The third Freshfields Women's event in collaboration with the ERA Pledge took place the morning after GAR Live Vienna, in the surroundings of the 25hours Hotel rooftop terrace.

This year’s panel of excellent practitioners and experts included the following wonderful women, moderated by Niamh Leinwather of Freshfields Bruckkhaus Deringer:

Lucy Greenwood, GreenwoodArbitration, London;
Catherine Kessedjian, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Paris;
Ioana Knoll-Tudor, Jeantet, Budapest; and
Áine Morgan-Bauer, Personal Coach.

Alice Fremuth-Wolf, Secretary General of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre provided the audience with her annual update on the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge.

The keynote speech was delivered by Dana Denis-Smith, CEO of Obelisk Support and founder of the fantastic First100Years Project.   The event was supported by ArbitralWomen.