Women’s Global Leadership Journey

2018 WINConference Short Agenda


Trust. Discover. Create

New ways of living, working and leading



Tuesday, 25 September 


Pre-Conference Events


16.00 - 20.00    Conference Registration Opens

WIN side events - independently organized


17.30 – 18.30    Speaker Networking and Exchange Session   (for speakers & coaches only)


19.00 - 20.00    VIP Cocktail (By invitation only)             


20.00 - 22.00    Early Arrivals Dinner– Optional informal gathering, dinner & networking 

                        Ergife Hotel Restaurant                       

(Pre-registration is compulsory)              



Wednesday, 26 September 


09.00                Conference Registration Opens

09.00 – 12.00    Free morning. ¨

WIN side events - independently organized

Participants arrange their own lunch.


10.00 – 11.00    Speaker Networking and Exchange Session   (for speakers & coaches only) 


12.00 – 12.20    Conference arrival post – lunch. Open tea & coffee break



12.15    Doors open to Plenary 


12.30    Trust. Discover. Create.                                   Sala Leptis Magna

Discover how following is leading and leading is following as we explore creating as co-creating through a lively group learning activity.

Experts will lead us through drumming as we explore leadership and communication. With:

·      Doug Manuel, Swiss, Founder & Director, SEWA Productions


13.15    Opening Ceremony – Setting the Stage                                  Sala Leptis Magna       

A welcome to the Global WINConference followed by an inaugural concert


·      Kristin Engvig,Norwegian, Founder & CEO, WIN (Conference Host)

·      Linda MeleoItalian, Councillor for Transport Policies, Municipality of Roma 

·      Ilaria CapuaItalian, Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville


14.30   Plenary Session: The Global Picture - Creating the Future                             Sala Leptis Magna       

What’s going on in the world? How do the many changes of our times open new possibilities? What are the new trends which lie ahead?


·      Marina Haydn,Austrian, EVP, Managing Director of Global Circulation, The Economist

·       Paolo BoccardelliItalian, Dean, LUISS Business School

·      Alexandre Pachulski,French, Chief Product Officer, Talentsoft 

·       Jude CurrivanBritish, Cosmologist & Author, HeavenOnEarthNow ltd 


15.45    Networking Tea & Coffee


16.05    Doors open to breakout rooms


16.15    Workshop Series I      (Please choose 1 session to attend:5 workshops & 2 forums, parallel sessions)


1.   How to leverage exponential technology to leverage your potential                     Sala Pola

Alexandre PachulskiFrench, Chief Product Officer, Talentsoft


2.   Inspiration: the secret to creative facilitation                    Sala Orange 1

Amber D’AlbertBritish, Creative Development Consultant, Founder & MD, Blue Door


3.   Stop changing and Start Transforming: How to co-develop your own SOAR roadmap?

Sala Orange

Jessica ConserAmerican, SVP Talent and Leadership Development, Lee Hecht Harrison & Christophe ToutonSwiss, Senior Vice President, Lee Hecht Harrison


4.    Living the Power of Unity              Sala Merida     

Jude CurrivanBritish, Cosmologist & Author, HeavenOnEarthNow ltd


5.   How to ignite your Power, Passion & Purpose      Sala Spalato

Susanne Frandsen,Danish, Coach, Speaker, Author, Passion Test Facilitator & Healer, Susanne Frandsen


6.   Women Empowering Women and the World Forum                      Sala Cesarea

·       Maria Magdalena HeinrichAustrian, Programme Officer, FAO (Moderator)

·      Alkistis PetropakiSwiss, General Manager, Advance Women

·      Amany AsfourEgyptian, President, World President BPW International 

·       Anna Benini, Italian, President, PWN Rome

·       Anne Pelagie Yotchou Tzudjom epse TendongCameroonian, Coordinator of Cefap, Ladies Circle

·       Gabrielle Kluck,Dutch, Director of the Ombudsman and Mediation Services, World Food Programme

·       Mame Diarra Bousson NdiyeSenegalese, Founder - Solidarite Active, Sauve Fellow - Mandela Washington Fellow


7.    Experienced Leader Forum                       Sala Tarragona            

·       Joana Visa,Spanish, Executive Women Coach. Founder 35+Executive Women Coaching, Only for ladies (Moderator)

·       Anna Gritching Solder, American, Assistant Professor, Dept of Architecture & Urban Planning, Qatar University

·       Anne Stevens,British, Council Director - Global Women, Global Leaders, The Conference Board

·       Astrid Borgmann,German, Senior Executive Advisor, Former CPO@Swarovski

·       Deepa Mahajan, Indian, Executive Director, Airline Allied Services Limited

·       Mara HarveySwiss, Head UHNW Germany, Austria Italy, UBS Switzerland AG

·       Joy Xu, Chinese, Global Head, Human Resources, Sandoz

·       Gilda Serafini, Italian, Planning, Manangement & Control Director, Tivu S.r.L.

