The W20 Rome Summit


This year, the annual W20 Summit will take place in Rome, Italy, on July 13-15. The three-day event will bring together hundreds of leaders, experts and role models from across the world, to discuss the most pressing issues facing women’s social, economic and political empowerment, and to deliver the W20’s 2021 Communiqué to the G20 Leaders.

13

July 2021

14

July 2021

15

July 2021

Speakers and Moderators

Camera di Commercio di Roma

Tempio di Adriano

09:30 - 11:00

Opening Session

  • Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati
    President of the Italian Senate

Welcome remarks by Women 20

  • Elvira Marasco
    W20 Italy Head of Delegation
  • Linda Laura Sabbadini
    W20 Chair
  • Martina Rogato
    W20 Sherpa

First session

  • Ursula von der Leyen
    European Commission President
  • Elena Bonetti
    Minister of Equal Opportunities and Family of Italy
  • Roberto Speranza
    Minister of Health of Italy
  • Amina Mohammed
    Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations

Second session

  • Antonella Giachetti
    President of AIDDA
  • Lorenzo Tagliavanti
    President of the Chamber of Commerce of Rome
  • Valeria Giaccari
    President of the Rome Chamber of Commerce Women Entrepreneurship Committee

11:00 - 11:15

Interview Talk with a Minister

  • Enrico Giovannini
    Minister of Sustainable Infrastructures and Mobility of Italy
  • Moderated by Francesca Sforza, Editor at La Stampa

11:15 - 12:00

Sustainable Investments for Women-Owned Businesses

  • Vera Hahn
    Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Sustainability of Bayer
  • Pierre Heilbronn
    Vice President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
  • Federica Marchionni
    CEO of Global Fashion Agenda
  • Raffaella Sadun
    Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School (HBS)
  • Moderated by Mariapia Ebreo, Journalist MPW Fortune Italia and Alma Grandin, TG1 Journalist and MPW Ambassador of Fortune Italia

12:00 - 12:15

Special Presentation: Women in International Trade

  • Vanessa Erogbogbo,
    Chief of Sustainable and Inclusive Value Chains Section at the International Trade Centre (ITC)

12:15 - 12:30

Interview Talk with a Minister

  • Vittorio Colao
    Minister for Technological Innovation and Digital Transition of Italy
  • Moderated by Barbara Stefanelli, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Corriere della Sera

12:30 - 13:30

Women in Action in the Digital Transformation

  • Alice Acciarri
    General Manager of eBay Italy
  • John Giusti
    Chief Regulatory Officer of GSMA
  • Mariacristina Gribaudi
    CEO of Keyline S.p.A. and President of the Management Committee of Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia
  • Valerie Singer
    Vice President of Cloud Strategy and Initiatives at Splunk
  • Houlin Zhao
    Secretary-General of ITU
  • Moderated by Lina Tsaltampasi, President of Greek Female Entrepreneurs Association and CEO of OECON Group Consultants

13:30 - 14:30

Networking Lunch

14:30 - 14:45

Interview Talk with a Minister

  • Andrea Orlando
    Minister of Labour and Social Policies of Italy
  • Moderated by Stefano Di Traglia, Director of Development and Communication at Consenso Europa

14:45 - 16:00

Re-examining the Importance of Quality Jobs for Women

  • Erika Andreetta
    Partner - Consumer Markets Consulting Leader at PwC Italy
  • Michele Crisostomo
    Chair of the Board of Directors and of the Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee at Enel Group
  • Bathylle Missika
    Head of the Networks, Partnerships and Gender Division at the OECD Development Centre
  • Marco Patuano
    Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Sustainability and Territory Committee of the A2A Group
  • Chiara Saraceno
    Honorary Fellow at Fondazione Collegio Carlo Alberto
  • Manuela Tomei
    Director of the Department on Conditions of Work and Equality (WORKQUALITY) at ILO
  • Moderated by Manuela Moreno, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Foreign News Desk at Tg2

16:00 - 16:45

How Gender Medicine Can Overcome Health Inequalities

  • Ilaria Capua
    Professor and Director of One Health Center of Excellence at the University of Florida
  • Flavia Franconi
    Coordinator of the W20 Equity in Health Commission, Coordinator of the Gender Medicine Platform of the INBB Interuniversity Consortium
  • Vera Regitz-Zagrosek
    Founder of Institute of Gender in Medicine at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
  • Daniela Trabattoni
    Director of the Women Heart Center and Chief of the Invasive Cardiology Unit 3 at Centro Cardiologico Monzino
  • Moderated by Elisa Manacorda, Science Journalist

