WEConnect International in Switzerland are a collaboration partner for the Advance Women IWD 2018 Initiative – Gender Equality Means Business. The Advance Celebration Event will celebrate IWD 18 with a signature event in collaboration with the University of Zurich. With up to 250-300 high-level guests from economy, politics, academia, public authorities and the media, the event will display #EqualityMeansBusiness commitments and it aims to send out a powerful message to Switzerland. It will be a thought-provoking event with top-level speakers advancing the gender equality discussion to the next level. A moderated panel discussion will give leaders the platform to share their success stories with regards to last year’s commitments.