Date: 27 February 2024 

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The ICMA Women's Network (IWN) was established to further positive transformation by offering a platform for women from diverse backgrounds and professions – banking, technology, legal and education - to impart their experiences, wisdom, and insights to support and inspire the upcoming generation.

This IWN event which was held in Madrid, established a lasting network to help foster connections and create a supportive community where women can continue to exchange ideas, mentor, learn and be encouraged.

The IWN serves to support personal and professional development, contributing to the ongoing empowerment and advancement of women in various fields.

17:30   Registration
17:50   Welcome remarks
Cayetana Lado Castro-Rial, Legal Counsel Director and Secretary of the Board, Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO)
18:00   Panel discussion
Moderator: Susana de Pablo, Head of Investment Banking & Finance EMEA, Turkey, South America and Asia, BBVA, and International Steering Committee of ICMA Women’s Network

Yolanda Azanza, Partner, Pérez-Llorca and member of Women in Legal
Araceli García Cuartango, CEO Axion, Women in Tech
Mar Hurtado de Mendoza, Board of Directors, IE University 
Edu Ortiz, Founder, Women4Cyber Spain
Mayte Valverde, Founder, Women in Banking
19:00   ICMA Education & Training
Adriaan van Heerden, Associate Director, ICMA
19:15   Networking reception
20:15   Event close
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