How to Build a Truly Inclusive Workplace | Female Ventures Amsterdam | Hosted by FedEx

About the event

This evening, our speakers will share more about building an inclusive workplace and how advocacy is the key to this. Their stories will focus on the opportunities and challenges they faced during their careers and will offer you new perspectives for fostering a sense of belonging, acceptance, and respect in the workplace.


Keynote speakers

  • Erik Uljee – Vice President Ground Operations Benelux & Nordics at FedEx

Erik is a senior leader with 25 years of international experience in Europe & the United States. I have He has operated in broad turnaround, operational and sales management capacities with a specific focus on logistics and e-commerce. Erik is an energetic people manager who connects teams to deliver excellent results with a proven track record of inclusive leadership.

  • Emma Lok – Director Strategy & Communication at WOMEN Inc.

Emma has a business background and has previously worked at multinational Procter & Gamble and the journalism platform OneWorld. She uses the experience and knowledge she gained here for the interest group that has been accelerating the emancipation of women in the Netherlands since 2005. She is alliance coordinator of Sustainable Development Goal 5 for gender equality.

Helene is responsible for the Dutch practice that deals with R&D tax incentives and subsidies. She is mainly involved in international subsidy advice processes for large Dutch multinationals. See what I see, see it all!



We are happy to announce that this time FedEx will be hosting our online event. After the keynotes there will be some moments to connect with each other, exchange ideas, discuss and support challenges in business.


Invitation for whom?

All ambitious women & men who want to grow (further) professionally and want to help others grow, are welcome. Whether you have a long track record at a large corporate, whether you are a student, an entrepreneur since long or just starting. Young, young of mind, experienced or less experienced.

Why join us?

*Meet successful women & men

*Experience the power of a story

*Connect with other inspiring people

*Exchange ideas


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Date: 29 June 2021 17:00 - 18:30
Location: Online event
Price: 5 Eur

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