Summit Schedule


May 14 – 16, 2015 • Sao Paulo, Brazil


All events take place at the Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo Hotel, unless otherwise stated.

Wednesday May 13, 2015

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5:00 PM – 8:00 PM,Summit Registration


Thursday May 14, 2015

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8:00 AM – 4:00 PM,Summit Registration
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM,Ministerial Roundtable: Public-Private Sector Partnerships Advancing Economic Opportunities for Women and Girls (Open only to participating government ministers)

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM,Doing Business with Brazil~~~~
Irene Natividad\, President\, Global Summit of Women~~
Hon. Joaquim Levy\, Minister of Finance (Brazil)~~
Denise Pavarina\, President\, ANBIMA (Brazilian Association of Financial & Capital Markets)
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM,Opening Ceremony~~~~
H.E. Nguyen Thi Doan\, Vice President of Vietnam~~
Hon. Pascale Boistard\, State Secretary for Women’s Rights (France)~~
Hon. Eleonora Menicucci\, Minister\, Policies for Women’s Rights (Brazil)~~
Irene Natividad\, President\, Global Summit of Women~~~~
*Presentations not required for this session.

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM, Dinner Celebration: GSW 25th Anniversary

Friday May 15, 2015

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8:00 AM – 9:00 AM,Networking Breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:00 PM,Reviewing Global and Regional Megatrends~~~~
Janina Kugel (Moderator)\, Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer\, Siemens (Germany)~~
Julie T. Katzman\, Executive Vice President & Chief Operation Officer\, Interamerican Development Bank (USA)~~
Michelle Unger\, Vice President\, Worldwide Sales\, IBM Watson Group (USA)~~
Irene Natividad\, President\, Global Summit of Women
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM,CEO Forum: The Business Case for Gender Equity~~~~

Adriana Arai (Moderator)\, Managing Editor\, Bloomberg News Latin America (Brazil)~~
Juan Pablo Urruticoechea
\, CEO\, Sodexo Brazil (Spain)~~
Jaime Ardila\, President\, GM South America (Colombia)~~
Michael Haradom\, President\, Fersol (Brazil)~~
David Legher\, Senior Vice President and President\, Avon Brazil and South Market Group (USA)~~
Edgardo Navarro\, President\, McDonalds Latin America (Panama)~~~~
*Discussion session with lead presentation.
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM,Creative Strategies for Successful Women-on-Board Initiatives~~~~
Irene Natividad (Moderator)\, President\, Global Summit of Women~~
Elke Ferner\, Parliamentary Secretary\, Ministry of Family\, Seniors\, Women & Youth (Germany)~~
Isabel Tocino\, Board Director\, Banco Santander\, Ence and Enegas (Spain)~~
Muriel Penicaud\, French Ambassador for International Investment\, CEO of Business France (France)~~
Ana Paula Pessoa\, Partner & Co-Head\, Brunswick Group Brazil\, Board Director\, NewsCorp~~~~
*Discussion session with lead presentation.
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM,Luncheon Program: Women Entrepreneur’s Forum: Creating Innovative Enterprises~~~~
Denise Evans (Moderator)\, Vice President\, Market Development\, IBM (USA)~~
Luiza Trajano\, President\, Magazine Luiza (Brazil)~~
Lu Aihui\, CEO\, Yanbian Livestock Development Corporation (China)~~
Lynette Mayne\, Owner & Executive Chair\, Work Wear World Pty. Ltd. (Australia)~~~~
*Discussion session with videos presenting the speakers.
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM,Breakout Sessions I
,Leadership Development Track: Building Your Brand Internally and Externally~~~~
Rohini Anand (Moderator)\, Senior Vice President\, Global Diversity & Inclusion\, Sodexo (USA)~~
Angela Ossa\, CEO\, Target-DDI (Chile)~~
Katrin Adt\, Vice President\, HR Development and HR Services\, Daimler (Germany)~~
Lucy Fitch\, Chief Communications Officer\, SAIC (USA)~~
Andrea Alvares\, Vice President\, Pepsico Brazil
,Entrepreneurial Track: Conducting Business Effectively Across Borders~~~~

