The ACCELERATE! Conference organised the past 17th of June by our partner PWN Warsaw, and coordinated by its president Jowita Bukowińska, raised visibility and generated high expectation on Accelerate!’s two strands of work: women on boards and women in media.
The conference brought together representatives of management and supervisory boards, board-ready women, managers as well as seasoned professionals willing to be a part of Accelerate! .
A large variety of stakeholders and speakers from the Governemnt such as Prof. M. Fuszara, Government Plenipotentiary for Equal Treatment, Academia and the private sector discussed the main challenges of achieving more balance in economic decision-making positions in Poland, and Europe at large.
Among the main participants: Michael Pruchniewski, Global Partnership Director, Bisnode; Ewa Turek, Partner Novelty Consulting; Małgorzata Wnęk-Kolaska, Harvard Business Review Polska; Mirella Panek-Owsiańska President of FOB; Gilles Clavie, CEO ORBIS; Łukasz Kalinowski, CEO Metlife; Olga Kozierowska, founder of SPS; Ewa Małyszko, CEO PTE Bankowy; Izabela Walczewska-Schneyder, Board Member, Benefit System; Bożena Leśniewska, Executive Sale Director at ORANGE; Katarzyna Kosicka-Polak, lawyer, MKZ Partnerzy; Magdalena Czubaszek and Joanna Zakrzewska, PWN Warsaw members, etc.
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