VIRTUAL Conference 2021

The Reality of Driving Value &
Innovative Solutions

In Partnership& Collaboration with
WinTrade Global Summit

Thursday 15 July 2021

From 10.00 A.M.(BST)

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Founder’s message

Welcome to our first ever virtual GlobalWIINAnnual Conference. Despite all odds during these times, I am extremely thankful that technology has made it possible to connect and provide us with the tool to continue sharing our knowledge. Once again, GlobalWIIN is pleased to be partnering with WinTrade Global Summit as we work collectively in putting the spotlight on the advancement of many ingenious services, processes and products by women.

This year’s conference provides an opportunity once again to learn the views of the inventive and innovative minded on their acquired knowledge, research and development as well as the hands-on technologies that help solve pressing global issues. It is based on open and constructive dialogue and on real and practical experiences while fostering a better understanding of the world’s best practices and policies.

We are delighted and appreciate all our Guest Speakers and participants for their support and for sharing their invaluable knowledge and journey with us.While I continue to pray for a world where we can be free to meet and hug without fear again, I wish you all the very best experience of a worthwhile time with GlobalWIIN.

Dr. Bola Olabisi, FRSA,
Founder & CEO, GlobalWIIN


Globalwiin opening address morning session (ZOOM)

10.00 – 10.05 AM
Welcome Address

Dr Bola Olabisi, FRSA

Founder & CEO, GlobalWIIN Gender Diversity & Inclusion, United Kingdom

10.05 – 10.30 AM
Regional NetworkS
Opening Address

Elinora Inga Sigurdardottir

President, European Women Inventors & Innovators Network (EUWIIN) Iceland

Gaynor Morgan

Vice President, European Women Inventors & Innovators Network (EUWIIN) Belgium

Madelein Mkunu

Pan African Women Inventors & Innovators Network (PAWIIN) South Africa

Dr Fauziah Ahmad

President, Asia Pacific Women Inventors & Innovators Network (APWIIN) & Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Dr Francesca Romana Grippaudo

President, Italian Women Inventors & Innovators Network (ITWIIN)

H.H Sheikha Fadyah Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah

President of the Al-Saad Foundation, Kuwait

Lola Owolabi FRSA

Head, Caribbean Programmes, GlobalWIIN,
United Kingdom

Sheikha Nabila Al Sabah

Middle East Women Inventors & Innovators Network (MEWIIN) Lead & Head of IBTIKAR, Kuwait

Special Guest Keynote Speaker

10.30am – 11.00am
The Reality of Driving Value & Innovative Solutions


Walmart Design Officer San Francisco Bay USA

Valerie Casey is an experienced leader focused on designing and launching breakout products and services. She is an expert in design and technology innovation. She is also a believer in building purpose-driven businesses, and aligning thoughts, words, and actions. As head of design at Walmart – the highest-ranking designer the company has ever hired – Valerie oversees hundreds of designers responsible for everything from in-store experiences to app interfaces to experimental projects, all with the goal of imagining the future of retail. Casey is a career shapeshifter who has worked with capital-D design firms (Ideo, Frog, Pentagram), non-profits (the Aspen Institute, the World Economic Forum, The Designers Accord), and consumer technology companies (Samsung, Magic Leap). Since starting with Walmart in early 2018, she has grown the design capability and her goal is not only to bring access, dignity and excellent design to all of Walmart’s customers and employees, but to help the company embrace a true design thinking mindset that will continue to drive innovation and evolution.


  • “100 Most Creative People in Business 2019” by Fast Company magazine
  • “Henry Crown Fellow” by the Aspen Institute
  • “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum
  • “Guru you should know” by Fortune magazine
  • “Hero of the Environment” by TIME magazine
  • “Master of Design” by Fast Company magazine
  • “World’s Most Influential Designers” by Businessweek
  • “40 under 40 European Young Leader” by EuropaNova
  • “Tech Titan” by The Irish Times
11.00am – 11.30am
The Importance Advancing Ingenious Ideas


President, International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA)

Alireza was elected as IFIA President in November 2014 for a mandate of four years and re-elected in September 2018 to be continued till 2022.

