10.30 - 11.00 REGISTRATION
  Moderation: Sonja Kato, Managing Director unikato communications
  Renate Altenhofer, Initiator Women Leadership Forum, Managing Partner maX iconvienna
11.15 - 11.25 REMARKS
  H.E. Trevor D. Traina, Ambassador of the United States of America to Austria
11.25 - 11.45 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Gender & Finance - opportunities, challenges & risks: Closing the gender gap and boosting women in finance
11.45 - 12.05 MASTERCLASS: Gender, risk & finance: the financial sector in transition
  Susanne Höllinger, Member of the Supervisory Board ÖBAG, Owner SHE Advisory
12.05 - 13.00 TOPIC I - The financial sector in transition - who dominates the future?

Session Chair: Julia Palte, Partnerin EY Innovalue



  • Youssouf Carius, Executive Director Pulsar Partners
  • Susanne Höllinger, Member of the Supervisory Board ÖBAG, Flughhafen Wien AG, Owner SHE Advisory
  • Christiane Noll, Country Manager Avanade DACH
  • Elisabeth Rein, Managing Director Credit Suisse
  • Martin Spona, CEO Lendo AT
13.00 - 14.00 LUNCH
14.00 - 14.30 MASTERCLASS: Agile Management in response to future challenges
  Doris Perg, Author, Entrepreneur & Agility Management Specialist  
  Chris Berndt, Senior Agile Coach      
14.30 - 15.30

TOPIC II: Mixed leadership: Are you ready for a "SheEO or SheFO"? Successful companies rely on female know-how at the C-Suite level


Panel Chair: Helen Pelzmann, Partnerin EYLaw, "Women.Fast Forward"



  • Representative, CFO Hutchison Drei Austria Austria
  • Million Berhe, International Investment Arbitration, Specht & Partner
  • Martina Denich-Kobula, Head of Frau in der Wirtschaft Wien 
  • Michaela Huber, Member of the Board ÖBB-Personenverkehr AG
  • Monika Racek, CEO ADMIRAL Casinos & Entertainment AG
  • Sonja Wallner, CFO A1 Telekom Austria
15.30 - 16.00 COFFEE BREAK
16.00 - 16.10 IMPULSE STATEMENT: "Protection against old-age poverty of women" - STUDY
  Marietta Babos, Study Author, Managing Director Dr. Babos Consulting

16.10 - 17.10           

TALK: Female investors and entrepreneurial finance - Do women invest differently?

  Session Chair: NN


  • Ola Brown, Founder Flying Doctors
  • Lisa-Marie Fassl, Managing Director austrian angel investors association
  • Christiane Holzinger, Managing Director 360 Business Planer
  • Gudrun Meierschitz, Member of the Board, ACREDIA AG
  • Selma Prodanovic, Founder & CEO 1MILLION STARTUPS
17.10 - 17.30      CLOSING REMARKS
  Veronika Peshkova, UNIDO Goodwill Ambassador
17.30 - 18.30 COCKTAIL
  Errors in and changes to the content as well as program modifications reserved
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