The Martinhal Entrepreneurship Event – Virtual Conference

July 2, 2020 10:30 am


The Martinhal Entrepreneurship Event – Virtual Conference
2nd July 2020 – From 10.30am to 5.00pm


The Martinhal Entrepreneurship Event takes place annually at Martinhal Cascais and brings together interesting women in business, leadership activists and women in tech from all around the globe. Given these new Post Covid World, we are unable to organise the event in the usual format but we are happy to bring you an online session. This 2020 online edition will present some amazing stories of women making social impact through their entrepreneurship and businesses and women in tech, with Ayumi Moore Aoki, the Founder and President of Women in Tech® leading the Women in Tech panel, and Susanne Haefeli-Hestvik and Harsha Chanrai, CEO of SAIRA Hospitality as part of the Social Impact panel.

There will be 4 one-hour sessions that will also include a conversation about women entrepreneurs and their challenges.

In partnership with the Entrepreuneurs’ Organization – EO Portugal and co-hosting with Lemongrass Marketing and United Lisbon International School.

Please click here to watch the quick clip of 2019 event to get the spirit of the event or you can find a full playlist of all the individual, unique and exciting stories here.

Participation in the virtual conference is complimentary but space is limited, please register to the sessions below (Please note registration should be done per session). Join now! 

Programme and Registration – 2nd July


Please note registration should be done per session:

10.30 – 11.00 Opening – Chitra Stern and Mirjam Peternek

11.00 – 11.50 Conversation with Chitra Stern: Women entrepreneurs and their challenges
Filipa Muñoz de Oliveira, Portugal | Founder and CEO, Wink
Female Entrepreneurship and its challenges for the family
Michelle O’Keeffe, Ireland | Co-founder, Parenting Institute
Woman helping create Pro Parent workplaces

14.00 – 14.50 Panel Discussion Women in Tech: What are the issues facing us?
– Moderated by Ayumi Moore Aiki, Brazil | Founder & President, “Women in Tech”

Sandra Wirstrom, Sweden / US | Product Owner, Natural Cycles
Elizabetta Camilleri, Malta / UK | Senior Advisor, VC/ PE backed companies & Digital Disruptor

15.00 – 15.50 Panel Discussion: Social Impact Entrepreneurship: Sustainability and Social Inclusion
– Moderated by Susanne Haefeli-Hestvik, Switzerland, with panellists:

Harsha Chanrai, UK | CEO, SAIRA Hospitality
Filipa Pinto Coelho, Portugal | Founder and Manager, Social Entrepreunership Projet CafécomVida
Inês Sequeira, Portugal | Founder and Director, Casa do Impacto at Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa

16.00 – 16.30 Fernanda Tavares, Brazil | Model and Mother
A conversation with Chitra Stern
16.30 – 17.00 Discussion of key takeaways and closing session by Chitra Stern & Mirjam Peternek

For more info on panellists and registration for each session, visit here: 


July 2, 2020 10:30 am -
July 2, 2020 5:00 pm


United Kingdom



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