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SEP 22/23 | RIGA

NOVATORE
IMPACT
SUMMIT

FOR ECONOMIC
EMPOWERMENT
BY WOMEN

uaⓒ Polina Doroshenko, Ukraineua

JOIN US!

The Novatore Impact Summit's purpose is to drive economic development by raising and discussing topics that women consider to be important.

We believe that the economy can and should be empowered by women. The Summit’s credo is "by women for everyone". We are simply committed to women’s economic empowerment and gender equality.

The Novatore Impact Summit advances the goal of attaining a tangible impact in gender diversity indicators – increasing the proportion of women in the highest leadership positions.

For photo, media and press accreditation – please find the application form here:

PRESS ACCREDITATION FORM

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WHY ATTEND?

  • World-class speakers from 18 countries for your growth

  • Choose 2 of 8 Master-classes for your professional development

  • Learn, develop and grow together with your team

  • Network with 400 like-minded professionals from the Baltics and beyond

  • Empower each other to make an impact

  • Organised by Novatore, volunteer community and partners

  • All content in English language

  • Have fun and enjoy the event!

Day 1 | Sep 22 Conference
  • Conference

  • Round table discussions

  • Case-studies

  • Networking events 

  • Reception

  • Streamed globally

Day 2 | Sep 23 Masterclasses
  • Champagne breakfast

  • 2 Masterclases for your choosing from 8 sessions

  • Networking activities

 

TICKETS

Team price applies, when three or more tickets are purchased at the same time.

All prices are shown in euros per person and excluding 21% VAT.

LAST MINUTE

SINGLE

DAY 1
(Conference)
 195,-
DAY 1 & DAY 2
(Conference & Masterclasses)
 339,-

LAST MINUTE

TEAM 3+

DAY 1
(Conference)
 176,-
DAY 1 & DAY 2
(Conference & Masterclasses)
 305,-

LAST MINUTE

ONLINE

DAY 1
(Conference)
 99,-
 

SPEAKERS

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WIThe First LadyWI
WIof UkraineWI

OLENA
ZELENSKA

    Olena Zelenska is the first lady of Ukraine and a Ukrainian screenwriter. She has done invaluable work for Ukrainian culture, school nutrition reform and initiatives to spread the Ukrainian language around the world, while fighting for a barrier-free society.

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      WIChange Management coachWI
       

      HEDE
      KERSTIN LUIK

      • LinkedIn

      Hede Kerstin Luik is a Change Management coach and head of communications at North Estonia Medical Centre. She will lead a Masterclass on how to set your leadership ambitions.

      • LinkedIn
      Novatore_spikeri_1080x1080_AndrisGrafs_2.jpg
      WIVice PresidentWI
      WILatvia at BICGWI

      ANDRIS
      GRAFS

      • LinkedIn

      “More women in boardrooms!” Andris Grafs will bring together a splendid panel of impactful leaders to discuss diversity in top positions. He leads BICG (Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance) in Latvia that aims for better governed public & private companies.

      • LinkedIn
      Novatore_spikeri_1080x1080_FrancescaCavallo_2.jpg
      WIAuthor of "Good Night Stories forWI
      WIRebel Girls", entrepreneur and activistWI

      FRANCESCA
      CAVALLO

      • LinkedIn

      Francesca Cavallo is an award-winning, New York Times best-selling author, serial entrepreneur and activist, her work has been translated into more than 50 languages. She co-created the Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls book series and podcast.

      • LinkedIn
      Novatore_spikeri_1080x1080_InesePodgaiska_ok_2.jpg
      WISecretary General atWI
      WIAssociation of Nordic EngineersWI

      INESE
      PODGAISKA

      • LinkedIn

      Inese Podgaiska represents more than 500,000 engineers in the Nordic Region, she has 22 years+ experience in international stakeholder management, negotiation, advocacy, and communication.

