The Women in Law Conference | Vienna | September 14 - 16, 2023


Meet the speakers, panelists, trainers, and moderators of The Women in Law Conference

Alina Drack

student and tutor | Vienna University of Economics and Business, Baker McKenzie

Alix Frank-Thomasser

President | The Women in Law Initiative

Alma Zadić

Minister of Justice | Republic of Austria

Ana Nestorovic

Lawyer | PhD candidate Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna)

Andrea Miskolczi

Europe Director of Innovation | Dentons

Angelika Pallwein-Prettner

Partner | Employment Law Team | Binder Grösswang

Bettina Knoetzl

Lawyer | KNOETZL

Birgit Fleischmann

Head Private Banking Österreich | Kathrein Privatbank AG

Christian Demmelbauer

Assitant | Unviersity of Vienna Faculty of Law - Department of Legal Philosophy

Christiane Wendehorst

University of Vienna, Department of Civil Law; President | European Law Institute (ELI)

Doruntina Berisha

Head of Legal Tech | CodeLaw

Dubravka Šimonović

former UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women its causes and consequences | United Nations

Elaine L. Arozarena

President | Global Strategic Advise Services

Evelyn Regner

Vice-President | European Parliament

Franz J. Heidinger

Secretary General | Justitia Awards

Gabriela Ramos

Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences | UNESCO

Helena Dalli

European Commissioner for Equality

I. Stephanie Boyce

President | The Law Society of England and Wales

Ines Maria Curtius

Lawyer & Solicitor | Advisory Board Member @WorldCC

Isabel Boaten

Managing Partner | AB & DAVID

J. Jarpa Dawuni

Institute for African Women in Law | Howard University

Jennifer Lusser

Section Head, General Legal Section, Office of Legal Affairs | International Atomic Energy Agency

Joanna Wisła-Płonka

Lawyer | Regional Bar of Attorneys at Law, Opole

Karin Lukas

L. Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights

Katharina Mader

Chamber of Labour Austria

Katja Radlgruber

Career & Leadership Coach for Women

Kavinya Makau

Policy and Advocacy Manager-Violence Against Women and Girls | Womankind Worldwide

Laura Carlson

Professor in private law at the Department of Law | Stockholm University

Lizzette Robleto de Howarth

Chief Programmes Officer | Advocates for International Development (A4ID)

Lukas Flener

Partner | Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Rechtsanwälte (fwp)

Lwando Xaso

Consultant | Including Society

Mahdis Gharaei

Co-Founder & Co-CEO | the female factor

Maria Andriani Kostopoulou

Marangopoulos Foundation for Human Rights & GREVIO, Council of Europe

Miriam A. Cherry

Faculty Director, Center for Labor & Employment Law | St. John's University Law School

Nida Usman Chaudhary

Founder | Lahore Education and Research Network

Onyoja Momoh

Lecturer in Private International Law | Centre for Private International Law, University of Aberdeen

Osai Ojigho

Country Director Nigeria | Amnesty International

Paula Tavares

Senior Legal and Gender Specialist | The World Bank

Priyanka Dutta-Passecker

Biotech CEO (Healiva SA) and Board Member of Female Leaders Network, Austria

Sophie Natlacen

Judge Candidate

Stefan Lenglinger

Journalist & TV presenter | ORF

Stefania Passera

Founder & CEO, Passera Design | Contract Designer in Residence at World Commerce & Contracting

Therese Frank

Partner | Thorstensen Frank - Rechtsanwalt & Rechtsanwältin in Kooperation

Tiffany Alvoid

Lawyer | International Public Speaker

Valerie Saintot

Adjunct Professor | SKEMA business school, University of Gloucestershire

Věra Jourová

Vice-President for Values and Transparency | European Commission

Victoria C. Abplanalp

University Lecturer | University of Vienna & Management Consultant | McKinsey & Company