Female Leadership in CEE – what we can learn from our neighbors

Tuesday, 7 June 2022, 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm, Haus der Industrie, Schwarzenbergplatz 4, 1031, Wien

As part of the wider Central European region, Austria greatly benefits from the diversity of the region's workforce and corporate leadership teams.

One of the remarkable features of Austria's neighboring countries is the percentage of women in corporate leadership positions. This is not a new trend brought about by stringent quota requirements. Rather it appears to reflect greater openness to gender diversity and accepting female leaders. With that in mind, we have brought together a panel of renowned senior executives and have asked them to share their personal experiences and to discuss how we can learn from other countries in Central Europe in terms of how they provide better career opportunities for women.

Our panel will look at the factors that help support women's career advancement in Central Europe and how we can learn from such experiences in order to create an environment that better supports women in Austria in reaching their career goals and to contribute to more diverse and successful companies.


06:00 pm CET    Open Doors
06:30 pm CET    Welcome and Opening by Georg Knill, IV President

Alexander Kail, Partner at Stanton Chase
Sarah Wared, Partner at Wolf Theiss

Keynote „Female Leadership in Austria vs. CEE region”
Mag.iur Anna Steiger, Vice Rector TU for Human Resources & Gender

Panel discussion
Elena Skvortsova, Executive Officer OMV 
Annette Mann, CEO Austrian Airlines
Andreas Gerstenmayer, CEO AT&S
Therese Niss, Stiftung MINTality
Birgit Rechberger-Krammer, Corporate Senior VP Laundry Home Care Europe Henkel
Oleksandra Tuzhylina, Executive Director Linde

Moderation: Dejan Jovicevic, Co-Founder & CEO brutkasten

08:00 PM     End of the virtual event
After the event we will be serving finger food & drinks!

We kindly ask you to accept or decline by 31st of May. 

We are looking forward to your valued participation!

Kind regards, 
Austria unites Worlds, Stanton Chase, Wolf Theiss, Industriellenvereinigung

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Female Leadership in CEE – what we can learn from our neighbors

7 June 2022

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06:30 pm - 08:00 pm
(Entrytime/Registration: at 06:00 pm)
Haus der Industrie
Schwarzenbergplatz 4, 1031 Wien

Physical attendance at Haus der Industrie (Großer Festsaal), Schwarzenbergplatz 4, 1031 Wien

06:30 pm - 08:00 pm