Established in 1968, IFIA is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and recognized as a public utility organization by the Republic and Canton of Geneva. IFIA is the global platform for invention and innovation enthusiasts, inventor and invention associations, innovation and technology events, innovative knowledge and cooperation.International Federation of Inventors Associations is a non-profit organization aiming to disseminate the culture of invention and innovation support inventors transfer technology and establish cooperation with the relatedorganizations. Since its establishment, IFIA has struggled to make the public aware of the importance of inventors for the welfare of society and to protect the inventors’ rights. Besides, IFIA holds international exhibitions, congresses, and conferences where all of the members can freely engage in dialogue and exchange their views with respect to further promoting the inventive and entrepreneurial spirit. Moreover, promoting the events on social media allows organizations to expand their contacts and knowledge base to explore possible commercialization with various stakeholders.

IFIA convenes over 175 members from 100 countries cooperating devotedly to support innovations and inventors all around the world.


11.30 – 11.50am
Special guest of honour


High Commissioner, Antigua & Barbuda tothe United Kingdom

Chair: Lola Owolabi FRSA

Head, Caribbean Programmes, GlobalWIIN

Host: Dr Bola Olabisi, FRSA

Founder & CEO, GlobalWIIN Gender Diversity & Inclusion
11.50 – 12.00noon
Closing remarks

Denize Ledeatte

Author | Poet | Artist of Peach, Mango, Maverick


Register & Join the WinTrade Platform and take full advantage of a wider audience of participants on a virtual platform that allows you to move freely across multiple sessions, networking lounge, exhibition booths where you can showcase and have meaningful interactions.

02:00 – 2.05 pm
Afternoon Opening Address

Dr Yvonne Thompson CBE FSGCW FRSA


We send our best wishes that you are all safe, well and healthy during these unprecedented and most uncertain times in our generation and lifetime. Wintrade Global welcomes you to our first fully virtual Summit. It is always a pleasure to collaborate and partner with GlobalWIIN’s fascinating inventors and innovators as we continue to create opportunities to benefit from invaluable networking. As always, Wintrade continues to provide the platform to access opportunities to new business ventures, and a platform for pitching for finance and recognition. We look forward to having you on board as we present a programme full of amazing Guest Speakers from across the globe as well as rewarding opportunities to exhibit and boost your branding.

02.05pm – 02.10pm
Innovation panel

Moderator: Dr Bola Olabisi, FRSA

Founder & CEO, GlobalWIIN, Gender Diversity & Inclusion, United Kingdom

Chair: Elinora Inga Sigurdardottir

President, European Women Inventors & Innovators Network & KVENN Iceland

02.10pm – 02.20 pm
Opening Address

Eng. Khadeja S H Ebrahem Alrefaie

Inventor, Novel Dna Imaging Technique, Middle East and Global Platinum Overall Inventor & Innovator of The Year Winner 2020

Khadeja helps young scientists translate science from laboratory bench to marketplace. “My goal is to serve people, and there is no greater honor than alleviating suffering and saving lives.I believe translational thinking should be encouraged, and bridging the gap between laboratory, marketplace and clinic has become a necessity.I believe that with my passion, curiosity, research skills, business knowledge, political engagement combined with my medical education, I will not only be able to assist patients, but also lead discoveries that could benefit larger populations.

My invention helps develop therapies that target the root of disease. My technique assists in better understanding the mechanism of action for nuclear changes by labelling, observing and imaging”. Her invention is a steppingstone to the advancement of genetic research, modifies the human system to target DNA and nuclear elements with high precision, minimal noise, and off-target effects.

02.20pm – 02.30 pm
Driving value in science in diplomacy: the role of women inventors and innovators

KEYNOTE SPEAKER Dr Jenny Lind Elmaco

Regional Coordinator at EURAXESS, Vice Chair, Asia Pacific Women Inventors & Innovators Network (APWIIN)

Dr. Jenny Lind Elmaco is currently the Regional Coordinator of EURAXESS Worldwide – an initiative of the European Commission to support researchers and scientific collaboration in the European Research Area. She most recently received the Marie Curie Social Impact Award and recognized as part of the exclusive Top 100 Influential Filipina Women on LinkedIn. Jenny was a Research Fellow of the Cluster of Excellence of the European Center for Information Systems for the Project, Network e-Volution in Germany. She was a recipient of the Marie Curie ITN Fellowship of the Consortia for Excellence on Sustainable Peacebuilding with the University of Bradford as her host University. She was a Junior Researcher of the Research Group in Civil Society and Multi-level Governance sponsored by the German Ministry for Science and Technology and housed in the historic city of Muenster. She likewise was a Visiting Fellow of the Vienna School of Business and Economics for their Non-Profit Management Team.

