Panel att GSWE 2012


Tuesday, June 17

13:30 Registration opens

14:00 Welcome
Magnus Aronsson, ESBRI, Sweden

Are female entrepreneurs the new heroes of the economy?
Susan Marlow, University of Nottingham, UK

Building a business from the ground up – an outlook from Africa
Adjoa Boateng, MicroEnsure, Ghana
Carol Reeves, University of Arkansas, USA

15:30 Coffee and networking

16:00 Swedish Hasbeens – how clogs became fashionable again
Emy Blixt, Swedish Hasbeens, Sweden

Case: Nüwa – a development program for women entrepreneurs
Ann-Christine Langselius, Miraculum Applications, Sweden & USA

The sky is not the limit – how commercialization of space fuels empowerment and new business opportunities
Karin Nilsdotter, Spaceport Sweden, Sweden

17:30 Drinks, networking and dinner

Wednesday, June 18

08:30 Registration opens

09:00 Case: eXchange – a program for female entrepreneurship in Portugal
Ana Santos, PEEP, Portugal
Luís Vaz, PEEP, Portugal

Developing entrepreneurship at the bottom of the pyramid
Ndidi Nnoli-Edozien, Growing Businesses Foundation, Nigeria
Adjoa Boateng, MicroEnsure, Ghana

Case: Kauffmann Foundation’s work in supporting women’s entrepreneurship
Alicia Robb, Kauffman Foundation, USA

10:30 Coffee and networking

11:00 Enterprise policy and enterprise development – highlights from Scotland
Jackie Brierton, Women's Enterprise Scotland, UK

Six years of experience pioneering in wearables – the story of Mutewatch
Mai-Li Hammargren, Mutewatch, Sweden

12:00 Lunch and networking

13:15 Sources and strategies for funding
Signhild Arnegård Hansen, Svenska Lantchips, Sweden
Tanya Marvin-Horowitz, Capital A Partners, USA
Ndidi Nnoli-Edozien, Growing Businesses Foundation, Nigeria
Anette Nordvall, Stockholm Business Angels, Sweden

Case: Mentoring for export and a new business program for immigrant women
Cassandra Bota, Almi Företagspartner, Sweden

14:30 Coffee and networking

15:00 Developing entrepreneurship education and training that makes a difference
Susan Duffy, Babson College, USA
Shima Barakat, University of Cambridge, UK

Case: Ambassadors for women’s entrepreneurship and Golden rules of leadership – two components in the Swedish government’s efforts to increase women’s entrepreneurship
Anna Lithagen, Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, Sweden
Pernilla Ramslöv, NOX Consulting, Sweden

16:00 Closing, networking and mingle

Are you on Twitter?

Hashtags for the events are #gswe14 and #diana14

Follow ESBRI here

Learn from the best

Adjoa Boateng, Susan G. Duffy, Karin Nilsdotter, Colette Henry, Signhild Arnegård Hansen and Mai-Li Hammargren are some of the speakers that you can listen to – and interact with – in Stockholm June 15-18. Read more