Glenn, Dianne - Expert - New Zealand - Health
Mee, Vicky - Expert - New Zealand - WEPs, Pay Equity, Geology
Skills: WEPs, Pay Equity
BPW New Zealand, Club Auckland
Vicky trained as a geologist and began her working life as a paleontologist for Esso BHP working in oil exploration in Australia. Since then she has been employed in management roles within an IT development company, developed her own orchard business and currently does some consulting in orchard setup, works as a financial mentor for those in financial distress and is also a facilitator for the Commission of Financial Capability in NZ. Vicky Mee is the President of BPW New Zealand, the Chair of the UN Womens Empowerment Principles (WEPs) committee for New Zealand (NZ) and also a member of the Pay Equity Coalition Auckland.
Savage, Caroline - Expert - New Zealand - Economy, Business, Finances, Trade, Employment
Skills: Project Management, Communication, Architecture
BPW New Zealand, Club Franklin
With over 12 years as a Registered Architect and a volunteer committed to making a difference. I have accumulated a variety of skills and knowledge over 30 years developing both personally and professionally and this has been reflected in my Myers Briggs training. My skills have included management of a small architectural and building services company to leadership and senior positions in a team environment. Over the last 4½ years I have further diversified my career portfolio gaining extensive experience in remediation work for the Ministry of Education and Body Corporate projects and full site development of service stations.
Weill, Alexia - Expert - Switzerland - Cultures, Art
Alexia Weill lives and works on the Riviera vaudoise in Switzerland. Passionate about the cinema and photography, she studied at the School of Audiovisual Production of Paris. She began her career working in feature films, commercials, tv shows and documentaries. As gallerist granddaughter, she loved the sculpture from an early age. In between filming, she attended the workshops of sculptors and learned different techniques. By carving the stone, she seeks harmony in the round and clean shapes. In 2009, she received the Honorary Diploma of the Academy of Fine Arts of the Southeast of France.
Witmer, Lesha - Expert - Germany - Legislation, Society, Politics, Advocacy
Skills: Advocacy and Lobbying, International Policy, Sustainable Development Policy
BPW Germany, Club Würzburg
Representative of BPW international to UN, Chair of the Standing Committee for Environment, Sustainable Development & Water of Business & Professional Women International, Member core-group OECD water governance Initiative on behalf of BPWI
Languages: Dutch, English, French, German
Yassuda, Margarida - Expert - Brazil - Economy, Business, Finances, Trade, Employment
Pilot Member & Expert
Skills: Training, Strategic Planning, Management
BPW Brasil, Club Sao Paolo
Master degree at the University Anhembi-Morumbi – SP
My professional experience is based mostly acting as General Manager in international hotel chains for more than 20 years.
Large experience and skills in developing and implementing projects and partnership with different stakeholders, capacity building, strategies to reach targets, creation of tools to motivate employees, guests, clients, and local communities in social-environmental programs.
BPW-São Paulo - member since 2005, past 1st Vice-President, currently Board Member. 2017-2019 BPW Brasil - 1st executive secretary. Since 2016 - task force of IFBPW BusinessNet for Latin America. Attended UN - CSW in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017. Coordinated the event in the UN premisses during the CSW 61. Women in Water Policy as key to economic empowerment. Sponsored by the Brazilian Mission with partnership BPW Brasil + Women for Water Partnership.
In 2016, volunteered at the Olympic and Paralympic Game Rio as Assistant of Athlets Delegations, Austria and Jamaica, 3 months
-Currently also working as Steering Committee Member at WfWP.
Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish, Japanese, French