• AmCham France @ the OECD Forum

    May 22 2012, 01:00 - 01:00
    Location: OECD Conference Center

    If you have registered and will be attending the OECD forum, please join us: 

    For a press conference at 14h: 


    We would like to invite you to our press conference releasing the report we have co-authored with the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD, “Putting all our minds to work: Harnessing the Gender dividend”

    During the press conference which will be held tomorrow, May 22nd at 14h, at the OECD Media Centre, Managing Director Marina Niforos will sit on a panel of speakers which includes Angel Gurría (OECD Secretary General), U.S. Ambassador to the OECD Karen Kornbluh, and Michelle Bachelet (Executive Director, UN Women) - who will review the OECD’s Gender Equality initiatives, and present the findings of this report. 

    At the Ideas Factory on Gender



    15:30-18:30 OECD_IDEAFACTORY – GENDER 


    Opening & closing keynote speakers:

    Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director, UN Women 

    Yves Leterme, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD

    Discussion leaders:

    Soukeina Bouraoui, Executive  Director, Centre of Arab Women for Training and Research

    (CAWTAR), Tunisia

    Adeline Braescu-Kerlan, Co-Founder and General Secretary, WoMen'Up, France

    Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

    Aart de Geus, Member, Executive Board, Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Madonna Jarrett, Associate Director Programs, Global Regulatory and Public Policy Group,  Deloitte 

    Touche Tohmatsu Ltd.

    Jean-Michel Monnot, Vice-President, Diversity and Inclusion Group, Sodexo 

    Marina Niforos, Managing Director, American Chamber of Commerce in France (AmCham)

    Anne-Sophie Parent, Secretary-General, AGE Europe Platform (tbc)

    Gita Patel, Co-founder and Director, Stargate Capital Investment Group

    Monika Queisser, Head of Social Policy Division,  Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social 

    Affairs, OECDMadi Sharma, Entrepreneur; UK Member, European Economic and Social Committee

    Cristina Terra, Professor, School of Economics, FGV Foundation, Brazil (tbc)

    Aniela Unguresan, Co-founder, The Gender Equality Project (tbc)