Webinar on Connecting and Digitising Women Entrepreneurs

13 Apr 2021

Online English
14.00 (CEST)

This online event on Connecting and Digitising Women Entrepreneurs will mark the launch of a partnership between ICC and B2BeeMatch, a matchmaking service for small and medium businesses.

As part of efforts to help digitise 5 million SMEs, ICC is partnering with leading business matchmaker B2BeeMatch to support the digitisation and scaling up of women-led businesses globally by creating a tailored platform for entrepreneurs and SMEs.

To celebrate this new partnership, the event will focus on gender equality in entrepreneurship and how to empower women entrepreneurs globally by leveraging networks and digital platforms.

Who should attend?

All stakeholders including:

  • SMEs
  • MSMEs
  • Government agencies
  • Chambers of commerce
  • Business associations
  • E-commerce platforms
  • Business professionals and academics

14:00 – 14:10 CET

Welcoming remarks

  • John W.H. Denton AO, Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

14:10 – 14:40 CET

Keynote addresses

  • Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Executive Director, International Trade Centre
  • Maria Fernanda Garza, CEO, Orestia and ICC First Vice Chair

14:40 – 15:20 CET

Panel discussion

  • Karima-Catherine Goundiam, CEO, Red Dot Digital Inc. & B2BeeMatch
  • Candace Johnson, Founder/Co-Founder, SES, Loral Teleport Europe, Europe Online, Global Telecom Women's Network a.o. and Chair, Seraphim Space Capital, Vice Chair NorthStar Earth and Space and ICC Executive Board Member
  • Sara WilshawChief Trade Commissioner and Assistant Deputy Minister, Global Affairs, Canada 

Moderated by:

  • Gabriella Dorlhiac, Executive Director, ICC Brazil

15:20 – 15:30 CET

Closing remarks

  • Karima-Catherine Goundiam, CEO, Red Dot Digital Inc. & B2BeeMatch

Pamela Coke-Hamilton

Executive Director, International Trade Centre

John W.H. Denton AO

Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

Gabriella Dorlhiac

Executive Director, ICC Brazil

Maria Fernanda Garza

CEO, Orestia and ICC First Vice Chair

Karima-Catherine Goundiam

CEO, Red Dot Digital Inc. & B2BeeMatch

Candace Johnson

Founder/Co-Founder, SES, Loral Teleport Europe, Europe Online, Global Telecom Women's Network a.o. and Chair, Seraphim Space Capital, Vice Chair NorthStar Earth and Space and ICC Executive Board Member

Sara Wilshaw

Chief Trade Commissioner and Assistant Deputy Minister, Global Affairs, Canada

Date and venue

13 April

Online

Disclaimer

The photos and audiovisual recordings taken during this webinar may be used and published by ICC, its subsidiaries or affiliates, for informational or promotional purposes in printed materials or online, including on ICC websites and in social media.

For further information, please contact:

Catherine Foster

Organisers

Registration