GSW Warsaw Program


June 9 – 11, 2016 • Warsaw, Poland

Wednesday June 8, 2016

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Summit Registration

Thursday June 9, 2016

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 The Future of Cities: A Dialogue with the Mayor of Warsaw
Irene Natividad, President, Global Summit of Women (USA)
Hon. Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, Mayor of Warsaw (Poland)

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Opening Doing Business with Poland
Irene Natividad (Moderator), President, Global Summit of Women (USA)
Hon. Mateusz Morawiecki, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development (Poland)
Henryka Bochniarz, Founder and President, Lewiatan (Poland)
*Presentations not required for this session.

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Opening Ceremony
Hon. Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, Vice President of Vietnam
Hon. Atifete Jahjaga, Former President of Kosovo
Hon. Laimdota Straujuma, Former Prime Minister of Latvia
Henryka Bochniarz, Founder and President, Lewiatan (Poland) and Chair, Host Committee, GSW 2016
Irene Natividad, President, Global Summit of Women (USA)

Parade of Leaders

7:30 pm to 9:00 PM Poland’s Welcoming Dinner
Host: Hon. Beata Szydlo, Prime Minister, Poland
Site:   Royal Castle, Warsaw and Arcade Polska

Friday June 10, 2016

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Networking Breakfast

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Global and Regional Megatrends
Katrine Sharp (Moderator),Vice President & Group Head, Sustainable Development and Gender Diversity, Technip (France)
Marie Lalleman, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Global Retailers, Nielsen (France)
Danuta Huebner, Economist & Former European Commissioner for Regional Policy (Poland)
Chantal Line CarpentierChief, UNCTAD New York (Canada)
Irene Natividad, President, Global Summit of Women (USA)

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Male CEO Forum: The Business Case for Gender Equity
Lisa Kassenaar (Moderator), Editor, Global Diversity, Bloomberg News (USA)
Manfred Bischoff, Chair of the Board, Daimler (Germany)
Michel Khalaf, President, EMEA, Metlife (UAE)
Alastair Teare, CEO, Deloitte Central Europe (U.K.)
Marco Villa, President, Region EMIA (Europe, Middle East, India, Africa), Technip (Italy)
Slawomir Sikora, CEO, Citi Handlowy (Poland)
*Discussion session with lead presentation.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Debate: What makes an Inclusive Economy?
Lisa Kassenaar (Moderator), Editor, Global Diversity, Bloomberg News (USA)
Martha BrooksCorporate Director, Bombardier Inc., Jabil Circuit and Algeco Scotsman (Canada)
Idar Kreutzer, CEO, Finance Norway
Henryka Bochniarz, Founder and President, Lewiatan (Poland)

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Luncheon Program: Women Entrepreneur’s Forum: New Businesses from ‘Old’ Needs
Denise Evans (Moderator), Vice President, Women and Diversity Marketing, IBM (USA)
Paula Marshall, CEO, The Bama Companies (USA)
Noriko Nakamura, CEO, Poppins Inc. (Japan)
Maan Hontiveros, Chair, Air Asia Philippines
Solange Olszewska, CEO. Solaris Bus & Coach (Poland)
Olga Malinkiewicz, Founder & CEO, Saule Technologies (Poland)
*Discussion session with videos presenting the speakers.


Leadership Development Track: Effectively Managing a Multi-Generational Workforce
Nora Villafuerte (Moderator), Vice President, Human Resources, Nestle Mexico (Mexico)
Kimberly Admire, EVP & Chief Human Resource Officer, SAIC (USA)
Katherine Worthen, Vice President, Purchasing Supply Chain, Opel Group, General Motors (USA)
Krystyna Boczkowska, CEO, Robert Bosch (Poland)
Laurent Depond, Vice President, Diversity, Orange Group (France)

Entrepreneurial Track: Stepping from the Brink: Recovering from Business Setbacks
Margarita de Cos (Moderator), Head, Major Donors Relations, WWF (Spain)
Lynette Mayne, CEO, Work Wear World (Australia)
Luz Maria Jaramillo, CEO, Pavimientos Colombia
Ania Kruk, CEO, Ania Kruk Jewelry (Poland)
Elizabeth Trallero, CEO, Congost Plastic (Spain)

Issues Track:  Growing the ‘Silver’ Economy with Technology
Elizabeth Nieto, (Moderator) Senior Vice President for HR, Global Diversity & Inclusion (USA)
Katrin Adt, Vice President, Human Resources Development and HR Services, Daimler (Germany)
Dina Grijalva, Global Logistics and Procurement Executive, IBM Mexico (Mexico)
Anna Karaszewska, CEO, Ingeus Sp. z.o.o. (Poland)

4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS II

Leadership Development Track: Developing Human Relations in the Technological Workplace
Margaretta Noonan, (Moderator) Co-Founder, nGage Works LLC (USA)
Rohini Anand, Senior Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Sodexo (USA)
Ana Maria Llopis, Founder & CEO, Ideas 4All (Spain)
Dominika Bettman, CFO, Siemens Poland
Janet Marzett, Vice President, Operations, Americas, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services (USA)

Issues Track: The Power of Many: Making Collaboration Work Among Women
Delia Domingo-Albert, (Moderator) Senior Advisor, Ernst & Young Philippines; Former Secretary of Foreign Affairs (Philippines)
Dorota Warakomska, President, Congress of Women (Poland)
Iwona Georgijew, Partner & Diversity Leader, Deloitte Central Europe (Poland)
Bunmi Oke, Executive Council Member, Wimbiz and COO, 141Worldwide (Nigeria)

