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Margherita Fontana

Over the last four years, Margherita led the Dow Women’s Inclusion Network, WIN,. Under her leadership, the WIN ERG has helped move the needle for representation of women at leadership levels. Margherita developed and implemented a strategy for the EGR which introduced bold initiatives, such as sponsorship of female talent in partnership with INSEAD Business School, an equal pay initiative with EDGE to gain Equal Pay Certification for Dow Switzerland, a role model stories initiative to showcase Dow’s hidden heroes, and the MARC Catalyst workshops to promote male as allies in driving gender equality. Margherita has engaged with the European Chemical Industry Council and the European Petrochemical Association on devising D&I best practice to be shared across the chemical industry in Europe. She is one of the founding members of  ETH Zurich Circle, to promote women role models in STEM education, and mentors young MBA women graduates through the INSEAD Women in Business Club.