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9—9 Mar 2023 . 13:00—17:00

Global Women’s Entrepreneurs Roundtable 2023 #EmbraceEquity

Global Women’s Entrepreneurs Roundtable 2023 #EmbraceEquity

Global Women’s Entrepreneurship Roundtable is organised by the Gender Leadership and Inclusion Research Centre (GLIC) and Bettany Centre for Entrepreneurship at Cranfield University to commemorate International Women’s Month.

Based on the 2023 theme #EmbraceEquity, this roundtable will bring together leading academics, investors and female entrepreneurs from different parts of the world to discuss the unique issues and challenges experienced by women. The discussion will specifically explore interconnections between the role of women as entrepreneurs and women’s leadership in society. The roundtable will also explore areas for further research and provide networking opportunities.

This event will be hybrid for those unable to travel to MK:U (Bouverie House, 200 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes MK9 1LT).

Aims of the Roundtable

  • To learn more about the experiences of women entrepreneurs from different parts of the world.
  • To explore interconnections between the role of women as entrepreneurs and women’s leadership in society.
  • To establish linkages between GLIC, Bettany Centre and women entrepreneurs across the world.

Agenda

Time Activity

13:00 – 13:30

Participants arrive

Online Platform opens

13:00 – 13:45

Welcome & Overview of GLIC and the Bettany Centre for Entrepreneurship

Dr Deirdre Anderson, Director of Gender Leadership and Inclusion Research Centre,
Cranfield School of Management

Ms. Claire Banwell Spencer Head of Entrepreneurship Growth Portfolio,
Bettany Centre for Entrepreneurship

13:45 – 15:00

Facilitated Roundtable Discussion

  • Ms. Yemi Keri – Founder, Heckerbella
  • Ms. Pauline Koebl – Founder, SheEquity
  • Ms. Debbie Lewis – Regional EcoSystem Manager, Natwest
  • Others TBC
15:00 – 15:45 Audience Q&A/Discussion
15:45 – 16:00

Key outcomes from discussion

Ms. Thelma Ekiyor – Doctoral Student, GLIC

16:00 – 17:00

Networking

Date & Time
Thursday 9 March – Thursday 9 March 2023
13:00—17:00
Location
MK:U Innovation Hub, Bouverie House, 200 Silbury Blvd, Milton Keynes MK9 1LT
Hosted by
Cranfield University
Free event
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