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Women in Business | Women in IT

Women in Business

Friday, Mar 08, 2019 From 10:30 to 16:30

Binarium, Staré Grunty 18

Social & business event for all women in business, female professionals and entrepreneurs.



10:30 – 11:00   REGISTRATION

11:00 - 11:05   WELCOME

  • Ronald Blaško, Executive Director, AmCham

11:05 – 12:00  PANEL DISCUSSION #1: Are women better defenders of public interest?

Best practice sharing – what can the CEE region learn from the Western world?  

 How do public policies encourage women to reach their potential?  

  • H. E. Heidi Alberta Hulan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada to the Slovak Republic
  • Iveta Radičová, Dean of the Faculty of Masmedia, Pan-European University; former Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic
  • Lívia Vašaková, Head of Economic Analyses Section, Representation of the European Commission in the Slovak Republic
  • Monika Filipová, Chairman of the Citizens’ Association „Dobrý úradník“, Head of the Department of Local State Administration, Self-Administration and International Relations, Ministry of Interior SR
  • Ronald Blaško, Executive Director, AmCham (Moderator)

12:00 – 12:20    COFFEE BREAK 

12:20 – 12:30    KEYNOTE SPEECH

  • Veronika Špaňárová, Chief  Executive Officer in Slovakia, Citibank Europe plc.

12:30 – 13:30    PANEL DISCUSSION #2: Women in leadership: better world, better business

Female leaders making a difference in their field

Inspiring examples of companies’ strategies on attracting talented females and supporting women at work – inclusion & diversity are not just buzz-words 

  • Michal Nebeský, Chief Executive Officer in the Czech Republic and Cluster head for Czech Republic & Slovakia, Citibank Europe plc.
  • Stephen Caulfield, General Manager, Dell s.r.o.
  • Andrea Gontkovičová, Director for Innovation and Commercial Development in Central Europe, Philip Morris International
  • Veronika Yörümez, Corporate Relations Manager, AmCham Slovakia (Moderator)

13:30 – 14:30    LUNCH 

14:30 – 15:30    WORKSHOPS

  1. Children affected by modern technology: a blessing or a curse?; by Slávka Kubíková, author of the national bestseller "Klub nerozbitných detí" 
  2. How to unleash your creativity & be different by Olívia Hurbanová, the winner of the Lecturer of the Year award & founder of Olinclusive
  3. Psychological aspects of being a business woman (or how to deal with a burnout) by Miroslav Kubiš, Vzdelávacia akadémia Žilina


  • Photocorner
  • Relax corner: tea & aromatherapy 
  • Virtual Reality
  • Beauty Corner
  • Coffee, healthy foods & drinks
  • Musical performance

Don´t forget to choose & register for the workshop!

Please choose one of the workshops indicated in the agenda and register through email at

Documents to download

May 21, 2019


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May 09, 2019

Connection magazine report

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February 26, 2019


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