Summit 2019

Saturday 2 November 2019, 8.30am – 6pm
Centara Grand at Central World Bangkok
VIP Dinner & After Party 7.30pm – Late at Park Hyatt

A Journey to Empower Stories to Inspire

A Journey to Empower Stories to Inspire

We are the first gender equality journey of its kind in Asia to work on changing the mindset. With our partners, Dragonfly360 aims to bring visibility to issues that girls and women face when confronted with judgements, stereotypes and expectations based on gender.



The summit will include 40+ powerful leaders and celebrities, talks, performances, and workshops.

A wide array of talks, performances, workshops, art installations, gourmet food and experiences designed to connect and empower the community towards gender equality.
  • Maggie Q
  • Jameela Jamil
  • Bryony Cole
  • Pannika Wanich
  • Marina Mahathir
  • Lina Khalifeh
  • Woody Milintachinda
  • and many more!


The theme for the summit is TRANSFORMATION.
See you at Centara Grand at Central World
Saturday 2 November 2019
Thai-English Simultaneous Interpretation Provided

Dragonfly Transformation
Pranapda Phornprapha
Voranai Vanijaka
From Victim to Protector
Sunitha KrishnanAnti-trafficking crusader reveals how being a survivor of sexual assault drove her to help others.
Live VDO Fireside Chat
Jameela Jamil

Moderated by: Sean Lee-Davies
Tackling unrealistic beauty standards. 'I weigh' movement that opposes narrowly defined beauty standards and body shaming
  • Beauty & Wellness
Lina Khalifeh

Moderated by: Tin Chokkamolkij
I had enough of women telling me we cannot do anything and we are weak. Women in the Middle East can stand up for themselves against violence.
  • Humanitarian
  • Entrepreneurship
Abhisit Vejjajiva
Robert Candelino
Pascal Gerken
Renaud Meyer

Moderated by: Sirinthorn Chandraprasert
Toxic masculinity assumes there is only one way of being a man. Why is toxic masculinity dangerous for men and women?
  • Leadership
  • Relationships
The Power of Vulnerability
(Chompoo) Araya Hargate
Woody Milintachinda
(Pearypie) Amata Chittasenee
Katrina Razon

Moderated by: Pranapda Phornprapha
Up close and personal into the private vs public lives of celebrities crusading for change.
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership
  • Humanitarian
  • Arts & Culture
The Heat in the Kitchen
Chef Bo Songvisava
Chef Tam Debhakam
Female chefs are bringing new energy and influences to a male dominated profession.
  • Arts & Culture
  • Environment
Lunch Break
Chef Bo Songvisava
Chef Tam Debhakam
Paye Srinarong
Appetizers curated by two female chefs who are bright stars in a male-dominated profession. Lunch also features a musical performance.
  • Arts & Culture
Workshop A:
The Future of Sex
Bryony ColeThe future of intimacy and how do we manage cyberbullying, revenge porn and online predators?
  • Relationships
  • Technology
Workshop B:
Dust off your Capes and Put on your Wonder Gear
Nadya Hutagalung
Pranitan Phornprapha
Richard Jones
In a world where nature is ravaged for the sake of the almighty dollar, it’s time to stop being mindless consumers.
  • Environment
Workshop C:
Mindfulness and Money
Thanavut PornrojnangkoolWorkshop on how to make money work harder for you.
  • Entrepreneurship
Workshop D:
Wallet Exchange: Stanford Design School Model
Krating Poonpol
Jannisa Kulvanichkul
Workshop to help you take charge of your money and become financially independent.
  • Entrepreneurship
Workshop E:
The Voices in our Heads
David BolligerVoice dialogue workshop on human personality and the relationship between vulnerability and gender.
  • Relationships
Tea & Coffee Break
Let’s Kick Some Ass
Maggie Q

Moderated by: Sean Lee-Davies
From martial arts badass to Hollywood star and environmentalist – Maggie Q shows what we can do to better the world.
  • Leadership
  • Environment
Don't Take Your Foot off the Peddle
Marina MahathirWe have two choices: Stand up for women’s rights, or sit back and watch the world pass us by.
  • Leadership
  • Humanitarian
Kiss with a Fist
Watcharapon (Sia) Kukaewkasem
Emma Thomas
Cindy Bishop

Moderated by: Melissa Alvarado
When relationships become abusive. When love turns into violence. When victims stand up and say enough.
  • Humanitarian
  • Relationships
Bankable Advice
Leili Gerami
Kattiya Indaravijaya
Niramarn Laisathit

Moderated by: Lyn Kok
Leaders in the investment and banking industry share stories from their personal lives and give smart financial advice.
  • Entrepreneurship
Not Just Another Pretty Face
Pannika Wanich
Watanya Wongopasi
Chitpas Kridakorn

Moderated by: Nakarin Wanakijpaibul
Women from opposing factions discuss gender-based discrimination in politics.
  • Leadership
  • Legal
Madison MehtaGender stereotypes did not start in the workplace, it started in school and in the family.
  • Leadership
  • Relationships
Dragonfly Transformed
Pranapda Phornprapha
Voranai Vanijaka
Closing speech and call to action.

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