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women@venture seminar 2012

"Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

»venture» 2012, Diversity@CTI and Go Beyond are delighted to announce this year's women@venture seminar. The seminar will take place in Zurich on March 20, 18:00 - 20:30. The seminar is dedicated to fostering networking opportunities amongst female entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs to be and learn about the experiences of female entrepreneurs, investors and women who have navigated between the corporate and self-employed world.

The seminar will include a panel discussion on several topics crucial to women entering the entrepreneurial world:

  • Starting point: What are the different routes of becoming self-employed/an entrepreneur?
  • Support network: What are the ecosystems you can reach out to as entrepreneur in Switzerland?
  • Values-based entrepreneurship: How can I successfully build a company and attract investors while embedding my own values?

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Randa Grob-Zakhary, Founder and Director of the Babyboost Institute for Early Childhood Learning & Development
  • Jeyran Hezaveh, Co-founder and Head of Technology of Innovaradio
  • Dr. Carole Ackermann, CEO and Co-Owner of DiamondScull AG and President of Business Angels Schweiz (BAS)
  • Dr. Katharina Lichtner, Managing Director, Co-head of Investment Management, and Head of Research at Capital Dynamics. Member of the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Vice Chairman of the Investment Committee

Moderation: Brigitte Baumann, expert on Diversity at CTI and CEO of the business angel group "Go Beyond"

Location: Zurich, McKinsey Airport Office


Upcoming diversity@cti talks 2012 

Diversity@CTI  and >>venture>> 2012 are delighted to invite you to Diversyt@CTI Talks. These 1 hour virtual sessions will take place from 12:00 - 13:00h on Mondays April 16, May 14 and June 11. They will include an interview with an entrepreneur, investor or expert, discussion on a topic related to entrepreneurship and open questions from the audience. Brigitte Baumann will lead the sessions and share her experience on the topics discussed.

Our guest speakers are:

Monday, April 16, 12:00 - 13:00

Topic: Support network: What are the ecosystems you can reach out to as an entrepreneur in Switzerland?

Speaker: Dr. Bettina Ernst, MBA, Founder and CEO PRECLIN Biosystems AG

Monday, May 14, 12:00 - 13:00

Topic: Starting point: What are the different routes of becoming self-employed/an entrepreneur?

Speaker: Kelly Richdale, VP Marketing and Sales ID Quantique

Monday, June 16, 12:00 - 13:00

Topic: Values-based entrepreneurship: How can I successfully build a company and attract investors while embedding my own values?

Speaker: To be announced


Specialist staff: diversity@kti.admin.ch

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