Business Women series: “Recession or Renaissance: Thriving in the new Era” will focus on how the crisis has changed our world and how individuals and businesses can respond to make the most of this time of change. The need for growing talent and diversity in the workplace, including gender diversity, will be especially discussed and analyzed.

Speakers include Gayle Allard from IE business school, Siobhan Martin from Mercer, Christine Nielsen from University of Baltimore and Marijo Bos and Rieke Smakman from EuropeanPWN.

The conference will be closed by H.E. President of the Assembly of the Republic of Portugal, Assunção Esteves.

The event will start with a networking breakfast and includes a working session and debate with the objective of generating shared conclusions about the topic at hand.

Date and time: November 3rd, 2011 from 8.30 am – 1:30 pm

Venue: Hotel Tivoli Lisboa, Av. Liberdade, 185. 1269-050 Lisbon

Language: English

Event co-organized by European professional Women Network (EPWN) and IE Business School and sponsored by Santander Totta, Invesco-Transearch, Mercer and Diario Económico

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