Her commitment to the academe and research work is intertwined with her passion for development work. She was former Project Manager for Asia of Women without Borders in Vienna and the Austrian Foundation for World Population in International Development also in Vienna. She continues to be connected with the International Federation for Business and Professional Women which she represents every year at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York. She is an awardee of the 3 main awards for student leaders in the Philippines: the Ayala Young Leaders, the Jose Rizal Model Student of the Philippines and the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines.

02.30pm – 02.45 pm
Advancing product development


Open Innovation Director | President, United Inventors Association | Author

Warren Tuttle has for many years overseen the Open Innovation product programs for several industry leading companies including Lifetime Brands in the housewares and table-top arenas (Farberware, Kitchen Aid and 40 other brands), Techtronics Industries Power Tool Group in the power tool and hardware industries (Ryobi, Rigid, Hart Tools and other brands) and Merchant Media in the Direct Response Television category (Smart Spin, True Touch and many other brands). He was also the person behind the launch of several highly successful consumer products including MISTO, The Gourmet Olive Oil Sprayer and the SmartSpin Storage Container System. Warren personally interacts with many thousands of inventors every year and has initiated well over 100 new consumer product licensing agreements that have collectively generated over a billion dollars in retail sales. Warren is also a well-known advocate for inventor rights. He served for 12 years as the President of the United Inventors Association Board of Directors, a national 501c3 non-profit with high ethical standards that helps inventors through education, advocacy and the sponsorship of inventor booth pavilions at several industry trade shows, most notably the National Hardware Show. Warren is also a member of the National Pro Bono Patent Commission and the United States Patent and Trademark Office National Council for Expanding American Innovation. Warren’s new book, Inventor Confidential: The Honest Guide to Profitable Innovation, is published by Harper Collins and available on Amazon. He lives with his wife Lynn in Southern Connecticut and has three wonderful daughters, all well-educated and working. He enjoys skiing, motorcycling, golf and travel. Please visit Warren’s website

02.45pm – 02.55 pm
Road to equity & commercialisation


Business Development Consultant, INNVOTEK

Ian Claris is a senior manager / director at Innovtek with a solid track record in Innovation, Strategy, Business Development, Operations and General Management within an International Business environment. With an ethos of Innovate; Develop; Commercialise, Innvotek drives innovation to provide disruptive, tangible commercial solutions for our customers in the modern world.

02.55pm – 03.00 pm
Closing remarks

Afternoon Session 2 – Join the WINTRADE GLOBAL SUMMIT

03.00pm – 03.30 pm

Chair: Gaynor Morgan

Vice President, European Women Inventors & Innovators Network (EUWIIN) Belgium


– Heesa Al Rahman
– Dina Ibrahim
– Doha Al Musallam
– Shadan Alsaqer
– supervised by Dr Reem Albaghli
inventors of – app “KITABI” from Kuwait

Subina Shami

Inventor of an Automated Home Cooking Appliance, Jersey

Asa Magnusson

Inventor of Quicksave, Sweden



Eng Khadeja S H Ebrahem Alrefai

Inventor, Novel Dna Imaging Technique, Middle East

“Global Platinum Overall Inventor & Innovator Of The Year Winner”

Diane Morris

Past chair, independent Globalwiin Judging Panel, first chair of the european judging panel, @berlin 2006

“Honorary Innovative Trailblazer Award”

JEAN (Thurston) SCIRE

Vice president global erp strategy and transformation for schneider and past senior vice president of it at phillips united states of america

“Honorary Innovative Leader Award”




Global Education, Innovation & Transformation (GEIT) Programme

& AWARDS 2021  


Message from Eng Jenan Al Shehab,
Head, Innovative Leadership in the Energy Industry, GEIT

“We look forward to welcoming you to a most memorable occasion of insightful speakers and specialists at our second Annual think tank conference on the Energy Industry. This is a realistic capacity building initiative that delves deeper into the essence of innovative concepts for a more sustainable workforce. This global event reaching out to all the continents brings together a wide range of backgrounds including the untapped critical thinking qualities that ingenious minded women in the sector bring to the table. It serves as a unique vehicle for organisational and personal transformation that accelerates the growth of women within the industry. We shall be working to further understand the challenges and opportunities that inspire innovation and inclusion within the energy sector”.

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