      • LinkedIn
      Novatore_spikeri_1080x1080_SveniaBusson_2.jpg
      WIAuthor of 'Exploring the Future ofWI
      WIEducation'
      entrepreneur and investorWI

      SVENIA
      BUSSON

      • LinkedIn

      Svenia is a Global Learning Innovation entrepreneur and investor. She traveled 19 countries to find the most innovative teaching and learning practices. Author of ‘Exploring the Future of Education’ and is building Educare, a new VC fund to support European EdTech founders.

      • LinkedIn
      Novatore_spikeri_1080x1080_ViktorijaTrimbel_2.jpg
      WIManaging Partner atWI
      WIQuantum CapitalWI

      VIKTORIJA TRIMBEL

      • LinkedIn

      Viktorija Trimbel holds over 28 years of excellent track-record in strategic management, corporate governance, and M&A, leading and managing highly complex business and public projects. A strong believer that everything is possible and committed to empower more women and girls.

      • LinkedIn
      Novatore_spikeri_1080x1080_DarjaKonina_2.jpg
      WILead Delivery ManagerWI
      WIat TietoevryWI

      DARJA
      KOŅINA

      • LinkedIn

      20+ years experience in the IT sector and last 7 she implements 

      the Agile principles in her work to address specific company needs and exploit its benefits in everyday life. Darja is sure that the Agile way should help everyone to make the work of her company more results oriented and inclusive.

      • LinkedIn
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      WICountry manager Latvia,WI
      WIChairman of the board at TietoevryWI

      VALĒRIJA
      VĀRNA

      • LinkedIn

      Country Manager at TietoEvry in Latvia, Board member of Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Latvia. Knows IT business solution industry to the bone, more than 20 years experience from system developer to leading one of top IT companies in Latvia.

      • LinkedIn
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      WIBaltics Intelligent OperationsWI
      WILead at AccentureWI

      ALDA
      ZEILA

      • LinkedIn

      Alda has broken many stereotypes about women in IT. At first, she started to work in the travel industry in Canada but soon changed her career to IT. Her CV includes various positions from programmer to  Intelligent Operations lead.

      • LinkedIn
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      WICommunication & Marketing DirectorWI
      WIat Riga Business SchoolWI

      AGNESE
      STRAZDA

      • LinkedIn

      A communication strategist, change management and leadership explorer with over 20 years of experience in banking and public sector; vice-Chairperson of Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Latvia.

      • LinkedIn
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      WIChief Empowerment OfficerWI
      WIof the Riga TechGirlsWI

      ANNA
      ANDERSONE

      • LinkedIn

      Anna is Riga TechGirls leader and loves building social movements. She has built tech companies like FROONT, berta.me and HungryLab, founded co-working space THE MILL, is on the board of TechHub Riga and promotes women's engagement in tech.

      • LinkedIn
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      WIChief CommercialWI
      WIOfficer at NorstatWI

      GRACIELLA
      GARMANN

      • LinkedIn

      Leader with strong commercial acumen and execution skills. More than 15 years of experience in leadership roles across Norstat, KPMG, Capgemini Consulting and other companies. Expert in sales, marketing, communications, business development and strategy.

      • LinkedIn
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      WIFounder of NovatoreWI
       

      BAIBA
      RUBESA

      • LinkedIn

      Baiba Rubesa is a founder of Novatore and a business executive with experience across multiple industries (oil, gas, retail, automotive, telecommunications, transport) spanning across Europe and North America.

      • LinkedIn
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      WIAfghanistan Women CouncilWI
       

      MUSKA
      GAILANI

        ...

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          WINATO Assistant Secretary GeneralWI
          WIfor Public DiplomacyWI

          BAIBA
          BRAŽE

          • LinkedIn

          Baiba Braže rules international relations. After serving as Ambassador in UK & NL, she is in charge of NATO Public Diplomacy to raise the Alliance’s profile with audiences world-wide and to build support for Alliance operations and policies.

          • LinkedIn
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          WIExpert ConsultantWI
          WIat OECDWI

          ELĪNA
          PINTO

          • LinkedIn

          Elīna Pinto is a values-driven governance navigator, international public policy professional (OECD, EU) with a 15-year track record in public governance. Elīna will lead a panel discussion on economic growth, sustainability and women's role in it.