16:45 - 17:45

Education First: Gender Equality Starts at School

  • Elisabetta Camussi
    Associate Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Milano-Bicocca
  • Andrea Carandini
    Professor of Archaeology at University of Rome La Sapienza
  • Micaela le Divelec Lemmi
    CEO of Salvatore Ferragamo
  • Olivette Otele
    Vice-President of the Royal Historical Society and Professor of History of Slavery and Memory of Enslavement at the University of Bristol
  • Nicoletta Spagnoli
    CEO of Luisa Spagnoli
  • Moderated by Fabiana Giacomotti, Coordinator of the W20 Cultural Change Commission, Author and Adjunct Professor of Fashion Studies at University of Rome La Sapienza

17:45 - 18:15

Closing Remarks

  • Martina Rogato
    W20 Sherpa

Camera di Commercio di Roma

Tempio di Adriano

09:00 - 10:30

Special Video Session: Italian Women's Civil Society

  • Italian Women's Civil Society

10:30 - 11:00

Welcome Remarks Women 20 Italian Delegation

  • Gianna Avellis
  • Sveva Avvedut
  • Francesca Dellisanti
  • Annamaria Tartaglia

11:00 - 12:00

Women in Peace and Security

  • Lucio Caracciolo
    Editor-in-chief of Limes - Italian Review of Geopolitics
  • Antonia Marie De Meo
    Director of the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
  • Irene Fellin
    President of Women In International Security (WIIS) Italy and Senior Researcher on Gender and Security Issues at the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
  • Stefania Pucciarelli
    Italian Undersecretary of Defense
  • Sara Serafino, Italian Carabinieri Captain
    "Military Condition and Equal Opportunities" Branch Chief at the Office of Legal Affairs and Military Condition of the Carabinieri General Headquarters
  • Moderated by Marta Bordignon, President and Co-founder of Human Rights International Corner

12:00 - 13:30

W20 Delegates' Meeting

  • Closed-door meeting to finalise the Communiqué

13:30 - 14:20

Networking Lunch

14:20 - 14:30

Jazz'inn: The Butterfly Effect

  • Giuseppe De Nicola
    Co-Founder of Ampioraggio and CEO of Public Image
  • Flavia Marzano
    Vice President of Roma Startup

14:30 - 14:45

Interview talk with a Minister

  • Mara Carfagna
    Minister for Southern Italy and Territorial Cohesion of Italy
  • Moderated by Simona Sala, Director of Giornale Radio Rai and Radio Uno

14:45 - 15:45

Breaking the Ice Ceiling: Italian Women-Led Businesses

  • Antonella Giachetti
    President of AIDDA
  • Roberta Gili
    CEO Italia Cargo srl
  • Barbara Paglieri
    President and CEO of Paglieri S.p.A.
  • Lilli Samer
    CFO of Samer & Co. Shipping S.p.A.
  • Rosi Sgaravatti
    President of Sgaravatti Group
  • Moderated by Silvia Mari, Journalist at Agenzia Dire

15:45 - 16:15

Special Presentation: The Network of the Italian Chambers of Commerce Women Entrepreneurship Committees

  • Stefania Brancaccio
    President of the Naples Chamber of Commerce Women Entrepreneurship Committee
  • Valeria Giaccari
    Cofounder Orienta S.p.A. and President of the Rome Chamber of Commerce Women Entrepreneurship Committee
  • Marzia Maiorano
    President of the Lombard Chamber of Commerce Women Entrepreneurship Committees
  • Tiziana Pompei
    Deputy Secretary General of Unioncamere
  • Cristina Tumiatti
    President of the Turin Chamber of Commerce Women Entrepreneurship Committees

16:15 - 17:00

Women's Resilience in Times of Economic Crisis

  • Lydie Hudson
    CEO of Sustainability Research and Investment Solutions at Credit Suisse Group
  • Luz Cecilia Palazuelos García Bringas
    President of Fundación de Agentes Aduanales para la Asistencia Infantil A.C. (FAAPAI)
  • Mara Panajia
    General Manager Laundry & Home Care at Henkel Italia S.r.l.
  • Giada Zhang
    CEO of Mulan Group
  • Moderated by Tonia Mastrobuoni, Berlin Correspondent at La Repubblica

17:00 - 18:00

Science Needs Women

  • Maria Chiara Carrozza
    President of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR)
  • Fabiola Gianotti
    Director-General of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
  • Yilen Gómez Maqueo Chew
    Professor and Researcher at the Instituto de Astronomía at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)
  • Luisa Torsi
    Professor of Chemistry at the University of Bari Aldo Moro and Adjunct Professor at Åbo Akademi University
  • Ersilia Vaudo
    Chief Diversity Officer of the European Space Agency (ESA)
  • Moderated by Sveva Avveduto, W20 Italian Delegate, Emeritus Research Director of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR) and President of the Women in Science Association

