Women First – Rome

Nov 18, 2019 - Rome, Italy

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    • Rome, Italy
    • Nov 18, 2019

Women First – Rome


  Nov 18, 2019

  Rome, Italy

Women First is a global initiative launched by Leaders First. 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. It will provide an opportunity to learn more and share expertise. The event will take place in a luxury hotel in the heart of Rome, Italy. Members and their Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception. 



  • 6.30pm –  Registration
  • 7.00pm – Welcome Remarks
  • 7.10pm – “Women Leaders in Italy”, plus Q&A (panel in Italian)
  • 7.40pm – “International Female Leaders”, plus Q&A (panel in English)
  • 8.10pm – An overview on female leadership globally
  • 8.25pm – Closing Remarks
  • 8.35pm – Cocktails & Networking  



The “Women Leaders in Italy” panel will bring experience from senior executives who will share their success stories:

    • Jill Morris CMG, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Italian Republic and Her Majesty’s non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of San Marino;
    • Michaela Castelli, Chairperson of Acea;
    • Luisa Todini, Owner and Chair of the Holding Company Todini Finanziaria Spa
    • Alessandra Calabro’ – (Panel Moderator) – Owner at Studio Legale Calabrò 

The “International Female Leaders” panel will analyse the skills that female leaders need to achieve success in an international environment:

    • Swati Mandela, High Commissioner of South Africa in the General Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum; Founding Partner at Qunu Workforce and Fashion Designer and Founder of Swati by Roi Kaskara;
    • Rotem Hochma, Managing Director & COO of a Single Family Office
    • Alexandra Lund, Founder & CEO, Core Values Consulting; MD, #1MillionChildren Initiative;
    • Doris Sommavilla – (Panel Moderator) – Partner at BLU Family Office

A special Thank You to our Partners for this event: Blu Family Office, who have been mandated to help others invest, grow, protect and pass on wealth to the next generation since 2010 and Cafiero Pezzali & Associati, law firm founded in April 2016 that specialises in judicial and extrajudicial assistance. 

The language of the event is Italian and English.