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Women Inspiring Global Harmony
Women Inspiring Global Harmony

mié, 22 may



Women Inspiring Global Harmony

This event will highlight the outstanding achievements of women around the world in the pursuit of a more inclusive and prosperous future. We would be grateful for any donations that may be made to ensure the event's viability.

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Time & Location

22 may 2024, 10:45 – 18:00

UNOG, Palais des Nations, 1211 Genève, Switzerland


This event will focus on how women create a sustainable, peaceful, regenerative and prosperous future, inspiring global harmony. It will also explore the impact of women in leadership and how they can inspire others to reach their full potential and leave their mark on their organisations, businesses and the world.

We're so grateful for all the donations to this event! If you haven't yet paid your WIN or CSPOC membership (which includes a fully paid membership for 2024), donations would be a wonderful way to contribute to our vital communities. 

Please note that each participant will be required to bear their own expenses for the midday meal.


11:00 Welcome Coffee

11:15 Doors Open

11:30 Opening Ceremony: Inspiring Global Harmony

What is the role of women in leadership in inspiring others to reach their full potential and make a difference in their organisations, businesses, communities, lives and the world at large? How do we ensure that women have equal access to freedom of choice, and what is the role of men? In a polarised world, we explore the role of a paradigm of collaboration for a harmonious future of global prosperity? Welcome speeches.

• Royston Flude, Founder President, CSPOC

• Kristin Engvig, Founder and President WIN, Board Member CSPOC

Facilitated Connections

Let’s get acquainted and discuss, what are the big changes you see in the world and what are some opportunities that have emerged from them?

12.00 A World in Transformation

Let's look at the big changes in the world and how they affect societies, gender equality,

entrepreneurship, leadership and a more inclusive world. What do the ever-changing elements mean, from the changing environment to wars, accelerating technological change, polarising media, mental health, migration, demographic and economic instability? Most importantly, what does it mean for you and me as leaders? What does it mean for our efforts to strengthen a more harmonious future? Keynote speeches and panel discussion

• Dr Sandy Chong, Principal, Verity Consulting

• Sofia BOZA, Ambassador of Chile to the WTO, Permanent Mission of Chile to the WTO

• Inna Lynch, Equity and Venture Debt, European Investment Bank

• Karen Tse, CEO Founder, International Bridges to Justice (IBJ)

13:00 Networking & Lunch Break

Optional connection conversations around: 

• Creating and Harmony amongst nations: from War to Peace 

• Creating Harmony amongst people: Diversity, Inclusion and Gender Equity

• Creating Harmony with Earth: Sustainability and Regeneration applied

15:00 Panel: The New Ways of Working and Leading 

1) What are the new ways of working and what do they mean for women and our businesses? From new technologies to changing work patterns and often uncertainty, let's look at diversity, equity and inclusion and how to find harmony rather than polarisation. What about wellness, continuous learning, vulnerability, joy and resilience? What innovations have emerged in our rapidly changing world? Is the feminine part of these innovations? What about nature and the environment around us? What about citizens? What is the ideal way to work with peace in a way that regenerates What is the ideal way to work with peace in a way that regenerates our earth, our organizations and our bodies and creates well-being and joy at work and in life? What are some examples of organisations finding their way to prosperity and harmony? Keynote speeches and panel discussion.

• Anne-Lise Øien, CEO, Andoeya Teknologipark AS

• Jessica Taylor-Hall, Director, Supporter Success EMEA, Catalyst

• Christopher Weber-Fürst, Christopher Weber-Fürst, Strategic Futurist 

• Neslihan Sezer, The Global Fund

16:00 Facilitated Connections

Let’s discuss: What are some new ways of working and leading for you.

16:30 Creating Impact through Pioneering Journeys of Leadership Inspiring the Future

How can we clarify our purpose, expand access to power and increase the number of women in decision-making roles? Let's hear from the change-makers who are dedicating their lives to empowering others and the planet itself. How do they go about creating impact and how do they do it in a way that creates harmony?

What are some strategies for creating more peace, gender equality, sustainability, well-being and inclusion in the world? How do we look at our life cycles - experiencing life as a journey? How do we inspire the way forward to global harmony and a future that benefits all, including the planet herself?

• Peter Koeing, Principal, Peter Koenig Enterprises

• Wendelijn van der, Sr Advisor DEI, Dutch Government (Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations)

• Sanaz Javadi Farahzadi, WIPO – Global Mentor

17:30 Facilitated Connections

Let’s discuss: is your purpose impactful enough? Time to step it up, expand or change?

17.50 Closing Remarks 


18:00 The End


(The organisers reserve the right to alter the agenda with minor changes at any time)

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