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International Women's Day

  • IWD 2019

    Youth and business: Vote live! Best business idea for gender equality
    Celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 at the only interactive event in town!

    When: Thursday, 7 March, 18:00-20:00 (with an apéro)
    Where: Campus Biotech (Université de Genève), chemin des Mines 9, 1202 Geneva

    Register for the event here

    Join us and vote for the best pitch on gender-balanced businesses on the eve of International Women’s Day. Students from over 20 universities around the world were invited to send in their business ideas on how to support women in business. We have received great proposals from universities based in China, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Switzerland, Tunisia and United Kingdom. Watch the top-5 video pitches with an international jury and make your vote count! The winner will be announced at the event. Stay on to network and celebrate over drinks! We look forward to seeing you.

    Members of the jury, led by ITC Executive Director Arancha González

    • Alexandra "Santu" Boethius, Co-Founder, Impact Hub Geneva 
    • Estefania Tapias, Co-founder and CEO, WeSpace 
    • Anne Hornung-Soukup, Chair of the Board, TPG
    • Ambassador Mikael Anzén, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the WTO 
    • Gabriele Lechner Cherubini, Private Banker (Advisor), Pictet Wealth Management 
    • Yemi Babington-Ashaye, President, United People Global
    • Laure Ognois, Director of Research Services, University of Geneva
    • Annette Ssemuwemba, Deputy Executive Director, Enhanced Integrated Framework, World Trade Organization