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Women Economic Forum

  • University of Iceland (map)

Some of the topics that will be covered at WEF Iceland 2017 are: Gender Equality – Towards He for She & She for He, A Sustainable World: Reducing Gender Based Violence Holds The Key, Women’s Access to Finance Across Countries: Pitfalls & Paths, Women on Executive Boards & as CEOs: What do The Trends Indicate, Gender Fulfillment & Partnership, Stereotypes, Mindsets & Silent Oppressors, Exploring & Addressing Diverse Inequalities, Us & Them: Reducing the Distances in Our Hearts & Minds, Teachers & Parents: Need for a Partnership, Closing the Gender Gap: Entrepreneurship as Leveling Field, Models of Good Governance, Implementing Women’s Voices: Structures & Platforms, Enabling Youth Connections for Changes in Mindsets, The Challenges of a Disrupted Media: What Can We Do as a Civil Society, Equality at Home & Parenting Practices, Policies & Practices for Balanced Sharing of Responsibilities & Rights.
The two day WEF- Iceland 2017 is expected to gathering of over 200 inspiring women. We will have women entrepreneurs and leaders joining in from the European, Nordic and Baltic regions, along with women from Asia, Africa and the Mediterranean.
The inauguration of the WEF Iceland 2017 will be by the legendary ex-President of Iceland, Frú Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, who was re-elected four times and was also the first elected woman head of state anywhere in the world. The conference is also in a house called Veröld at the University of Iceland that was built in her honour.

Later Event: October 13
Wildgen 4 Women | Official Launching