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Program of the 15. BPW European Conference Zurich16
Sept. 30 2016 - Oct. 2 2016 - University of Zurich - adress and map here

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Saturday, October 1

09:30 CEST

Platform 1: Women - the big emerging market - Panel discussion
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Ladina Caduff

Head CSR, Raiffeisen, Keynote Speaker
Ladina Caduff has been Head of CSR Management at Raiffeisen Switzerland since March 2012. Before joining Raiffeisen she worked at Ernst & Young in the area of Climate Change and Sustainability Services. She supported companies with regard to positioning, internal implementation and... Read More →
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Esther Girsberger

Moderator Panel Discussion
Esther Girsberger is a lawyer and graduated with an Executive MBA from the University of St. Gallen. After holding several management positions with media companies she became self-employed in 2010. Among other things, she has written the bestseller "Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf – the... Read More →
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Angela Hornberg

Owner, AHC - Advance Human Capital, Keynote Speaker
Angela Hornberg worked as an investment banker for 10 years in Frankfurt, Berlin and London (for Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers among others.) She started her own business in 1994: the first six years she provided Market Research for the financial industry and since 2002 she has... Read More →
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Simona Scarpaleggia

CEO, IKEA Switzerland, Keynote Speaker
Co-chair of the high-level panel for women’s economic empowerment established by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon.  Simona Scarpaleggia   joined IKEA as a Human Resources Manager for IKEA Italy, where she defined the company’s diversity strategy and implemented various projects aimed at managing gender, age and ethnic diversity. In 2009 together with top female managers from different compani... Read More →

Workshop Speakers
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Jacqueline Piotaz

Owner, Jacqueline Piotaz Cosmetics
Jacqueline Piotaz has worked in many aspects of the beauty and cosmetics industry; running her own cosmetic institutes and spas along with her cosmetics distribution company in Zürich. She has extensive experience as a Spa consultant, Trainer and as an international examiner for... Read More →
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Henrike von Platen

Immediate-Past-President BPW Germany, FairPayistin
Henrike von Platen was born in Bonn, Germany and brought up on the Canary Islands, Spain. She attended a British School where she achieved certification. When she returned to Germany, she studied business informatics and business administration in Berlin. In her spare time, you will... Read More →

Saturday October 1, 2016 09:30 - 10:20 CEST
Sunday, October 2

09:25 CEST

Platform 3: Shaping the future . Panel Discussion
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Switzerland, SBB CFF FFS
Working for SBB – Help us shape the future of mobility. Around 33'000 employees help transport more than 1.2 million travelers on Europe’s most heavily used rail network. As the largest travel and transport company in Switzerland, we run a number of major projects aimed at sustainably... Read More →

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Kathrin Amacker

Head of Communication & Public Affairs, SBB, Panelist
Kathrin Amacker, Director Communications and member of the Management Board at Swiss Federal Railways, SBB AG, is responsible for Sustainability Management, Strategic Brand Management and Experience, Media and Government Relations as well as Internal and External Communications. Before... Read More →
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Pascale E. Baeriswyl

Vice-Director International Law, Federal Departement of Foreign Affairs, Switzerland, Panelist
Pascale Baeriswyl studied in Basel, Geneva and Paris and holds a Master in Private and Public Law (1994) and a Master in History, French Literature and Linguistics (1998), both from the University of Basel. Pascale Baeriswyl worked as a criminal law researcher at Basel University... Read More →
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Béatrice Fischer

Head of Communication & Marketing, Swiss Universal Bank at Credit Suisse AG, Credit Suisse
Béatrice Fischer is the Head of Communication & Marketing Swiss Universal Bank at Credit Suisse. In addition, she is responsible for the bank’s client offering in Philanthropy and Sustainable Investment. She is a member of the Management Committee of the Swiss Universal Bank Division... Read More →
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Aurelia Frick

Minister Foreign Affairs, Education and Culture, Liechtenstein, Keynote Speaker
Aurelia Frick, Minister of Foreign Affairs, from Liechtenstein. Frick is a doctor of law and has been a member of the government since 2009.  More infohttp://www.regierung.li/regierungsmitglieder/aurelia-frick/... Read More →
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Kazu Huggler

Owner, Kazu Huggler Fashion, Panelist
Born in Tokyo to a Japanese mother and a Swiss father, Kazu was raised in both Japan and Switzerland. After completing the International Baccalaureate in Zurich, she enrolled in Tokyo’s Keio University and graduated with a degree in Japanese History of Art and Aesthetics. Her label... Read More →
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Agnieszka Kozłowska-Rajewicz

Member of the European Parliament
Dr Agnieszka Kozłowska-Rajewicz - Member of the European Parliament, former government Plenipotentiary for Equal Treatment in the Chancellery of the Prime Minister in Poland. Dr Agnieszka Kozłowska-Rajewicz is a doctor of biology and a lecturer at the Adam Mickiewicz University... Read More →

Sunday October 2, 2016 09:25 - 10:30 CEST