may, 2019

22may18:3021:00Event OverW-Lounge Talks


Event Details

Come and listen to Finland’s most inspiring thought leaders and future thinkers. The theme for this session is Next Generation Living & Working Environment. Make sure to sign up on time, you don’t want to miss this. See you there!

For the first time ever, TALKS by WLOUNGE come to Helsinki: a short-format event where influential and inspiring women take the stage for maximum 18 minutes (Ted-talk style) to tackle current business or societal issues while amplifying and supporting women’s contribution to the world.

TALKS speakers are always diverse but have one thing in common: to advocate and support women’s contribution to the world and look forward to building a community where inclusion and diversity play a central role.

Our theme for the evening will be “Next Generation Living & Working Environments” and we have gathered some of Finland’s most inspiring thought leaders and future thinkers to share their insights and knowledge with you.

The event will also offer both networking opportunities and an open discussion window to share experiences, challenges and solutions. Here is the program we’ve prepared for you:

Next Gen Living & Working Environments

18:30 Doors open & Networking

19:00 Welcome by host

19:05 Speeches (4 speakers x 18mins)

Talk 1: Culture
“The importance of inclusion in workplace”
Katja Toropainen, Founder , Inklusiiv

Talk 2: Work
Jenni Kurkikangas, Senior Consultant, People Advisory, EY

Talk 3: Life
“City as a platform for experimentation to engage urban community”
Heidi Heinonen, Project Manager, Forum Virium

Talk 4: Tech
“AR – Why it will be a game-changer?”
How Augmented Reality can enhance the customer experience in marketing?
Emmi Jouslehto, CEO, Arilyn

20:20 Networking break

20:30 Open Discussion with all guest speakers
Moderator: Mali M Baum, Founding Partner & CEO, WLOUNGE

21:00 Closing & Networking

Why attend TALKS?
– Listen to thought leaders, be challenged and inspired.
– Get a glimpse of the future and how it will impact us.
– Meet like-minded people from different backgrounds.
– Join the discussion!

TALKS by WLOUNGE are global event series that offers a stage to inspiring and high potential women especially in fields there is under-representation such as technology, sciences, finance and politics. W-Lounge networks have collaborated in projects across the world, including in Germany, Israel, the U.S. and China. More: https://www.wlounge.de/


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