Events


Our events team works closely with our broad network of contacts and partners in Geneva and Lausanne to ensure that our culture and values are firmly embedded in our events calendar.

Events focus on 5 key areas:

  1. International trade & diplomacy
  2. Business & entrepreneurship
  3. Personal & professional development
  4. Women's empowerment
  5. Diversity & inclusion

Upcoming events

    • 30 Sep 2022
    • 18:30 - 21:00
    • Ruby Claire Bar, TBC
    • 18
    Register


    An exceptional opportunity for you, dear members and followers, to meet our OWIT International Executive Board attending from all corners of the World, US, Afrika and Europe!

    An opportunity to meet with the fore front of our organization and to directly engage with it's executive members. 


    Hulya (OWIT Lake Geneva former president and OWIT International Executive VP, hulya@innkick.com) & Iulia (president@owit-lakegeneva.org) will have the pleasure to be your hosts.  

    We are looking forward seeing you soon! 


    Fee: none, cost of a drink (please kindly clear your own tab with the bar; OWIT Lake Geneva is not responsible for clearing your bar bill).

    • 13 Oct 2022
    • 18:00 - 20:00
    • TBC
    • 14
    Register


    October is reserved for breast cancer awareness and we are honoring the effort in this Afterwork. Get your pink outfits ready and join us for a drink.

    Save the date for pink!


    For further information, please contact our President, Iulia Popescu by e-mail at president@owit-lakegeneva.org or by phone at 077 958 47 70. 

    Looking forward seeing you there! 


    Fee: none, cost of a drink (please kindly clear your own tab with the bar; OWIT Lake Geneva is not responsible for clearing your bar bill).

    • 03 Nov 2022
    • 18:30 - 22:30
    • TBC


    At this occasion we will discuss the position of women in digital world. Elected speakers from different sectors (private, public and international organizations) will bring you insightful details about women's involvement in the digitalization. 


    Agenda for the evening:

    To be updated soon

    Speakers:

    To be updated soon 


    Stay tuned for more details coming soon. 


    OWIT Lake Geneva Team

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    • 17 Nov 2022
    • 18:30 - 20:30
    • TBC
    • 14
    Register

    Is Burnout real?

    Come join us and brainstorm with like minded professional over a drink, meet old friends, and make new ones!

    Our Executive VP, Kasia (e-vicepresident@owit-lakegeneva.org), will welcome you as from 6:30 pm. 


    Fee: none, cost of a drink (please kindly clear your own tab with the bar; OWIT Lake Geneva is not responsible for clearing your bar bill).

    • 23 Nov 2022
    • 18:00 - 19:45
    • The Graduate Institute, TBC
    Register


    OWIT Lake Geneva is happy to invite you to ’Managing your career and child-care responsibilities’ event, organized in partnership with cinfo.

    How to successfully manage your career combined with child-care responsibilities: a face-to-face conference with national and international speakers with different elements including gender equality discussed to bring more insights about challenging for women issues.

    During this event, our main focus will be on: 

    - Consider international careers in trade or international cooperation

    - Show-case roles models with international careers in trade and international cooperation juggling with care responsibilities

    - What is a flexwork model such as top sharing to make a career while working parttime

    KeyNote speakers: 

    To be confirmed

    Panelists: 

    To be confirmed

    Animated by: 

    Irenka Krone, Co-Head of Networks, Knowledge Management and Communication cinfo

    Preliminary Agenda: 

    - 5’ Introduction Infos OWIT

    - 5’ Services cinfo by Nora Landheer

    - 10’ Q&A/ Interactive exchanges

    - 15’ Testimonial: Nadine Brou from UNAIDS / public sector

    - 15’ Testimonial: Valérie Ducrot / private sector (both speakers will illustrate examples of work-life balance).

    - 10’ Q&A/ Interactive exchanges

    - 5’ Additional information by cinfo / Irenka about flexwork arrangements in the IC (based on the last study of cinfo) and information about job and top sharing models (focused on the new guide).

    - 5’ Information by OWIT about mentoring activities.

    - 10’ Q&A/ Interactive exchanges

    - 25’ Aperitif

    Our hosts, Iulia (president@owit-lakegeneva.org) and Patricia (vpevents@owit-lakegeneva.org) remain at your disposal for any further information. 

