THE BIG TRANSATLANTIC MEETUP FOR
FEMALE LEADERS, INVESTORS AND ENTREPRENEURS

eWc & Female Founders 2019

For the first time, the 2019 program spans over two continents – we are kicking off in Stockholm with Female Founders,  going on to Washington D.C. and wrapping up the conference in New York while featuring the most prominent and sought-after names in female leadership, influencing, business and entrepreneurship.

As part of the program – two of the winning entrepreneurs from the Female Founders pitch contest in Stockholm (on April 10) will be invited to travel to New York and Washington D.C. to participate in the Executive Women’s Conference (eWc).  On May 9, conference participants are invited to travel on to Washington D.C. The program includes a lunch hosted by the Swedish Ambassador to the United States, Karin Olofsdotter, a tour of the Capitol and talk with female members of the U.S. House of Representatives and more. On May 10, eWc will be held at PwC (see full program below), followed by afternoon company visits. The day will end with a Post-Conference Mingle and pitch contest at Gateway. 

 

 

 

 

THE BIG TRANSATLANTIC MEETUP FOR

FEMALE LEADERS, INVESTORS AND ENTREPRENEURS

FEMALE FOUNDERS

STOCKHOLM

APRIL 10, 2019

 

OFFICIAL VISIT

WASHINGTON D.C.

MAY 9, 2019

 

EXECUTIVE WOMEN’S CONFERENCE

NEW YORK CITY

MAY 10, 2019

 

eWc & Female Founders 2019

For the first time, the 2019 program spans over two continents – we are kicking off in Stockholm with Female Founders, going on to Washington D.C. and wrapping up the conference in New York while featuring the most prominent and sought-after names in female leadership, influencing, business and entrepreneurship.

As part of the program – two of the winning entrepreneurs from the Female Founders pitch contest in Stockholm (on April 10, 2019) will be invited to travel to Washington D.C. and New York to participate in the Executive Women’s Conference (eWc).

On May 9, 2019 conference participants are invited to travel on to Washington D.C. The program includes a lunch hosted by the Swedish Ambassador to the United States, Karin Olofsdotter, a tour of the Capitol and talk with female members of the U.S. House of Representatives and more.

On May 10, 2019 eWc will be held at PwC (see full program below), followed by afternoon company visits. The day will end with a Post-Conference Mingle and pitch contest at Gateway.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROGRAM

STOCKHOLM

APRIL 10, 2019

 

This event has ended.

The winning companies from the pitch competition at Female Founders in Stockholm are:

Addressya

The Fit

 

 

WASHINGTON D.C.

MAY 9, 2019

 

• Visit the Swedish Embassy and House of Sweden

• Lunch with the Swedish Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter

• Tour of the US Capitol and visit with female Members of the House of Representatives

• Cocktails and networking reception hosted by SACC-DC in the evening

 

NEW YORK CITY
MAY 10, 2019

Conference at PwC between 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

8:30  AM – 9:15 AM Doors open – check-in, mingle and breakfast 

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM Anna Throne-Holst: Welcome/Opening Remarks  

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM Keynote Speaker

10:25 AM – 10:55 AM Fireside chat

11:00 AM – 11:20 AM Coffee and networking break

11:25 AM – 11:45 AM Panel

11:50 AM – 12:10 PM Keynote speaker

12:15 PM – 12:35 PM Panel

12:40 PM – 1:00 PM Fireside chat

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Networking lunch closing remarks

2.00 PM –  Conference participants depart for on-site visit @ selected female lead companies

On-site Company Visits: 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Office visit 1: Doberman NY – Host: Lisa Lindström, CEO and Founder.

Office visit 2: Yolanda Barreros, Innovation & Strategy, EY Wavespace

Office visit 3: Discovery Inc. – Host: Liesel Kipp

Office visit 4: TBD

Post-Conference Mingle and Pitch Contest @ Gateway – 4:30 – 9:00 PM

4:00 PM: Doors open at Gateway

4.30 PM Welcome by Anna Throne-Holst, SACCNY and Miriam Olsson Jeffery, Di Digital

4.35 PM Introduction of Jury

4.40 PM Pitch Contest, face-off between the two finalists from Female Founders, Stockholm, and two U.S. startups

5.25 PM I interview with tech-profile whilst the jury deliberates

5.40 PM Up-front with the jury’s two finalists

5. 55 PM Winner announced

6. 00 PM – 9 PM Post-Conference Mingle, drinks and food will be served.

Conference participants are invited to post-conference mingle and pitch-contest @ SACCNY’s Innovation & Co-Working platform, Gateway. Food and beverages will be served while finalists from Female Founders Stockholm face off for the finale pitch. Jury deliberates while participants enjoy cocktails and evening networking. Winner will be announced. Participants and guests are recognized and thanked. The evening ends at 9:00 PM.

