Invitation to the GTWN Silver Anniversary


Time & Date:

7:30 p.m., Monday, 27 February 2017 on the occasion of the Mobile World Congress taking place in Barcelona, Spain



The world famous Circulo Ecuestre, Balmes,
169 BIS, (08006), Barcelona, Spain

Long Gown/Black Tie (Business Suit optional)


Dear GTWN Networker, Friend, and Colleague,

It is with great joy that we would like to invite you to our Global Telecom Women's Network (GTWN) 25th Anniversary taking place on Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. 27 February at a Gala Dinner at the world-famous Circulo Ecuestre, Balmes, 169 BIS in Barcelona on the occasion of the Mobile World Congress. Please see the details of the invitation below as well as the Circulo Ecuestre web site (http://www.circuloecuestre.es/)

Throughout the evening we will be "spotlighting" and paying hommage to all of the speakers, sponsors, members, senior executive and "next generation" women who have made and continue to make our industry the most exciting, most impactful, and fastest growing industry in the world. We will also be welcoming our special guest, Viviane Reding, Former Vice President of the European Commission and Member of the European Parliament.

In addition, following the GTWN's role in incubating the GSMA mWomen and Connected Women programs, the GSMA is delighted to be supporting and partnering with the GSMA's new Women4Tech program who will be present and who will be meeting for the first time on 2 March, https://www.mobileworldcongress.com/events/women-for-tech/

Members of The GSMA and GSMA Ltd. Board of Directors will be joining us on this occasion as well as all of our sponsors and keynote speakers of the last 25 years.

We would be delighted for you to join us as our guest for this unique evening celebrating the GTWN and "The Changing Culture of Communication...from Generation to Generation".

Cocktails will start at 7:30 p.m. in the great hall of the Circulo Ecuestre, followed by a sit-down dinner with the keynote speeches at 8:00 p.m. The attire is long gown/black tie. Please help us to make this a most festive occasion by wearing your most beautiful gown and black tie (business suit optional).

The dinner will also be the occasion of the launch of the GTWN's 25th Anniversary commemorative e-Book , "The Next 25 Years!" featuring articles on or by the women who have shaped our industry for so many years and whose contribution will also be recognized that evening.

We very much look forward to welcoming you to celebrate this happy occasion with us and thank you for the favour of your reply by 07 February 2017.

If you have not sent your response yet to our Save the Date, please RSVP on this link RSVP FORM. You may also contact us through Marge Salem at marge.salem@gmail.com.

**As is the GTWN tradition, please let us know if you will be bringing one mentoree - your best and brightest young woman executive or entrepreneur to the GTWN Silver Anniversary Celebration.

Click here to RSVP

The GTWN-Global Telecom Women's Network International Board

Bridget Cosgrave
GTWN Global President

Myla Villanueva
CEO, Novare Technologies
(Regional President, Asia-Pacific)
Ingrid Silver
Partner, Dentons
(Regional President - Europe)

Kate McKenzie
CEO Chorus
(President GTWN  
Australia and New Zealand)

Michele Merrell
President, Merrell Consulting Group
(GTWN President USA)

Vicki MacLeod
(GTWN Secretary General)

Marilyn Esposito
MCC Worldwide President
(President Emeritus- GTWN USA)

Julie Meyer
Chair, CEO and Founder, Ariadne Capital and Ariadne Capital Funds
(Immediate Past President)

Candace Johnson
SES, Loral-Teleport Europe,
Europe Online, Success Europe
Founding President

Anne Glover
CEO and Founder
Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd

Carla Cico
Telemig Celular Participações S.A
Board Member EPTA
Allegion, World Duty Free

Cristina Ruiz De Velasco
Executive Director

Amb. Diana Lady Dougan
GTWN Founding Member
International Communications Center for
Strategic & International Studies

Elisabeth Slapio
Managing Director
IHK Cologne Chamber of Commerce, Germany


Elke Geising
Executive Director
Nala Partners, South Africa

Gema Esteban Garrido
Global VP of Knowledge Network

Gisa Fuatai Purcell
Head, LSE Division

Heather Hudson
Professor and Director,
Institute of Social and
Economic Research (ISER)
University of Alaska, Anchorage

Janice Hughes
GTWN Founding Member
Red Shift Strategy
Founder, Spectrum Strategy Consultants

Janet Yale
President & CEO
The Arthritis Society

Dr. Jessie McLeman
Board Director

Laina Raveendran Greene
CEO and Lead Consultant

Laureen Cook
Principal TMT Global Advisor
World Bank/IFC

Lucy Lombardi
Senior Vice President
Telecom Italia
GSMA Executive Management Committe Member

Marie-Monique Steckel
President, Alliance Francaise,
United States

Dr. Mina-Jaqueline Schachter-Radig
German Telecoms Pioneer

Mosiri Cabezas Ceballos
Chief Digital Officer
IKEA Iberica

Sallye Clark
Mintz Levin

Susan Dark
Board Director
Dr. Susanne Paech
Founder and CEO
Susan Major
Managing Director
Major Executive Search
Victoria Hernandez
Walda Roseman
Compass Rose International




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