18:00 - 18:15

Special Remarks by RAI

  • Karina Laterza
    President of the Equal Opportunities Commission at Rai - Radiotelevisione italiana

18:15 - 18:45

Closing Remarks

  • Monica Carcò
    W20 Italy

Camera di Commercio di Roma

Tempio di Adriano

10:30 - 11:30

Opening Session

Welcome remarks by Women 20

  • Elvira Marasco
    W20 Italy Head of Delegation
  • Linda Laura Sabbadini
    W20 Chair
  • Martina Rogato
    W20 Sherpa
  • Speakers

    • Virgina Raggi
      Mayor of Rome, Italy
    • Nicola Zingaretti
      President of Lazio, Italy
    • Maria Edera Spadoni
      Vice President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies
    • Paolo Gentiloni
      European Commissioner for Economy
    • Lorenzo Tagliavanti
      President of the Chamber of Commerce of Rome
    • Roberta Gili
      W20 Facilitator, Chamber of Commerce of Rome Women Entrepreneurship Committee

11:30 - 12:15

Young Girls' Voices

  • Lauren Rumble
    Principal Adviser, Gender Equality for UNICEF
  • Daniela Fatarella
    CEO of Save the Children Italy
  • Federica Giannotta
    Head of Advocacy at Terre des Hommes
  • Moderated by Mariapia Ebreo, Journalist MPW Fortune Italia

12:15 - 13:15

Violence Free Life: A Fundamental Human Right for Women and Girls

  • Anita Bhatia
    Deputy Executive Director for UN Coordination, Partnerships, Resources and Sustainability of UN Women
  • Geraldina Corona
    Italian Carabinieri Major, Branch Chief at the Technological Development Office of the Carabinieri General Headquarters
  • Jacqueline M. Ebanks
    Executive Director of the New York City Commission on Gender Equity
  • Maria Grazia Giammarinaro
    Former UN Special Repporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children
  • Valeria Valente
    President of the Italian Parliamentary Investigation Committee on Femicide and Gender Violence
  • Moderated by Shahira Amin, Journalist

13:15 - 14:45

Networking Lunch

14:45 - 15:45

Innovative Sustainability Tools for Advancing SDG5

  • Pietro Bertazzi
    Global Director of Policy Engagement and External Affairs at CDP
  • Irene Davì
    Italian Carabinieri Lieutenant Colonel - Forestry Role, Commander of the Carabinieri Forestry Group in Rieti
  • Maria Helena Semedo
    Deputy Director-General of FAO
  • Matteo Ward
    CEO and Co-founder of WRÅD
  • Moderated by Alessandro Pulcini, Editor at Fortune Italia

15:45 - 16:45

The Way Forward: the W20 Troika and the W20 Communiqué Delivery

  • Salma Alrashid
    W20 Saudi Arabia Head of Delegation
  • Martina Rogato
    W20 Sherpa
  • Jessica N. Widjaja
    W20 Indonesia Head of Delegation
  • Luigi Mattiolo
    G20 Sherpa
  • Moderated by Marco Valerio Lo Prete, Tg1 Rai Journalist

16:45 - 17:30

Closing Remarks

  • Elena Bonetti
    Minister of Equal Opportunities and Family of Italy
  • Linda Laura Sabbadini
    W20 Chair
  • Elvira Marasco
    W20 Italy Head of Delegation
  • Martina Rogato
    W20 Sherpa

