AmCham Slovakia

Women in Business

Women in Business

Thursday, Sep 17, 2020 From 12:00 to 17:00

Pšeničná 10

Opportunities and Challenges Arising After the Pandemic

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You can read the Press Release from the event here.


PROGRAM

12:00 Registration

12:30 Welcome

·       Ronald Blaško, Executive Director, AmCham Slovakia

 

12:40 Panel Discussion #1 (public)

Are women and men affected differently during the pandemic in social, political or economic terms, and, if so, how can we achieve fairer outcomes?

How can we address questions of mental health and wellbeing of the most impacted groups by this crisis – women, children and elderly?

Panelists:

·       Miriam Lexmann, Member of the European Parliament, 

·       Lucia Ďuriš Nicholsonova, Member of the European Parliament

·       Natasha Franceschi, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in Bratislava

Moderator: Barbara Jagušák

 

13:45 Coffee break


Activity during cofee break:

13:45-14:00 Sustainability in Fashion

 Katarína Hutyrová, Founder of Nosene



 

14:30 Opening remarks: Coronavirus’ Global Impact: The Female Jobs & Growth Setback

  • Pernille B. Henneberg, Economist in the Global Economics team at Citi Research

 

14:40 Panel Discussion #2 (private)

In this COVID era, are companies involving women into crisis task forces and response teams, and ensure that both women and men are represented in COVID-related processes?

How will management strategies respond to the need for flexibility in the context of post corona work transformation?

Panelists:

·       Michal Nebeský, Chief Executive Officer in Czech Republic and Cluster Head for Czech Republic & Slovakia, Citi

·       Barbora Záhradníková, General Manager, Adient Slovakia s.r.o., 

·       Stephen Caulfield, Vice President Global Field Services, Dell Bratislava Site Leader, Dell, s.r.o.

·       Lucia Groneova, Head of HR Slovakia, Swiss Re

 

Moderator: Barbara Jagušák



 

15:40 PwC Global Report: Women in Work Index

  • Katarína Šilhárová, Director, PwC Slovakia

 


16:45 CHAT: The Beauty Bias

Can attractiveness bias, as a type of unfair advantage, hold employees back from reaching their full potential and successfully utilizing their skill set?

Are women considered more competent when perceived as more attractive?

Panelists: 

·       Mateja Čotar, General Manager Oncology & Country President, Novartis Slovakia

·       Olivia Hurbanová, Founder, Olinclunsive, Lecturer of the Year 2018

Moderator: Barbara Jagušák

 

16:45 Networking

 




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During the whole event there will be coffee available for attendees! Powered by ASO Vending

 

 

For information about the last year´s edition of the conference, please click here.

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Documents to download

October 07, 2020

Connection magazine report

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September 17, 2020

WIB2020_brochure

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September 16, 2020

WIB2020_agenda

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August 07, 2020

WIB2020_sponsorship

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