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    OWIT Lake Geneva Team



Past events

22 Sep 2022 Interactive Workshop: 3 keys to unlock your Purpose, Potential & Possibilities
15 Sep 2022 Lausanne Afterwork: Expat life - how to find your everyday balance
14 Jul 2022 Geneva Afterwork: July 14th @UN Beach Club
05 Jul 2022 Special Afterwork: Break Free from your Hamster Wheel by Hulya Kurt
14 Jun 2022 Interactive Workshop: 3 keys to unlock your Purpose, Potential & Possibilities
09 Jun 2022 Lausanne Afterwork: How sustainable are you in your daily life?
02 Jun 2022 EFFECTIVE CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AT WORK by Fredrika Rylander
12 May 2022 Special Geneva Afterwork: Inclusive Intelligence by Furkan Karayel
03 May 2022 OWIT Brussels - Seminar - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - THE BACKBONE OF TODAY'S BUSINESS
21 Apr 2022 Geneva Afterwork: Understanding and Overcoming Procrastination
07 Apr 2022 Wealth Management for Women by Sonia Rüegger from Lombard Odier
17 Mar 2022 Geneva Afterwork: Let's talk.
17 Mar 2022 ROUNDTABLE - OWIT EUROPE IWD2022
10 Mar 2022 OWIT Lake Geneva's 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM)
27 Jan 2022 Aferwork - Zoom edition - New Year resolutions or not...?
16 Dec 2021 Lausanne Afterwork with a Christmas Twist
30 Nov 2021 Workshop in French : Découvrir la puissance de la collaboration radicale
25 Nov 2021 Cloud based Business Solution for Startups and Growing Businesses
19 Nov 2021 OWIT International - OWIT'S BLUE TABLE TALKS
11 Nov 2021 Lausanne Afterwork: Newly arrived in Switzerland - strategies for integration
04 Nov 2021 Exploring numerology with Ivelina Stoykova
14 Oct 2021 Geneva Afterwork: Supporting Breast Cancer Month
30 Sep 2021 Geneva Afterwork: How to dress for success?
15 Jul 2021 Partner's event - Becoming Your Best Assertive Self in partnership with SKYBOUND WEALTH MANAGEMENT
15 Jul 2021 AFTERWORK: Summer vacation, your preferred destination?
06 Jul 2021 Partner's event - Promote WOMEN to the TOP in partnership with cinfo
17 Jun 2021 Workshop Series promoting Women in Agri-Trade // CONNECTING WOMEN–LED AGRI-BUSINESSES IN AFRICA TO THE EU MARKET
10 Jun 2021 AFTERWORK: DIGITAL MARKETING…THE FUTURE?
20 May 2021 AFTERWORK: Mental Well Being
18 May 2021 #breakingnews. No one is immune to a crisis: tips for managing through the chaos.
27 Apr 2021 Round Table Discussion: Taking your ideas to market by IP & SMEs
15 Apr 2021 AFTERWORK: Easter under Quarantaine... 1 year of COVID-19...
08 Mar 2021 International Women's Day Special: OWIT+PowerTalk
08 Mar 2021 Applying Gender Lens on Sustainability Standards and Certification Systems for International Trade
18 Feb 2021 Embedding sustainability into your business communications
02 Feb 2021 Explore your intentional creativity
26 Jan 2021 Save-the-date: OWIT Lake Geneva's 2021 Annual General Meeting
17 Dec 2020 Lausanne OWIT Afterwork - Xmas Twist
03 Dec 2020 Journey Towards Personal Sustainability
26 Nov 2020 WEBINAR: Femmes migrantes qualifiées sur le marché suisse du travail
04 Nov 2020 WEBINAR - SheTrades - virtual event
29 Oct 2020 Workshop: App Blueprint with Ambra Curetti
22 Oct 2020 Afterwork Geneva: Pink October
14 Oct 2020 WORKSHOP - Design thinking and Business Model Canvas
01 Oct 2020 Workshop: Coaching 2.0 - Embracing Change
24 Sep 2020 OWIT Lausanne September Afterwork
22 Sep 2020 Afterwork: with Gill Whitty-Collins the author of Why Men Win at Work?
15 Jul 2020 NEW DATE: OWIT AFTERWORK IN LAUSANNE: WHAT HAS CHANGED?
08 Jul 2020 Discovering new opportunities in international cooperation (IC)
06 Jul 2020 IGC Virtual Panel Discussion: COVID-19 and its impact on women in international trade
11 Jun 2020 OWIT AFTERWORK IN GENEVA: WHAT HAS CHANGED?
19 May 2020 Agile in Practice
12 May 2020 You are the Expert: Become your Best Ambassador
07 May 2020 Introduction to Entnest: Entrepreneurship is a contact sport
05 May 2020 Webinar: Blockchain, an Introduction
01 May 2020 A Place of Trust: Soul.com Special Covid-19 Session
30 Apr 2020 Trade Talk Thursday Meet and Greet: WIIT DC and OWIT Lake Geneva Joint Event
23 Apr 2020 WEBINAR: Visual communication - How to use your phone to turn a picture into an interesting image
21 Apr 2020 WEBINAR - 5 Steps to Start and Grow a Profitable Business Webinar with Melitta Campbell
16 Apr 2020 Virtual Afterwork by OWIT Lake Geneva - Home office, home schooling, kids, pets and the whole shebang!
08 Apr 2020 WEBINAR - A WAKE UP CALL from today’s pandemic!
25 Mar 2020 WEBINAR - Agile by InnKick
05 Mar 2020 OWIT Lake Geneva Afterwork: International Women's Day
