Welcome to Berlin!

Global Female Leaders - ThinkTank

The preparations for this year’s summit are completed and this afternoon our 5th summit for female executives starts.


Make Innovation Real – with Design Thinking

Pamela Maruschke, Managing Director, Accenture, Germany

Anna Krause, Design Thinker & Innovation Consultant, Accenture, Germany

The User-In-The-Loop? On our Interaction with Autonomous Agents

Prof Dr Enkelejda Kasneci, Junior Professor of Computer Science, University of Tuebingen, Germany

Boost Your Creativity – Essential Human Skills in the Age of AI and Machine Learning

Kyung H. Yoon, Founder and CEO, Talent Age Associates, USA

A first highlight will be the evening cocktail reception at the China Club Berlin including a keynote featuring Roya Mahboob, the highly acclaimed Afghan entrepreneur and businesswoman who will talk about “New Technology & Entrepreneurship – Two Mighty Tools Empowering Women”.

Roya Mahboob is a serial entrepreneur, CEO and President of Digital Citizen Fund, Digital Citizen Brew (Coffee & Tea) and EdyEdy. She focused on building #Digital Literacy for women and children in developing countries. And her personal goal for #Digital Literacy is to bridge the gap between education and job markets by offering practical online skills in her new company and platform EdyEdy for women and youth in developing countries. Roya Mahboob is also President and board member of the Digital Citizen Fund, with aims to increase women’s technological literacy and provide employment and educational opportunities for girls and children in developing countries like Afghanistan. She sits on the Advisory Board of Forbes School of Business of Ashford University, Resolution Project, and the Global Thinkers Forum organization.

2013, Roya was named in the TIME Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world for her work in building internet classrooms in high schools in Afghanistan. The TIME 100 essay was written by Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg who is also the author of “Lean In Women, Work and the Will to Lead”. Roya is also a member of the 2014 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, Civic Innovators, The Advancement of Gender Equality through Education Award and Young Leader of World Economic Form in 2015.

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Review Global Female Leaders 2017: Official Whitepaper

The Global Female Leaders 2017 summit took place from 7th to 9th May 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton in Berlin. Our dear partner Accenture provided us with an in-depth White Paper, that you can now download for free!

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