PWN Amsterdam: Work Hard, Play Hard, SLEEP Hard*

17 May 2018 18:30 CET - 22:00 CET Deloitte Consulting Europe - The Edge

*Registration for this event has closed and we have reached our maximum capacity. 

Have you ever sacrificed your sleep for one more email, one more slide, one more facebook update; only to find it’s 2am and you need to wake up in just a few hours?

Did you know sleep actually makes you smarter? Not only smarter, but more effective and a better leader.

There’s surprising and substantial science behind the value of sleep and why in our knowledge economy sleep can actually make you more successful. 

Do you want to Power Nap your way to the top?

Join PWN and Deloitte for this insightful and interesting presentation by Els van der Helm PhD, on the power of sleep, learn how you can optimize your sleep habits, and learn more about why diversity matters.

Dr. Els van der Helm is the founder of Shleep, a corporate sleep coaching company that helps improve the performance of businesses by improving the sleep of their teams and leaders. Els was a Fulbright Scholar and has researched extensively sleep with several world renowned institutes including: Harvard Medical School, University of California Berkley,  and Vrije Universiteit. Prior to founding Shleep, Els was a partner at McKinsey & Company where she combined her passion for leadership development and sleep management by establishing training programs for McKinsey consultants and clients.

Els has also been recognized by Arianna Huffington as one of the “Top 20 Most Influential People For Wellbeing” and “The six most badass female tech entrepreneurs to watch in 2018”.  Please click on the speaker profile for more information. 

This event is hosted by Deloitte and the Deloitte Women’s Network. For more information on this valuable network please click on the link below.

Registration Details: This event is open to members and non-members. Men are always  warmly welcomed to join our events as guests. Registration is required for all attendees. Members and guests please see the side bar for this event's fees. Guest fees are non-refundable.  

For Our Non-Members: Please note that in order to get acquainted with the network, non-members are able to attend two PWN Amsterdam events as paying guests. For questions concerning Membership, please contact Sascha Fogel at

For Deloitte Employees: Please register for this event directly through the Deloitte Women's Network. 

Additional Payment Info: For those of you who are unable to use our current online registration options, below is our bank account information where you can complete payment for the event. In the payment note please include the full names of all attendees payment is for and that it relates to  ‘Sleep’ event. Once payment is complete, please send an email to with the full names of all attendees payment has been made for. Once this has been received you will be placed on our attendee list. Our bank account name and number is: PWN Amsterdam NL64 ABNA 0544802624.

Travel Information: We advise travel by public transport. The nearest train and metro stations are: De Boelelaan/VU/ Amsterdam Zuid.

If you travel by car, available spaces at the Edge location can be requested by sending an email to with your full name and license plate number. Spaces will be registered and available spots can be taken on a first come first served basis - so arrive on time! 

Should you not request a parking space, or should the Edge facility be full, paid parking is available at the P+R: Gustav Mahlerlaan 3004, 1081 LA Amsterdam.

On the Evening: Our host, Deloitte, will kindly serve a warm standing buffet from 18:30-19:00, please arrive on time. Please also note entry to the event location will close at 19:30. 

*Registration for this event has closed and we have reached our maximum capacity. 

Event details

Deloitte Consulting Europe - The Edge
Gustav Mahlerlaan 2970
1081 LA Amsterdam
Member price
€0 per attendee
Non-member price
€20 per attendee
Other details
Registration for this event has closed and we have reached our maximum capacity!

We hope to see you at a future PWN event!


17 May 2018
Work Hard, Play Hard, Sleep Hard
18:30 - 19:00 Registration, Drinks, Standing Light Asian Buffet
19:00 - 19:20 Welcome Message, Melissa Raczak, Partner Deloitte
19:20 - 19:40 Introduction to Speaker & PWN, Lisa Dempsey
19:40 - 20:40 Presentation Els van der Helm - Shleep
20:40 - 21:00 Q&A
21:00 - 22:00 Networking & Drinks


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