YOUTH FORUM: Creating Digital Businesses
Magdalena Budziszewska, (Moderator) Marketing Manager, McDonald’s Polska (Poland)
Zuzanna Stanska, Founder, Moiseum (Poland)
Dorota Zys, Co-Founder, Saas Genius (Poland)
Bianka Siwinska, Executive Director, Perspektywy Education Foundation, (Poland)

8:00 p.m.  – 10:00 p.m. Global Women’s Leadership Awards Gala Dinner
Welcoming Remarks:  Sungjoo Kim, Chair & CVO, MCM Group (South Korea)

Presentation of Awards:
Global Women’s Leadership Award- Irina Bokova
Poland Women’s Leadership Awards- Henryka Bochniarz

Saturday June 11, 2016

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m Networking Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Closing the Digital & Technology Gender Gap
Richard Evans, (Moderator) Chair of the Board, Constellium & Former CEO, Alcan (USA)
Vanessa Erogbogbo, Head, Women and Trade Program, International Trade Center (Switzerland)
Claire Sibthorpe, Head, Connected Women, Groupe Special Mobile Assn., GSMA (U.K.)
Sandra Gott-Karlbauer, CEO, Urban Transport Unit, Siemens (Austria)

10:00 a.m — 11:00 a.m. Women CEO Forum: The Future of Work in the Age of Digitization and Mobility
Irene Natividad, (Moderator) President, Global Summit of Women (USA)
Maria Blasé, President, HVAC & Transport, Latin America, Ingersoll Rand (USA)
Beata Stelmach, CEO, GE Poland & Baltic States (Poland)
Sylvia Coutinho, CEO, UBS Brazil (Brazil)
Sabine Dall’Omo, CEO, Siemens Southern Africa (South Africa)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Nexus Between Culture, Technology, and the ‘Creative’ Industries
Cassandra Kelley, (Moderator) Chair and Co-Founder, Pottinger (Australia)
Malgorzata Omilanowska, Professor, Univ. of Gdansk & Former Minister of Culture (Poland)
Christine Albanel, Senior Executive Vice President, Orange & Former Minister of Culture(France)
Alison Orsi, Vice President, Marketing, Communicatioons, and Citizenship, IBM UK and Ireland (UK)
Anna Gudmundson, CEO, Fitbug (UK)

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Luncheon Program: Presidents Forum
Katrin Adt, (Welcome Remarks) Vice President, HR Development and HR Services, Daimler (Germany)
Justyna Pawlak, (Moderator) Bureau Chief for Central and Eastern Europe, Thompson Reuters (Poland)
H.E. Atifete Jahjaga, Former President, Kosovo
H.E. Laimdota Straujuma, Former Prime Minister, Latvia

2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS III

Leadership Development Track: Women on Boards Roundtable: How Female Board Members Can Drive Value and Results
Irene Natividad, (Moderator) Chair, Corporate Women Directors International and Summit President (USA)
Sakie Fukushima, Corporate Director, Mitsubishi, Firestone, Ajinomoto (Japan)
Rana Ghandour Salhab, Board Director, Deloitte Middle East (UAE)
Wioletta Rosolowska, Board Director, Bank Pekao and Country General Manager, L’Oreal Poland (Poland)
Ana Maria Llopis, Chair of the Board, Dia; Board Director, Societe Generale (Spain)

Entrepreneurial Track: Using Social Media to Grow Your Business Effectively
Alexandra Borchardt, (Moderator) Managing Director, Sueddeutsche Zietung (Germany)
Nina Kowalewska-Motlik, CEO, New Communications (Poland)
Fabiola Pulgain-Galvan, Partner, Oriflame Cosmetics (Mexico)
Dragica Boca, Vice President & Managing Partner, GBS Central & Eastern Europe, IBM (Czech Republic)

Issues Track: Addressing the Digital Skills Gap: Education for the Next Generation
Gloria Lorenzo, (Moderator) Director, Translation Architecture, European Development Center, Oracle (Spain)
Claudine Schmuch, Managing Director, Global Partner (France)
Sheryl Chamberlain, Group President, Global Partner Executive, Capgemini (USA)
Katarzyna Majewska, Head of Operations & Technology, Citi Handlowy (Poland)

4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS IV

Leadership Development Track: Equalizing the Pay Gap: Best Practices
Elisabeth Richard, (Moderator) Head, Group Internal Motivation & Leadership for Women (France)
Ursula Schwarzenbart, Head, Talent Development & Global Diversity Management, Daimler (Germany)
Patricia Milligan, Senior Partner, Mercer (USA)

Entrepreneurial Track: Tech Tools to Expand Your Business’ Productivity
Tess Mateo, (Moderator) Managing Director, CX Catalyst (USA)
Jowita Michalska, Managing Director, Foundation for Strategic Competence Development (Poland)
Claudine Schmuck, Associate Director, Global Contact (France)
Regina Llopis, CEO, AIA (Spain)
Dorothee Andermann, Vice President of Operations, BMCI (Germany)

Issues Track: Redefining the ‘Media’ in the Internet Age
Alexandra Borchardt, (Moderator) Managing Director, Sueddeutsche Zietung (Germany)
Narelle Hooper, former Editor, Boss of the Australian Financial Review (Australia)
Chen Yan, Chief Strategic Officer, Focus Media Group (China) ♦ Click here for VIDEO
Joanna Pruszynska, CEO, Headlines Porter Novelli (Poland)

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Closing Ceremony
Henryka Bochniarz, Chair, Host Committee, GSW 2016 (Poland)
Irene Natividad, President, Global Summit of Women (USA)

Hackathon Presentation: Award Winners
Jowita Michalska, Managing Director, Foundation for Strategic Competence Development (Poland)

Japan Presentation:
Hon. Masako Mori, Former Minister for Women’s Empowerment; Current Member, House of Councillors, Japanese Diet (Parliament)

7:30 p.m. — 9:00 p.m. Closing Dinner

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