About this Event
The program includes presentations, workshops, and webinar, follow by networking & reception.
- Personal stories of women in leadership positions in International Organizations;
- Presentation of WIO Network’s two years case study: “What does it take to succeed at the UN? Enhancing participation of women in the United Nations and its Agencies” and policy recommendations to support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal #5;
- Workshops that will take conference participants through the journey of the application process to identify the pains and strategies to navigate through the process;
- Presentations and discussions about what female applicants should expect from innovation in HR recruitment? And how best to innovate their profiles to reach their goal of joining the United Nations and other International Organizations?
Both men and women are cordially invited to attend this event.
9:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 09:40
Dr. SusanneKeppler-Schlesinger, Deputy Director, Diplomatische Akademie Wien
09:40 – 09:50
Presentation: Call for gender parity at all levels in United Nations and International Organisations
Darline Giraud, Founder of WIO Network
09:50 – 10:30
Presentation: WIO Network 2017 case study- Recruitment at the United Nations from female applicants perspective
Judith Kohlenberger, PhD
Institute for Social Policy, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)
10:50 – 11:50
Design Thinking Workshop: Journey to International Organisations
Claudia Melo, Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science at Universidade de Brasilia
Renee Carmine-Jones Vice-President of WIO Network
12:50 – 13:10
Entertainment: Communications Cabarets on the future of work
Jenny Simanowitz International Communications Trainer
13:10 – 13:40
Workshop: Are you ready for an Agile International Development Career in the Gig Economy?
Matanat Rahimova, Ph.D., MBA, Career Coach and Performance Consultant
13:40 – 14:25
Presentation: HR Innovation in International Organizations- What can we expect?
Gustavo Araujo, Chief of Recruitment at OSCE Talent Management | Human Resources
Marta Mazarambroz Recruitment Officer at OSCE
14:45 – 15:30
Webinar: Can AI Robot level the playing field in the UN and International Organizations Recruitment?
Henrik Ryden, Co-Founder of Impactpool, the world’s fastest growing pool of global talent who makes positive impact
Workshop: Marketing Yourself Successfully Online and Offline Without Feeling Salesy
Gwyneth Letherbarrow, MBA, Author Speaker Personal Branding Strategist
16:10 – 16:50
FISHBOWL: Panel discussion on case study recommendations and future strategies for female applicants
Chair: Darline Giraud, Founder of WIO Network
Theresa Tomaschitz, Former Gender Strategy Consultant at UNIDO
Rhonda Evans, Head of the WINS Academy, Former Senior Nuclear Security Officer at the IAEA
Gustavo Araujo, Chief of Recruitment at OSCE
Judith Kohlenberge, PhD , Institute for Social Policy, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)
Networking & Reception
Food and Beverages will be served among the guests
17:20 – 17:40
Her story: Innovative ways women can launch their careers in International Organisation
Mrs. Vera Strobachova-Budway, Senior Coordination Adviser on Gender Issues at OSCE
17:40 – 18:10
Women in power – overcoming the resistance to change in International Organisations
Dr. Eva Latham
President of Human Rights Teaching International. Dr. Latham is a scientific researcher, consultant, and expert in the field of Human Rights
WIO Network Team
Bonus: The first 20 registered conference participants will receive a free 30-minute career coaching session with Toni Patterson, a career mentor that works with professional women striving to attain even greater career success, without burning themselves out. Toni has coached women to get their dream jobs, create a career path in their current work environment, overcome mindset blocks to career success, and more.