About WIN

Women’s International Networking is an independent global women’s leadership organization founded by Norwegian social entrepreneur Kristin Engvig in 1997 and based in Lausanne, Switzerland. WIN models, develops, empowers and connects leaders in a feminine, authentic and global way. It is the reference for women working internationally and companies active in women’s leadership and diversity & inclusion. WIN provides a platform and an environment that helps individuals and organizations move forward, realize their potential and focus on each person’s authentic contribution.

The WIN team

Kristin Engvig - WIN Founder and President

Kristin is the driving force behind WIN. She creates the look & feel, the overall theme & structure which also involves designing the learning program and writing the script and briefs. Kristin is also responsible for governance, strategy, the advisory board and fundraising. She involves team members and stakeholders in collaborative processes in all of the above. A thought leader in the field of creativity, feminine and authentic leadership, Kristin embraces our global responsibility through innovative corporate and leadership events and personal speaking engagements, with the aim of inspiring women worldwide to become agents of possibility. 

Contact Kristin: inspirer[at]winconference.net  

Alma Moya Losada - Marketing & Corporate Relations

Alma has a dual responsibility at WIN: she manages WIN’s business and marketing strategy and oversees the project management of WIN's global and regional conferences as well as networking events, along with building lasting relationship with existing and potential clients. Holding two master’s degrees in Business Management and in Marketing and Communication, she has 5+ years’ experience in top-tier multinational organisations leading and executing branding initiatives and various marketing projects. 

Contact Alma: sponsor[at]winconference.net 

Dominique Mutakwa  - Speaker Relations


Contact Dominique: speaker[at]winconference.net

At WIN, Dominique manages all planning, communication and logistics for speakers at the WINConferences. With a Marketing and Business Administration degree from the University of Natal in South Africa and having worked in the medical, media, mining and chemical industries, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in supply chain and relationship management to the team. Dominique sees the conference as a place to network, grow and learn from other global citizens. 

Estela Lopez - Supplier Relations and Scholarships


As the Scholarship Relation, she is in charge of contacting all the candidates through all their processes until the conference and events arrive. She also provides support to them when requiring a VISA. As the supplier relation, Estela approaches to different enterprises and organizations in order to command goods and services for the WIN events and WIN office. Estela, has a background of auditing and financial experience, working for Ernst & Young and EMI Music Publishing (Nowadays SONY ATV/Music Publishing) respectively at Mexico City. 

Laura Preite  - PR and Media Relations


Laura handles PR, social networks and press office at WIN. She is a journalist with eight years’ experiences writing for Italian national newspapers such as La Stampa and Il Sole 24 Ore and for news agency Public Policy. Laura has a master degree in Political Science and a Master degree in Journalism. She brings skills in communication, social media management, storytelling and video journalism. Laura enjoys travelling and flamenco dance. She has a passion for women's rights and equality and every time she looks forward to be inspired and connected at the WINConference.

Claire Ullyet  – Communication & Participant Relations


Claire manages communication and participant relations at WIN. With a background in media - working in television, radio, websites and magazines – and graphic design, she is passionate about design and the importance of creativity in our daily lives. A love of travel (with a particular soft spot for Japan and the Nordics), helps strengthen her view that learning about new cultures and countries is equally important to any university qualification. She is excited by the opportunity to be inspired by, and to learn from, the diverse array of interesting participants that WIN attracts.

Linda Chang – Network Relations


Linda manages network relations at WIN. Linda grew up in a Chinese entrepreneurial family in Germany and received both eastern and western education. Her cross-cultural background and curiosity brought her to creative studies, such as acting and marketing. She is passionate about travelling, foreign cultures and languages, which brought her to live in Germany, China and Italy. Thanks to her acting training and language skills she developed the ability to interact with people from different backgrounds and to appreciate their diversity. 

Natalia Loyato  - Corporate Learning and Networking Group Relations


Natalia manages WIN’s Corporate Learning and Networking Group Meetings (CNG) in Switzerland. She focuses her expertise and passion on building relationships and connecting people worldwide. She brings to WIN her marketing and commercial skills, having worked in multinational companies for more than 12 years. She has an adventurous spirit and keeps developing a global mind-set. Travelling has been a passion for Natalia as she has followed her husband to many countries in South America, Europe and Africa.

Mariana Prado  - Graphic Design

Mariana is behind the graphic work at WIN. A graduate in Graphic Design from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, she holds a Marketing Postgrad from the Universidad de San Andres. After working for Zona Uno studio in 2001/02, she started her own company – GIOA, dedicated to the design and commercialization of women’s accessories in Argentina and Venezuela. In 2003 she set up her own web design venture. Mariana speaks Spanish, English and French. Her current responsibilities at WIN provide her with the opportunity to be in contact with women that are making a difference in the world.

WIN photographers

Nancy Fina

Fashion and advertising photographer, published  worldwide in International fashion magazines and advertising campaigns for global brands. Her American joy of life, and Italian visual aesthetic, create a unique feminine visual sensitivity. Her secret passion is creating bespoke fashion portraits for women, not models. She has lived in Europe most of her life, world traveller, lover of different cultures, and passionate about sustaining women, excited about the future! She works out of Milan, Shanghai and Dubai  in fashion and advertising; offering creative and dedicated service to her clients internationally. 

Rosellina Garbo

She is a dancer turned photographer. She began taking pictures with the desire to share those emotions from the stage, a world in which she had once lived. She is official photographer at the "Teatro Massimo" and "Conservatory of Music V. Bellini" in Palermo where she is based and is also a consultant for Palermo International Airport. Previously, she was a consultant for Council for Culture of the City of Palermo, “Fondazione Amici della Musica" and "Palermo in Danza" an international appointment for dancers and dance lovers. Her pictures are exhibited in Palermo, Milan and in Hanghzoe, Lishui, Zhengzhou, China. 

The 2016 WIN Volunteer Team 2016

Aamirah Patel • Agnieszka Majszczyk • Alba Aceto • Alessandra Pucci Daniele • Amal Safi • Andrea Delannoy • Anett Hrubiak • Carol Bourg • Isabella Aldovini • Kummy Chhabra • Lenka Mrazova • Ludovica Manfredini • Margarita Beltran • Margrit Mau • Mariantonietta Brunengo • Marta Schneider • Nancy Fina • Nancy Escoto • Preety Ummole • Roberta Gasparetti • Rosellina Garbo • Sile O'Broin • Simona Cardamone • Teruyo Kayo • Theresa Morelli • Vendulka Raymova • Wendy Aulsebrook • Ying Wu


WIN, c/o CBC-L Rue du Simplon 37, 1006 Lausanne, Switzerland | Phone: +41 21 612 03 54 | Fax:  +41 21 612 03 51 | Email: info@winconference.net