Irini Wentinck

Irini Wentinck

President, Women Entrepreneurs UIPBA


Current President of the Department of Women Entrepreneurs of the Industrial Union of the Province of Buenos Aires, UIPBA. From this space and together with an important team of business leaders, she promotes the economic empowerment of women, the strengthening of industry, as well as the entire productive network of the province of Buenos Aires and Argentina,

She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Unión Industrial de la Pcia de Buenos Aires and a member of the Board of Directors of the Unión Industrial Argentina.

Since 2018 and through her role at UIPBA, she leads in Argentina the development of the WED Women Entrepreneurship Development which is part of the international Win-Win Program, gender equality is good business, the joint program of UN Women, ILO, and funded by the European Union, which aims to promote gender equality through the private sector and increase women’s economic empowerment and leadership as a basis for sustainable, inclusive and equitable growth.

She is a member of the National Technical Advisory Group for the Win-Win Programme: Gender Equality is Good Business. The programme is being implemented for Latin America in Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Chile, Jamaica and Uruguay. As a member of the advisory group, her responsibility is to address strategies and contextual situations, at the national level, to improve the scope, scale and impact of the program.

She is a member of Vital Voices Argentina Chapter. Vital Voices is a foundation dedicated to promoting women’s leadership as an engine for economic, political and social progress for the entire community.

She is a member of the Mentoring Network of the Southern Cone Women Leaders Program and participated in #GlobalMentoringWalk Southern Cone in 2019.
In 2018 she participated in the W20 representing, together with the authorities of Uipba, the Women of Industry of the Province of Buenos Aires. The W20 (Women 20), is the transnational network that brings together women leaders of civil society, business and entrepreneurship that worked during the presidency of Argentina in the G20 to influence the agenda, in order to influence public policy to increase the participation of women in the economies and societies of their countries, improve their quality of life and ensure their access to the labor market, in addition to ensuring quality education, access to health services and political participation.

Since 2017 she has been Coordinator of the Human Capital Development Project for Industry with a Gender Perspective, of the Ezeiza Industrial Union.

She is a member of SUMA, the Network of Entrepreneurs of the IAE Business school, the first business school in Argentina.

She is Director of WTK Wentinck Electric Conductors and Project Leader of the Solar Power Cable Manufacturing Project. Her passion is in innovation, quality, and the possibility of transforming reality from the industry. She seeks sustainability in every decision she makes and her focus is on renewable energy.
Her company is part of the 1800s in the world, which signed the Principles of Women’s Empowerment (WEPs) applied to the Win-Win program, created jointly with UN Women, the ILO and the European Union, to contribute to the advancement of the 2030 agenda and the objectives of sustainable development (ODS) – 4/11/2019

In 2018 she was elected Outstanding Woman of the Year by the Honorable Deliberative Council of JM Ezeiza, Buenos Aires, Argentina.