27 Feb 2020 Partner's event - Networking for Success in partnership with Webster University
25 Feb 2020 OWIT Lake Geneva Webinar - 2020 Vision! The Six Pillars to Create the Greatest Year of Your Life; Building the Foundation for this New Decade
23 Jan 2020 OWIT Lake Geneva's 2020 Annual General Meeting
19 Dec 2019 OWIT Afterwork with a Christmas Twist
26 Nov 2019 WORKSHOP: From stress & fatigue > energy & thrive
22 Nov 2019 OWIT Get-Together: Let's talk about mentoring!
07 Nov 2019 Faire son bilan de compétences: pour qui, pour quoi ?
17 Oct 2019 OWIT Afterwork in Geneva: Supporting Breast Cancer Month
10 Oct 2019 Special Event - Meet&Greet - OWIT by the Lake
09 Oct 2019 World Trade Organization (WTO) Public Forum 2019
08 Oct 2019 OWIT International Webinar - BLOCKCHAIN 101: THE BASICS
02 Oct 2019 Partner's event - New Ways of living, working and leading by WIN
19 Sep 2019 OWIT Afterwork in Lausanne: Burn-out..?
12 Sep 2019 OWIT Afterwork in Geneva: Burn-out..?
11 Jul 2019 Special Event - Afterwork - OWIT by the Lake
20 Jun 2019 2019 Summer Reception - The power of effective negotiation
11 Jun 2019 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne: Start your own business !
06 Jun 2019 GETTING PRICING RIGHT, with Janene Liston
07 May 2019 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva: Start your own business !
16 Apr 2019 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne: Special EXPAT edition... How to adapt in Lausanne?
09 Apr 2019 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva: Special EXPAT edition... How to adapt in Geneva?
08 Apr 2019 How Blockchain technology is changing trade
19 Mar 2019 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne: Follow your dreams !
12 Mar 2019 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva: Follow your dreams !
05 Mar 2019 WORKSHOP - Innovation and what it entails
05 Feb 2019 WORKSHOP - Thinking and speaking like a leader
29 Jan 2019 OWIT Lake Geneva's 2019 Annual General Meeting
15 Jan 2019 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne - How can we make New Year resolutions last?
08 Jan 2019 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva - How can we make New Year's resolutions last?
11 Dec 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva - with a Christmas twist
11 Dec 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne - with a Christmas twist
05 Dec 2018 Comment parler en public en étant soi-même ?
22 Nov 2018 OPEN DOORS DAY AT IATA: Special Event for OWIT Lake Geneva
20 Nov 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne - Negotiation Skills for Women
13 Nov 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva - Negotiation Skills for Women
04 Nov 2018 OWIT Lake Geneva @ Expat Expo
16 Oct 2018 BUILD YOUR APTITUDE FOR SELF-CONFIDENCE: Activate your inner Aladdin genius
09 Oct 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva - Health Awareness month
11 Sep 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva - Time management tips & tricks
04 Sep 2018 The superpower that brought International Trade to our doorstep
26 Jun 2018 Leadership Presence Keynote by Amy Carroll
12 Jun 2018 2018 Annual Summer Reception - Learn from the experts: What are the critical ingredients of a successful career?
15 May 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne - Mother's Day Edition
08 May 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva - Mother's Day Edition
02 May 2018 OWIT International Webinar: Virtual Panel and Discussion FREE For All OWIT Members
24 Apr 2018 OWIT International Webinar - Women in Trade: A Global Perspective on Where We Are and How to Get to Equality
17 Apr 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne: How to dress for success?
10 Apr 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva: How to dress for success?
13 Mar 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne: International Women's Day
13 Mar 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva: International Women's Day 2018
26 Feb 2018 'Dinner at Tiffany's' - join us for the 2018 Annual General Meeting
20 Feb 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne: How to 'sell' your CV
13 Feb 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva: How to 'sell' your CV
06 Feb 2018 OWIT International Webinar: Member's only FREE Webinar: Productive Conflict™ How Women Leaders Can Navigate Conflict Productively to Discover Innovative Solutions for Their Companies, Teams, and Themselves
16 Jan 2018 Are your emotions betraying you at work?
16 Jan 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne - New Year Resolutions
09 Jan 2018 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva - New Year Resolutions!
