Women First – Milan

May 11, 2019 - Milan, Italy

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    • Milan, Italy
    • May 11, 2019

Women First – Milan

  May 11, 2019

  Milan, Italy

Women First is a global initiative launched by Leaders First.

Women First (Milan) is “patrocinato by the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy”.

The event will provide inspiring stories of women who achieved success in their professional life and are currently leaders in their respective industries.

There will be plenty of opportunities to meet female leaders from around the world and from a wide range of industries, to understand what has driven them, and to listen to the challenges they are facing and the soft-skills they used to achieve their position.

The evening will bring together: Leaders First Ambassadors, Contributors, Members and their Guests, globally minded business owners and professionals and will provide an opportunity to learn more and share expertise.

The event will take place in a luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Brera, Milan,Italy. Members and their Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception.

Advance registration is required. Dress code – business/smart.


  • 6.00pm – Registration
  • 6.40 pm – Welcome Remarks
  • 6.45 pm

A representative of the Universita Bocconi will introduce the conference by presenting data on female leadership. In particular, the study will analyse the data across geographies and industries.

    • Paola Profeta, Associate Professor of public economics, Bocconi University of Milan
  • 7.00 pm

The “Executive Roundtable” will bring experience from senior executives who will share their success stories:

    • Maria Silvia Sacchi, Journalist, Corriere della Sera
    • Paola Scarpa, Emea Women@ Leader, Google
    • Stefania Radoccia, Partner and Italian Law Leader – Studio Legale Tributario EY
    • Chiara Ercole, CEO – Saclà
  • 7.40 pm

The “Female Founders” panel will deeper analyse what are the skills that a female leader needs to achieve success:

    • Maria Silvia Sacchi, Journalist, Corriere della Sera
    • Michela Colli, President & Owner, TWT Group S.p.A.
    • Giovanna Dossena, Chairman AVM Gestioni SGR S.p.A.
  • 8.10 pm – Closing Remarks
  • 8.20 pm – Cocktails & Networking

The event is open for both male and female professionals.

The language of the event is Italian.

A special Thank You to our Partner for this event: Deploy