Quote: “I think if all women all over the world would become aware enough and strong enough to say NO to what’s unacceptable immediately, the world would change.” Kristin Engvig
This was such a great interview packed with so much inspirational information that we decided to turn it into a 2-part series. Here’s the link to Part 1: Women in Leadership & International Networking with Kristin Engvig (Part 1)
We have all heard of “the glass ceiling” and how it can affect women in business. It’s a metaphor used to represent an invisible barrier that prevents a given demographic (typically applied to women) from rising beyond a certain level in a hierarchy. But what about women who have made it to the boardroom or are currently in leadership roles? How far have we come, and how have our predecessors paved the way for us?
On this episode of Authentic Living with Roxanne, we’re thrilled to welcome International Networking Expert Kristin Engvig. Kristin joins us to share her leadership journey and discuss how she created the Global Women’s International Networking Conference! This year it’s in Rome on September 20-24, 2022, and I am thrilled to be speaking there!
Kristin is a pioneer and thought leader in the field of creativity, feminine and authentic leadership. She embraces global responsibility through innovative leadership events and personal speaking engagements to inspire women worldwide to become agents of possibility. She was granted the CEO For Life award and the Best Practice Leader award in 2021 and is part of the Diversity Global Magazine’s Top 10 Influential Women in Global Diversity. She also won the International Alliance of Women Award in 2010.
Watch the video here: Women in Leadership & International Networking with Kristin Engvig (Part II)
Listen to the podcast here: Women in Leadership & International Networking with Kristin Engvig (Part II)
Authentic Touch Points:
- See yourself through an inspirational lens. 1:30
- The new generation has awareness and strength. 4:30
- WIN is all about… 7:00
- It’s about more than networking. 11:00
- Kristin at the UN! 13:00
- The collective journey of 25 years. 16:30
- What can we all do? 18:30
- Final thoughts. 20:30
Kristin attends high-level meetings such as the W7 Meeting held in connection with the G7 summit in Italy, the Nobel Peace Prize Forum in Oslo and has facilitated a senior leader forum in the SDG tent during Davos 2020. She has dedicated the past 24 years to women’s leadership and organizational change to inspire others to create a world where business flourishes and societies thrive.
Kristin created WIN in 97′ to bring alive a vision of a more feminine, global, and sustainable way at work, in communities, and in iife. In her early career, she worked for companies such as JP Morgan, Citibank and Innovation Norway, EU as an international strategy and marketing Consultant. Kristin is educated as a business economist with an MBA and extensive studies in acting, communication and women’s development. She is the mother of one boy, Leonardo.
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