Live stream

SheXO Online Club | Women entrepreneurs and specific challenges that they face in COVID time (akce již proběhla)

location Online 20. 11. 2020, 10:00

U.S. Embassy Prague and Deloitte

Invitation to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020 with an online panel discussion.

Entrepreneurs in the time of COVID: 
Women entrepreneurs and specific challenges that they face in COVID time.


  • Christine Sharkey,Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy


  • Diana Rádl Rogerová, Managing Partner Deloitte Czech Republic: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as Fast as Your Business, and Building the Responsive Organization

  • Cheryl Edison, CEO Edison: Business success in uncertain times: How to use your vision to increase resilience, and prosper

  • Simona Kijonková, CEO and Founder, Packeta Group: Today's businessmen must be digital chameleons

  • Jitka Schmiedová, Human Resources Director CEE Zone at Veolia: How to take the current pandemic turmoil as an opportunity

The panel discussion will be in English.

Closer to the event you will receive an email with a link to join the session.

About our speakers:

Christine Sharkey, Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy Prague
Christine was a Senior Policy Advisor for Europe and Eurasia at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Researcher at the Initiative for Responsible Investment, Hauser Institute for Civil Society, a Principal Commercial Officer at U.S. Consulate General Munich, Senior International Trade Specialist at U.S. Export Assistance Center in San Francisco, Commercial Attache in Cairo and Beijing.

Diana Rádl Rogerová, Managing Partner Deloitte Czech Republic, Chief Strategy Officer DCE/CE and ExCo Member Deloitte Central Europe
Diana joined Deloitte in 1996 and twenty years later, she became the Managing Partner of Deloitte Czech Republic. She acts also as the Chief Strategy Officer and member of the Executive Committee of Deloitte Central Europe and leads the Financial Services Industry team in the Czech Republic. Over the course of her 20-year professional career, Diana has gained significant insight into auditing and reporting under Czech Accounting Standards and International Financial Reporting Standards, and established the Real Estate department at Deloitte, focusing on real estate market advisory.

Cheryl Edison, CEO, Edison International
Cheryl is a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur and global business development expert with a track record of successfully launching companies, products and services into new markets across 47 industries. She was hired by industry leaders and start-ups to provide pioneering strategies and practical tactics.Today she advises Global 500 on innovation creation, and leads presentations and workshops for a wide range of interest groups

Simona Kijonková, CEO and Founder, Packeta Group
Simona is one of the leading Czech female entrepreneurs and startup investor. Her Zásilkovna which she founded in 2010 developed into Packeta, holding of ten companies, a global digital logistic platform connecting whole Europe with a turnover of more than a billion.

Jitka Schmiedová, Human Resources Director CEE Zone at Veolia
Jitka has been working in the Human Resources area on the full time basis since 1998 in many top companies, e.g. as a Chief Human Resources Officer, NN Investment Partners, as a Human Resources Director at Erste Bank/Česká spořitena a.s., the biggest bank in the Czech Republic, as a Chief Human Resources Manager at Vodafone, and Human Resources Manager at Mitsubishi Electric Automotive Europe B.V.

The event is not intended for advisors and employees of companies engaged in advisory services. Deloitte reserves the right to create the list of participants.