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Welcome to "Global Women in Pipeline – Empowering Women, Engaging Men" a dynamic gathering aimed at connecting and inspiring women in the pipeline industry worldwide. In an era where diversity and inclusion are critical components of success, this event serves as a powerful platform to highlight the significance of women's contributions to the pipeline business.
Discussing an array of engaging activities, importance of empowering, mentoring programs etc, we emphasize the pivotal role women play in fostering business diversity and driving innovation in this sector.

The importance of the Global Women in Pipeline event lies in its ability to create a space for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and empowerment. Women bring unique perspectives and insights to the pipeline industry, enriching its capabilities for innovation and progress. By recognizing and amplifying their role, we pave the way for a more inclusive and equitable business environment that benefits everyone.


7 May 2025

Agenda for the "Global Women in Pipeline" panel (part of ptc session program):

Title: "Women in the Pipeline industry” (1h 15min)

Description: This panel will look at actionable solutions for creating gender-inclusive environments in the global workforce. Experts from several areas will discuss practical strategies that organizations can take to attract, retain, and elevate female talent in the pipeline industry.


8 May 2025

Agenda for the "Global Women in Pipeline" forum:

2:00 pm - 2:05 pm: Welcoming Remarks

2:05 pm - 2:20 pm: Keynote Address: "Driving Innovation Through Diversity: The Future of the Pipeline Industry"

  •    Insights on how diversity and inclusion drive innovation and competitiveness.
  •    Strategies for building diverse and inclusive teams for industry growth.

2:20 pm - 3:20 pm: Panel Discussion : "Empowering Women: Leadership Journey and Success Stories with a Focus on Men as Mentors"

  • Highlighting inspiring narratives and insights from women leaders in the pipeline industry, with a special emphasis on the role of men as mentors.
  • Discussing effective strategies for navigating obstacles and attaining success.
  • Emphasizing the significance of mentorship and support networks, including the crucial involvement of male mentors in fostering career advancement for women.

3.20 pm - 3.50 pm Networking Coffee Break

3:50 pm – 5 pm: Interactive Workshop Topic: "Inclusive Leadership: Engaging Youth"

  • This workshop explores the importance of inclusive leadership in attracting and retaining diverse talent, particularly focusing on engaging youth in the pipeline industry. Participants will engage in interactive discussions and activities aimed at fostering inclusivity, promoting mentorship opportunities, and developing strategies to empower the next generation of leaders.

5 pm - 5:10 pm: Closing Remarks

  •    Recap of Key Takeaways from the Forum.   - Opportunity for networking and further discussions.


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Agenda from ptc 2024


8 April 2024

10:00 - 10:30: Registration and Welcome coffee
Start the day by checking in, and networking with fellow attendees.

10:30 - 10:35: Event Opening

  • Welcome: Rana Alnasir-Boulos, Director Business Development, EITEP Institute, Germany | Chair Global Women Forum 
  • Master of Ceremony: Ana Nunez Anton, EU Chemicals Pipeline Manager, Shell, Netherlands 

10:35 - 11:00: Keynote Speech: "Empowering Diversity in Pipeline Business"

  • Ellen von Zitzewitz, Deputy Head Division VB1, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK), Germany

11:00 - 11:45: Panel Discussion: "Navigating Challenges: Women's Experiences in the Pipeline Sector"
Insights from a diverse panel of professionals sharing stories and strategies.

  • Session Chair: Cindy Dirkx, Independent Pipeline Professional, Dirkx PM&S, Netherlands
  • Edna Michelle Bisso Bi Mba, Head of Reservoir Services | SPE Germany Section Treasurer | Co-Chair Wintershall Dea Women's Network, Germany
  • Deepak Gupta, Director Projects, GAIL INDIA LIMITED, India 
  • Ana Nunez Anton, EU Chemicals Pipeline Manager, Shell, Netherlands 

11:45 - 12:30: Panel Discussion: "Empowering Women in Pipeline: A Global Perspective on Workplace Development"
Insights from a diverse panel of professionals sharing stories and strategies.

  • Session Chair: Julia Moeller, Senior Consultant Oil & Gas, Siemens, Germany
  • Renata Lins Reis, Planning and Scheduling Engineer na, NTS - Nova Transportadora do Sudeste, Brazil
  • Diana Junquera Curiel, Director Energy Industry and Just Transition, IndustriALL Global Union, Switzerland
  • Reena Sahney, President, jiva consulting, Canada
  • Cliff Johnson, President, Pipeline Research Council International, USA 

12:30 - 13:45: Lunch break

13:45 - 14:30: Interactive Workshop: "Leadership Skills for Success"
Participate in hands-on activities and group discussions focusing on key leadership skills and strategies.

  • Session Chair: Monique Roberts, Excecutive director , PODS association, United States 
  • Deborah Matthews, Manager, Integrity & Operations Services, TC Energy, United States 
  • Barbara Jinks, Advisor - green gases, Germany
  • Matt Mo CVO, Arabia Insiders, United Arab Emirates 

14:30 - 15:15: Coffee break

15:15 - 15:45: Fireside Chat: "Innovation and the Future of Pipeline Business"
Candid conversation with an industry visionary about trends and opportunities.

  • Session Chair: Yvonne van den Berg, Co-founder & Chief of Staff, INGU, Canada
  • Lena MUSCILLO, Presidente, LogIC sas, France 
  • Ahmed AlKhaldi, Senior Pipeline Construction Engineer, PDO, Oman

15:45 - 16:45: "Empowering Through Leadership: Nurturing Mentorship for Women”

  • Session Chair: Rana Alnasir-Boulos, Director Business Development, EITEP Institute, Germany | Chair Global Women Forum
  • Hana Nasser, Exponential Coach, International Speaker, Mentor, Trainer, Freelancer, Lebanon
  • Christine Zhang-Lippert,  Founder and Managing Director bridge4works consulting, Germany
  • Tanya Hutton, Technical Solution Specialist, Education Systems and Services , ROSEN Competence Club, UK 


16:45 - 18:00: Closing Remarks and Interactive Networking
Reflect on the day's insights and engage in a creative networking activity designed to connect attendees in a fun and memorable way.




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PODS - Pipeline Open Data Standards
Society of Petroleum Engineers - German Section
Wintershall Dea Women ’s Network
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YPP-Br - Young Pipeline Professionals Brazil
Femworx Logo
Jiva Consulting Logo
YPI - Young Pipeliners International
She Drives Energy
GSTT - German Society for Trenchless Technology
Women’s Energy Club of Ukraine (WECU)



Women in Pipeline Forum at ptc 2023
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Rana Alnasir-Boulos

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Rana Alnasir Boulos