Resilience and Wellbeing: Real Women.Real Stories

Monday, March 8, 2021 - 12:00 to 14:00

To celebrate the International Women’s Day, we would like to invite you to a positive and uplifting online event “Wellbeing and Resilience: Real Women. Real Stories” organised jointly with Irish-Latvian Chamber of Commerce and RISEBA University. This online event will consist of 2 discussion panels with participation of inspiring women from different sectors sharing their knowledge and life experience, thus empowering other women. Join us for this event to lift some of the lockdown gloom and inject some positive vibes.


12:00 – 12:45    Prioritising Wellbeing on personal and company level


  • Anna Andersone, Entrepreneur and Head of Riga TechGirls
  • Anne-Marie Martin, Director of Global Business Networks, British Chambers of Commerce
  • Zanda Šmate, HR Senior Expert, Mars Multisales Baltics, Balkans, Ukraine, Israel


The panel discussion will be moderated by Aija Brūvere, Head of Career Development and Alumni Centre RISEBA University/ Positive Psychology Coach.

13:00 – 13:45    Resilience: how to grow when facing difficulties


  • Trudy Žagare, Consultant/ Chair of Council, King's College – The British School in Latvia
  • Māra Bondare - Petersen, Chairperson, “Valdro Agro”
  • Jelena Gromova, MBA - Founder of a sustainable sportswear brand Nakeid Sportswear and Partner of TryFit Technologies


The panel discussion will be moderated by Irina Senņikova, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics and Bachelor study programme director of "European Business Studies", RISEBA University.


Date & time: Monday, 8 March 2021 from 12:00 – 14:00
Venue: Online via Zoom
Admission: Complimentary for BritCham and BCC Global Network members, 20 EUR for non-members
Registration: Online Registration, e-mail or call (+371) 25 45 6000.

Joining instructions for the online discussion will be sent on the day of the webinar directly to those who have been registered.