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Monday, March 11 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Crash & Boon: Iceland, Women & Business Success

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Four and a half years after the infamous banking crisis, Iceland's women entrepreneurs are thriving and creating new, globally facing companies. Many credit the crash for helping the Icelandic business community develop confidence in their own ideas and the strength to take a risk on themselves. In this session we'll learn what's unique about Icelandic women entrepreneurs and how their experiences can be applied to other communities of women business owners around the world. The session will focus on 4 areas of business where Icelandic women entrepreneurs are finding success: Mobile, eCommerce, Marketing and Education.
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Speakers
avatar for Ingibjorg Greta Gisladottir

Ingibjorg Greta Gisladottir

Founder /CEOReykjavik Runway ltdReykjavik Runway is about creating business opportunities for Icelandic fashion designers. The Icelandic fashion scene is young but very creative and has a unique voice in the global market. Reykjavik Runway’s goal is to make Icelandic fashion more... Read More →
avatar for Vala Halldorsdottir

Vala Halldorsdottir

Co-FounderMatador MediaVala Halldorsdottir is an entrepreneur and filmmaker from Iceland. She is the co-director of The Startup Kids, a documentary about young web entrepreneurs in the U.S. and Europe. She is also the co-founder of Kinwins, a soon to be released motivational game... Read More →
avatar for Magga Dora Ragnarsdottir

Magga Dora Ragnarsdottir

Senior Experience DesignerMad*PowMagga Dora is an experience designer with a background in psychology and computer science. She is a believer in that you can make a better world, one user experience at a time.
avatar for Rakel Sölvadóttir

Rakel Sölvadóttir

Founder / CEOSkemaFounder and CEO of Skema, an award-winning computer education program for children, based in Iceland. I've developed teaching methods and curriculum that enable children as young as 6 years old to learn the basics of computer programming through computer game creation... Read More →
avatar for Helga Waage

Helga Waage

Co-Founder /CTOMobilitus LLCCo-founder and CTO of Mobilitus.


Monday March 11, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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