Shatter Your Glass Ceiling Global Summit

International Women’s Day Global Virtual Summit connects strong personalities from around the world on their mission to empower women from all walks of life. This Global Summit is going to address dialogue on powerful topics such as “Beyond Women on Boards; How gender lens can impact organizational strategy for the better” and “Breaking down Stereotypes; The shift from gender specific to gender neutral consumer branding”.









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Women Empowered Global and Gerety Awards partnered together to bring you the

International Women's Day Shatter Your Glass Ceiling Global Summit

Senela Jayasuriya, Sri Lanka
Senela is the Founder & CEO of Women Empowered Global. An award-winning Entrepreneur, Keynote speaker, Global Trainer & Certified Transformation Coach. 
Joe Brooks, France
As the Co-Founder of the Gerety Awards and an esteemed advertising expert, Joe is helping redefine the advertising industry and how it recognizes and celebrates the diversity of its creators.
Lucia Ongay, France
Alongside being the Co-Founder of the Gerety Awards, Lucia is a journalist with over the last 25 years of international experience working in South America and Europe in the press industry.


Dr. Hazel Herrington, Zimbabwe/Australia

Founder & CEO of Destiny Arise

Hazel is a Multi-Award winner, Humanitarian, Business Strategist, Marketing Expert, Branding Authority, Global Speaker, and Brand Ambassador. Hazel illuminates her knowledge and her humanitarian approaches by empowering women and youth worldwide.

Angela Bassichetti, Singapore

Head of Creative Shop APAC – Facebook

Her experience as the Head of Creative Shop APAC At Facebook and the former Director of Content Partnership at Warner has added to a comprehensive digital background that allows her to create messages that connect brand, content, media and audiences into engaging experiences.

Ariana Stolarz, USA

Global Chief Strategy Officer at MRM

Ariana is the Global Chief Strategy Officer at MRM and is fully committed to helping brands grow meaningful relationships with people and has crafted strategy nationally and globally. Through her work as Board Director at PVBLIC Foundation and UN speaking roles, she aims to drive the power of media towards social change by raising awareness and activating citizens globally around the SDG’s.

Thomas Kolster, Denmark

Mr. Goodvertising, Marketing Activist, Author & Speaker

Thomas is a seasoned branding and sustainability professional counting more than 18 years. He’s advised Fortune 500 companies, small start-ups, governments, agencies and non-profits. He’s the Founder of the global Goodvertising movement that’s inspired a shift in advertising for the better. He’s also the author of two books “Goodvertising” (2012) and “The hero Trap” (2020).

Ruchi Sharma, India/Sri Lanka

Founder & Chief Creative Officer at HumanSense

Ruchi is the Founder & Chief Creative Officer at HumanSense alongside being the Vice President of the 4As- the advertising body of Sri Lanka. She created the first digitally led global campaign on Human Rights for the UNHRC and uses any opportunity to advocate and promote the need for more women at senior roles in the industry.

Amaya Coronado, Spain

Former CEO of LOLA MullenLowe

Amaya was elevated to the role of CEO in 2019 after 3 years as Head of Planning and Strategy in Madrid and her team made significant contributions to business growth and reputation. She joined LOLA in 2006 as part of the founding team and has led the Planning and Strategy Department for brands that include Unilever, Magnum, Signal, Cornetto, Rexona, Heineken and more.

Andrea Cook, Canada

Global President, FCB/SIX

As the Global President of FCB/SIX, Andrea has more than two decades of communications experience, and is an industry leader in the art of connecting brands to consumer in the digital and date age. She also dedicated her time to promoting the development of women in the industry.

Yolanda Shields, USA

Founder & CEO of YES Builds

Yolanda is a best-selling author and global business advisor with over 20 years of experience as a business leader and also does international workforce development and social entrepreneurship work in the continent of Africa. She is a much sought-after speaker and trainer.

Senela Jayasuriya, Sri Lanka

Founder & CEO of Women Empowered Global

Awarded as “Exceptional Women of Excellence” by the Women Economic Forum. She is a passionate global entrepreneur and an award-winning coach for women in Business & STEM (USA, Africa, APAC). Senela operates on a global stage and has shared her perspectives and expertise with 100,000+ audiences from over 120+ countries. She has trained teams from the World Bank, United Nations, Multinationals and SMEs.

Sandra De Zoysa, Sri Lanka

Group Chief Customer Officer at Dialog Axiata

Sandra is the Group Chief Customer Officer at Dialog Axiata PLC and Chairperson of the customer experience excellence group leadership committee of the Company. She counts over two decades of experience in the mobile telecommunication Industry as a pioneer customer service practitioner and is ranked among the Top 10 business women in Sri Lanka on the Echelon Top 50 most powerful women in business. 


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