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WIC-F | Paris 2017

WIC-F | Paris 2017

Women Influence Forum (WIF) in Paris
Forum & Gala Dinner
20 Sept, 2017, 09:00 - 23:00

Venue: Ritz Hotel, Paris, Salon Vendôme
15 place Vendôme 75001 Paris)

For all interested in the key ways of women's influence on today's development of humanity!
Key idea of the project: Women CAN make a difference!

WIF embodies the idea of specific women’s mission to influence the world, to make it a better place, and also provides a research on the possible ways of how women can achieve such a global impact.

WIF is a way for involving every woman who, inspired by others’ life stories, has the guts to choose her own way of realizing her true potential – as a creator, professional, entrepreneur, mother, muse or citizen!

Working language: English (+ options for paid interpretation)

WIF-Paris website:

Women Influence Community website:

Contact: Marina Malakhova, Tel:+336 32141373

20th September 2017

9:00 - 9:30

Registration of participants.

Venue: Ritz Hotel, Paris,
Salon Vendôme
(15 place Vendôme 75001 Paris)

Dress code: formal / business / smart

9:30 - 10:00

Getting to know each other.

10:00 - 10:10

Opening speech: Women authenticity and influence.
Yanina Dubeykovskaya
, WIC's Founder & General Director, President of the WCFA Association in Switzerland (Global)

10:10 - 10:30

Keynote: Being a Creator.
Alena Baeva
, Violinist (Luxembourg / Russia)

10:30 - 11:15

Discussion: Being a Creator.


Olga Podoinitsyna, Member of the Board, VTB Capital (Russia)


Camilla Webster, Artist, Award-Winning Best-Selling Author, TEDx Speaker (USA)
Marie Beauchesne, Free-lanced consultant, entrepreneur and TEDx speaker (France)
Loren Ferré, Chief Creative Officer of Grupo Ferre Rangel (USA)

11:15 - 11:30

Coffee break.

11:30 - 11:50

Keynote: Being an Entrepreneur.
Carol Pepper, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pepper International LLC - winner of the Best Boutique Firm Award by STEP 2017! - New York City (USA)

11:50 - 13:00

Discussion: Being an Entrepreneur.


Annie Mutamba, EU-Africa PR & Strategic Comms Consultant, co-founder of Meridia Partners (Belgium)


Ann Shriver Sargent, CEO & co-founder of Porte-cochère (USA)
Doris Hangartner, Founder & CEO of DORIS HANGARTNER AG (Switzerland)
Natalia Smirnova, Owner & CEO at Personal Advisor Ltd., Moscow (Russia)
Dr. Anusha Ravi, CEO of Park Group of Institutions, Coimbatore / Chennai (India)

13:00 - 13:20

Keynote: Being a Mother.
Ilhame Boirie
, President of Make Mothers Matter (France)

13:20 - 14:00

Discussion: Being a Mother.


Marina Malakhova, WIF project manager (France / Russia)


Francesca Lana, President & co-founder of NetworkHER, Founder & Director of ERA International (UK)
Jan Cavelle, Entrepreneur, Writer, Coach to other women (UK)

14:00 - 15:00

Lunch break.

15:00 - 15:20

Keynote: Being a Citizen.
Lindy Wafula
, CEO / Lead Consultant at Village Ventures International (Kenya)

15:20 - 16:15

Discussion: Being a Citizen.


Eniola Harrison, Strategic Comms & Biz-Development Consultant, Bamboo Communication (Belgium)


Catherine Hernandez-Blades, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Aflac (USA)
Dr. Jiahong Chen, Research Director S&C, Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (Germany)
Secil Sendag, CEO of 360 Communications (Turkey)

16:15 - 16:30

Coffee break.

16:30 - 16:50

Keynote: Being a Professional.
Prof. Patrizia Paterlini-Brechot, MD, Ph.D., Oncologist, Hematologist & Molecular Biologist at Faculty of Medicine, Paris Descartes (France)

16:50 - 18:00

Discussion: Being a Professional.


Kara Alaimo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor & Associate Chair - Department of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations, Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, Hofstra University (USA)


Kiki Keating, Founder and Head of Communications Strategy at KikiNetwork (USA)
Ekaterina Kozinchenko, Partner, Head of A.T. Kearney, Russia & CIS (Russia)
Maureen Murphy, Commercialization Advisor, Founder & MD of Clear Track Pty Ltd. (Australia)

18:00 - 18:30

Discussion: Being a Muse.


Galina Panina, Coach of Public Speaking and Director PR&GR Leroy Merlin (Russia)


Chioma Isiadinso, Founder & CEO, EXPARTUS, New York (USA)
Bershan Show, Warrior, Transformational Coach, Motivational Speaker, Author, Founder of (USA)

18:30 - 20:00

Free time.

20:00 - 23:00

Gala dinner.

Venue: Ritz Hotel, Paris, Salon d'été
(15 place Vendôme 75001 Paris)

Dress code: evening gown, black-tie or tuxedo / smart

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