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Career Breakthrough

A conference by Femme Lead

You are invited!

Are you a young professional who is about to start their career?

Maybe you are now at a crossroads thinking about your next career step?

Or maybe you are the one who couldn't wait during the pandemic to get out and network and get helpful career tips? Then this event is for you! 

May 21st 2022

12:00 PM CET

Matrikel1, Højbro Pl.10.

Our Story

Femme Lead is an organization that supports women in pursuing their professional dreams. We are a community developed in Copenhagen, Denmark, and expanding worldwide through a podcast series and online events to help career-minded women learn and aspire to a successful career. 

Femme Lead is an active member of Denmark's diversity and inclusion debate through online channels, our podcast, and the initiatives we share each semester. 

Career Breakthrough is the start of an event concept where women can receive the support they need to continue their professional journey and dream big. We want to partner with organizations that support SDG #5 Gender Equality and SDG #8 Decent Work and Economic Growth.


11:30 Doors Open (Entrance via Gammel Strand 28)

Welcome to Career Breakthrough Conference by Femme Lead!



12:30 What’s your through-line? Self-awareness and its vital role in career (and life) satisfaction.

Speaker: Antesa Jensen

Antesa Jensen is an Emotional Intelligence Expert who specializes in empathy, vulnerability, authenticity, and the emotional landscape. She teaches her clients to discern between reactive behavior, feelings, and thoughts and guides them in developing honest, kind, and compassionate communication styles that build relationships and deepen intimacy, connection, and an intuitive sense of purpose in all areas of their lives.

Her unconventional background is jam-packed with variety, from a major in French and Music in college to a 12-year career in international investment banking to ultimately landing in her vocation as a TEDx speaker, coach, and transformational facilitator and teacher. Her work has supported thousands around the world in discovering — and then living — their fullest potential. 

Antesa will kick off Career Breakthrough by sharing how she identified and then amplified her _through line_ in all aspects of her life and will show us how we can do it, too!

13:00 How to show up confidently on your career path.

Speaker: Kirstine Ploug Sørensen

Kirstine is Transformation Lead and Head of Lean-Agile Center of Excellence in Development in Novo Nordisk.  She focuses on human-centric digital and agile transformation with takeoff in her extensive experience in value-driven digital product development. She believes in the power of teams and is energized by unlocking the intrinsic motivation of other - motivated people to deliver better products. 
She is a skilled facilitator in Agile Product Management, SAFe, Scrum, and Design Thinking based on experience as a Digital Senior Project Manager, Agile Coach, and Change Leader.

Kirstine joins Career Breakthrough to share a keynote on how you can build confidence in your expertise and utilize it in your career path. 

13:45 How to think like a consultant.

Speaker: Violeta Todorova

​Violeta Todorova started her career in media & advertising, focused on digital innovation and emerging tech. She joined BCG after completing an MBA at INSEAD. In consulting, she focuses on the intersection of consumer brands and their large-scale digital transformations.


At Career Breakthrough, Violeta will lead a workshop on critical thinking and share tips from the consulting toolkit to help develop this vital skill in business and life.

15:15 How to succeed in the Danish job market.

Speaker: Mozhgan Gerayeli 

Mozhgan is your self-confidence coach! 

I believe that for people to evolve, it requires both a meaningful dialogue and curious responsiveness so that they can move on in life. The most important thing is to respect and understand the individual 

I cooperate with as much as possible.

Mozhgan joins Career Breakthrough to share her advice on how to navigate the Danish job market in a workshop format that will showcase how to build an unsolicited application.

16:30 How to advance in your career.

Speakers: Angela Timofte & Dana Aonofriesei

Angela Timofte is the director of engineering for Trustpilot. She is passionate about knowledge sharing, coaching, and public speaking. Angela is committed to leading by example and empowering people to seek and develop their skills to achieve their goals. 

Dana Aonofriesei is the director of engineering at Trustpilot. Her expertise, successes, and passion lie with growing individuals, teams, and organizations. Her positive attitude and tireless energy were always on her side, helping her manage disruptive change, adopt new technologies, and get things done. Dana is leading TWIL, the Trustpilot Women in Leadership in Copenhagen.

Angela and Dana will share their experience in a keynote on career progression and advice on setting yourself up for a successful career. 

17:00 Mental Health & Wellbeing: A key to growth.

Speaker: Raluca Stana PhD

Raluca Stana, Ph.D. has a Ph.D. in Technostress, combining the fields of Information Systems, Sociology of Emotions, and Leadership. Currently, she works as an Assistant Professor at Roskilde University and develops the brand Technostress Doctor. Raluca hasn't always worked in the academic world, having changed her career from the corporate world to academia after experiencing burnout twice in her career.

 In her research, Raluca shows how we create (techno)stress. Today, she believes in bringing your whole authentic self to work as a way to experience wellbeing. Raluca will lead a workshop on how to manage (techno)stress and show up for yourself.

17:55 Live Raffle with Copenhagen Float.

18:00 Closing Remarks.


18:30 Networking Event. ​

Enjoy a glass of wine with like-minded people and mingle with our partners and sponsors from Trustpilot, Novoresume, and Novo Nordisk.

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Free snacks, drinks, and finger food will be provided throughout the day.

Please note there is 250 DKK no-show fee if you do not cancel your registration 4 days before the event.

GDPR notice: We will be taking pictures during the event. If you do not wish to appear in any pictures, that might be distributed across social media,
please contact us during the event at the venue. 
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Support and assist women in their quest for professional development through keynotes and workshops.

Include and integrate women in career planning discussions and understand how to navigate the Danish job market.

Inspire diversity and inclusion events where women come together to discuss their current challenges and how to solve them.

Main sponsors

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Media partners

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