International Women’s Day

Monday, 8 March 
11 am-1 pm GMT
Online Event

International women’s day is a global day of celebrating women and the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements they have reached. 

This event is divided into two parts: Inspirational Leaders – Growing a business (11am-12pm GMT) and Financial Leadership – Inspire, Empower and Invest (12pm-1pm). If you want to attend both panel discussions, you can get your tickets down below. 

Together with the British Chamber of Commerce in Copenhagen, the Danish-UK Association, and the Norwegian-British Chamber of Commerce, we are proudly hosting a series of panel discussions to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021 and bring women in business together.

Our aim is to bring inspiring women from different industry’s together under one roof and provide discussion and open debates to help guide other women in business, helping them excel, influence change, and take time to consider their own ambitions, aspirations, and barriers in their own working life.

We will host two separate panel discussions – the first focusing on start-up’s and will offer perspectives from Frederikke Antonie Schmidt, founder of luxury women’s footwear brand, Roccamore on her story to success as well food waste distribution superhero’s co-founder at OLIO plus sustainable low alcohol mushroom brewery, Fungtn and the Ruby Cup who produce sustainable & eco-friendly Menstrual Cups.

The second panel with focus on women in Finance & investment where we will be joined by leading panellists from SEB, DNB Markets amongst others.

There will be an opportunity to join in the discussions with an open Q&A.

We hope you will be able to join us, to connect with others, find your power in business and BE INSPIRED!


11.00 Welcome and setting the Scene

11.10 Moderated panel discussion – Inspirational leaders – growing a business

Frederikke Antonie Schmidt – Founder, Roccamore

Saasha Celestial-One – COO, OLIO

Zoey Henderson – Founder, Fungtn

Julie Weigaard Kjær – CEO & Cofounder, Ruby Cup

Moderated by: Tinne Hjersing Knudsen, UK Correspondent (Bureau Chief), Danish Broadcasting Corporation

11.45 Open Q&A

12.00 Moderated panel discussion – Women in Finance / Investment

Annett Åbø  President, The Norwegian-British Chamber of Commerce

Helena Whitmore – Head of Private Banking UK, SEB

Nina Ahlstrand – Head of Sustainable Finance, DNB Markets

Moderated by: Kim A. Page – Entrepreneur, Trainer and Coach. Company: Kim A. Page

13:00 End of programme


The event is kindly sponsored by FBCC Patron Goodwille,  Rubycup, and Vestre.



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