          • LinkedIn
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          WISpecial Advisor for International AffairsWI
          WIat the University of the PeopleWI

          GABRIELE
          ZEDLMAYER

          • LinkedIn

          Gabriele is a social innovator. Has been working with many global organisations to solve social and environmental issues. Twice has been named as “one of the 50 most inspiring women in European technology”. ‘Elle’ included her in their HOT 100 List as one of “15 Power Women” in 2016.

          • LinkedIn
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          WIPartner, Global Head of FinTechWI
          WI Practice Group at Pedersen & PartnersWI

          EVITA
          LUNE

          • LinkedIn

          Evita Lune knows the formula to global higher leadership positions, having completed over 800 successful executive search assignments and over 250 senior level FinTech assignments in 42+ countries. She is a passionate women’s career growth advocate.

          • LinkedIn
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          WIFormer Deputy Minister of FoodWI
          WIand Agriculture of UkraineWI

          VLADYSLAVA
          MAGALETSKA

          • LinkedIn

          Vladyslava Magaletska was a strong advocate for improving the investment and business climate in Ukraine. Opened over 35 export markets to Ukrainian exporters and improved transparency in such areas as food safety, digitaliSation, et al.

          • LinkedIn
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          WIManaging Partner BalticsWI
          WIat DeloitteWI

          KRISTĪNE
          JARVE

          • LinkedIn

          Kristīne Jarve oversees teams which provide a wide-variation of professional services starting from law firms, financial and tax advisers, auditors and ending with a team of data analysts and Artificial Intelligence specialists.

          • LinkedIn
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          WICountry Manager atWI
          WIPedersen & PartnersWI

          EVA
          ALBERTE

          • LinkedIn

          Eva Alberte holds vast Executive Search experience with senior level mandates spanning various domains – general management, marketing, communications, finance, sales, human resources, manufacturing.

          • LinkedIn
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          WIPhD, Chairwoman of the LatvianWI
          WITransatlantic OrganizationWI

          ŽANETA
          OZOLIŅA

            Žaneta Ozoliņa is a professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science and an author of more than 100 publications devoted to various aspects of security policy.

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              WICo-Owner ofWI
              WISignet BankWI

              IRĪNA
              PĪGOZNE

              • LinkedIn

              Professional with over 25 years of experience in banking and international investments: active in the financial sector since 1994 – from 2003 to 2015 she was a Board Member at Swedbank AS, an acting Deputy Chairwoman of Supervisory Council at Signet Bank since 2017.

              • LinkedIn
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              WIPhD, Social Anthropologist,WI
              WICertified Diversity Manager, AdvisorWI

              AGNESE
              CIMDIŅA

              • LinkedIn

              Agnese holds a PhD in Social Anthropology and is certified Diversity Manager. Corporate anthropology is one of Agnese’s main expertise areas and she has been one of the first candidates to get certified as diversity manager in Norwegian Certification Authority.

              • LinkedIn
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              WIBoard MemberWI
              WIof BICGWI

              VITA
              ANDREWS

              • LinkedIn

              Executive suite leader with over 25-years of diverse management experience in Swedish aviation industry. Deeply committed to ethical conduct, engaging stakeholders, treating employees with dignity and respect, and serving customers. Fully embraces the pursuit of sustainability.

              • LinkedIn
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              WIPhD, President of ZurichWI
              WIChamber of CommerceWI

              KARIN
              LENZLINGER

              • LinkedIn

              She is President of the Zurich Chamber of Commerce, a board member of Economiesuisse and Baloise Group, VP of SV Group. She is committed to actions instead of words regarding sustainability and social responsibility in Swiss entrepreneurship.

              • LinkedIn
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              WIInvestment DirectorWI
              WIat BaltCapWI

              SANDRA
              AILE

              • LinkedIn

              Sandra is Investment Director at BaltCap, the largest private equity investor in the Baltics, with 15 years of experience in finance, deal execution and company development at supervisory board level. She is a CFA charterholder and a member of European Women in Venture Capital network.

