Women in social enterprise – SEWF 2023 Speakers

Anoka Primrose Abeyrathne

Anoka Primrose Abeyrathne

Co-Founder

Growin' Money

Sri Lanka

Juliana Adam

Juliana Adam

CEO & Founding Partner

Biji-biji Initiative

Malaysia

Dato’ Shahira Ahmed Bazari

Dato’ Shahira Ahmed Bazari

Trustee & Managing Director

Yayasan Hasanah

Malaysia

Margarita Albors

Margarita Albors

Founder & President

Social Nest Foundation

Spain

Souad Ali

Souad Ali

Developer

CONCAT

Lebanon

Fleur Bakker

Fleur Bakker

CEO

Refugee Company, A Beautiful Mess & Mondmaskerfabriek

The Netherlands

Leonie Bank

Leonie Bank

Operations and Programme Manager

Social Enterprise NL

The Netherlands

Linh Do Ngoc Bao

Linh Do Ngoc Bao

Co-Founder

ESG School

Vietnam

Jennifer Beason

Jennifer Beason

Global Director - Accelerating Social Business

SAP

United States of America

Liza	Belozerova

Liza Belozerova

Senior Manager, Europe, Middle East & Africa

Google.org

United Kingdom

Petra Benes

Petra Benes

Co-owner & International growth specialist

Generous Minds

The Netherlands

Jeroo Billimoria

Jeroo Billimoria

Co-Founder

One Family Foundation

The Netherlands

Viktorija Braziunaite

Viktorija Braziunaite

Director

Lithuanian Social Business Association (LiSVA)

Lithuania

Ellen Brudet

Ellen Brudet

CEO & Founder

Colourful Goodies

The Netherlands

Cindy Carpenter

Cindy Carpenter

Chair

The Bread & Butter Project

Australia

Chmba Chilemba

Chmba Chilemba

Music Producer, DJ, Founder & Educator

Tiwale & We Are Family Foundation

Malawi

Shomy Hasan Chowdhury

Shomy Hasan Chowdhury

Co-Founder & Co-Chair

Awareness 360

Bangladesh

Lorraine Corcoran

Lorraine Corcoran

Founder and Director

Social Enterprise Republic of Ireland (SERI)

Ireland

Rana Dajani

Rana Dajani

Director/Founder

We Love Reading

United States of America

Mélissa de Roquebrune

Mélissa de Roquebrune

Executive Director

Sustainable Procurement Pledge

Germany

Daniela Deuber

Daniela Deuber

Managing Director

Social Entrepreneurship Network Germany (SEND)

Germany

Azima Dhanjee

Azima Dhanjee

CEO & Co-founder

ConnectHear / SEWF

Pakistan

Maylinn Djumić

Maylinn Djumić

Junior Communications Officer - Influencers Project

Social Enterprise NL

The Netherlands

Diem Do

Diem Do

Founder & CEO

CodeGorilla & Alyx

The Netherlands

Rebecca Dray
Annemiek Dresen

Annemiek Dresen

Founder & Director

NewBees INC.

The Netherlands

Gael Drummond

Gael Drummond

CEO

The Firstport Group

Scotland

Wieteke Dupain

Wieteke Dupain

CEO

Euclid Network

The Netherlands

Nicole Dyson

Nicole Dyson

Founder & CEO

Future Anything

Australia

Alice Evans

Alice Evans

Coach & consultant

Cultivating Leadership

The Netherlands

Marieke Eyskoot

Marieke Eyskoot

Sustainable lifestyle expert and presenter

The Netherlands

Renée Frissen

Renée Frissen

Director

OpenEmbassy

The Netherlands

Laura Gallo

Laura Gallo

CEO

Coffeefrom & Il Giardinone

Italy

Namrita Ghani

Namrita Ghani

Founder

The Multi-Literacy Project

United Kingdom

Sumita Ghose

Sumita Ghose

Founder & Managing Director

Rangsutra Crafts India

India

Tatiana Glad

Tatiana Glad

Executive Director

Impact Hub Network

The Netherlands

Sandra Gonza

Sandra Gonza

Sustainability Strategist

Africa Collect Textile (ACT)

The Netherlands & Tanzania

Maja Grcic

Maja Grcic

Brand Strategist

Brand The Change & Tortuga Solutions

The Netherlands

Julie Greijn

Julie Greijn

Co-founder

Fair Enough

Portugal

Anna Greil

Anna Greil

Founder & CEO

uptraded

Austria

Danique	Gunning

Danique Gunning

Head of Marketing

MUD Jeans

The Netherlands

Djémilah Hassani

Djémilah Hassani

International strategy expert for social economy

ESS France Outre-mer

France

Natalie Hazen

Natalie Hazen

President

Gingras Global

United States of America

Birgit Heilig

Birgit Heilig

Programme Lead Buy Social Germany

Social Entrepreneurship Network Germany (SEND)