12 Dec 2017 Monthly Networking Meeting with a Christmas twist
23 Nov 2017 La maternité en entreprise: un tabou à transformer en opportunités
14 Nov 2017 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva - International Trade & Entrepreneurship
07 Nov 2017 How Fair and Caring Leadership can boost team engagement and personal satisfaction
10 Oct 2017 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva - Management of multicultural teams
03 Oct 2017 OWIT International Webinar: Member's only FREE Webinar: Leave no One Behind: A Discussion on Women's Economic Empowerment with CEO of IKEA Switzerland, Ms. Simona Scarpaleggia
28 Sep 2017 World Trade Organization (WTO) Public Forum 2017
06 Sep 2017 The Power of Voice and Nonverbal Behaviour in Speech Communication
31 Aug 2017 Vital Voices Application: VV GROW Fellowship!
08 Aug 2017 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva - les pieds dans l'eau
11 Jul 2017 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva "pied dans l'eau"
27 Jun 2017 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva
15 Jun 2017 2017 Annual Summer Reception - The Art of "Present-ing" workshop
31 May 2017 OWIT International Webinar: Why Trade Matters
23 May 2017 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva - Success as a team!
16 May 2017 WORKSHOP: Resilience, a mindful approach to Performance
11 May 2017 2017 Annual General Meeting
02 May 2017 Invitation à la conférence: UN FUTUR CENTRE DE RECHERCHE APPLIQUEE POUR LE DEVELOPPEMENT DE NOUVELLES VOIES THERAPEUTIQUES
26 Apr 2017 NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY NOT TO MISS: Future of Digital Trade - hosted by the ITC
11 Apr 2017 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne
28 Mar 2017 WORKSHOP: Nonviolent communication workshop
21 Mar 2017 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva - Empowering Women
14 Mar 2017 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne - International Women's Day
07 Mar 2017 Free event at Palais des Nations: The power of digital women
28 Feb 2017 Panel discussion: Can "Equal Pay" be a reality in the companies?
27 Feb 2017 Webinar by OWIT International: "TRADE, TAX & BEYOND: NAVIGATING THE 2017 U.S. AGENDA"
21 Feb 2017 MNM Geneva - "Equal Pay" Theme
07 Feb 2017 MNM Lausanne - "Equal Pay" Theme
30 Jan 2017 Raise Your Voice: OWIT Workshop on Public Speaking
25 Jan 2017 Webinar by OWIT International: The NEW SheTrades Web & Mobile Application: Connecting One Million Women Entrepreneurs
17 Jan 2017 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva
10 Jan 2017 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne
13 Dec 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva with a Christmas twist
12 Dec 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting with a Christmas twist
15 Nov 2016 Webinar by OWIT International: HOW TO DO SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS WITH BRAZIL
15 Nov 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva and Mentoring Program
08 Nov 2016 Networking Tools Workshop with Esther Goette
08 Nov 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne
10 Oct 2016 Build Resilience and Get Ready
22 Sep 2016 Inclusive Trade: Expanding Participation of Women and Small & Medium Size Enterprises
21 Sep 2016 Special Session: Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva
13 Sep 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne
16 Aug 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva
19 Jul 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva
12 Jul 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne
21 Jun 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva
14 Jun 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne
17 May 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva
10 May 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne
08 May 2016 OWIT Get-Together: Spring Clean Your CV for a New Job-hunting Season
19 Apr 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva
10 Mar 2016 A Deeper Look into Social Entrepreneurship
08 Mar 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne
01 Mar 2016 Spring Into Action: Why Time Management Matters for Women in Transition
16 Feb 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva
09 Feb 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne
07 Feb 2016 OWIT Get-Together: Reach Your Goal in 100 Days! How to Make That Happen
19 Jan 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Geneva
14 Jan 2016 Women and Career Negotiations
12 Jan 2016 Monthly Networking Meeting Lausanne

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