              • LinkedIn
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              WIFounder of NovatoreWI
               

              DAGNIJA
              LEJIŅA

              • LinkedIn

              Dagnija Lejiņa advocates women leadership, in particular via Novatore and Oratore.me platforms. She is passionate about start-ups and technologies. Dagnija has extensive experience as a strategic communications professional within both public and private sectors.

              • LinkedIn
              Novatore_spikeri_1080x1080_EvaJohansone_2.jpg
              WIModerator ofWI
              WINovatore Impact SummitWI

              EVA
              JOHANSONE

              • LinkedIn

              Culture and environmental journalist, working for Latvian Television. Editor for environmental TV broadcast “Greenhead” and project coordinator in Latvia for EU project "ACT: Art. Climate. Transition".

              • LinkedIn
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              WIPhD, Co-founder and ExecutiveWI
              WIDirector of Footage FoundationWI

              DR. KRISTEN
              ALI EGLINTON

              • LinkedIn

              Dr. Eglinton is co-founder of Footage Foundation, a global, feminist, non-profit organization that elevates the lives of women. She will share her work on the frontlines of gender inequality including key projects in Ukraine, Compassionate Cash and FemSMS.

              • LinkedIn
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              WISpecial Advisor to the President ofWI
              WIthe Democratic Republic of CongoWI

              CHANTAL
              YELU MULOP

              • LinkedIn

              Chantal Yelu Mulop is Special Advisor to the President of DR Congo. She is a leading activist, a recognised humanist, feminist, an advocate for social and economic justice and the promotion of women's fundamental rights.

              • LinkedIn
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              WIFinancial expert,WI
              WIfounder of "SheOwns' platformWI

              KARĪNA KULBERGA

              • LinkedIn

              Karīna Kulberga will lead the Masterclass “Wealth management” and help to raise your impact. She is a financial expert and founder of the finance site SheOwns (7000+ followers) that helps women to get reach individual financial independence.

              • LinkedIn
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              WIIndependent member ofWI
              WI the Board at Telia LietuvaWI

              DOVILE
              GRIGIENE

              • LinkedIn

              Dovile Grigiene's passionate engagement helped Swedbank Lithuania become the first company in the country which ensured equal pay and eliminated the gender salary gap.

              • LinkedIn
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              WIChief Executive OfficerWI
              WIForta ResearchWI

              LINDA
              EZERA

              • LinkedIn

              Gender equality in the Baltics? Why is this a hot topic? Why do we need more women in boardrooms?

               

              Linda Ezera will share findings from the newest research "Gender and Business Equality in Baltics''. Reliable data is the starting point to make meaningful changes.

              • LinkedIn
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              WICo-founder and ChairmanWI
              WIof the Board at INDEXOWI

              VALDIS
              SIKSNIS

                More than 20 years of experience in the financial sector. One of the founders of INDEXO and has served as a member of the Management Board since INDEXO was founded in 2017.

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                  WIPrincipal atWI
                  WIPedersen & PartnersWI

                  INGA
                  EZERA

                  • LinkedIn

                  Inga Ezera brings Board-level expertise in complex matrix and multicultural business settings. Her intercontinental experience covers Leadership Impact Development, Performance Management, Succession Planning, and High-Performance Teams Development.

                  • LinkedIn
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                  WIPresident of LatviaWI
                   

                  EGILS
                  LEVITS

                    The President of Latvia Egils Levits is a Latvian lawyer and political scientist, co-author of many significant draft laws and the author of the Preamble to the Constitution.

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                      WIChairwoman of ManagementWI
                      WIBoard at Nasdaq RigaWI

                      DAIGA AUZIŅA- MELALKSNE

                      • LinkedIn

                      Head of Nasdaq Baltic Exchanges since 2012 and Board member of BICG for over 6 years. She is passionate about capital markets and believes in good corporate governance and accountability as drivers of growth and economic prosperity.