17.45    End of Workshop Series I

 17.45    Doors open to Plenary 

18.00    Plenary Session: Women with Vision                           Sala Leptis Magna

Gain insight into the exceptional journeys of pioneers as we prepare to create new ways through their path-breaking work.

·       Alexandra Pascalidou, Swedish, Journalist & Author – Frontkick, Founder - The New Academy

·       Maya Martinez, Spanish, President, Merck KGaA Biopharma Latin America

·       Ralitsa Vassileva, American, Media Consultant, Writer & Editor, Sustainia


19.30    End of Plenary


19.30    Aperitif                         


20.15    Opening Networking Dinner & Welcome                                             

Network with purpose and pleasure as you connect with friends old and new, share ideas, swap business cards, enjoy a delicious meal and celebrate the moment.

Award Ceremony


23.00    Dinner Ends.

Thursday, 27 September 


07.00    Body-Mind Awakening Session (Optional – 45 minutes)

            Awaken, Connect, Transform – Breath & Being Yoga Sala Tarragona

            Thalbir Shokar,British, Founder, Breath & Being


08.45    Doors open to Plenary 


09.00    Plenary Session: The Company of the Future                        Sala Leptis Magna                   

What will the ideal company of the future look like? How can companies create new ways of living, working and leading? 

·       Helen MetsBritish, President Resins & Functional Materials, DSM

·       Sinead LynchIrish, Chair, Shell UK Limited

·       Paul HudsonBritish, CEO Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Novartis Pharma AG


10.30    End of Plenary


10.30    Networking Tea & Coffee


10.50    Doors open to Workshops

11.00   Workshop Series II                  (Please choose 1 session to attend – 5 workshops & 2 forums, parallel sessions)


1.    Unleash your inner creativity - 3 steps to developing your personal vision          Sala Spalato

Anna KojPolish, Managing Partner, Akronos Sprl


2.    How to Present with Impact and Confidence                     Sala Orange 1

Elaine PowellBritish, Peak Performance & Public Speaking Coach, SWC Training & Consultancy Ltd


3.    What if you were a Conscious Leader?                 Sala Pola

Esther LiskaPortugese, CEO & Founder, Glow Woman Club


4.     Release your Inner Potential and be the best YOU!                       Sala Merida

Gunnel BerggrenSwedish, Life & Career Coach, Gunnel's NLP - Release your Inner Potential


5.    Innovate your Business Model                  Orange II

Michela AndrenacciItalian, Partner, MENSCH


6.     Corporate Forum: The Company of the Future: Innovative Approaches to Diversity & Inclusion 

Sala Tarragona

·      Charleen MichelSwiss, International HR Consultant, Board of Advisors Member, WIN (Moderator)

·       Graham Sparks,British, VP HR Diversity and Inclusion, Royal Dutch Shell (Moderator)

·       Cliona Murphy,Irish, Vice President Research & Development, PepsiCo

·       Fabrice Spenninck,French, Vice President HR & Communications, Honeywell Transportation Systems

·      Fernanda Lopes LarsenNorwegian, Senior Vice President Indirect Procurement, Yara International ASA

·       Lydia Sedlmayr,Austrian, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Sandoz 


7.     The New Entrepreneurship Forum            Sala Cesarea

·       Josefin Lassbo,Swedish, Founder & Owner, Wholehearted Academy (Moderator)

·      Ditta SandicoPhillipino, Fashion Designer, Cache Apparels

·       Marika Mazzzi Boem

13.50    Doors open to Workshops


14:00    Workshop Series III                  (Please choose 1 session to attend – 6 workshops & 1 forum, parallel sessions)


1.       Understanding, Harnessing, and Sustaining Power in YOUR roles                  Sala Orange I

Jennifer Jordan, Swiss, Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior, IMD


2.       How to build resilience at work: a toolbox for Success                       Sala Spalato

Natalie Boudou, British, Coach, Facilitator & Co-Founder, Pepit Consulting



3.       Here We Are: Successful Expatriation For The Dual Career Couple                   Sala Merida

Paul Vanderbroeck, Swiss, Executive Coach & Gender Balance Consultant, PVDB Consulting & Jannie Skov-Hansen, Danish, Founder, Here We Are Global


4.       Success as a Sustainable Lifestyle                        Sala Tarragona

Sylvia Becker-Hill, German, Founder, Becker-Hill Women's Empowerment School


5.       Your Strong Base for Leadership: Connect to Your Self and Your Purpose     Sala Pola

Sylvia Rohde-Liebenau, German, Managerial Advisor, Leadership Development, European Investment Bank


