By Bella Cary
he Stack World Conference 2022, Powered by Squarespace sees 300 Women gather at the beautiful Oakley Court hotel for a day of panels, new connections, dinner party and much more!
We started the day with intention setting and meditation, led by our Wellness Partners lululemon followed by a Welcome and Keynote from Sharmadean Reid MBE. How are female founded startups using innovation and storytelling to power a climate positive future was the discussion point for our Sustainability Panel in Partnership with Ganni A/S, hosted by Hannah Phang with Panelists Emma Grace Bailey Lauren Bartley Alice Aedy and Valentina Milanova. Then it was time for lunch and networking, where everyone gathered in the beautiful grounds and the sun shone just for us!
Speed Mentoring Sessions from Squarespace took place on the lawn and over 40 women had the chance for a 1:1 with a noteworthy woman in business, gleaning some key insights from our mentors. 16 Roundtables happened across the whole of the hotel, with debate topics ranging from the cost of living crisis to social media's contribution to eating disorders and SO MUCH more.
In the afternoon we had our Economics Panel on how the world may look different if women held equal participation in future economies. Hosted by Bola Sol with Panelists Christiana Stewart-Lockhart Maya Ghosn Bichara Rachel Harrington and Rosa Wilson-Garwood. Our Technology Panel in Partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) discussed how we can drive more women to build the products and services they want to see in the world, Anushka Sharma was joined by Aditi Singh, Alice Finch, Rubporn ("Ponk") Memoli and Diana S. Our final Panel talk on Laws Against Women was a powerful discussion on the work being done to support change and was hosted by Sharmadean Reid MBE with Panelists Dania Al-Obeid, Pippa Woodrow, Laura Bates and Ebinehita Iyere.
We then rounded off the INCREDIBLE day with Dinner, kindly provided by Veuve Clicquot followed by a Cocktail Party in partnership with Eminente where guests were treated to delicious daiquiris. Thank you to all our Hosts, Panelists and guests! What a day it was. A true testament to the community we have here at The Stack World. For overnight guests, there was a refreshing yoga session in the beautiful garden of Oakley, thanks to Lululemon again.
Sponsored by Squarespace. Supporting partners included; AWS, Lululemon, Veuve Clicquot, GANNI, Trip drinks, Eminente, and Liberty,
The Stack Conference is back for it's second edition at Oakley Court Hotel.
By Bella Cary
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