The TNW Conference is about to begin! As a woman in tech you can claim your Digital-Only Business pass for €39,-(!) instead of €250,-. That’s a 85% discount!

The packed program is full of interesting sessions. To make it a little easier for you, we have curated a special program that may be of extra interest to you, as a follower of RISE.  A few of our partners participate in the program: Women in Tech nl, Techionista, Startupamsterdam, Future Factor and The humblebrag.

For the full We Rise curated program scroll below


October, 1st 2021

11:15 — 11:45 • Impact

Call to action: representation at the head table

Gender and race disparities in tech continue, and are especially predominant at the executive level. What are actionable strategies to create a paradigm shift?

  • Peggy Alford: EVP, Global Sales, Paypal
  • Dr. Cara Antoine: President & Chairwoman, Executive Advisory Board, Women in Tech Netherlands
  • Archie Deskus SVP & CIO, Intel
13:00 — 13:40 • Growth Quarters & Future of Work

Tech academies: the middlemen in the war on talent

Addressing the scepticism towards hiring talent via a tech academy. StartupAmsterdam in conversation with three Amsterdam-based academies.

  • Igneta Skliaustyte: Talent & Diversity Lead, StartupAmsterdam
  • Tamira van Roeyen: Founder, Techionista
  • Saskia Verstege: Managing Director, TechGrounds
  • Wouter de Vos: CEO, Codaisseur
14:45 — 15:15 • Re:Brand

Local brands, global reach

A converstation led by Kerrie Finch: Remco and Thecla share tactics on how to built a branding strategy that resonates both locally and globally.

  • Kerrie Finch: Founding partner, FutureFactor
  • Thecla Schaeffer: Head of marketing, Tony’s Chocolonely
  • Remco Barbier: Head of branding, NN Group
17:15 — 17:45 • Transform & Sustainable Societies

Sustainability in action

We all know why. Let's discuss how. Actionable solutions for companies to align with ESG standards and transform sustainability initiatives

  • Fredrika Klarén: Head of Sustainability, Polestar
  • Renae Kezar: Senior Director, Global Leader of Sustainability, Avery Dennison
  • Iggy Bassi: CEO, Cervest
  • Lucy von Sturmer: founder, The Humblebrag
TNW Conference - 30 Sept & 1 Oct, 2021
TNW • Sept 30 & Oct 1, 2021 • Hybrid: Europe’s leading tech festival