Germany

Katie Hill

Katie Hill

EU Policy Advisor

B Lab

United Kingdom

Maaike Irizarri van Suchtelen

Maaike Irizarri van Suchtelen

Director of Innovations

Fawaka Ondernemersschool

The Netherlands

Inga Jablonskė

Inga Jablonskė

Founder & CEO

WoW University

Lithuania

Ana	Janošev

Ana Janošev

Managing Director

Social Impact Award

Austria

Laura Jardine Paterson

Laura Jardine Paterson

CEO & Founder

CONCAT Tech LTD

United Kingdom / Lebanon

Lucy Jodlowska

Lucy Jodlowska

Executive Director & Board Member

Winrock International & Social Enterprise Alliance

United States of America

Tony Joy

Tony Joy

Founder & Executive Director

Durian Foundation

Nigeria

Naomi Kamer

Naomi Kamer

Project Officer

Social Enterprise NL

The Netherlands

Hazal Kartalkanat

Hazal Kartalkanat

Program Manager

imece

Turkey

Merve Kavas

Merve Kavas

Director

Yekpare

Turkey

Naz	Kawan

Naz Kawan

Founder

2050 Factory

The Netherlands

Yasmina	Khababi

Yasmina Khababi

Founder

Freshtable

The Netherlands

Farzana Khubchandani

Farzana Khubchandani

Product Lead

The Google School for Leaders

Kenya

Amanda Kiessel

Amanda Kiessel

Co-creator

Good Market

United States of America

Veerle Klijn
Romy Kochan

Romy Kochan

CEO

Gingras Global

United States of America

Dr Kerryn Krige

Dr Kerryn Krige

Senior Lecturer

London School of Economics

United Kingdom

Laura Kromminga

Laura Kromminga

Co-Managing Director

Hamburg Alliance on Social Entrepreneurship

Germany

Ilse Kwaaitaal

Ilse Kwaaitaal

Director

Impact Hub Amsterdam

The Netherlands

Penny Lai

Penny Lai

Co-founder

MUVE NPO

Taiwan

Monique Lempers

Monique Lempers

Chief Impact Officer

Fairphone

The Netherlands

Vivi	Lin

Vivi Lin

Founder & CEO

With Red & Period Museum

UK/Taiwan

Chelsey MacNeil

Chelsey MacNeil

President

Common Good Solutions

Canada

Hélène Malandain

Hélène Malandain

Chair

SEWF

Aotearoa New Zealand

Renée Martin

Renée Martin

Vice President, Consulting

FareStart

United States of America

Diana Mbogo

Diana Mbogo

Founder & Managing Director

Millennium Engineers Enterprises Ltd

Tanzania

Roopa Mehta

Roopa Mehta

President & CEO

World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) & Sasha Association of Craft Producers

India

Kathleen Melis

Kathleen Melis

Impact Coach

Sociale InnovatieFabriek

Belgium

Melanie Mills

Melanie Mills

Head of Social Sector Engagement

Big Society Capital

United Kingdom

Inga Muižniece

Inga Muižniece

Owner & CEO

Sonido

Latvia

Antonella Noya

Antonella Noya

Head of Unit

OECD

France

Ellen Oetelmans

Ellen Oetelmans

Program Manager

Amsterdam Impact

The Netherlands

Kaat Peeters

Kaat Peeters

Manager

Sociale InnovatieFabriek

Belgium

Sujatha Ramani

Sujatha Ramani

CEO

Pollinate Group

India

Leida Rijnhout

Leida Rijnhout

CEO

World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO)

The Netherlands

Greta Rossi

Greta Rossi

Co-Founder

ChangemakerXchange

Italy

Miia	Rossi-Gray

Miia Rossi-Gray

Policy Officer

European Commission

Belgium

Ioana Samoil

Ioana Samoil

Country Representative & Program Lead

NESsT

Romania

Viviantie	Sarjuni

Viviantie Sarjuni

General Manager & Co-founder

Sabah Creative Economy and Innovation Centre (SCENIC)

Malaysia

Gerlinde	Schmidt

Gerlinde Schmidt

Project Manager

Euclid Network

The Netherlands

Mary-Anne Scully

Mary-Anne Scully

Director

Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship (ACRE)

Australia

Åsa	Skogström Feldt

Åsa Skogström Feldt

Managing Director

IKEA Social Entrepreneurship BV

Sweden

Gisela Solymos

Gisela Solymos

Co-Founder

Catalyst 2030

Brazil

Amalia Spyratou

Amalia Spyratou

Director

INCO Academy

Greece

Rachel Steffensen

Rachel Steffensen

People and Partnerships Manager

Firesticks Alliance

Australia

Awerangi Tamihere MNZM

Awerangi Tamihere MNZM

Chief Operating Officer

Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency

Aotearoa New Zealand

Tizzita Tefera

Tizzita Tefera

Co-founder & Board Member

Social Enterprise Ethiopia

Kenya

Leontine Treur

Leontine Treur

Senior economist

Rabobank

The Netherlands

Hester van Buren

Hester van Buren

Deputy Mayor

City of Amsterdam

Netherlands

Valerie van Lanschot

Valerie van Lanschot

General Manager

NewBees INC.

The Netherlands

Jorien van Lookeren Campagne

Jorien van Lookeren Campagne

Government relations

Social Enterprise NL

The Netherlands

Suzanne van Straaten

Suzanne van Straaten

Founder

Sprinklr Planten

The Netherlands

Willemijn Verloop

Willemijn Verloop

Founder

Rubio Impact Ventures

The Netherlands

Maria Theresa Villatoro

Maria Theresa Villatoro

Founder

STEM IN A BOX

United States of America

Beth Wambui Mwangi

Beth Wambui Mwangi

CEO

Mywagepay

Kenya

Soraya Wancour

Soraya Wancour

Designer & Founder

Studio AMA

Belgium

Hajar Yagkoubi

Hajar Yagkoubi

Next Generation Speaker

Youth Participation Consultancy

The Netherlands