Aneka Beneby, CFA, is a successful Portfolio Manager and shares her journey of succeeding in a white male-dominated industry as a woman of colour. Aneka demonstrates how we can overcome our fear of failure and escape our comfort zone to strive for personal growth and excellence.
With the creation of the Metaverse, we are entering a new era of technology, but what does it take to prevent ourselves from making the same mistakes again regarding gender discrimination and equality? This question will be answered by Emma Ridderstad, the CEO of the VR/AR company Warpin and one of the pioneering women’s rights activists in the creation of the Metaverse.
Activist Payzee Mahmod shares her story of escaping child marriage and how she turned her childhood trauma into positive activism. By unveiling the most impactful strategic action steps of her campaign leading to the illegalisation of child marriage in the United Kingdom, she inspires and encourages the audience to stand up for what they believe in and realise the power of their voices.
The activist and entrepreneur Sharon Chuter introduces the audience to the age of HER. The age of HER forms a pivotal step in human history as, for the first time, humankind is entering an era in which the currency of success is no longer strength but knowledge. Sharon empowers all women and girls worldwide to break free from gender-related social expectations and claim their rightful and equal place in society.