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Directions EMEA 2022

Women in Dynamics Series: How to retain, motivate and empower the women in your business

Date: 10-11-2022 | From: 16:15 to 17:00 | Room: Hall Y4

The War for Talent is now amplified by the Great Resignation! Not only it’s extremely hard to find talent but, since Covid, one in three women has considered leaving the workforce or downshifting their career (McKinsey).

Join our session and learn top strategies of building a working environment that proactively nurtures female talent.

Our panel of top Dynamics leaders will share their tips of how they successfully motivate and empower women in their companies that results not only in higher retention but a brand that attracts female talent.

• Intro to the panel
• Why are women leaving our workforce?
• Practical tips on how to build a nurturing working environment
• Panel questions with top Microsoft Dynamics leaders
• Q&A with the audience
• Close and CTA – sign up to the Pledge and attend the Mentoring launch

Speakers:

Elena Baeva

Elena Baeva

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Bio: Elena is a tech leader with 18 years of experience in the Microsoft Dynamics channel, 9 of which she worked directly for Microsoft. In 2013 she founded 365 Talent Portal to help partners build and nurture top tech teams with flexible and affordable hiring and training solutions. They support over 1,000 businesses and 10,000 Dynamics professionals around the world. Deeply passionate about diversity and inclusion, Elena proactively runs various initiatives to attract more women to the Dynamics channel and educates partners on how to successfully hire and retain female talent. Elena is heavily involved in the Microsoft international community, she is the IAMCP EMEA President and Global Diversity &Inclusion Committee Chairperson.

Kasper Tomshøj

Kasper Tomshøj

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Bio: Kasper Tomshøj is the founder and CEO of PrintVis, a global, vertical ISV for the printing and packaging industry, based in Denmark. This year PrintVis 25 celebrates it's 25th anniversary, with partners and installations worldwide. 'When building a company from scratch you gain experience with all the possible roles: sales, consultant, designer, developer, project manager – and everything from strategic planning to making coffee.'

Kelly Humpleby

Kelly Humpleby

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Bio: Originally from a banking background, Kelly has nearly two decades of marketing experience in various industries. Since joining Bespoke XYZ in January 2020, Kelly has spent her time building a solid foundation from which Bespoke can scale effectively - this includes rebranding, repositioning and establishing a successful partner channel. Passionate about inclusivity, and for raising awareness about how people can switch careers and join the tech sector, Kelly was recently elected to the IAMCP UK board where she draws on her own experiences to help other partners learn how best to leverage Microsoft resources.

Patrícia Maia

Patrícia Maia

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Bio: Patricia has been working in ERP as a consultant for more than 30 years. She specialized in the international business and global implementations. At this moment she is responsible at Arquiconsult for the Neashore and International business.

Vicky Critchley

Vicky Critchley

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Bio: Vicky has been in the Dynamics community for 16 years. Her organization Bam Boom Cloud has won Business Central Partner of the Year twice. Bam Boom Cloud is a pure SaaS high volume business -laser focused on making Dynamics easy for SMBs. They have operations in UK, USA, Canada and Germany. Vicky is a strongly believes in creating a more equitable community where who you are, where you come from and who you love should not matter.