Global Summit Calls on Women to Shatter the Glass Ceiling

Women Empowered Global, a global forum for female entrepreneurs and leaders, together with the Gerety Awards, a global creative award that truly believes ingender equality, has organized a global virtual summit for women from all walks of life to “Shatter the Glass Ceiling”, this International Women’s Day.

An exclusive online Virtual Summit will be held on the 8th of March connecting strong personalities from around the world on their mission to empower women. The summit will address dialogue on powerful topics such as “Beyond Women on Boards; How the gender lens can impact organizational strategy for the better” and “Breaking Down Stereotypes; The shift from gender specific to gender neutral consumer branding”.

The summit will feature a plethora of internationally acclaimed speakers in two sessions. Session 1 will feature a keynote address from Women Empowered Global CEO Senela Jayasuriya, and GeretyAwards Co-Founder Lucia Ongay, followed by an exclusive panel represented by Hazel Herrington, Founder/CEO, Destiny Arise, Zimbabwe / Australia, Angela Bassichetti, Head of Creative Shop APAC – Facebook, Singapore, Thomas Kolster, Mr. Goodvertising, Marketing Activist, Author & Speaker – Denmark and Sandra De Zoysa (CCXP), Group Chief Customer Officer – Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka. This session will focus on looking beyond simply including female representation on Corporate Boards and discuss the unique value propositions of women in decision-making positions, and how the gender lens can impact organization strategy for the better. It will be moderated by Senela Jayasuriya, Founder & CEO of Women Empowered Global&WE. Global Academy; Award-winning people transformation & Innovation Coach. 

Taking a closer look at breaking down stereotypes, Session II will discuss the shift from gender specific to gender neutral consumer branding, what makes this transition so important (culture, stigma, empowerment), and how consumer markets are evolving around the world. The session features Ariana Stolarz, Chief Global Strategy Officer – MRM, USA, Amaya Coronado, Former CEO – LOLA MullenLowe, Spain;Andrea Cook, Global President –FCB/Six, Canada and Ruchi Sharma, Chairperson – HumanSense, Sri Lanka. The moderator for this session will be Yolanda E. Shields (USA), Founder & CEO of YES Builds,Best-selling Author, Senior Consultant and Global Business Advisor.

“I am looking forward to our 2021 IWD “Shatter your glass ceiling” Global Virtual Summit, to make it a memorable, impactful and inspiring one. Together with Gerety Awards, we have arranged a diverse line up of speakers from around the world, to share their insights, thought-provoking perspectives and their experiences in how they are shattering the glass ceiling, how they #ChooseToChallenge and are supporting initiatives to empower more women” commented Senela Jayasuriya, CEO of Women Empowered Global.

Women Empowered Globaltogether withGerety Awards has organized this Global summit with a free-access pass for individuals who register at the following link prior to the day of the

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