CONFERENCE OF CREATIVES

WLSS
2023.

22 Apr 2023, 13:00 – 17:00 CEST
Winery Hotel ,
Rosenborgsgatan 20 SE-169 74 Solna Sweden
ABOUT

WLSS
2023

Take a leap into the future, supported by women leaders.

We invite you to a full day of inspiring talks by bright professionals from the tech- , fintech- and startup world.

This event gives you an exclusive opportunity to mingle with your peers.

What to expect:

Speakers from all over the world

Fantastic topics to discuss modern issues and challenges

Baby friendly environment

Refreshments, drinks and nibbles

Our
Speakers

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Julia Tollin
CEO, RHETORIC CONSULTANT, MODERATOR
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Julia is a rhetorical consultant. She is passionate about people's communicative development and through rhetoric she contributes with practical tools that work. She tailors lectures, workshops and training for universities, companies, non-profit organizations and individuals.

Sarah Kok
CMO AT NAKTERGAL | CO-FOUNDER AT WIFTN |
FINTECH PANEL MODERATOR
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Sarah has international experience in Marketing Communications - based in Sweden, the UK and China. For the last three years, she has been focusing on FinTech and has been an integral part of building the Instantor brand and helping take Näktergal to the next level.

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Marie Ideström
CEO AND FOUNDER OF THE WOMENGINEER FOUNDATION
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With +10 years of experience in the product development sector, Marie Ideström is now full-time CEO of her own startup foundation Womengineer. The mission is to ensure that everyone has the prerequisites to reach their potential. More specifically, by inspiring and informing women about engineering, Womengineer want to remove outdated perceptions about who can become an engineer and what it means to be one. Womengineer is also the initiator of the annual event Introduce a Girl to Engineering day (IGEday).

Ayaz Shukat
INDUSTRY CTO WITHIN FINANCIAL SERVICES | D&I AMBASSADOR AT MICROSOFT
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 I have always been extremely passionate about Diversity & Inclusion and have been driving impactful activities for the last 20+ years locally as well as globally. Now at Microsoft, I am one of several D&I ambassadors driving awareness under the umbrella of "bring your whole self to work" focusing on Ethnicity, Race and Faith. My core belief is that every organisation needs to empower their employees as well as the society in which they operate towards more inclusion and acceptance of minority perspectives. We need to go from tolerating and accepting to celebrating our differences.

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Adam Mujica Nors
GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS LEAD | CSM LEAD & PRODUCT EVANGELIST | DIVERSITY ADVOCATE AT LINKEDIN
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I have always been extremely passionate about Diversity & Inclusion and have been driving impactful activities for the last 20+ years locally as well as globally. Now at Microsoft I am one of several D&I ambassadors driving awareness under the umbrella of "bring your whole self to work" focusing on Ethnicity, Race and Faith. My core belief is that every organisation needs to empower their employees as well as the society in which they operate towards more inclusion and acceptance of minority perspectives. We need to go from tolerating and accepting to celebrating our differences.

Anna Bloth Karling
FOUNDER & CEO AT ZEBRAIN
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Anna is a Founder and CEO of SaaS Company Zebrain, on a quest to democratize mental strength. Zebrain offers the Nordics first platform for subscription to potential - a digital, effective and measurable method for people development, based on coaching.

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Ellie King
CO-FOUNDER | EQUAL IT 
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Ellie King is the Co-Founder of Equal IT; a mission-driven business working to diversify tech teams through refined talent acquisition completed by diversity and inclusion consulting.

As the host of the Equal Inspired Podcast; Ellie is passionate about amplifying the voices of women and non-dominant groups who are doing amazing work in tech to create relatable role models, because representation matters. 

Nicole Barbeau
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SPECIALIST AT SCANIA GROUP
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Bio Coming Soon

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Ben Robbins
INTERNATIONAL TALENT ACQUISITION MANAGER AT KAMBI
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Ben is an International Talent Acquisition Manager with both agency and in-house background. He has a passion for Inclusion and Diversity, direct headhunting, though also well-accustomed to employer branding projects, campus relations and implementing new global recruitment strategies.

Aaron Kroon
DIVERSITY TRAILBLAZER | CPCO BLOCKET | PEOPLE DIRECTOR SCHIBSTED NORDIC MARKETPLACES
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Aaron Kroon is one of the leading voices for diversity and inclusion in Swedish business. He has 20+ years of experience in leadership from a variety of industries and he uses his personal experiences of being gay and black in executive positions at for example ICA, Vattenfall and Schibsted to break barriers and challenge the norm. In 2021 Aaron was awarded Unionens LGBTQ+ prize for creating the most inclusive workplace in Sweden and in 2022 he is shortlisted as the Swedish role model of the year by the Diversity Index Award. Aaron is Nordic People & Culture Director at Schibsted and also President of Schibsted LGBTQ+ ERG.

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Lindsay Hedenskog
CEO/CO-FOUNDER AT LAMB
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Lindsay Hedenskog is CEO and co-founder of LAMB, a workspace that's living proof of what sustainable work can actually look like. She's a speaker, marketing and branding expert and a personal growth junkie. In her previous life, she was a consultant for the biggest companies in the Nordics and beyond and a former Associated Press journalist in NYC and Bangkok. Now she's on a mission with LAMB to create work environments that sustain people, help them grow, and give them the opportunity to thrive.

Julia Delin
CEO AT SSE VENTURES & SSE BUSINESS LAB | FIGHTING FOR DIVERSITY & EQUALITY IN TECH | INVESTOR | BOARD MEMBER | HOST AT EFN MARKNAD
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Julia Delin is the CEO of SSE Ventures - the venture capital fund of the Stockholm School of Economics, as well as the CEO of SSE Business Lab - the startup incubator of the Stockholm School of Economics.

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Åsa Johansen
COO AT WOMEN IN TECH SWEDEN 
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Asa is a senior communications advisor. A communications consultant who strives to create meaningful connections between people, organizations and products through good and sustainable communication.

David Carlsson
BUSINESS DIRECTOR | CERTIFIED BOARD MEMBER | FOCUS ON MARKET EXPANSION & CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY AT ALMI STOCKHOLM SÖRLAND
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David is an experienced manager, business advisor, and certified board member, with a demonstrated history of working in government and the private sector. Areas of expertise include international trade and business development, project management, and business advisory.

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Daniela Maniaci
DIRECTOR TALENT ACQUISITION AND EMPLOYER BRANDING - NORTHVOLT
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Strong track record in building successful talent acquisition teams from scratch. Passionate about recruitment, leadership, building culture and developing organizations through talent strategy.

Daniel Zand
CEO AND FOUNDING PARTNER AT AVESINA GROUP HOLDING’S -A FAMILY-OWNED INVESTMENT COMPANY
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For the past 16 year engaged in health care, life-science, and tech companies.
Built one of Sweden’s largest and fastest growing health care providers.

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...more speakers to come!
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Schedule

13:00
Welcome
13:05
Keynote
The Battle For Talent: Ensuring Diversity and Inclusion In a Global Workforce
13:40
REFRESHMENTS
14:00
PANEL + Q&A
Allyship: Creating Lasting Change Through Allies
15:00
PANEL + Q&A
DEI The Current and Future Development of Diverse & Inclusive Environments
15:40
REFRESHMENTS
16:00
PANEL + Q&A
Leadership: Addressing Ethnicity and Gender Gaps within Leadership
16:40
Open Discussion
14:40
REFRESHMENTS
17:00
DRINKS, NIBBLES & NETWORKING

The

Venue

ABOUT THIS VENUE:

A winery destination and an urban winery hotel.

FULL ADDRESS:
 
 
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