6.       “If you aren’t actively including, you’re probably accidentally excluding” Sala Orange II

Sylva Juliano, American, VP Leadership & Commercial Development, Royal Dutch Shell & Tijana McKenzie, Dutch, Learning Advisor, Royal Dutch Shell


7.       Innovation, Science & Technology Forum             Sala Cesarea

·       Isabella Phoenix, British, Omnichannel Transformation, HP Inc (Moderator)

·       Cristina Pipolo, Italian, Marketing, Communication Digital, Internal& External Manager DXC Italy, DXC Technology Italia

·       Cristina Verni, Italian, Bid Manager, DXC Technology

·       Ginevra Capece Galeota, Italian, Global Accounts Creative Shop, Facebook

·       Nathalie Kazzi, Lebanese, CEO, Blue Tree Advisors in Geneva


15.30    End of Workshops and Working Forums


15.30    Networking Tea & Coffee


15.50    Doors open to plenary


16.00    Plenary Session: Evolving our Leadership and Preparing for our Future Careers                        Sala Leptis Magna

We will explore new competencies, evolving practices of leadership, emerging mind-sets, new thoughts on prosperity, employability, wellness, possible career moves, transitions, power, finding your calling, and ways to navigate a constantly changing environment

·       Giovanna D’Alessio, Italian, Founding Partner, Asterys

·       Elaine Dezenski, American, CEO - LumiRisk, LLC, Visiting Lecturer - Yale University

·       Kaouthar Darmoni, Tunisian, Professor Gender & Media – University of the Netherlands, Trainer - Feminine Capital

·       Jennifer Jordan, Swiss, Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior, IMD

    Plenary Session: Outrageous Beauty - Natural Power                         Sala Leptis Magna      

A first of its kind, whole auditorium journey deeper into the wild nature of the feminine as we access the instinctual creative intelligence of woman and direct it towards personal liberation and planetary restoration.

·       Clare Dubois, American, Executive Director & Founder, TreeSisters

18.30    End of Plenary


18.45    Cocktail at the pool side (1 hour)


19.00    Sight-seeing: Discover Rome with the feminine lens (for those who have reserved a place)


19.00    Free evening.

Friday, 28 September 


07.00    Body-Mind Awakening Session (Optional – 45 minutes)

Awaken, Connect, Transform – Breath & Being Yoga              Sala Tarragona

 Thalbir Shokar, British, Founder, Breath & Being


08.30    Registration Opens


08.45    Doors open to Plenary

 09.00    Plenary Session: Realizing You, Realizing Us                          Sala Leptis Magna

Gain insight into realizing your own potential and that of others. We make space for new possibilities, answering new calls and living a conscious and empowered journey.

·       Miha Pogacnik, Slovenian, Chief Inspiration Officer & Founder, ECOCULTURE

·       Nilima Bhat, Indian, Author, Shakti Leadership

·       Nancy Fina, American, Portrait, Fashion, Advertising Photographer, NANCY FINA

·       Kristin Engvig , Norwegian, Founder & CEO WIN - leadership and creativity expert 

Making a difference - Creating an Impact

With our knowledge, experience, wisdom and heart – there is hope. Let’s make the WIN Community thrive! Here’s your chance to support the WIN Forest, WIN Girls, WIN Farms, WIN Justice Makers and other worthy initiatives in order to create new ways of living, working and leading.

11.00    End of Plenary

11.00    Networking Tea & Coffee

11.20    Doors open to Workshops


11.30      Workshop Series IV                 (Please choose 1 session to attend – 5 workshops & 2 forums, parallel sessions)


1.     Putting the First Thing First - Priority Management                 Sala Spalato

Agnieszka Majszczyk, Polish, Managing Director, MoneyWise


2.     After #metoo: Uniting to collectively learn how to deal with discrimination and harassment

Sala Orange I

Bettina Palazzo, German, Consultant & Lecturer of Business Ethics, University of Geneva & Business School Lausanne


3.     The Art of Living in Flow: Creating Exponential Growth and Success in Life and Business Effortlessly

Sala Tarragona

Jackie Knechtel, American, Flow Mastery & Justin Faerman, American, Co-Founder, Flow Consciousness Institute


4.     7Steps to YOU! Flawless Communications for your life     Sala Merida

Kass Thomas, Italian, CEO, Open Possibilities s.r.l.s.