                      • LinkedIn
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                      WIPhD, President atWI
                      WIIMMER GROUPWI

                      IRINA
                      MIROCHNIK

                      • LinkedIn

                      Board Member of the European Rotogravure Association. Included in Top 100 Business Ambassadors of Ukraine and Top 100 most influential women of Ukraine. President of Association of Flexible Packaging of Ukraine and Representative of the SAVE FOOD initiative UN in Ukraine.

                      • LinkedIn
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                      WICo-founderWI
                      WIof EdurioWI

                      ERNESTS
                      JENAVS

                      • LinkedIn

                      Edurio is a leading Edtech startup based in the UK and Latvia. Edurio helps over 1500 schools gather and analyse stakeholder feedback to improve education quality.

                      • LinkedIn
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                      WIManaging PartnerWI
                      WIat SorainenWI

                      EVA
                      BERLAUS

                      • LinkedIn

                      Managing partner at Latvia Sornainen Law offices and one of Latvia’s leading mergers & acquisitions and private capital operations law experts. Highly experienced also in corporate governance consulting and also doing research in the field.

                      • LinkedIn
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                      WIESG Manager at theWI
                      WIPicanova GroupWI

                      ILZE
                      ZUMENTE

                      • LinkedIn

                      RTU lecturer in finance and PhD candidate researching the corporate sustainability topic in the Central and Eastern European countries. She is a corporate finance expert and inspires to think mindfully about personal finances and smartly about financial market developments.

                      • LinkedIn
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                      WIBusiness Advisor and IntegralWI
                      WI
                      Coach at Forta ResearchWI

                      AGNIJA
                      ŠMITE

                      • LinkedIn

                      Agnija Šmite is a strong professional with more than 20 years of profound experience working in top management positions in leading companies, an Integral coach and Team builder, who inspires and supports people in their personal and professional growth.

                      • LinkedIn
                       
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                      “In times of upheaval from war in Ukraine and constant pandemic management, we seek to build women’s and society’s resiliency for peace, security and prosperity.”

                      – Baiba Rubesa, Novatore Co-Founder
                       

                      AGENDA

                      Day 1 | Sep 22 | Conference

                      Registration, networking & morning coffee 8:30-9:30

                      REBUILDING TRUST

                      09:30
                      Opening of panel

                      Event moderator Eva Johansone, News Anchor and Editor, Latvian Television, Latvia

                      09:35
                      Opening addresses

                      Baiba Rubesa, Co-Founder of Novatore, Latvia

                      Egils Levits, President of Latvia*

                      Olena Zelenska, the First Lady of Ukraine online address to Novatore Impact Summit*

                      09:50
                      Keynote: Resilience & bravery. My own story

                      Irina Mirochnik, Board Member of Federation of Employers of Ukraine, one of 100 most influential women of Ukraine

                      RESILIENCE. TRANSFORMING SOCIETIES & ECONOMIES IN A POST-WAR ENVIRONMENT powered by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

                      10:00
                      Panel: Women, peace & security

                      Moderator: Dr. Žaneta Ozoliņa, Chairwoman, Latvian Transatlantic Organisation, Latvia

                      Chantal Yelu Mulop, Special Advisor to the Head of State youth gender violence against women, Democratic Republic of the Congo*

                      Vladyslava Magaletska, Ex Head of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, Ukraine*

                      10:30
                      Fireside chat: Muska Gailani & Baiba Rubesa

                      Moderator: Baiba Rubesa, Co-Founder of Novatore, Latvia

                      Muska Gailani, Acting Director, Afghanistan Women Council*

                      10:45
                      Keynote: Using the power of voice, compassion, and feminist principles in Ukraine

                      Kristen Ali Eglinton, PhD, Co-founder, Executive Director & Programs Director, Footage Foundation, USA

                      Coffee & guided networking 11:00-11:20

                      11:20
                      Keynote: The future is even more woman leading! Storytelling about women

                      Francesca Cavallo, author of bestselling series "Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls", entrepreneur and activist, Italy

                      ECONOMIC GROWTH & SUSTAINABILITY powered by BaltCap

                      11:50
                      Keynote: Rethinking the economy – the wellbeing economy