Did you know that women constitute a significant 62% of employees in our sector, surpassing the EU average of 46%? As the entire globe comes together on 8 March to celebrate women’s achievements and advocate for gender equality, we will be unveiling the challenges and opportunities that women encounter in the commerce sector.

Join our one-hour webinar “Empowering women in commerce: challenges & opportunities” on 8 March from 10:00 to 11:00 CET to discuss with:

  • Radka Maxová, Member of the European Parliament, Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats and Vice-Chair of the FEMM Committee

  • Katja Lenzing, MJur (Oxon), European Commission, Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers, Acting Head of Unit.

  • Riikka Joukio, Executive Vice President, Corporate Responsibility and Public Affairs at KESKO

  • Claudia Golser-Roet, Policy Advisor at EU Representation of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKOE)

  • Teresa Bayarri Fos, Director of Communications and Sustainability at Consum

The panel will explore pivotal subjects related to the progression of women’s careers, addressing challenges and opportunities in areas including work-life balance and gender mainstreaming in the workplace.

You will gain valuable insights into some of the initiatives undertaken by EuroCommerce members to address the challenges women face in our sector, contributing to the broader dialogue on empowering women in their professional endeavours.

Our ultimate goal is to inspire positive action towards achieving gender equality and supporting women in employment.