Female Focus networking lunch

15 November 2022

Save the date and join us for the Female Focus networking lunch, which will take place on November 15, 2022, between 12:00 and 14:00 at the Grand Palace Hotel in Riga (Pils iela 12). We are honored to be joined by two distinguished speakers - H.E. Norwegian Ambassador to Latvia Ine Måreng and Entrepreneur, Lawyer, and great granddaughter of the 1st President of the Republic of Latvia Kristīne Anne Čakste


H.E. Ine Måreng has been with the Norwegian Foreign Service for 25 years, the last 12 in management positions. Before taking up her posting in Latvia, she has been posted in South Sudan and The Netherlands. Her experience ranges from multilateral cooperation, peace and reconciliation, human resources and economy, international development and business promotion. She is a resource geographer of background and started her career in The Ministry of Environment. Her spare time is dedicated to spending time with her family in Norway, UK and Denmark. Måreng is married with two daughters. 


Kristīne Anna Čakste is the great granddaughter of the first president of the Republic of Latvia - Jānis Čakste. She has been brought up in Sweden and has made a name for herself, serving as the fund manager and partner for the Stockholm-based Accent Equity Partners AB. While living in Sweden, Kristīne has taken an active part in the Latvian community by serving as the Minister Counselor to the first Ambassador of Latvia to Sweden Imants Gross. In this capacity, she has contributed to the initial development of the embassy in 1991 and assisted in the development of diplomatic relations between Latvia and over twenty other countries. She is currently responsible for the family estate, including a private museum dedicated to Jānis Čakste. In her free time, she enjoys immersing herself in various outdoor activities, as well as gardening.

Admission: 35 EUR for NCCL members; 45 EUR for others

Registration: Book your seat by November 11! All registrations become financially binding on that date!




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