Past Events 2017

13 June 2017
Judit Kozenkow 
Tackling global challenges: gender bias and women's empowerment 
Judit provided a data-rich presentation about gender bias and we later reflected on what can we do to accelerate the equalising process. Some of the graphs were shocking reminders of what we, as professional women, are dealing with and a reinforcement of the value of organisations like BPW.

9 May 2017 
Intent vs. Impact: how do we become effective communicators? 
Daniela Rusu, founder of Quantum, shared her expertise in communication as a dynamic field where intention creates its own fulfillment. In this interactive group session, Daniela walked us through elements of how to become effective communicators and gave us some practical tools to start changing the way we communicate and our reactions. 

4 April 2017
Build resilience and get ready! 
Alexia Michiels, co-founder and partner of Resilience Institute Europe, took us on a journey through the Resilience Spiral with some practical tips, aimed at strengthening our personal resilience.  We all left with an increased awareness of how to mobilise all our resources: body, heart, mind, and spirit, to help us successfully navigate our way through the many challenges that arise in our lives.

14th March 2017
BPW Lake Geneva Annual General Meeting and Candlelight Ceremony

14th February 2017
Céline Renaud, CEO & Founder of JMC Lutherie invited us to an unforgettable ‘Sound Tasting
We experienced an emotional and musical journey and got a true feeling how sound transforms into music. We  heard music played on 350 year-old spruce wood of the Risoud Forest and enjoyed an amazing and unforgettable moment.

10th January 2017
Debbie Croft & Natalie Wilkins
Effectively Balancing Your Professional and Private Life
Natalie & Deborah took us through an interactive workshop to take the rare step of pressing ‘pause’ long enough for us to re-assess and reflect on what we wanted 2017 to look like. We reflected on what was working well and what was working less well, i.e. What were we tolerating, at a personal &/or professional cost? What were we wishing for?