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Monthly Event: Connecting female entrepreneurs to the corporate world


198 Confirmed.


October 18, 2016 6:00 pm


Vulkanstrasse 106
8048 Zürich

Connecting female entrepreneurs to the corporate world
How can you supply to corporate?


in collaboration with




IBM hosts and invites us to spend an inspiring evening with a huge networking opportunity and
a panel discussion with the topic: “How can you – as a entrepreneur – supply to corporate?
The panel participants are:
  • Andrea FimianEMEA Supplier Diversity Program Manager IBM
  • Maggie Berry, Executive Director, WeConnect International
  • Michael Wanner, Supplier / Business Unit Lead IT Contracting & MSP, Westhouse
The discussion is moderated by Karina Storinggaard, President of PWG Zurich
If you can’t attend the event, IBM will provide a dial-in number in order to join the event and listen to the speakers and panelist.
Public parking space is limited, please use the public transport to “Altstetten” with the S3,S5,S12
More connections: www.zvv.ch

 Andrea Fimian


In 2005 Andrea started working at IBM Switzerland Ltd as Executive Assistant for international managers. She has moved into Procurement in 2009 where she has done several years of sourcing for different commodities. In early 2015 Andrea has moved into the EMEA Supplier Diversity Program Manager role where she’s still acting. In March 2016 Andrea had the chance to attend IBM’s Corporate Services Corps program in South Africa, which is a voluntary work / consulting program from IBM to work in an emerging market for 4 weeks.




Michael Wanner



Michael Wanner is working for more than 20 years in the IT-sector and for almost 15 years in the IT-Recruitment-industry.

Through his different roles he has a lot of experience regarding different services in this area like IT-Contracting, Permanent Placement and Managed Services.




Maggie Berry photoMaggie Berry is Executive Director for Europe for WEConnect International, a global organisation championing supplier diversity in procurement and helping majority owned women businesses to connect into the corporate supply chain. She has lead responsibility for the organisation in Europe and her role involves developing corporate and public sector support as well as supporting a growing network of c1,000 women owned businesses across Europe. Previously, Maggie ran womenintechnology.co.uk – an online job board, recruitment and networking forum for women working in the technology profession in the UK. She now runs the Women in Technology Network in her spare time and remains actively involved with championing women in the technology profession.