Invitation : “Empowering Women in Business Leadership” seminar on the 8th of March 2018 at Eurooppasali Helsinki

The French Institute in Finland is happy to invite you to the seminar “Empowering Women in Business Leadership” organized on the United Nations’ International Women’s Day on the 8th March 2018, in the presence of Mr Olli Rehn, Member of the Board in the Bank of Finland and former Finnish Minister of Economic Affairs.

The seminar will focus on women in leadership positions, and how inequality between men and women influences attitudes and assumptions regarding women’s and men’s career paths and advancement opportunities. The aim is also to inspire women and young women to believe in their equal opportunities in education and in work life and to encourage them to make brave choices and decisions.

Our group of distinguished speakers includes Ms. Rebecca Piekkari, professor, Aalto University School of Business; Mr. Jukka Maarianvaara, Ombudsman for Equality; Ms. Marjo Liukkonen-Lazaro, Director of Corporate Coverage, BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking; Ms. Christina Dahlblom, Managing Director, Miltton Sparks and many more.

The conference will be held in English at the Eurooppasali in central Helsinki (Malminkatu 16).

08h30 Doors open
09h00-09h10 Welcome
09h10-09h30 Opening speech
09h30-10h30 1st panel discussion
10h30-11h00 Coffee break
11h00-12h00 2nd panel discussion

Please register by writing to

For further information please visit the website.

We hope to see you all join us to celebrate Women’s Day!

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