Monica Tijerina (Moderator)\, Director of Global Community Engagement\, McDonald’s (USA)~~
Mercedes Garcia-Ibarrola\, Consultant\, UN International Trade Center Brazil~~
Maria Eugenia Giron\, Executive Director\, IE Business School Premium (Spain)~~
Nguyen Viet Loan\, President\, Journeys to the East (Vietnam)~~
Stephanie Cardot\, CEO\, To Do Today (France)
,Issues Track: Business Without Energy Means a Limited Future: Alternative Options~~~~

Tess Mateo (Moderator)\, Managing Director\, CX Catalysts (USA)~~
Elbia Silva Gannoum\, Executive President\, ABEEolica (Brazil)~~
Aderonke Onadeko\, Principal Consultant\, DRNL Consult Ltd. (Nigeria)
4:15 PM – 5:30 PM,Breakout Sessions II
,Leadership Development Track: Developing “Win-Win” Negotiation Skills~~~~
Elisabeth Richard (Moderator)\, Head\, Group Internal Motivation\, In Charge of Leadership for Women alongside the EVP\, Engie (formerly GDF Suez) (France)~~
Denise Damiani\, CEO\, Denise Damiani Consulting (Brazil)\,~~
Monica Flores Barragan\, Regional Managing Director (Mexico)\,~~
Janet Marzett\, Vice President\, Operations-Americas\, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services (USA)
,Entrepreneurial Track: Setting Standards for Gender Diversity: Certification Programs~~~~
Elizabeth Nieto (Moderator)\, Vice President\, Global Diversity & Inclusion\, Metlife (USA)~~
Hon. Elizabeth Thabethe\, Deputy Minister of Small Business Development (South Africa)~~
Susana Gonzalez Lebrija\, Director\, BAS International Certification Corp. (Mexico)~~
Hon. Kellie Leitch\, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women (Canada)~~
Tatau Godinho\, Secretary for Women’s Work Policies and Economic Autonomy (Brazil)~~
Marina Terepins\, Coordinator\, Womens’ Entrepreneurship Project ITAU (Brazil)
,Issues Track: Sustaining Women’s Organizations Through Social Media~~~~
Dorota Warakomska (Moderator)\, President\, Congress of Women (Poland)~~
Lindsey Nefesh-Clarke\, Founder & Managing Director\, Women’s Worldwide Web (France)~~
Ana Fontes\, CEO\, My JobSpace; Founder\, Rede Mulher Empreendedora (Brazil)~~
Sandy Beky\, Founder\, Kyosei Leadership and President\, Professional Women’s Network Paris (France)
,Youth Forum: Business Leadership and Generation Y~~~~
Cristina Alfaro (Moderator)\, Director\, External Diverse Partnerships\, McDonald’s (USA)~~
Deborah Xavier\, Founder\, Jogo de Damas (Brazil)~~
Lorrana Scarpioni\, Founder & CEO\, Bliive (Brazil)~~
Luisa Ribeiro\, Founder & CEO\, Gemaventures (Brazil)
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM,Global Women’s Leadership Awards Gala Dinner


Saturday May 16, 2015

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8:00 AM – 9:00 AM,Networking Breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM,Creating Wealth and Sustainable Economies~~~~
Bel Moherdaui (Moderator)\, Deputy Editor\, Claudia Magazine (Brazil)~~
Laura Gonzalez-Molero\, President for Latin America\, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals (Spain)~~
Alcione Albanesi\, President\, FLC Lampadas and Amigos do Bem (Brazil)~~
Luz Maria Jaramillo\, President\, Pavimentos Colombia~~
Tania Cosentino\, President\, Schneider Electric Latin America (Brazil)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM,Water: The “Oil” of the 21st Century~~~~

Katrine Sharp (Moderator)\, Vice President\, Group Gender Diversity\, Technip (UK)~~
Paula Santilli\, General Manager\, Pepsico Mexico~~
Nelton Friederich\, Director\, Itaipu Binacional (Brazil)~~
Eduardo Simoniello\, Vice President & General Manager\, Greif Latin America (Brazil)~~
Raissa Muller\, Inventor (Brazil)
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM,CEO Forum: Managing Change and Creating Opportunity~~~~
Irene Natividad (Moderator)\, President\, Global Summit of Women~~
Rachel Maia\, General Manager\, Pandora Brasil~~
Maria Blasé\, President HVAC & Transport\, Latin America\, Ingersoll Rand (USA)~~
Rosa Maria Garcia\, CEO\, Siemens Spain~~
Deanna Goodwin\, President\, North America\, Technip (USA)~~
Gabriela Hernandez\, General Counsel\, GE Latin America & former CEO\, GE Mexico~~
Fatima Raimondi\, General Manager\, Acision (Brazil)~~~~
*Discussion session with lead presentation.

