AmCham Slovakia

Women in Business - POSTPONED

Women in Business - POSTPONED

Monday, Mar 09, 2020 From 12:00 to 18:00

Binarium, Staré Grunty 18

Sustainable Society


Dear AmCham members and friends,

in an effort to prevent spreading the coronavirus, identified as COVID-19, we came to the conclusion to reschedule the event. The new date of the event will be announced as soon as possible.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this sudden change.

Thank you for your understanding.


AmCham Team



12:00 Registration


12:30 Welcome

  • Ronald Blaško, Executive Director, AmCham Slovakia

12:40 Keynote Speech

  • Michele Mees, Co-Founder and Partner, Center for Balanced Leadership, Belgium

13:00 Panel Discussion #1 (public)

  • Perception of work: Is there a need for enlarged understanding of work?
  • Work-life balance: Wishful thinking or reality?
  • Effective policies of sustainable society


  • Miriam Lexmann, Member of the European Parliament
  • Natasha Franceschi, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in Bratislava 
  • Daniela Zemanovičová, Member of the Public Service Council 
  • Prof. Darina Malová, PhD. Comenius University, Professor of Political Science

Moderator: Barbara Jagušák

 14:00 Coffee break

14:45 Opening remarks

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


14:50 Panel Discussion #2 (private)

  • Finding balance and fighting prejudice at the workplace: Family vs. career – a zero sum game?
  • HR management strategies responding to the need for flexibility in the context of socioeconomic trends in the western societies
  • Best Practices? Do we need women-friendly company policies in Slovakia?


  • Michal Nebeský, Chief Executive Officer in Czech Republic and Cluster Head for Czech Republic & Slovakia, Citibank Europe plc. 
  • Barbora Záhradníková, General Manager, Adient Slovakia s.r.o.
  • Stephen Caulfield, Vice President Global Field Services, Dell Bratislava Site Leader, Dell, s.r.o.
  • Miroslava Trubačová, Director,  Finance Corporate Solutions, Swiss Re Management AG

Moderator: Michele Mees, Co-Founder and Partner, Center for Balanced Leadership, Belgium


15:45 CHAT: The Beauty Bias: the injustice of appearance in workplace 

  • Alica Pavúková, Partner, Assurance Leader, PwC Slovakia
  • Barbara Jagušák, moderator


16:15 Networking


For members: free of charge

For non-member: 150,- Eur + VAT


Documents to download

March 04, 2020


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February 26, 2020


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January 30, 2020


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