2018 Women’s Empowerment Principles Forum

 

 

10.00 - 13.00

Registration

Mistress of Ceremonies

Laura Trevelyan, BBC Anchor/Correspondent

15.00 - 15.15

Welcome and Opening remarks

Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations

H.E Mrs. Geraldine Byrne Nason, CSW62 Chair, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations

Ambassador Mara Marinaki, Principal Advisor on Gender and on the Implementation of UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, European Union

15:15 – 15:30

Fireside Chat

Moderator:

Laura Trevelyan, BBC Anchor/Correspondent

Panelists:

Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women

Ms. Lise Kingo, CEO and Executive Director, ‎United Nations Global Compact

 

15.30 - 16.10

PANEL 1: Innovation and Infrastructure for and by Rural Women

Moderator:

Joanne Farrell, Managing Director, Rio Tinto

Panelists:

Michele Saban, President, R20 Regions of Climate Action

Eduardo Martinez, President and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, UPS

Scott N. Mitchell, President & CEO, Sumitomo Chemical America

Katherine Lucey, Founder and CEO, Solar Sister

Luz Maria Jaramillo, President, Pavimentos Colombia

16:10 – 16:15

Keynote Remarks

Padma Lakshmi (invited)

16:15. – 16:55

PANEL 2: Transforming investing for Gender Equality

Moderator:

Linda Eling Lee, Head Research, MSCI

Panelists:

Stephanie Oueda Cruz, Lead Investment Office – Gender and Diversity, Inter-American Development Bank Invest

Diana van Maasdjik, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Equileap

Ahu Serter, Founder and President, Arya Women Investment Platform

Tracy B. Warson, Head of Citi Private Bank, North America, Citigroup

 

16:55 – 17:00

Keynote Remarks

 

Patricia Greene, Director, Women’s Bureau, US Department of Labour

17:00 – 17:40

PANEL 3: The Future of work

Moderator:

Amber Nystrom, Director of Social Fusion, Business Incubator of the Women’s Technology Cluster

Panelists:

Bryan Smith, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Rights Officer, NASDAQ

Andrea Avila, CEO, Randstad Argentina and Uruguay

Henriette Kolb, Head of Gender Secretariat, IFC

Ann Dolores Roman, CM & PEH Lead, Pfizer Ecuador

 

17:40 – 18:00

Closing remarks

Anna Falth, Manager, WEPs, UN Women