Agenda

9:00 – 9:30
Registration and welcome coffee

9:30 – 9:40
Opening of the Conference

Prelegents:

  • Dominika Bettman, President of the Responsible Business Forum
  • Dorota Strosznajder, Diversity Congress, Henkel
  • Jolanta Gumula, Deputy Director of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Being a woman in Poland

9:40 – 10:10
Being a Woman in Poland

  • Prof. Ewa Łętowska
  • Sylwia SpurekPhD, Deputy Ombudsman

Politics and social activism – women in public life

10:10 – 10:55
Women in public life

Panel:

  • The role and position of women in local government. Presidents, treasurers, secretaries – women in local government
  • Women as leaders of local community development – the determination and empathy of women activists working for NGOs. Local partnerships – relations with local government, business, etc.
  • Women’s power in resolving the global problems – wars, homelessness, poverty, hunger
  • What big business can do to strengthen diversity and women’s participation in key decisions

Panelists:

  • Cezary Przybylski, Marshal of Lower Silesia province
  • Dominika Bettman, Siemens Polska
  • Orange Polska (TBC)
  • Janina Ochojska, Polish Humanitarian Action
  • Karolina Suska, Director of the Local Library and the Community Centre in Łaziska

Economy / business / labour market – Women and money

10:55 – 11:05
Polish women in the labour market

  • What do statistics tell us?
  • Is equality of wages an elitist issue?

Prelegent:

  • Prof. Joanna Tyrowicz, Department of International Economic Relations, University of Warsaw

11:05 – 11:50
The place of women in the labour market

Panel:

  • What do women and men expect from the employer?
  • How do women and men value their work?
  • How can you support women and the Polish economy?
  • The situation of women in women-dominated industries

Panelists:

  • Prof. Joanna Tyrowicz, Department of International Economic Relations, University of Warsaw
  • Dorota Strosznajder, Henkel Polska
  • Rafał Woś, Polityka
  • Joanna Warecha
  • BGŻ BNP Paribas (TBC)

11:50 – 12:00
Signing the Diversity Charter

Signing the Diversity Charter and greeting the new members of the Partnership Program.

12:00 – 12:30
Coffee break

Business people talk about diversity

12:30 – 14:00
Business people talk about diversity

Presentations on corporate diversity management practices.

14:00 – 14:40
Lunch

Work and life after work

14:40 – 15:10
Dilemmas facing the modern family

Prelegent:

  • Dr Ewa Woydyłło-Osiatyńska, psychologist, psychotherapist, publicist and author of books

15:10 – 15:55
Work and family life

Panel:

  • What do men do after work? what do women do?
  • Partnership in responsibility for dependent persons (children, parents)
  • Healthy, beautiful, happy
  • Retirement – how to avoid loneliness

Panelists:

  • Dr Ewa Woydyłło-Osiatyńska
  • Jacek Masłowski, psychologist, Masculinum Foundation
  • Przemysław Wiśniewski, Zaczyn Foundation
  • Dr Małgorzata Durska, sociologist, economist

Yesterday – today – tomorrow – role of women in the identity-building

15:55 – 16:30
Herstory – women and history

Personal and social identity of women. How does it influence the contemporary society?

Conversation:

  • PhD Małgorzata Tkacz-Janik
  • Mary Thurston, Ambassador of the New Zealand in Poland, Ukraine, Latvia, Litvia, Estonia and Georgia (TBC)
  • The conversation will be held by Anna Dziewit-Meller, journalist and writer

16:30 – 16:40
Summary and closure of the conference

  • Dominika Bettman, President of the Responsible Business Forum
  • Dorota Strosznajder, Diversity Congress, Henkel