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Connect with AmCham: Empowering women in the digital world

Jan 19 from 11:00 till 12:00

The next Connect with AmCham webinar will be dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Our experts will explore the existing gender gap and its causes, and ways to build a more inclusive culture for women in the ICT sector. Companies will share their internal practices and challenges they are currently facing.

Your questions are welcome! Please send them to us in advance at: evija.gleske@amcham.lv until the noon on January 18.

Admission: Complimentary for AmCham members, EUR 20 for guests. Instructions about how to join will be sent directly to those who have registered.

About the Speakers:
Anna Andersone is one of the startup ecosystem leaders in Latvia and Chief Empowerment Officer of the Riga TechGirls movement. Her background and experience lies within building design and tech companies like FROONT, berta.me and HungryLab and supporting the start-up ecosystem in Latvia by founding designer and developer co-working space THE MILL, being on the board of TechHub Riga and actively being outspoken about gender equality in tech. She has grown the Riga TechGirls community supporting women in IT at a start-up acceleration rate, training more than 4000 women in 2020 and more than 6000 in 2021. Currently she is also developing her brand and special clothing that promotes hugs and touches for warmer relationships: bewithclothing.com

Alda Zeila is an IT professional of 18+ years. Her career journey has given her an opportunity to learn the essence of Software Development business starting from a junior Software Developer role to a Delivery Lead role for large engagements. Aldas’ career journey has crossed 2 continents. Her IT career with Accenture started in Toronto, Canada and continued in Riga, Latvia. Her current role focuses on growing Accenture Project Control Services (PCS) business in Nordics and helping to mobilize Lithuania office. She is leading a team of 210 highly motivated PCS individuals that inspire her to be better every day. On top of her main responsibilities, Alda invests in her passions through spearheading Inclusion & Diversity as well as Change Enablement at Accenture Baltics. Alda believes that being authentic and working in an environment that is well structured and has strong communication culture is key to attracting and keeping motivated people.

Connect with AmCham online webinars aim to share knowledge of our members, as we navigate through the COVID-19 crisis. If you would like to share best practices in your area of expertise that could be helpful for the international business community, we are here to listen and learn from you!

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