Christine Jamet, Director of Operation, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Mrs Christine Jamet has been appointed Director of Operations for Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) Switzerland’s Operational Centre Geneva (OCG) on 1st February 2017. A nurse by profession, Madame Jamet obtained diplomas from the University of Bordeaux in France in Management of Healthcare in Tropical Areas and in Project Development, and in 2010 a master’s in…

Anne-Marie de Weck – The first woman appointed Managing Partner of a private bank in French-Speaking Switzerland, Member of the Boards of Directors of Lombard Odier

Anne-Marie de Weck has been Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of Bank Lombard Odier & Co Ltd since 1 January 2015, prior to which she was a Managing Partner of the Lombard Odier Group from 2002 to 2016. She joined Lombard Odier in 1997 as the Head of the Legal and Tax Department and…

Rocio Restrepo Ramos – Because of her challenging personal experience, Rocio founded the Association Découvrir where she passionately advocates professional integration of migrant women in the Geneva region

After 18 years of experience in the field of social work and as the Head of human resources in a large enterprise in Colombia, Rocio Restrepo and her family had to leave their country because of political circumstances. With help from Amnesty International, she arrived in Switzerland in 1999. Her life then took a new…

Helga Piaget, Founder and President of the association Passion Sea

Born in Bavaria, Germany, Mrs. Piaget studied economy and history of art in the University of Munich. Married to Joe Tan in 1982 she lived in Brazin from 1981 to 1989 and then in Geneva from 1990 to 2001. She married Yves Piaget in 1991 Honoured to become a Monaco citizen by the grace of…

Narjis Hilale – Professor, Writer, TEDx Speaker, passionate about women empowerment, Narjis has 15 years of experience working for major FMCG multinationals and UN organizations (Shell, P&G, JTI, Firmenich, Singtel, Vivendi, WIPO) in global leadership positions

Narjis Hilale is a woman leader, citizen of the world, passionate about people. She has 15 years global expertise in Strategy and Insights. Daughter of a diplomat, she grew up in Morocco, Switzerland and Indonesia, studied in France and Canada, and worked in Singapore, Morocco, France and Switzerland. Narjis has worked for major FMCG multinationals…

Dominique Faesch – President of Swiss chamber of Women Administrators. After a brilliant career in tourism, dedicated the second part of her career to promoting diversity in administration boards

At least 7 lives … and more to come ! With her energy Dominique Faesch has always had the drive to make a difference. She easily adapts to various situations. She started her career in the tourism industry and then in hospitality mainly in Asia, South America, Canada, USA, France and Morocco. With a degree…

Marie-Agnès Gillot, Prima Ballerina, Danseuse Etoile at the Opéra de Paris.

Marie-Agnès Gillot started dancing at the age of five. At the age of nine, she passed the entrance examination of the School of Dance at the Opéra National de Paris and left Caen to live in Paris. Shortly after, she is diagnosed with a double scoliosis that will leave her with a deformity of the…

Françoise Wilhelmi de Toledo, Director of research and development of the clinics Buchinger Wilhelmi Überlingen and Marbella

Dr. Françoise Wilhelmi de Toledo is the director of research and development of the clinics Buchinger Wilhelmi Überlingen and Marbella, the world largest institution specialized in therapeutic fasting and integrative medicine since 1953. After her medical studies in Geneva and PhD in Basel she entered the 3rd generation of the directory board of her in…

Marie-France Tschudin – CEO of AAA, ex Head of European Region at Novartis Pharma, an active promoter of women empowerment in high-level positions

Marie-France Tschudin was appointed President of Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), a Novartis company, in 2019 and is a member of the Novartis Oncology Leadership team. She has more than 25 years of broad, multi-national experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining AAA, Marie-France was the Head of Region Europe for Novartis Pharmaceuticals, where she…

Celine van Till – Athlete, Paralympic Games Team Leader in horse dressage, runner, founder of the movement “Everything is Possible” Athlète paraolympique, Fondatrice et Présidente de l’association Tout Est Possible

Celine van Till, elite sportswoman and speaker Performing at the highest level, Celine has converted from horse riding to athletics in 2018, from the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016 to a new and surprising goal: to participate in the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo in the 100m sprint. Fascinated by the challenges, she recovered from…