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM,Luncheon Program: Opening Global Markets for Women’s Enterprises~~~~
Alessandra Ginante (Moderator)\, Vice President\, Human Resources\, Avon Products Brazil~~
Arancha Gonzalez\, Executive Director\, U.N. International Trade Center~~
Paula Moreira\, Managing Director\, Goldman Sachs (Brazil)~~
Hattie Hill\, President\, Women’s Food Service Forum (USA)
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM,Breakout Sessions III
,Leadership Development Track: Women on Boards Roundtable: A Debate — Who Can Be a Director?~~~~
Irene Natividad (Moderator)\, President\, Global Summit of Women~~
Rosa Garcia\, CEO\, Siemens Spain & Board Director\, Acerinox and Bankinter~~
Sandra Guerra\, Chair\, Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (Brazil)~~
Ana Munoz\, Board Director\, Natra (Spain)~~
Henryka Bochniarz\, former CEO\, Boeing Central & Eastern Europe\, and Board Director\, Unicredit SpA\, FCA Poland SA\, Orange Polska SA~~~~
*Presentations not required for this session.
,Entrepreneurial Track: Protecting Your Business in the Internet Age~~~~
Susana Roza (Moderator)\, Executive Coach\, Por los Viejos Tiempos\, S.L. (Spain)~~
Regina Llopis\, CEO\, Grupo AIA (Spain)~~
Priscila Siqueira\, Vice President\, Apps & SaaS Software as a Service\, Oracle Latin America (Brazil)~~
Sergio Kogan\, Partner & Cybersecurity Leader\, EY Brazil
,Issues Track: Best Practices in Driving Ethical Businesses~~~~
Neddy Perez (Moderator)\, Vice President\, Global Diversity & Inclusion\, Talent Management\, Ingersoll Rand (USA)~~
Juliana Oyegun\, Former Chief Diversity Officer\, World Bank (Ret.) (Nigeria)~~
Luciane Ribeiro\, Executive Director\, Santander Brasil Asset Management (Brazil)~~
Andrea Weichert\, Partner\, EY Brazil
4:15 PM – 5:30 PM,Breakout Sessions IV
,Leadership Development Track: Battling Unconscious Bias~~~~
Leslie Griffin (Moderator)\, Senior Vice President\, International Public Policy\, UPS (USA)~~
Beatriz Accioly\, Cultural Anthropologist (USA)~~
Kimberly Admire\, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer\, SAIC (USA)~~
Alessandra Ginante\, Vice President\, Human Resources\, Avon Brazil
,Entrepreneurial Track: Experience in Motion: Improving Customer Experience with Technology~~~~
Vania Curiati (Moderator)\, Director of Alliances and Strategic Partnerships\, IBM Brazil~~
Ana Paula Assis\, Vice President\, Software\, IBM Brazil~~
Felipe Penaranda Silva\, Solutions Representative\, IBM Security (Brazil)~~
Alejandro Souto Padron\, Latin America Retail Strategic Services Leader\, IBM (Brazil)
,Issues Track: Girls and Business: Growing the Next Generation~~~~
Margarita de Cos (Moderator)\, Development Director\, World Wildlife Fund Spain~~
Gloria Blackwell\, Vice President of Grants\, Fellowships & Global Programs\, American Association of University Women (USA)~~
Yasmin Darwich\, President\, Business and Professional Women International (Mexico)~~
Nomvula Makgotlho\, Director\, Gender Unit\, Dept. of Trade & Industry (South Africa)~~
Francine Muyumba\, President\, Pan African Youth Union (D.R. Congo)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM,Closing Ceremony~~~~
Irene Natividad\, President\, Global Summit of Women~~
Adriano Novitsky\, CEO\, Technip Brazil~~
Henryka Bochniarz\, President\, Polish Confederation of Employers (Poland)~~~~
*Presentations not required for this session.

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM, Welcome to Poland Closing Reception