Women in the Creative Industries

04 Jun , 17:00–18:15
The Human Factor in Responding to Global Challenges
EAWF Lounge (Eurasian Women’s Forum)
Pavilion H, Krasnodar Region Hall

The role of women in business is growing with each passing year. Historically, women were largely employed in the creative industries. Today, as business processes are becoming increasingly automated, it is being predicted that demand for people in the creative professions – and for people with creative skills in general – will grow substantially worldwide. What can be done to ensure a boom in the creative economy? What steps need to be taken to unlock the creative potential of young people? How can a project be transformed into a creative endeavour, and what benefits does this provide in today’s environment? How is the role of women in the economy changing in line with their position in society, and what impact will this have on trends and growth in the creative industries?

Julia Varshavskaya, Chief Editor, Forbes Life, Forbes Woman

Elena Druzhinina, Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation
Marina Zhunich, Director for Government Relations Google Russia
Gulnaz Kadyrova, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Galina Karelova, Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation
Olga Piven, Chief Executive Officer, RTVI
Anna Tsivileva, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Kolmar Group