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Room for Discussion – The Power of Women in Business

8 maart 2019 @ 13:00 - 14:00

On the 8th of March, International Women’s Day, Room for Discussion will host a panel discussion on the power and role of women in business. During this event, we would like to focus on the key challenges women face during their careers and how to overcome them, in order to contribute to celebrating women’s achievements on this important day.

On paper, things have never looked better for female entrepreneurs. But statistical numbers only tell part of the story. Women-owned firms are still in the minority, and the hurdles faced by women who have embraced entrepreneurship are vast and often very different than those experienced by their male counterparts. To shed light on some of these disparities, Room for Discussion has organised a panel discussion with four inspiring businesswomen who will discuss their experiences regarding female entrepreneurship and leadership.

Our first guest is Eugenie van Wiechen, Managing Director of FD Mediagroep & ‘Female Managing Director of the Year 2018’.

Simone Brummelhuis will also be joining this discussion as CEO and Founder of The Next Women, an organization providing access to capital, programs, resources and networks for female entrepreneurs.

Dr. Cara Antoine will be our third guest for this panel discussion. She joined Microsoft the Netherlands in January 2017 as Chief Marketing & Operations Officer.

Lastly, we will be joined by Diana van Maasdijk, co-founder & CEO of Equileap, an organisation aiming to accelerate progress towards gender equality in the workplace.

The panel discussion will be moderated by one of Room for Discussion’s interviewers – Yentl Stutterheim.

It is conducted in English and will be about Business, at Room for Discussion Podium.


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