Thu, Jun 10 & Sat, Jun 12
Women & MBA - Europe and Asia

Top international school's webinars, live chat sessions and networking workshops focused on our audience from Europe and Asia

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Discover MBA insights and success stories about women in leadership from top business schools

Lead the way in your career growth and speed up your journey in female leadership.​

Day One - Programme


THURSDAY, 10 JUNE 2021 -  Official event times are in CET

17:00  EVENT Opening by Access Online

17:05  KEYNOTE: From The Big 5 to social entrepreneurship (TBC)

Olga Marcenac, Chief Operating Officer, Nasekomo

17:25  CASE STUDY/Q&A: The Rise of Women Leaders in the Global Business Field

Deborah McCandless, Associate Director,  IESE Business School (Spain)

17:50  SUCCESS STORY/Q&A: Women in MBA: Addressing the Misconceptions

Karen Barker, Director of Recruitment and Marketing, Warwick Business School (UK)

18:15  SUCCESS STORY/Q&A: Women Success in Leadership

Emily Centeno De Abols, Marketing Manager, ESCP Europe MBA (Multicampus)

18:40  CASE STUDY/Q&A: Women are Less Likely to Invest in Themselves?

Nathalie Naveda, Head of Marketing and Talent Acquisition, University of St. Gallen EMBA-HSG (Switzerland)

19:05 CASE STUDY/Q&A: Become the Leader You Would Want to Follow  

Eric Askins, Executive Director, Full-Time MBA Admissions, UC Berkeley: Haas Full-time MBA (USA)

19:30  WEBINAR/Q&A: Empowering Women in Leadership

Sara Vanos, Director, Marketing, HEC Paris (France)

19:55 CASE STUDY/Q&A: Developing Female Role Models in Male-Driven Industries

Anna Patterson, Presenter & Marketing Specialist, Vienna University of Economics and Business WU Executive Academy (Austria)

20:20  CASE STUDY/Q&A: A to Z of Female Representation 

Jeff Hunter, Assistant Dean, George Washington University (USA)

20:45 WEBINAR/Q&A: Women and Leadership Growth

Ilaria Contrastini, Digital, Direct to Consumer Senior Manager at Discovery Inc | discovery+,  Alumna, MIP Politecnico di Milano School of Management (Italy) 

21:10 KEYNOTE: The Importance of Lifelong Learning

Angela G., Student of Human Nature, Founder @ Career Protocol & FriendMo

Parallel sessions:

Small-group discussions: Pre-scheduled sessions with the best-matching schools
One-to-One: Ad hoc video sessions with your schools of choice
Live chat: Message your schools of choice for a chat during or after the event

Day Two - Programme

SATURDAY, 12 JUNE 2021 -  Official event times are in CET

10:00  EVENT Opening by Access Online

10:05  KEYNOTE: The Value of the MBA Experience in the Workplace

Pallavi Srivastava, APAC Talent Leader, IBM GTS

10:25  SUCCESS STORY/Q&A: Gender Balance on the MBA, and Beyond – Why It Matters

Edina Horvath, Associate Director, Esade Business School (Spain)

10:50  SUCCESS STORY/Q&A: Women and MBA Success Stories

Shri Ramakrishnan, Assistant Director, Graduate Recruitment, Syracuse University-Whitman School of Management (USA)

11:15  WEBINAR/Q&A: A to Z of Female Representation

Amy J. XU,  Regional Manager, Grenoble Ecole de Management (France, Germany)

11:40  WEBINAR/Q&A: A to Z of Female Representation

Jennifer Differ, Regional Director, Hult International Business School (USA, UK, UAE, China)

12:05  WEBINAR/Q&A: Building Confidence in Female Leaders

Vivian Tran, Manager, Recruitment and Admissions, UBC Sauder School of Business (Canada)

12:30 WEBINAR/Q&A: Faking it: Impostor Phenomenon and the MBA

Dane Wallace, International Relations Manager, University of Nottingham Business School (UK)

12:55  WEBINAR/Q&A: Creating a Supportive Culture for Women in Business

Ryan Hess, Interim Director of Admissions, Penn State University: Smeal College of Business (USA)

13:20  CASE STUDY/Q&A: Unlocking Your Leadership Potential

Irina Zilbergleyt, Director of Career Education & Advising, IE Business School (Spain)

13:45  CASE STUDY/Q&A: Women in Work in 2021: Where Are We Heading?

Dr Robyn Remke and Emma Watton, Lancaster University Management School (UK)

14:10  KEYNOTE: Build Your Success Mindset (TBA)

Parallel sessions:

Small-group discussions: Pre-scheduled sessions with the best-matching schools
One-to-One: Ad hoc video sessions with your schools of choice
Live chat: Message your schools of choice for a chat during or after the event

How the MBA empowers women

The MBA degree is a stepping stone for business women around the world who want to grow their career. MBA students have the unique opportunity to:

  • Attain the essential business toolkit for positions in management
  • Interact with diverse professionals and build a global network
  • Prepare for a dynamic business future and flexible leadership

Join our free Access Online event to discover the full potential of the MBA for aspiring female leaders and entrepreneurs.

Why join the online event

Are you looking for business insights and inspiration about female leadership? Enjoy the interactive event schedule:

  • Get inspired with live 20-minute webinars from top business schools
  • Learn the latest data and trends about women in leadership
  • Discover success stories of female leaders and MBA graduates
  • Talk directly to leading MBA program representatives online
  • Explore career paths for women in business and management

17:00 - 21:00 CET
10 JUNE, 2021
10:00 - 14:00 CET
12 JUNE, 2021