Keep me
Close arrow right
Thank you

More information coming soon.
Have a good one! :)

Female Leaders Month: What can we teach men in business and vice versa?

16. May 2019

Hosted by: HubHub & Startup Grind Prague


Description for All

Everyone is very welcome to the next Startup Grind Prague powered by Google for Startups! Every year in May Startup Grind hosts our #SGWomen Leaders Month — proudly recognizing the accomplishments of successful women leaders all over the world. These women are founders, venture capitalists, engineers, executives and more, who represent our community.


Listen to the stories of 4 women who stood behind their dream and have successfully built their team or company from scratch. What is behind their success?


Devi Clark Dearden (Program Director, Impact Hub King’s Cross)
Kim Najman (CMO and Co-founder, Travel a la carte)
Andrea Gontkovicova (Director Commercial Development CZ, SK & HU, Philip Morris International)
Kiriaki Kritidi (HR Director, Coca-Cola HBC)


The event will be moderated by Pavlina Louzenska (Founder, #HolkyzMarketingu).

Limited number of tickets are available here:


18:30 – Open Doors (registration + networking)
19:00 – Panel Discussions
20:00 – Networking


Devi Clark – Impact Hub King’s Cross (Program Director)
Devi is Programmes Director at Impact Hub King’s Cross, providing support to entrepreneurs start up or grow their businesses, including the UK arm of the Impact Hub Scaling programme which helped 110 social enterprises scale up their businesses across 8 European countries, Feeding the City and the Next Steps Programme.


Kim Najman – Travel a la Carte (CMO and Co-founder)
Kim Najman’s expertise is in the hospitality industry. Her professional life has centred on the hospitality industry, but she also worked in the private aviation sector before co-founding Travel a la Carte alongside Olga and Ivana. Kim brings her marketing and hospitality expertise to the startup. Kim also works alongside Ivana on a separate venture, at creative agency Arta & Design in Prague.


Andrea Gontkovicova – Philip Morris (Director Commercial Development CZ, SK & HU)
In 1997, Andrea started her career in Philip Morris International and held various leadership positions within the company at local and regional levels. In September 2009, she started a new role as Director Corporate Affairs and Member of the Board of Philip Morris CR. Andrea works in the field of PMI smokeless products as of 2016. Currently, she acts as Director Commercial Development CZ,SK & HU.


Kiriaki Kritidi – HR Director (Coca-Cola HBC)
Kiriaki joined Coca-Cola Hellenic in 2007 as Group SC Capability Development Manager. In 2010, she assumed a role of the HR Business Partner for SC function for Greece & Cyprus BU, and in 2014 she acted as the HR Director for Greece & Cyprus BU. In December 2014, Kiriaki joined the Adria Business unit as a BU HR Manager. From 2017 is Kiriaki in role of HR director for Czech Republic and Slovakia.


Pavlina Louzenska – #HolkyzMarketingu (Founder)
Pavlina founded #HolkyzMarketingu, a professional community which unites over 17 000 women. She regularly consults tech startups and innovative projects for Google Developers Launchpad or at manGoweb. In the past, she worked as a CMO at ZOOT or at Later on in 2FRESH, she was responsible for innovation. She is a member of the Board in the Transparency International.


This event is brought to you with kind support of CzechInvest, CzechStartups, Google, LDM Production,, Lagardere Travel Service, Philip Morris International, innogy Česká republika, – Kreativní online agentura, Startup Weekend Prague and StartupJobs.

Date & Time


18:30 - 21:00


HubHub Palác ARA, Perlová 5, Praha 1

View map

Contact us

mail icon