Women in startups
Institutional Communication Service
18 May 2023
Monday, 22 May 2023, at 5:30 pm, at the East Campus, entrepreneurs and investors will share their experiences and talk about challenges, opportunities and impact linked to increasing the number of women in the startup space.
Multiple studies show that increasing the representation of women in business fuels economic growth and generates a competitive advantage for companies. Join the event to meet inspiring female entrepreneurs and investors with different backgrounds, learn from their experiences, and discuss challenges, opportunities and action points.
17:30 – 17:40 Welcome by USI Startup Centre
17:40 – 18:00 Keynote on the impact of increasing the number of women in business by Jacqueline Ruedin Rüsch, Founding General Partner, Privilège Ventures
18:00 – 18:20 Keynote on the entrepreneurial journey from academia to executive positions in several Biotech and Medtech companies by Silvia Panigone, ADYA Consulting and Inhalis Therapeutics
18:20 – 19:00 Panel discussion on opportunities and barriers for women in startup space from different perspectives with Angelica Morrone, Impact Hub Ticino, Aurora Spagnol, Master student in AI & Privilège Student Ventures, and Joy Bordini, Co-founder GoHealthy
19:00 – 19:30 Networking apéro