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DARWIN & MARIE

DARWIN & MARIE is an event dedicated to diversity, inclusion and (female!) leadership in technology, science and innovation. We will showcase and connect founders, CEOs and managers who foster innovation, diversity and equality.

Through DARWIN & MARIE we celebrate the efforts of Marie Curie, the Polish-French physicist and chemist, who was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize - paving the way for so many women who drive groundbreaking transformation in IT, science and innovation today.

At DARWIN & MARIE, we invite leading names in technology, innovation and transformation, entrepreneurship, big data, AI, diversity and life science to a day of inspiration and connection.

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200+ Top Executives

30+ (International) Speakers

20+ Journalists

6+ Hours of Content

Endless Networking Opportunities

AGENDA - 22.09.2021

Ovalhalle, MQ - Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna

12:30

Kick-off

Welcoming Words

Helga Pattart-Drexler - DARWIN'S CIRCLE

12:40

Keynote

Official Opening

  • Margarete Schramböck - Austrian Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs

12:45

Session Opening

Poem: It's All About Mindset

  • Elif Duygu

12:50

Fireside Chat

Encouraging people to do more than double-tap - a conversation on civic engagement

  • Shelly Marc - Instagram


moderated by Réka Artner - DARWIN'S CIRCLE

13:15

Panel Discussion

Putting employees first - building people centric organizations in a digital era

  • Sandra Healy - inclusio
  • Kerstin Schuster - AGRANA
  • Sandra Bascha - NEW WORK SE - operating company of XING
  • Nina Strassner - SAP SE


moderated by Gabriele Tatzberger - Vienna Business Agency

13:55

Performance

We won't shut up

  • Anne Wieben - Opera on the Lake


accompanied on the piano by Lindsey Huff Breitschädel

14:15

Panel Discussion

Is digital leadership the new management credo?

  • Silvia Angelo - Öbb-Infrastruktur AG
  • Pilar Lopez Alvarez - Microsoft
  • Martin Giesswein - Digital Game Changer


moderated by Helga Pattart-Drexler - DARWIN'S CIRCLE

14:55

Break

Yoga Quickie (15:00)

15:25

Session Opening

Poem: It's All About Money

  • Elif Duygu

15:30

Keynote

Research Insights: Equality pays off

  • Elisa Aichinger - Deloitte Consulting GmbH

15:40

Panel Discussion

The time of simple paychecks is over - innovative ways of compensating your talent

  • Elisa Aichinger - Deloitte Consulting GmbH
  • Nadine Nobile - CO:X
  • Martina Ernst - SalaryNegotiations


moderated by Madlen Stottmeyer - Die Presse

16:20

LIVE Demo

Live Salary Negotiation: You can't always get what you want ... or can you?

audience participation

moderated by Martina Ernst - Salary.Negotiations.

16:40

Keynote

The KPI you have ignored so far - JOY

  • Kathrin Köster - The Joy Academy

16:55

Break

Reflection Quickie (17:00)

  • Kathrin Köster - The Joy Academy

17:25

Session Opening

Poem: It's All About Connection

  • Elif Duygu

17:30

Keynote

What works: Gender Equality by Design

  • Iris Bohnet - Harvard Kennedy School

17:40

Panel Discussion

Killing diversity - the power of connections

  • Martin Kreutner - IACA
  • Clare Stephens - IBM
  • Arnim Wahls - Firstbird

Siri Chilazi - Harvard Kennedy School
moderated by Nana Siebert - DerSTANDARD

18:20

Keynote

(un)bias - Reducing bias in recruiting and removing barriers to hiring

  • Stacey Gordon - Rework Work

18:30

Fireside Chat

Leveraging technology to jump-start a movement

  • Sasha Lipman - tech2impact
  • Lubomila Jordanova - Plan A


moderated by Verena Prossegger- DARWIN'S CIRCLE

18:55

Closing

Closing words

Helga Pattart-Drexler - DARWIN'S CIRCLE

19:05

Networking

20:30

Party

Official Afterparty @Ruby & MARIE

SPEAKERS

Shelly Marc

Shelly Marc

Civic Engagement and Racial Justice Public Policy Manager

Instagram

Margarete Schramböck

Margarete Schramböck

Federal Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs

Austrian Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs

Iris Bohnet

Iris Bohnet

Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government and Co-Director of the Women and Public Policy Program

Harvard Kennedy School

Stacey Gordon

Stacey Gordon

CEO and Chief Diversity Strategist

Rework Work

Stefan Lenglinger

Stefan Lenglinger

Journalist and Presenter

ORF

Pilar Lopez Alvarez

Pilar Lopez Alvarez

Vice President Sales, Marketing and Operations. Microsoft Western Europe

Microsoft

Clare Stephens

Clare Stephens

D&I Leader EMEA

IBM

Martin Kreutner

Martin Kreutner

International Council, Dean Emeritus IACA

IACA

Elif Duygu

Elif Duygu

Slam Poet / Spoken Word Artist / Writer

Nina Strassner

Nina Strassner

Head of Diversity & People Programs

SAP SE

Silvia Angelo

Silvia Angelo

Board Member

Öbb-Infrastruktur AG

Kathrin Köster

Kathrin Köster

Founder

The Joy Academy

Elisa Aichinger

Elisa Aichinger

Partner

Deloitte Consulting GmbH

Martina Ernst

Martina Ernst

CEO & Founder

SalaryNegotiations

Sandra Healy

Sandra Healy

CEO and Founder

inclusio

Nadine Nobile

Nadine Nobile

Co-Founder

CO:X

Kerstin Schuster

Kerstin Schuster

Corporate Director Human Resources

AGRANA

Arnim Wahls

Arnim Wahls

CEO

Firstbird

Lisz Hirn

Lisz Hirn

Philosopher

Verein für praxisnahe Philosophie

Nana Siebert

Nana Siebert

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

DerSTANDARD

Sandra Bascha

Sandra Bascha

Head of Communications Austria

NEW WORK SE - operating company of XING

Gabriele Tatzberger

Gabriele Tatzberger

Director Startup Services

Vienna Business Agency

Madlen Stottmeyer

Madlen Stottmeyer

Journalist

Die Presse

Lubomila Jordanova

Lubomila Jordanova

CEO & Co-Founder

Plan A

Sasha Lipman

Sasha Lipman

Founder

tech2impact

Martin Giesswein

Martin Giesswein

Author

Digital Game Changer

Anne Wieben

Anne Wieben

Freelance Opera Singer/Founder and Creative Director of Opera on the Lake

Opera on the Lake

Annemarie Lombard Puntschart

Annemarie Lombard Puntschart

Yoga & meditation teacher

VENUSfrequency

Lindsey Huff Breitschädel

Lindsey Huff Breitschädel

Pianist

PARTNERS

ORF
Wirtschaftsagentur Wien
XING
Deloitte
AGRANA
Wien Ticket
Meeting Destination Vienna
ARGE & DELOITTE
Öbb-Infrastruktur AG

INKIND PARTNERS

Kattus
the female factor
Coca Cola 2021
all i need.
Post
Weingut Liegenfeld Donnerskirchen
Ruby & Marie
Staud's
Ströck

MEDIA PARTNERS

ORF
brutkasten
Wienerin
derStandard

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