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Tribeca Rooftop New York City United States
October 17, 2019
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The Summit will bring together Central European and U.S. business leaders, innovators, changemakers, and entrepreneurs on Thursday, October 17 in New York City for a day of invaluable connection, dialogue, and networking in order to:

  • Discuss challenges and opportunities for women entrepreneurs across Central Europe and the USA
  • Advance entrepreneurial growth into high-demand industries and new markets
  • Strengthen connections and identify career pathways for women in business
  • Showcase innovative leadership initiatives within the business community

The full day program will showcase leading women entrepreneurs, women-led startups and explore the many challenges and opportunities that exist for women in business, while providing exclusive access to:

  • Insights on market opportunities in the United States and Central Europe
  • Inspiring speakers, dynamic discussions, and engaging presentations
  • High-level meetings with economic and trade representatives
  • One-on-one consultations with industry mentors
  • World class networking opportunities during breakfast and lunch.



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The event was very well organized, also nice topics chosen for the panel discussions. I would reconsider the number of members in the panel and the way of askings questions. It was a little bit too much when every question was answered by all 6 panelists.

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Great opportunity for networking and to hear from inspirational women

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Speakers 12


Alaina Percival

  • CEO, Women Who Code

Cynthia Soledad

  • Co-Lead, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Egon Zehnder

Anastasia Xenias

  • Senior International Trade Specialist and Global Team Leader, U.S. Department of Commerce

Ivana Hronová

  • CEO and Co-Founder, Travel A la Carte

Nancy Ploeger

  • Co-Founder, IWEC Foundation

Lidia Marcinkowska-Bartkowiak

  • Executive Director for Communications, KGHM Polska Miedź SA

Susan Stella

  • Private Capital Marketing Strategy, Stella Advisors, LLC

Mary Pflum Peterson

  • Emmy-Award-Winning TV Journalist & Best-Selling Author

Astri Kimball Van Dyke

  • Senior Counsel, Government Affairs, Google

Johanna Joch

  • Head of U.S. Operations, Speechagain

Abigail Hunter-Syed

  • VP, Operations, LDV Capital

Jo Ann Corkran

  • Managing Director, Golden Seeds



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