leadership & Equality | Digital Transformation & Innovation

Cristina Falcone

VP, Public Affairs at UPS Europe

Linda Aiello

EVP, Employee Success BP (HR) at Salesforce

Jeroen van Vliet

Director Field Sales of Coca-Cola European Partners Netherlands (CCEP NL) and member of the Dutch board

Ebere Akadiri

Founder of Rise and Lead | CEO of Ataro Foods | Author | Women in Leadership Advocate | Keynote Speaker

This is for You!

  • Are you passionate about driving change towards workplace equity and the inclusion of women and under-represented groups, as leaders, entrepreneurs, or 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?
  • Do you want to transform your leadership, as well as that of your organization?
  • Do you want to connect and network with like-minded and bold leaders who are leading the change towards diversity, inclusion, equity and social justice?

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 actions towards building a more inclusive workplace, equitable funding spaces and safe societies, where everyone feels included and empowered to unleash their potential.

At the end of the summit, you’ll walk away with:

  • The knowledge and tools you need to drive change in your community and workplace
  • The insights and strategies required to transform your leadership, as well as that of your organisation
  • New connections and friendships with globally-minded leaders that expand your network and lead to future collaborations 
  • The inspiration and drive to raise your aspirations, lead conversations and take your leadership and business to the next level 
  • The courage and the confidence to rise and lead in your career, business and society

You have the questions
and we’ve got the answers!

Sponsor

Companies and Organizations Represented at the Conference

Media Partners

About Rise & Lead

Thanks for your interest in the Rising Leaders African 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.

 

Footnote: Please note that the Global Rise and Lead summit 2020 would be held in place of the postponed Rising Leaders’ Summit, Africa 2020

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