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June 27, 2018 - NYC

  • Consulate General of France in New York 934 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10021 United States (map)

Join us in NYC at the French Consulate!

Women Who Change the Game 

Meet 7 women who will inspire your life and career. 

Wed, June 27, 2018

Doors open at 6:30PM. Event begins at 7PM

In spite of progress in the recent years, gender equality in the workplace remains a goal to strive for, and women are underrepresented in too many fields.

Ensuring women are given the same professional prospects and career choices as men are an important priority of Emmanuel Macron’s government. This is the reason why on June 27th, Arnaud Collery, Stand Up for Passion and the Consulate General of France in New York will give the floor to some of the women who are the drivers of this much needed cultural, social and economic change. 

Come meet scientists, media professionals, entrepreneurs and engineers who are all leaders in their fields. They will be given 7 minutes each to inspire you by sharing their own experiences and how they achieved the goals they set for themselves.


Camille J. Mackler

Camille J. Mackler is an immigration rights advocate and attorney based in New York City. She works for the New York immigration coalition, focusing on issues affecting immigrants' access to justice.

Marie Bourreau

Marie Bourreau is a freelance journalist from France and correspondent for Le Monde and Radio France Internationale at the United Nations in New York. From 2003 to 2011, she produced numerous reports for the written press, television and radio, particularly on Afghanistan.

Pascaline Lepeltier

Pascaline Lepeltier is a French Sommelier. Detouring from a master’s in philosophy and a career as a university teacher, Lepeltier began her obsession with wine at the two star Michelin-rated L’Auberge Bretonne Within a year, she was named both Best Loire Valley Young Sommelier and Best Brittany Sommelier.

Wenyi Cai

Wenyi Cai is the Founder & Managing Partner of Polymath Ventures, an emerging-market- focused company builder with offices in Bogota, Mexico City, and Shanghai. Polymath has built 7 companies in a range of industries, including mobility and financial services, and raised over $20M USD in early-stage funding.

Atima Lui

Atima Lui is Founder and CEO of fashion and beauty tech startup Nudest. Atima licenses patent-pending skin tone matching technology to help fashion and beauty brands produce and sell products for women of all skin tones.

Claude Silver

Claude Silver is a Chief Heart Officer at VaynerMedia. She held senior leadership posts at both J. Walter Thompson and Publicis. In both positions, she steered development of brand strategies, agency partnerships, product teams, media, sales, and internal managemen

Amy Chan

Amy Chan is the Founder of Renew Breakup Bootcamp, a retreat that takes a scientific and spiritual approach to healing the heart. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of - an online magazine that focuses on the psychology behind love, lust and desire. The Observer calls her  "A relationship expert whose work is like that of a scientific Carrie Bradshaw" and her company was featured on the front page of the New York Times two weeks ago.t.


Earlier Event: April 10
April 10, 2018 - Casablanca, Morocco
Later Event: July 18
July 18, 2018 - Toronto, Canada