Baku, Azerbaijan, April 2
On April 1, 2019, the “Women at Hilton: Empowered by AmCham” Conference took place in Baku. A joint initiative of Hilton Baku and the American Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan (AmCham Azerbaijan), the event brought together more than 100 female Azerbaijani students who got a chance to participate at both traditional conference sessions and mentoring talks as well as master classes with the participation of successful decision-makers, including:
- William R. Gill, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan;
- Natavan Mammadova, Executive Director, AmCham Azerbaijan;
- Jay Singh, Director, USAID Mission;
- Zarina Zeynalova, Director of Transformation & Strategy, PwC Azerbaijan.
The event was kindly hosted and moderated by Aykut Korkmaz, General Manager, Hilton Baku and Mariya Rudzynska, HR Manager, Hilton Baku. Among the other top representatives of the worldwide Hilton network who shared their professional and life experience were Polina Kabanova, Sr.Manager Talent Acquisition, Hilton Continental Europe, Yana Abakeliya, Regional HR Manager CE Hilton, and Nino Mesablishvilli, Director of Operations, Hilton Batumi.
The mission behind the Conference was to help young females in Azerbaijan unlock their leadership potential as well as to raise awareness of the asset female youth demonstrating leadership skills represents to the community.