 

PROGRAM

STOCKHOLM, APRIL 10, 2019

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Registration, mingle and speed networking*

5:00 PM – 5:05 PM Introduction

5:05 PM – 5:25 PM Interview

5:25 PM – 5:30 PM Introducing the jury

5:30 PM – 5:10 PM Pitch competition with four startups

6:10 PM – 6:30 PM Interview

6:30 PM – 6:40 PM This year’s most powerful female founder is chosen

6:40 PM – 6:55 PM The jury’s two favorites: Face-Off

6:55 PM – 7:00 PM Voting and the winner of the Female Founder contest will being announced

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Mingle with refreshments, light snacks and speed networking*

WASHINGTON D.C., MAY 9, 2019

• Visit the Swedish Embassy and House of Sweden

• Lunch with the Swedish Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter

• Tour the US Capitol and visit with female Members of the House of Representatives

• Cocktails and networking reception hosted by SACC-DC in the evening

 

NEW YORK CITY, MAY 10, 2019

Conference at PwC between 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

8:30  AM – 9:15 AM Doors open – check-in, mingle and breakfast

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM Anna Throne-Holst: Welcome/Opening Remarks 

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM Keynote Speaker

10:25 AM – 10:55 AM Fireside chat

11:00 AM – 11:20 AM Coffee and networking break

11:25 AM – 11:45 AM Panel

11:50 AM – 12:10 PM Keynote speaker

12:15 PM – 12:35 PM Panel

12:40 PM – 1:00 PM Fireside chat

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Networking lunch closing remarks

2.00 PM –  Conference participants depart for on-site visit @ selected female lead companies

 

On-site Company Visits: 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Office visit 1: Doberman NY – Host: Lisa Lindström, CEO and Founder.

Office visit 2: Yolanda Barreros, Innovation & Strategy, EY Wavespace

Office visit 3: Discovery Inc. – Host: Liesel Kipp

Office visit 4: TBD

 

Post-Conference Mingle and Pitch Contest @ Gateway – 5:30 – 9:00 PM

Conference participants are invited to post-conference mingel and pitch-contest @ SACCNY Innovation & Co-Working platform, Gateway. Food and beverages will be served while finalists from Female Founders Stockholm face off for the finale pitch. Jury deliberates while participants enjoy cocktails and evening networking. Winner will be announced. Participants and guests are recognized and thanked. Evening ends at 9:00 PM.

 

 

EWC COUNTDOWN

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History

The Swedish-American Executive Women’s Conference (eWc) was launched in 2003 with the purpose of creating a network for executive women in Sweden and the United States, harnessing the collective power of these women’s talents, energy and vision. The annual event, held alternately in Stockholm and in New York, has ever since its foundation grown in importance and significance. In its seventeenth year, the eWc has become a well-established transatlantic event and an important part of leading business women’s calendar. Make sure to mark your calendars today!

EWC COUNTDOWN

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History

The Swedish-American Executive Women’s Conference (eWc) was launched in 2003 with the purpose of creating a network for executive women in Sweden and the United States, harnessing the collective power of these women’s talents, energy and vision. The annual event, held alternately in Stockholm and in New York, has ever since its foundation grown in importance and significance. In its seventeenth year, the eWc has become a well-established transatlantic event and an important part of leading business women’s calendar. Make sure to mark your calendars today!

SPEAKER LINEUP 2019

MASTER OF CEREMONIES 

Lisa Lindström

Founder and CEO, Doberman

Lisa Lindström

Founder and CEO, Doberman

SPEAKERS

Yolanda Barreros

Innovation & Strategy, EY Wavespace

Asha Curran

Chief Innovation Officer and Director, Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact

Hope Taitz

Director Athene Holding

Liesel Kipp

SVP, Product & Design, Discovery Inc.

Donna Hanafi

Co-Founder, HONA.
Angel Investor, Hanafi Invest.

Josefin Landgård

Board Member and Co-Founder, KRY

Kristine Braden

Managing Director
Chief of Staff to Citi CEO Michael Corbat

Nina Ong

 

VP, Product Design,
Discovery Inc.

PARTNERS

PARTNERS

CONTACT US

Yasmina Backström

Head of Communications, SACCNY

yasmina.backstrom@saccny.org

Linn Persson

Communications, SACCNY

linn.persson@saccny.org

Sannah Höglund

Event Manager, SACCNY

sannah.hoglund@saccny.org

Cornelia Andersdotter

Project Manager, Di Digital

cornelia.andersdotter@di.se

Jessica Picallo

Marketing, DI Digital

jessica.picallo@di.se

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