“Women in Management”, a great success!
“WOMEN IN MANAGEMENT” was a successful conference completely dedicated to women on the women’s day, organized by the Malta Institute of Management.
Held at the Westin Dragonara Resort and chaired by the Ms Anna Maria Darmanin (Chairperson and Vice President of EESC), the event focused on women entrepreneurship, management and leadership. The speakers discussed the legislative framework in the light of the current challenges and opportunities for women in management.
Prominent speakers like Ms Kristin Engvig, founder of “Women’s Inspirational Networking” and Dr Raina Zarb Adami, Medical Director of “Aesthetic Virtue Clinic” in London, shared their experiences whilst the following speakers Dr Helena Dalli MP, Ms Gertrude Abela (President of Europa Donna Malta) and Ms Josebeth Cassar (Manager of BOV) also took part through various comments .
The three panel discussions saw a vivid interaction between the delegates and speakers. The first panel discussed “Women in charge - A key contributor to growth and innovation” with Ms Joan Haber, Managing Director Alka Ceramics, Ms Sandra Zammit, CEO Smoochie Drinks, Ms Doris Sammut, Joint Managing Director Green Skips Ltd, Ms Michelle Bonnici, Chief Human Resources Officer Go, and Ms Nadia Pace, Manager Sales & Marketing World Aviation Group participating.
The second panel tackled the topic “Career Women – Navigating in the Corporate World” with Ms Doreen Leonide Pace, Sales Director PAL Malta, Ms Carmen Camilleri Ciantar, Marketing Manager Yellow Pages, Ms Margrith Lutschg, Vice President Fimbank, Ms Marisa Marmara, Lag Manager Majjistral Action Group, and Ms Amanda Salib, Research Analyst Ministry for Fair Competition participating.
The last panel was a reaction discussion to a keynote speech by Ms Marlene Mizzi, Dr Helen Dalli MP and Ms Vickie Gauci, principal occupational therapist and manager with the National Commission Persons with Disability. An “interactive window” through video conferencing, was organised with Judge Ivana Hrdlickova from the Czech Republic .
The conference was organized in co-operation with 202 Jewellery, Amca, Biocare, Chy Choice, Formax, Farsons, Fimbank, Go, Green Skip Services, J Brownrigg Boutique, Jhon’s Garage, La Gatta Boutique, Pace Association, Playmobil Malta and Yellow Pages.
RAINA ZARB ADAMI
ANNA MARIA DARMANIN