13 July 2021

Alice Acciarri
Alice
Acciarri
Amina Mohammed
Amina
Mohammed
Andrea Carandini
Andrea
Carandini
Andrea Orlando
Andrea
Orlando
Antonella Giachetti
Antonella
Giachetti
Barbara Stefanelli
Barbara
Stefanelli
Bathylle Missika
Bathylle
Missika
Chiara Saraceno
Chiara
Saraceno
Daniela Trabattoni
Daniela
Trabattoni
Elena Bonetti
Elena
Bonetti
Elisa Manacorda
Elisa
Manacorda
Elisabetta Camussi
Elisabetta
Camussi
Elvira Marasco
Elvira
Marasco
Enrico Giovannini
Enrico
Giovannini
Erika Andreetta
Erika
Andreetta
Fabiana Giacomotti
Fabiana
Giacomotti
Federica Marchionni
Federica
Marchionni
Flavia Franconi
Flavia
Franconi
Francesca Sforza
Francesca
Sforza
Houlin Zhao
Houlin
Zhao
Ilaria Capua
Ilaria
Capua
John Giusti
John
Giusti
Lina Tsaltampasi
Lina
Tsaltampasi
Linda Laura Sabbadini
Linda Laura
Sabbadini
Lorenzo Tagliavanti
Lorenzo
Tagliavanti
Manuela Moreno
Manuela
Moreno
Manuela Tomei
Manuela
Tomei
Marco Patuano
Marco
Patuano
Maria Elisabetta Casellati
Maria Elisabetta
Casellati
Mariacristina Gribaudi
Mariacristina
Gribaudi
Mariapia Ebreo
Mariapia
Ebreo
Martina Rogato
Martina
Rogato
Micaela Le Divelec
Micaela
Le Divelec
Michele Crisostomo
Michele
Crisostomo
Nicoletta Spagnoli
Nicoletta
Spagnoli
Olivette Otele
Olivette
Otele
Pierre Heilbronn
Pierre
Heilbronn
Raffaella Sadun
Raffaella
Sadun
Roberto Speranza
Roberto
Speranza
Stefano Di Traglia
Stefano
Di Traglia
Ursula von der Leyen
Ursula
von der Leyen
Valerie Singer
Valerie
Singer
Vanessa Erogbogbo
Vanessa
Erogbogbo
Vera Hahn
Vera
Hahn
Vera Regitz-Zagrosek
Vera
Regitz-Zagrosek
Vittorio Colao
Vittorio
Colao

14 July 2021

Antonella Giachetti
Antonella
Giachetti
Antonia Marie De Meo
Antonia Marie
De Meo
Barbara Paglieri
Barbara
Paglieri
Cristina Tumiatti
Cristina
Tumiatti
Ersilia Vaudo
Ersilia
Vaudo
Fabiola Gianotti
Fabiola
Gianotti
Flavia Marzano
Flavia
Marzano
Giada Zhang
Giada
Zhang
Giuseppe De Nicola
Giuseppe
De Nicola
Irene Fellin
Irene
Fellin
Karina Laterza
Karina
Laterza
Lilli Samer
Lilli
Samer
Lucio Caracciolo
Lucio
Caracciolo
Luisa Torsi
Luisa
Torsi
Luz Cecilia Palazuelos García Bringas
Luz Cecilia
Palazuelos García Bringas
Lydie Hudson
Lydie
Hudson
Mara Carfagna
Mara
Carfagna
Mara Panajia
Mara
Panajia
Maria Chiara Carrozza
Maria Chiara
Carrozza
Marta Bordignon
Marta
Bordignon
Marzia Maiorano
Marzia
Maiorano
Monica Carcò
Monica
Carcò
Roberta Gili
Roberta
Gili
Rosi Sgaravatti
Rosi
Sgaravatti
Sara Serafino
Sara
Serafino
Silvia Mari
Silvia
Mari
Simona Sala
Simona
Sala
Stefania Pucciarelli
Stefania
Pucciarelli
Sveva Avveduto
Sveva
Avveduto
Tiziana Pompei
Tiziana
Pompei
Tonia Mastrobuoni
Tonia
Mastrobuoni
Valeria Giaccari
Valeria
Giaccari
Yilen Gómez Maqueo Chew
Yilen
Gómez Maqueo Chew

15 July 2021

Alessandro Pulcini
Alessandro
Pulcini
Anita Bhatia
Anita
Bhatia
Daniela Fatarella
Daniela
Fatarella
Elena Bonetti
Elena
Bonetti
Elvira Marasco
Elvira
Marasco
Federica Giannotta
Federica
Giannotta
Geraldina Corona
Geraldina
Corona
Irene Davì
Irene
Davì
Jacqueline Ebanks
Jacqueline
Ebanks
Jessica Natalia Widjaja
Jessica Natalia
Widjaja
Lauren Rumble
Lauren
Rumble
Linda Laura Sabbadini
Linda Laura
Sabbadini
Lorenzo Tagliavanti
Lorenzo
Tagliavanti
Luigi Mattiolo
Luigi
Mattiolo
Marco Valerio Lo Prete
Marco Valerio
Lo Prete
Maria Edera Spadoni
Maria Edera
Spadoni
Maria Grazia Giammarinaro
Maria Grazia
Giammarinaro
Maria Helena Semedo
Maria Helena
Semedo
Mariapia Ebreo
Mariapia
Ebreo
Martina Rogato
Martina
Rogato
Matteo Ward
Matteo
Ward
Nicola Zingaretti
Nicola
Zingaretti
Paolo Gentiloni
Paolo
Gentiloni
Pietro Bertazzi
Pietro
Bertazzi
Salma Alrashid
Salma
Alrashid
Shahira Amin
Shahira
Amin
Valeria Valente
Valeria
Valente
Vera Regitz-Zagrosek
Vera
Regitz-Zagrosek
Virginia Raggi
Virginia
Raggi