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For Lead: 15 Min, Co-Lead :15 Min, Panelist: 5 Min.

WEF-Iceland, 2017 “Gender Equality – Towards He for She & She for He”

Day-1, Thursday , 19 October 2017.

Time Session
Topic Speakers
12:10pm – 12:55pm Optional Guided Exhibition – Fru Vigdis Finnbogadottir former president of Iceland
01:00pm – 02:50pm 19A- Plenary – Inaugural Session * Inauguration & Theme Address: “Gender Equality – Towards He for She & She for He” Guest of Honour : Fru Vigdis Finnbogadóttir, Ex-President of Iceland,
03:00pm – 03:55pm 1910- Parallel  A Sustainable World: Reducing Gender Based Violence Holds The Key Ritu Khanduri
1911- Parallel Gender Equality in Iceland: Lessons Learned & Way Forward
1912- Parallel Women’s Access to Finance Across Countries: Pitfalls & Paths Genna Elvin,
Christine Poulin,
04:00pm – 04:55pm 1920- Parallel Women on Executive Boards & as CEOs: What do The Trends Indicate Genna Elvin,
Christine Poulin,
Catherine Ward
1921- Parallel Women Workforce: New Models for Engagement Ashildur Bragadottir,
Larissa Best
1922- Parallel Leveraging Diversity Beyond Gender Priyanka Arora
05:00pm – 06:00pm Cockteil – Major of Reykjavik NOT CONFIRMED

Day-2, Friday , 20 October 2017.

09:00am-09:55am 2010- Parallel Gender Fulfillment & Partnership, Policies & practices for balanced sharing Shukti Roy,
Agneta Nyholm
2011- Parallel Domestic Abuse in Society, Violence in the Workplace Natalie C. MacDonald
2012- Parallel Models of Good Governance  Charlene Doak-Gebauer
10:00am – 10:55am 2020- Parallel Stereotypes, Mindsets & Silent Oppressors Priyanka Arora,
S McPherson Esq
2021- Parallel The Challenges of a Disrupted Media: What Can We Do as a Civil Society Ritu Khanduri
2022- Parallel Equality at Home & Parenting Practices
11:00am – 12:00noon 2030- Parallel Exploring & Addressing Diverse Inequalities Pia Orleane,
Rehab Abd Elhalim
2031- Parallel Breastfeeding in Public Places: What do Women Think? Nikki Zanchi
2032- Parallel Boys Can Cry & Girls can Lead: The Need for New Verbal Expressions Raha Moharrak
12:00noon– 01:00pm Lunch Break
01:00pm– 01:55pm 2040- Parallel Us & Them: Reducing the Distances in Our Hearts & Minds Deep Laxmi ,
Runa Magnusdottir ,
Jennifer Lu
2041- Parallel Teachers & Parents: Need for a Partnership Shukti Roy, Dr. Marialice B F X Curran,
Rehab Abd Elhalim
2042- Parallel Community-Based Approaches Toward Migration
02:00pm – 02:55pm 2050- Parallel Closing the Gender Gap: Entrepreneurship as Leveling Field Lisa Dadd,
Pat Duckworth,
Zorica Pantic,
Jo Schneier,
Nikki Zanchi
2051- Parallel Lack of gender diversity in business leadership – hindrances & tailwinds Emma Killian,
Roxane Jurkovskaja
2052- Parallel Employee or Entrepreneur, Being Your Own Boss  Pat Duckworth, Lisa Dadd, Runa Magnusdottir
03:00pm – 03:55pm 2060- Parallel Implementing Women’s Voices: Structures & Platforms  Ashildur Bragadottir, Funda Sivrikaya Serifoglu
2061- Parallel Addressing Alienation and Enabling Innovation with More Inclusiveness Dr. Maha Hosain Aziz
2062- Parallel Wonder Women: Enshrining Powerful Role Models in Education & Media.  Roma Das,
Jennifer Lu ,
S McPherson Esq
04:00pm – 05:00 pm 2070 Valedictory Session
Celebrating Togetherness & Teams; & Awards