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Wed, 13 Dec



Accenture meets WDS - Leading with Heart: Women in Leadership and the Power of Empathy

Join us for the Women in Digital Switzerland Basel Chapter Kick-off Event in collaboration with Accenture! Also meet your new Basel Chapter Leads: Pragati Siddhanti, Gema Moreno and Alla Gazizova.

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Accenture meets WDS - Leading with Heart: Women in Leadership and the Power of Empathy
Accenture meets WDS - Leading with Heart: Women in Leadership and the Power of Empathy

Time and location

13 Dec 2023, 18:00 – 20:00 CET

Basel, Accenture Office, Grosspeter Tower, Grosspeteranlage 29, 4052 Basel, Switzerland


About the event

Join Us for the WDS Basel Chapter Kick-off Event!   Accenture meets WDS - Leading with Heart: Women in Leadership and the Power of Empathy" aims to explore how compassionate and empathetic leadership styles can drive positive change, foster inclusive work environments, and ultimately redefine success in the business world. An inspiring and thought-provoking panel discussion that delves into the transformative impact of empathy in leadership, focusing on the unique perspectives and experiences of women at the forefront. After the Panel Discussion, we will have a Networking Apero to continue to connect, share ideas, and build empowering relationships.

Let's break stereotypes and create an inclusive, diverse digital world. Spread the word and bring a friend!  


María Del Puig Garces Alapont, Managing Director at Accenture

Elena Schreiber, Strategy and Consulting Senior Manager, Talent and Organization at Accenture

Moderated by Pragati Siddhanti, Business and Integration Senior Manager at Accenture

About Maria Del Puig Garces Alapont

Maria is a seasoned Managing Director, living Accenture values since 2008. Maria brings a wealth of 15+ international experience in project management and business transformation across diverse industries and geographies. Her expertise lies in being a strong cross-functional leader, adept at strategic planning, flawless implementation, and driving operational excellence.  Maria originally comes from Spain and has lived in Switzerland for over 10 years; she lives with her husband and 2 adorable boys in Zurich. 

About Elena Schreiber

Elena is a Senior Manager working for Accenture since 2013. She is part of the Strategy & Consulting Team and has a true passion for People and Talent topics. Within her assignments she helps her clients, to successfully deliver global Business Transformation Projects out of a People and Talent perspective and helps clients to bring their HR organization to the next level. Elena originally comes from Germany graduated 2011 from Rutgers University (USA) with a Master of Human Resource Management. Additionally, she holds a Master in Politics and Public Administration from Konstanz University; Together with her partner and son she is living in Zurich.

About Pragati Siddhanti

Pragati is a technology leader, a lecturer and the founder of a digital platform called My Swiss Story. She is a Computer Science Engineer and has a master’s in business and Information Systems. She has been in the tech industry for the last 17 years and her platform has helped expats navigate life in Switzerland with ease as well as help women gain visibility. She lives in the beautiful city of Basel with her husband and 12-year-old daughter. 

Meet Your Chapter Leads

About Gema Moreno

Gema is an Associate Project Manager Clinical Services at Thermo Fisher Scientific and graduated in Chemistry specialized in Pharmaceutical Industry. She brings her network and knowledge to a chapter lead position.

About Alla Gazizova

Alla is a Marketing Professional with 10 years of experience in event management, digital marketing, and campaign management in live entertainment, sports, and healthcare industries. She is passionate about launching new projects and initiatives and building efficient communication in cross-functional teams to achieve outstanding results.

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About Accenture 

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Technology and Operations Services, and Accenture Song—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers.  Our people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners, and communities.

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