A 2022 Nordic Talk
May 24, 2022
Rise New York
43 West 23rd Street,
NEW YORK, NY 10010
Women InNovation is a global 1-day recorded event of women in sustainability - policy makers, investors, entrepreneurs and organizations - supporting female founders. On May 24th, we'll explore, connect, and share ideas on closing the gender gap, supporting women entrepreneurs, encouraging investors to support equal access to funding, and building thriving ecosystems built on value creation and innovation.
10:45 am EST
Green Capital for Planetary Health
11:00 am EST
Meeting the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement by 2050 will require approximately $4.2 trillion in annual direct investments. This journey to net zero calls for public and private investors to mobilize funding in support of renewal energy, carbon capture and storage, sustainable agriculture, transport electrification, and water technologies.
Charles Lorum, Executive Director, Nordic Innovation House
Jenny Hrafnsdottir, General Partners, Crowberry Capital
Sabriya Stukes, Chief Scientific Officer, IndieBio NY
Julie Wolf, Principal, 2048 Ventures
Ecosystems for Gender Equality
12:00 pm EST
Women professionals working within the entrepreneurial, corporate, non-profit, and
public sectors need a community of allies and advocates who affirm their self-worth.
From New York to Helsinki, women-focused networks are providing their members
with resources, mentorship, peer learning, and support.
Susan Lindner, CEO, Emerging Media
Pia Bilting Bearfield, President, Swedish Women's Educational Association, NY
Faye Penn, Executive Director, Women NYC
Frances Simowitz, CEO, WEVE Acceleration
Luncheon & Networking
1:00 pm EST
Making 2022 the year of women-led Sustainability.
Champions for Impact
2:00 pm EST
Women-led startups and legacy firms are pioneering new sustainable tech solutions and business models for a positive environmental impact. Now, they’re sharing their best practices and new approaches for launching products, scaling growth, and entering emerging sectors.
Heli Sirvioe, University Lecturer, Columbia University
Holly T. Kristinsson, PhD, Co-Founder & CEO, Responsible Foods
Hildur Smaradottir MBA, CEO, Defigo
Christina Perla, CEO & Founder, MakeLab
Education for Leadership
3:00 pm EST
Technology and new ways of thinking have unlocked new opportunities for knowledge and learning for women. Alternative
educational formats have allowed the next generation of entrepreneurs and creative
catalysts to gain new skills for success.
Ash Kaluarachchi, CEO & Managing Director, Ed Tech Week
Ulla Hemminki-Reijonen, Community Manager, Helsinki Education Hub
Marie Espedal, CEO, Diller USA