Careers for women... EPFL and beyond

Mar 08, 2018, from 18:15 until 22:00, EPFL, Forum Rolex

On 8 March 2018, the EPFL Alumni and Equality offices will join forces for the International Women’s Day, and organise an event on Careers for Women... EPFL and beyond

The evening will highlight careers of EPFL alumnae in academia, industry, services and entrepreneurship, discuss the role of EPFL in advancing women's equality in technical fields, and provide an occasion to network and celebrate International Women's Day 2018 together. 

The event will take place at the Forum Rolex: 

18:15     Doors open


  • Welcome by Leïla Ojjeh, Director EPFL Alumni and by Pierre Vandergheynst, EPFL Vice-President Education
  • Presentation of the McKinsey Report "Why Women Matter" by Nina Probst, McKinsey associate.
  • Myret Zaki, editor-in-chief of Bilan magazine, will lead a round table discussion that will bring together EPFL graduates to talk about their careers: Marilyne Andersen (PhD AR'04), Dean ENAC à l'EPFL; Déborah Heintze (SV'12), co-founder and COO of Lunaphore; Lajla Aganovic (SC'08), senior investment officer for a private investment company; Agnès Simon(BA ME'93), senior business director at Medtronic Europe; Assia Garbinato (SC’97, PhD SI’00), Head of Data Group, La Vaudoise Assurance; Michele Reigner, (MX’01), Head of Patents & Technology Watch, Rolex. 
  • Conclusion & presentation of associations and networks you can meet at the cocktail by Helene Fueger, Equal opportunities delegate.

20h00    Networking & cocktail dinner  

MARVEL will be present with some information about its activities regarding equal opportunities, as the INSPIRE Potentials Master's fellowships.

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