WINCorporate Learning & Networking Group

“Inclusion in Action: flexible working”

Hosted by Nestlé  - 2nd November



13.45 - 14.00 Arrivals & Registration

14.00 - 14.30 Welcome: Opening & Connecting by Kristin Engvig, WIN Founder & Director

14.30 - 15.00  Nestlé presentation by

        • Sonia Studer, Nestlé Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion 
        • Amaya Larrea, Nestlé Transformation Manager 
        • François-Xavier Pithon, Nestlé Switzerland Talent & Learning Manager 

15.00 - 15.15 Mini-break


15.15 - 16.30  Workshop by Natalie Wilkins & Deborah Croft, co-founders of Thriving Talent

16.30 - 17.00  Networking Apero: sharing learning and experiences 

Workshop description

Historically, flexible working has evoked a negative perception where employees would be branded as less driven, less achievement-focused or less ambitious. Today, organisations realise that adopting a flexible working policy is critical to create an inclusive environment and attract talent, if they want to respond to the changing values of Generations X, Y and Z.

However, this talent will leave and search elsewhere unless flexible working is truly ingrained in the culture of the organisation, where results are rewarded and senior leadership model a new way of working. 

Natalie and Deborah will blend theory and practice during an experiential workshop to explore how inclusive leadership can positively influence the adoption of flexible working in the workplace.


Sonia Studer, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Nestlé International. Over 15 years' experience in Human Resources Management in large organisation in Switzerland and abroad: Nestlé International, Nestlé Suisse, Nespresso, Nestlé Purina Petcare Europe, Creadit Suisse and DHL. Holds a master Degree in Business Administration of University of St Gallen, Switzerland. Works in English, French and German. She is passionate about people and she is looking forward to be inspired, network and exchange at WIN.

Amaya Larrea, Spanish. Transformation Manager at Nestlé. Over 20 years’ experience in Finance, Sales, Marketing and Strategy in Consumer Goods in Europe, the Americas and Asia. Holds an MBA from ESADE, Spain, and a Program for Executive Development from IMD, Switzerland. Is fluent in English, German, French and Spanish. Married with two children, passionate about education, and empowering girls and women. Looking forward to WIN stimulation and building impactful networks. 

Deborah Croft and Natalie Wilkins are co-founders and Managing Partners of Thriving Talent, a talent management consultancy in Switzerland which helps organisations prosper by enabling inclusive and respectful cultures, so that their employees thrive at work and at home.  

In close collaboration with forward thinking employers and partners, they are on a mission to empower one million parents by 2020 and have a positive impact on the future of work!



Avenue Nestlé 55

1800 Vevey




• For individual participants CHF 200
• For member companies CHF 150


Cancellation policy

• For cancellations, cancel, please do so 48 hours prior to the event.

• WIN reserves the right to invoice you the event fee cost should you not inform us of your cancelation in advance or for not show.

• If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Alma Moya Losada at

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