Women’s Day: Partnering with Women In Tech

To recognize International Women’s Day, we’re supporting for the third consecutive year Women In Tech Sweden, a digital event that will empower 3,500 talented women in tech around the world.

Taking place this Wednesday, this year’s event theme is ‘The Power of Resilience’ and will showcase the people, technology, innovations and collaborations that pave the way for a better future and inspire hope. The agenda includes this inspiring group of Electrolux women (pictured) who all help to shape living for the better for millions of people around the world.

They will speak about:


Lola Akinmade Åkerström – Award-winning visual storyteller / External consultant 

“The Power of Asking Why Not?”

The tech behind better homes

Elisa Stabon, Fabric Care Experience Development Manager:

“The 59 min eco washing machine project.”

Hanna Nykänen, Development Manager Food Preparation/Food Scientist:

“How Electrolux develops technology that makes your food last longer.”

Amanda Molina Zoppas, Senior Innovation Engineer:

“The 100% recycled vacuum cleaner – a collaboration with Stena Recycling.”

Sara Hallin Sandström, Master Designer CMF:

“Creating a home environment that makes you feel good.”

The path to a more sustainable workplace

Vanessa Butani, Head of Sustainability Europe:

“How Electrolux people live our sustainability goals”

Helena Babelon, Head of IT Sustainability:

“How Electrolux IT starts a sustainability framework.”

Elke Glaser, ITBP:

“How to think and act agile.”

Katarzyna Lipinska, Digital Innovation Lead:

“Continuous learning: The top 10 free online courses.”

Pandemic proof your career: Panel discussion

Griet Staelens, VP HR & Communications CXO

Edit Safranko, VP HR Global Operations

Elena Breda, Senior VP Global Product Category Food Preservation

We hope you got your hands on a ticket and congratulations to our ticket giveaway winners, who will all get the opportunity to be inspired this Wednesday.

Women’s Day at Electrolux

Electrolux employees
Electrolux employees

Electrolux employees are also engaging in a campaign to show, together with our gender diversity networks, their commitment to challenge inequality, call out bias, question stereotypes, and help forge an inclusive world.

Do you want to know more about our work on Inclusion & Diversity? Read here (this year’s report will be out on March 29).