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«Empowering women in Swiss Business»



On November 8, 2016 the first Women’s Business Supper will take place at the Hotel Hyatt in Zürich. After ten successful years with the Women’s Business Conference, the Women’s Business Supper will offer a new and unique approach for diverse gender to network, learn from each other, interact and find common paths for the future. Advance Members get a 10% discount. Please visit here for more information.


New Report CS Research Institut on Gender Diversity in Switzerland.


On October 13, 2016 Ernst & Young together with INSEAD Executive MBA will offer in Zürich a Panel Discussion & Networking Session on Glass ceiling for female business leaders - the hurdles in ourselves with Professor Xiaowei Rose Luo, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise. One of the most powerful findings across social sciences is that perception may be different from reality, but nonetheless shapes individuals' ways of thinking, decision-making, and the macro organizational and social structures.

Role Model Event @ Deloitte on November 2, 2016 Business benefits of diverse leadership teams. A key competency for leaders in the global environment is the ability to lead diverse clients and teams, including managing unconscious bias effectively. During this evening we want to explore the key markers of inclusive leadership and strategize about how we can foster an environment where all voices are heard, valued and leveraged. 


Men, women, leadership in the 21st century with Michael Kimmel on November 30, 2016 in Zurich. BYOB - Bring Your Own Boss! Michael Kimmel will discuss with 3 CEOs (male and female) what leadership in the 21st century means. The qualities of a successful leader have changed over the time and some so-called "female" attributes are becoming more and more important. What can men learn from women and vice-versa? And why is gender equality a win-win for both? 

Be part of the the fifth edition of the WORLDWEBFORUM on January 24-25 2017 and get inspired from the top international speakers. Meet Ed Catmull, Co-Founder & President of Pixar Animation Studios, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the World Wide Web, Marian Goodell, Founding Member & CEO of Burning Man Festival and 15 more Speakers. The Who is Who of the Swiss business-world come together for sharing knowledge and experiences at the leading swiss business conference for digital transformation & leadership.


Advance continues to grow

We warmly welcome our newest members Astrazeneca and Pictet  to the Advance community. We are delighted to work with you.



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