PWN Norway : Oslo Innovation Week 2020

21 - 25 September 2020 09:00 - 18:00 The event will take place online

As a participant in fully digital Oslo Innovation Week 2020, PWN Norway will be presenting “What Women Want: A Tech Future” an exclusive podcast series highlighting the impressive stories of women from around the world who have succeeded in building up themselves and their industries.

Our speakers come from varied professional and international backgrounds who found ways to use innovation to build up women, creating positive change. Each speaker will have their own episode of the podcast series to tell us their story and inspire us to continue to look forward.

Following the podcast release will be a Meet n Greet for all participants to hear the speakers live and have your questions answered. More information on our speakers can be found below and a link to reserve your place at the Meet n Greet can be found to your right. We look forward to welcoming you to PWN Norway’s digital event this year for Oslo Innovation Week!




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21 September 2020
PWN Norway : Oslo Innovation Week 2020
09:00 - 21/09 PWN Norway: Welcome to Oslo. Innovation Week

Introduction to OIW’s What Women Want: A Tech Future with Edee Carey

10:00 - 09/21 How technology can save our oceans with Maren Hjorth Bauer

Listen to episode 1 (9m 54s) 

How technology can save our oceans. Maren will share her story from building Katapult Ocean, raising a fund, investing in 22 companies and building a global network to support this. She will dive further into how women are taking leading roles and supporting one another in the sustainability transformation in the ocean industries.

11:00 - 09/21 The Post-Pandemic Mindset with Malak al Akieley

Listen to episode 2 (7min 30s) 

The Post-Pandemic Mindset: how to reset in a new digital age and re-define your personal brand. Malak will discuss the re-orientated self, how she prioritizes people and things that are important to her, including a healthy mind and body, in order to take advantage of new opportunities and find solutions. When we have a better understanding of ourselves and our “brand” we can begin to reach solutions through digitization, harness new information, and further advance ourselves. 



12:00 - 09/21 The WomenStats Database with Valerie Hudon

Listen to episode 3 (19m 31s) 

Created as a tool for understanding the situation of women worldwide, the WomenStats Database was constructed by Dr. Valerie M. Hudson and her dedicated team of graduate and undergraduate students. This database is one of the most comprehensive lists on the situation and the status of women worldwide, allowing for the pragmatic assessment and evaluation of state-run activities. The WomenStats project is already being utlized by the UN, the US Department of Defense, the CIA and World Bank. Dr. Hudson will be sharing more about this projects beginning and its current goals and accomplishments.  


  • Ms Maren Horth Bauer
    Co-Founder Katapult Ocean VIEW PROFILE
  • Ms Malak Al Akiely
    Managing Director Golden Wheat for Grain Trading, Ltd VIEW PROFILE
  • Ms Valerie M. Hudson
    Professor The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University VIEW PROFILE

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