Building Resilience Through Professional Empowerment

About the event

Join us in Rotterdam and be a part of our storytelling event, where our speakers will share their stories of resilience, determination, and success, how they overcame adversity and pursued their passions.

📅 Date: Friday, 31 March 2023
Time: 18:00 – 21:00 CEST
🌍 Location: CIC Rotterdam Stationplein 45 4th floor 3013 AK Rotterdam

Our Speakers:

Marzia Pietrelli – Senior expert at The European Commission and an Internal Accredited Coach, a seasoned expert in international development

Sanem Alicli – Interpreter, translator and an expert in international trade management


18:00 – Walk-in

18:30 – Brief introduction

19.00 – Marzia Pietrelli will bravely share her personal journey of how she overcame adversity and found strength. Her story will highlight the impact that a professional path can have on one’s life and those closest to them.

This talk is an inspiration for anyone facing challenges in their personal life and seeking guidance on how to overcome them. Marzia’s experience sheds light on the difficult subject of domestic violence, and her strength and resilience in the face of it will inspire all who hear her.

19:30 – Sanem Alicli will share her inspiring story of how she managed to rebuild her life after experiencing a traumatic event – the death of her husband. Through her own career, she found a way to navigate the twists and turns of life while also discovering her own strengths.

Her talk is particularly relevant for women who are also on a journey of self-discovery and seeking inspiration to overcome their own personal challenges. Sanem’s story serves as a testament to the human spirit’s resilience in the face of tragedy, and her experience of grieving will undoubtedly touch the hearts of all those who listen.

20:00 – Panel discussion

20:30 – Networking drinks

Event organised by:

Female Ventures Rotterdam

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Date: 31 March 2023 18:00 - 21:00
Location: CIC Rotterdam
Stationplein 45 4th floor 3013 AK Rotterdam Price: 15 eur

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