European Business Summit on Refugee Women
November 9, 2021 4:00 pm CET — November 9, 2021 5:15 pm CET
November 9, 2021 4:00 pm CET — November 9, 2021 5:15 pm CETVirtual Event
Join the Tent Partnership for Refugees and Catalyst for the European Business Summit on Refugee Women, on Tuesday, November 9, 2021.
Refugee women face many challenges trying to find employment or advance their careers in Europe, and businesses have a critical role to play by offering them mentorship. This event will feature conversations with the European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson, Founder of the Tent Partnership for Refugees and CEO of Chobani Hamdi Ulukaya, Chief Growth Officer and Board Member of Sodexo Sylvia Metayer, and Country Managing Director of Accenture in the Netherlands Nicole van Det. It will also feature a joint announcement from major companies committing to mentor refugee women throughout Europe.
Check out our agenda below and register to learn more about how businesses are stepping up to support refugee women in Europe!
The event is free to attend but registration is mandatory.
Welcome: Event Moderator, Sharon Kits Kimathi, Inclusive Economies Editor, Thomson Reuters Foundation
Research presentation: Key barriers to employment for refugee women, and how companies can help
- Jonathan Birdwell, EMEA Regional Director, Economist Impact
Announcement of companies joining the Refugee Women’s Mentorship Initiative
Panel: Stepping up to support refugee women
- Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder and CEO of Chobani and Founder of the Tent Partnership for Refugees
- Ylva Johansson, European Commissioner for Home Affairs at the European Commission
- Sylvia Metayer, Chief Growth Officer and Board Member of Sodexo
- Nicole van Det, Country Managing Director at Accenture in the Netherlands
- Allyson Zimmermann, Executive Director, Catalyst
Scarlet Cronin, Acting Executive Director, the Tent Partnership for Refugees