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Top Women Tech


17. November 2023 – Estrel Hotel

Ambitious women in engineering meet with 18 global employers,

on one day, in one place.

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Why attend:

  • Opportunity to network
  • Possibility to find a jo
  • Global Employers

More reasons to attend:

  • Women focus
  • International scal
  • Getting unique insights

International employers:

Learn from the world’s leading speakers about their projects, new technologies and the challenges their companies might be facing.


Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of healthcare and nutrition. We design our products and services to help people and planet thrive by supporting efforts to address the unprecedented global challenges presented by a growing and aging global population.

At Bayer, we’re committed to drive sustainable development and generate a positive impact with our businesses.

Through bold ideas and unprecedented insights, we’re pioneering new possibilities that advance life for all of us. That means reimagining how we care for ourselves and one another by empowering everyday health, improving approaches to patient care, and finding better ways to nourish our communities around the world.

Programme overview

One dynamic day in Brussels full of interesting talks & networking!

09:30 – 10:30

Registration & Welcome Coffee

10:30 – 12:00

Audi - Building a Sustainable Career Driven by the Passion for Motorsport
  • Dr. Lea Schwarz, Executive Assistant
Bayer – My Passion Behind our Vision: Health for All, Hunger for None
  • Dr. Nancy Thiels, Head of Infrastructure & Utilities
Daimler Truck - How Daimler Truck is Shaping the Future of Transportation
  • Yvonne Herter, Head of R&D Powertrain platform management
Schneider Electric - Our Sustainability Story
  • Kathrin Aehling, VP Channel Management & eCommerce

16:30 – 17:00

Walking Lunch

10:30 – 12:00

12.00-12.30 Roundtable

Audi - Open the Audi Blackbox

  • Christian Stark, Employer Branding
  • Dr. Lea Schwarz, Executive Assistant
  • Benjamin Budek, Executive Assistant

Bayer - Working@Bayer

  • Dr. Claudia Letmathe, Site Management Monheim
  • Dr. Diane Carini, Site Management Frankfurt/Knappsack

12.45-13.15 Roundtable

CNH Industrial - Breaking New Ground

  • Francesca Protano, Director of Corporate Development Technologies & Managing Director CNHi Ventures
  • Yuanyuan Li, Innovation Specialist

13.30-14.00 Roundtable

Dow - Building the Future Today with Dow
  • Andrea De Las Heras García, Business Development, Sustainability & Growth Manager
PowerCo - Shaping the Future of E-Mobility
  • Laura Nasarek, Executive Assistant to CTO
  • Dr. Hosei Ghafur, Project Manager Global Standard Factory Operations

14.15-14.45 Roundtable

Aliaxis - Leadership Women to Transform Industry: In Conversation With An Inspiring Leading Woman
  • Sophie Desormiere, Chief Growth Officer
Aperam - From Women in Tech to Women in Aperam
  • Fanta Kaba, Metallurgy Engineer
  • Kun Liu, Team Leader Industrial Innovation

15.00-15.30 Roundtable

ExxonMobil - The Energy Transition & Women at ExxonMobil
  • Sara Polspoel, RPP Technical Console Lead
  • Vicky Debruyne, Operations Support Supervisor
  • Julie Vermeersch, Pelletizing & Finishing Engineer
Schneider Electric - Career Stories
  • Kathrin Aehling, VP Channel Management & eCommerce
  • Selena Sarah Makangare Audhasse, Sustainability Analyst
  • Dominique Rossier Diez, Talent Acquisition Manager

15.45-16.15 Roundtable

Daimler Truck - The World is Changing… Your Career?
  • Dr. Frauke Becker, Senior Manager Product Data Engineering
  • Astrid Ebermann, Executive Support for the Head of Product Engineering Software/Electronics
  • Nicole Lindemaier, Manager – HV Battery Project Engineering Lead
  • Sina Mustapha, Team Lead Sensor Fusion & L2 Automated Driving
  • Silke Gressel, Manager Sensors&Actuators – Engineering Crossfunctions Powertrain
Amcor - The Future of Packaging – Sustainability, Recyclability Journey and Materials of the Future
  • Kris Buysens, Technical Director - COEs & Product Safety
  • Galina Ourieva, Principal Research Engineer • Research & Development

16:30 – 17:00

Closing Cocktail

See you in Berlin!

An absolutely refreshing, motivating one-of-a-kind event, dedicated to women. Improved my network and our perspective towards how should women lead in Tech.

A good opportunity to meet company representatives and find out about job opportunities. Great place to network and listen to inspirational women’s experiences.