5.     Childproof Your Career      Sala Orange II

Maxine Nwaneri, British, Certified Coach, Consultant & Speaker, The Future is Greater


6.     Passage through Fire:  Inspiring sucess in a disruptive economy! Musical Strategy For Mastering Change

Sala Leptis Magna

Miha Pogacnik, Slovenian, Chief Inspiration Officer & Founder, ECOCULTURE


7.     Story Forum

Sala Cesarea

·       Sue Johnson, British, Head of Diversity & Inclusion Consulting, PWC (Moderator)

·       Anna Vinci, Italian, Adviser, European Central Bank

·       Anne Lene Hompland, Norwegian, Founder & Chair, Oslo Peace Week

·       Anne Roques, French, Executive Coach, Evolution Coaching

·       Bonnie Fatio, Swiss, Master Catalyst, Global Speaker & Author, Inspired Women Lead & AgeEsteem

·       Eve Konstantine, Greek, Evolutionary Guide, For Leadership, For Life, Eve Konstantine Coaching

·       Jill Ingham, British, Business Development Manager, Alliance Manchester Business School

·       Laura M. Rizzi, Italian, Founder & President, L'altra Roma

·       Margaretha Lesman, Dutch, HypnoBirthing Practitioner, Doula, Holistic Coach, Thought Leader, Simply Embraced/HypnoBirthing Italia

·       Tanja Bogataj, Slovenian, Leadership, Transformational Coach & Trainer, Tanja Bogataj s.p., Coaching


8.     Young Leader Forum         Sala Pola

·       Amal Safi, Swiss, Founder, House of the Mighty

·       Knight Muteti, Kenyan, Executive Director, Daughters of Kenya


13.00    End of Workshop Series IV

13.00    Lunch                          Ergife Hotel Restaurant          


14.05      Workshop Doors Open


14.15  Workshop Series V      (Please choose 1 session to attend – 7 workshops parallel sessions)


1.     How to handle personal trauma in the workplace              Sala Merida

Anne Roques, French, Executive Coach, Evolution Coaching


2.     Radical Sisterhood, Alchemy and the Path to Personal Power            Sala Orange I

Clare Dubois, American, Executive Director & Founder, TreeSisters


3.     Your actions ripple through Seven Generations - Working with Harmony and Purpose

Sala Cesarea

Ioanna Montreuil Matsouli, French, Founder, MeetingYourPower


4.     Using Neuro-Nutrition to navigate fast-paced challenging environments         Sala Tarragona

Isabelle Bester, Swiss, Executive Coach, Nutritionist & Sophrologist, PEPIT consulting


5.     Your impactful pitch – Convince anyone of anything (almost) every time            Sala Spalato

Monique Blokzyl, German, Ambassador for Women to Speak up, Scale up & Make a Bigger Difference, The Business Launch Portal


6.     Creating the Face of WIN               Sala Orange I

Steph Fonteyn, British, Artist, Facilitator, Speaker & Founder, Collaborative Art®


15.45    End of Workshop Series V

15.45    Networking Tea & Coffee


16.00    Plenary: Trust. Discover. Create. A constellation of stars                               Sala Leptis Magna


Closing by WIN Storyteller:

·       Eve Konstantine, Greek, Evolutionary Guide, For Leadership, For Life, Eve Konstantine Coaching


Dancing the Five Elements 

No previous dance training required. Please wear a dress to allow yourself to fully engage in this feminine dance.

·       Nilima Bhat, Indian, Author, Shakti Leadership


·       Kristin Engvig - Closing Remarks


17.30    End of Closing Ceremony


19.15    Busses depart from the Ergife Palace Hotel Main Entrance


20.00    Gala Dinner: Celebrating Life               Villa Aurelia

We will celebrate the power, life and beauty in each and every one of us. Dress up, dance and enjoy divine food and the magical atmosphere. 


23.00 – 00.00    Dinner Ends

Saturday, 29 September 

Day 4 – Saturday Workshops

Enjoy an extra day to find a new workshop or reach out to those who you can support. Do a little business. Put some ideas into action. Spend the day with new colleagues, and friends.

09.30    Body-Mind Awakening Session (Optional – 45 minutes)

Unleash Your Femininity! Say YES I am a woman!       Sala Tarragona     

Kaouthar Darmoni, Tunisian, Professor Gender & Media – University of the Netherlands, Trainer - Feminine Capital


10.15    End of Body-Mind Session


10.20    Doors open to Workshops


10.30                  Workshop Series VI                 (Please choose 1 session to attend – 2 workshops, parallel)


1.     Female Time Management                         Sala Orange I

Lenka Mrazova, Czech, Inspirer, Mentor, Coach, LMentio


2.     Your Book: From Idea to Print The Why, The What, The How             Sala Orange II

Nancy Watkins, American, Co-Founder & CEO, Edizioni Il Labirinto


12.00    End of Workshop Series


12.00    Closing Tea & Coffee


12.15    Conference Ends


14.00    Optional Sight-Seeing

            Discovering Rome with the feminine lens


The organizers reserve the right to modify the program. Text by Kristin Engvig for WIN ® All rights reserved 1998 - 2000 – 2018. If you need to use sections of the text, please contact us for authorisation.


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