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Pre and post-interview inspirational playlist
By Michaelle CHENNAF, Independant Contributor
You did it. You've just landed that coveted interview with a big commodity trading firm. In a few days' time, you're going to have to convince the person interviewing you that your skills, professional experience and personality can make a significant contribution to the company's performance. It's no secret that self-confidence is key when it comes to persuading interviewers...

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Faith Fookes
Founder & Executive Director of Bridgewise
By Violaine REYNIER, Business Developer at Ampersand World
Faith is the Founder & Executive Director of Bridgewise, a not-for-profit organisation committed to the prevention and eradication of obstetric fistula and the rapid reduction of neonatal mortality in Africa. Prior to starting Bridgewise, she was a programme manager at the World Intellectual Property Organization, a specialised agency of the United Nations in Geneva. She worked in investment banking in Lagos, Nigeria and London early in her career.

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In support to Faith Fookes actions and in relation with our Social Corporate Responsability, we want to encourage such initiative.
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News in AW’s life

The Next Edition of our Happy Hours
Our Autumn Edition AW Happy Hours will take place the 29th September in Geneva! A great networking afterwork with more than 100 people from the commodity trading community! Eager to share a drink with you! Thanks to our sponsors Intertek, our main support and Axis Alternatives who bring us an incredible support!!!
Next Generation Program
We are enrolling our 2017 experts who would share their knowledge in our new e-Learning trading courses!
Who has never dreamt of passing on his / her knowledge to the next generation ? Our commodity world is an exciting but fast changing place with significant challenges and there is few moments when you can actually impact the future. Here is a new one : be part of the AW Academy and join us to pass on the baton.
> Contact us for details

We Were at the FOROM 2016
For the first time AW attended the huge annual meeting « Forum Economique Romand » that gathers more than 500 leading entrepreneurs of the French-speaking part of Switzerland. A day full of encounters and great ideas.
> Relive the event on the Twitter feeds #FOROM2016

Why Not Make Boat Fly
For an Energy-Efficient Tomorrow
by Hydros Innovation
Don’t miss out!
We organize business events, seminars, AW’s Mornings, Happy Hours
and attend major events on commodity trading around the world.
Book the dates and join us for a great experience!

CONFERENCE European Treasury Summit
26th-27th September 2016 I London, UK
EVENT Happy Hours by Ampersand World - by invitation only
29th September 2016 I Geneva, Switzerland, sponsored by and

CONFERENCE GTR Africa Trade & Infrastructure Finance Conference
5th October 2016 | London, UK
CONFERENCE Energy Trading operations & Technology 2016 Summit
5th-7th October 2016 | London, UK
CONFERENCE 7th Energy Storage Australia Conference & Exhibition
11th-12th October 2016 | Melbourne, Australia
CONFERENCE TXF Asia 2016 Export, Agency & Project Finance
12th-13th October 2016 | Hong Kong
CONFERENCE GTR Mexico Trade & Export Finance Conference
20th October 2016 | Mexico city, Mexico
CONFERENCE Cost Reduction and Efficiency Improvement—FPSO & FLNG ASIA 2016
20th-21st October 2016 | Shangai, China
23rd-26th October 2016 | Sacramento, USA
AWARDS GALA DINNER The Maritime Standard Awards
24th October 2016 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates
CONFERENCE GTR Commodity Trade Finance Conference
25th October 2016 | Lugano, Switzerland
CONFERENCE Regulation and Compliance in Trade Finance
26th October 2016 | Singapore
> Check the Full List of Events Here
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