LET'S START WITH WHY

Companies and institutions across the world have been experiencing an "Aha moment". They notice that their business models and administrative activities should address the needs of their female clients, customers and employees. Why? Because women have their say, they speak up and stand up for themselves, their families, friends and communities. We see this spirit of empowerment in Polish and Israeli women. They have a lot in common, also due to hundreds of years of joint history of our two nations. It's high time we gathered together and shared our experiences, hopes, fears and projects, as well as learned new skills together. This conference will be just the beginning of new initiatives, new synergies and new business partnerships.


The event will be held in English.

The participation in the conference is cost-free.

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AGENDA

THE CONFERENCE IS ORGANISED UNDER THE HONORARY PATRONAGE OF THE SPOUSE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND AGATA KORNHAUSER-DUDA

8:45-9:15 Registration and coffee

9:15-9:30 Welcoming remarks

Host: Katarzyna Dzierżawska, Deputy Director of the Polish Institute in Tel Aviv

Marek Magierowski, Ambassador of Poland to Israel
Iwona Janicka, Vicepresident of the Polish-Israeli Chamber of Commerce
Shirley Dloomy, Head of Google's #IAmRemarkable Program in Israel 

9:30-10:40 Panel 1: Women in the age of technological disruption and breakthrough research - us and the legacy of Maria Skłodowska-Curie.
Speakers:
Prof. Yuli Tamir, President, Shenkar College of Engineering and Design
Natalia Hatalska, Founder and CEO, infuture.institute
Karin Mayer Rubinstein, President and CEO, Israel Advanced Technology Industries
Prof. Agnieszka Kurczewska, University of Łódź
Orna Hozman Bechor, Chairwoman of Ashdod Port Company

Justyna Pokojska, Ph.D., University of Warsaw 
Małgorzata Meunier, Ph.D., Global Scientific Director in Panaxia Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Moderator: Anna Karpowicz, flutist, Artistic Director of Hashtag Ensemble

10:40-11:30 Panel 2: Do women understand beauty and fashion
industries 
better? How to succeed in this highly competitive field?
Speakers:
Wiktoria Brzozowska-Neymann, Director of Marketing and International Markets, Dr Irena Eris Cosmetics
Kalina Ben Sira, Founder and CEO, La Perla Clinics 
Galia Toren Hen, Beauty & fragrance business expert, writer, TV host of "Milon Hayofi", Chief Editor of "Guilty"
Hanna Ferenc-Hilsden, Balagan Studio
Inbar Feller, Vicepresident, Emilia Cosmetics
Maria Ostrowska, "Polska Design" Program Manager, Adam Mickiewicz Institute
Moderator: Judy Shalom Nir Mozes, investor, journalist, radio and TV host

11:30-12:15 Panel 3: Conversations with change-makers and
role-models
Speakers:
Omri Boral, Co-Founder and CEO, Tech For Good 
Olga Kozierowska, CEO, Sukces Pisany Szminką Foundation
Tali Kornhauser, Special Olympics Israel
Lea Ganor, Ph.D. Director, Mashmaut Center
Moderator: Anna Kowalczyk, journalist, entrepreneuse, author of "Missing half of history"

12:15-12:30 Coffee break

2 PARALLEL WORKSHOPS:

12:30-13:30 Workshop Women in smart cities: how do women embrace "the future is urban" idea?
Eitan Barzilay, Chief Business Develoment and Innovation Officer, Jerusalem City Hall
Marta Gajęcka, Adviser to the President of the Republic of Poland
Michal Michaeli, International Economic Development Director, Tel Aviv-Yafo City Hall
Anat Leibovitch, Ph.D., Member of the City Council and holds the Foreign Relations & Education Portfolios
Prof. Katarzyna Śledziewska, Director of DELab (Digital Loboratory) at the University of Warsaw 
Moderator: Marek Magierowski, Ambassador of Poland to Israel

12:30-13:30 Workshop Women in “old” and “new” media: in the frontline or in the background?
Michał Szułdrzyński, Rzeczpospolita Daily Newspaper
Tehiya Ben Tzur, Women in Industry FB Forum
Ola Rybińska, Sieci Weekly Magazine
Vanessa Kacherginsky, Deputy Director General, The Jerusalem Press Club
Michal Lester, Executive Director, Wikimedia Israel
Moderator: Karolina Przewrocka-Aderet, Tygodnik Powszechny's Tel Aviv Correspondent

2 PARALLEL WORKSHOPS:

13:30-14:30 Workshop Women in high-tech: how to juggle all the different
roles in the most innovative - and the most sleepless - sector
Magdalena Wojtowicz-Tokarz, Vicepresident for Operations and Services, Kalmar Global
Anita Kijanka, Come Creations, author of "Strong Women in IT" survey
Cecile Blilious, Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Impact First Investments
Monika Różalska, CEO, CREATORS Innovation Lab Tel Aviv
Ewa Bańbuła-Dyda, Head of Digital Offer Management Unit, LOT Polish Airlines
Moderator: Daniela Kandel, Start-Up Nation Central

13:30-14:30 Workshop Women in tourism - beyond shopping, beyond the Dead Sea
Dina Ben Tal, Director of Revenue Management, EL AL Israel Airlines
Agnieszka Jędrzejczyk, Vice-Chairperson, Polish Tourism Organisation
Joanna Landau, Founder and CEO, Vibe Israel 
Galit Palzur, Poznań University of Economics and Business
Olimpia Iwańska-Kruszyńska, Bystrzyca Kłodzka Municipality
Moderator: Carmel Rafaeli, Co-Founder and CEO, Xander

14:30-15:00 Lunch and Wrap-Up

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BONUS FROM GOOGLE - #IAMREMARKABLE WORKSHOP

12:30-14:00 WORKSHOP ROOM, LEVEL -1


#IAmRemarkable is a workshop run by facilitators trained by
Google. It will highlight to participants the importance of self
promotion in their careers and provide them with the tools to
practice this skill. The workshop is divided into three parts:
Discuss: Data and research about self-promotion and
unconscious biases.


Practice: Main exercises to help participants articulate their
achievements and practice self-promotion.
Go home strong: Discussion and take-home exercises.

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Katarzyna Rybka-Iwańska,

Head of Section, Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Tel Aviv:
katarzyna.rybka@msz.gov.pl;

mob.: +972543113998


Jarosław Ćwiek-Karpowicz,

Economic Counsellor, Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Tel Aviv:
jaroslaw.cwiek-karpowicz@msz.gov.pl;

tel.:+972544302974