Aleksandra Niedźwiedzka-Ścisłowska

Passionate about accessibility & universal design, Aleksandra creates engaging digital learning materials educating global AstraZeneca audiences around ethical themes. A co-founder of AZPride Poland, an AZ employee resource group, she is a dedicated ally supporting LGBTQIA+ rights, working to build a more inclusive workplace for all. She co-authored “Diversity and Inclusive culture step-by-step”, a practical guide for organisations. Outside of work, she loves climbing & spending time in nature. Takes part in:

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Khalil Smith

Khalil Smith is the Vice President of Inclusion, Diversity, and Engagement at Akamai Technologies. Before joining Akamai, Khalil worked with NeuroLeadership Institute, a cognitive science consultancy, during which time he oversaw Consulting, Practices, and Research. Prior to that, Khalil spent over 14 years in senior leader roles with Apple Inc., including leading a global Retail Training team of over 40 learning professionals, focused on expanding and strengthening the Apple culture across hundreds of retail stores in dozens of countries and languages. Khalil and his team were responsible for critical training elements for Apple, such as employee onboarding, technical skills, and product launches. Khalil holds an M.B.A with dual concentrations in Leadership and Strategy from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Khalil resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with his wife and high-school sweetheart, Sandra, and two incredible sons, Kevyn, a recent graduate of Duke University, and Connor, his 6th grader. Takes part in:

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Katarzyna Haładus

HR Professional with over 17 years of experience in multinational environment. Core experience includes: Talent Management, succession planning, L&D, leadership development, DEI, performance management, HR consulting, talent acquisition, change management. Author and leader of women empowerment program, dedicated to 200 participants from all over Europe. Skilled at project management at cross-cultural global teams at matrix environment. Working with business to support transformation. Strong interpersonal and communication skills enable her to build trust and successful business relationships across all organization levels. Curious about future trends, loves art. Takes part in:

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Anna Lorch

Anna Lorch is Compliance, Regulatory & Governance Head for UBS Poland, UBS Poland Diversity Equity & Inclusion Lead and UBS Business Solutions Poland Sp. z o.o. Management Board Member. Her professional career has been associated with the telecommunications industry for a long time and with the financial industry and shared service centers for UBS Poland for 12 years. For UBS Poland, she performed tasks in the areas of Transition, (i.e. transfer of services), Service Quality; she performed the role of Chief of Staff and Service Delivery Head for one of UBS functions, and held a global role dealing with the standards of service centers in UBS. The resent years she performed the roles of Chief Administrative Officer for UBS in Poland and managed UBS location in Wrocław as well as lead Corporate Social Responsibility activities of the legal entity. She is a member of the management board, and promoter of all activities in the field of corporate social responsibility. She is also involved in areas related to building the organizational culture, and proper management of diversity and inclusiveness. She uses her personal interests and extensive experience in her professional activities by acting as a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion leader at UBS. Takes part in:

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Michalina Konkel

Organizational consultant, builds DE&I strategies in multicultural environments, inclusive leadership expert She is the author of many international projects on leadership competencies in global organizations, certified facilitator of Leadership Development Intensive Program. Experienced in organisational culture change process. From 2007 she provides D&I training and managing across cultures sessions for leaders representing all industries. Michalina is an experienced leader of the organization herself, currently holding the role of Director, strongly committed to inclusive leadership. Takes part in:

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