09 December 2013
03 December 2013
14 November 2013
13 December 2013 - Espace des Blancs Manteaux
On the 13th of December, 2013 the second edition of the “Forum de la Mixité” opens its doors in Paris. The event is organised by CONNCECTIN Women and gathers major actors who promote workplace diversity and are dedicated to the professional success of women and gender issues.
10 July 2013 - Paris
On 10th July, WIL member Viviane de Beaufort, full professor at ESSEC Business School and expert in European corporate governance, participated as a jury member at the annual award ceremony of the Grand Prix de l’Assemblé Générale (General Assembly Award) for listed companies.
28 May 2013 - Brussels
In order to start a discussion on the value of databases to help place women on public and private company boards across Europe, the European Economic and Social Committee hosted a debate on “Pioneering New Paths: Databases for Gender Balance in European Boardrooms”, which took place on 28th May 2013 in Brussels.
12 June 2013
On 12th June, WIL Members and Emerging Leaders had the unique opportunity to participate in a free webinar, courtesy of WIL partner INSEAD. The webinar with INSEAD Professor Kevin Kaiser focused on the topic of “Value-based Leadership”.
23 May 2013 - Paris
On the 23rd May, the JUMP forum in Paris, which was focused this year on the topic “Women and men as allies for greater equality and performance”, attracted more than 300 visitors. Several WIL Members participated in this event.
16-18 May 2013 - Florence
From 16th -18th May 2013, WIL partner Microsoft organized The Pink Cloud Conference aimed at empowering young women’s professional achievements in STEM and ICT.
25 April 2013 - Brussels
On the occasion of the International “Girls in ICT” Day on 25th April, the European Internet Foundation (EIF) and the European Commission hosted a joint lunch meeting in the European Parliament, followed by a hearing on “Women in ICT”. WIL members Sylvie Laffarge, Director of Corporate Affairs at Microsoft EMEA, and Afke Schaart, Senior Director of EU Institutional Relations at Microsoft, report from the event.
26 March 2013 - Brussels
The seminar “A Case for EU Competitiveness – Quotas in the Boardroom”, hosted by WIL member and German MEP Silvana Koch-Mehrin at the European Parliament, focused on the Directive on gender quotas for non-executive directors, proposed by Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission.
23 May 2013 - Paris
After a successful event in Brussels, the JUMP forum opened its doors on 23rd May in Paris. Individuals and organizations interested in debating the topic “Women and Men as allies for greater equality and performance” were invited to participate in a day full of lectures and workshops.
05 April 2013 - Paris
On 5th April, WIL participated in the ELLE Active forum, organized by the women’s magazine ELLE France. This forum, targeted at professional women, set out to find solutions and give advice on how to work differently and, ultimately, better.
10 April 2013 - Brussels
On 10th April, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) of the European Parliament gathered distinguished speakers to debate and question the future validity of our current economic model and to search for viable alternatives.
23 April 2013 - Paris
On 23rd April, for the second time ever, CONNECTING WoMEN agency organized Le Printemps du Networking, one of the largest encounters of professional networks for women in France.
11 April 2013 - Paris
Three Emerging Leaders of our Women Talent Pool Program and participants of the Orange Graduate Program invited distinguished guests for a round-table event to discuss what constitutes a great leader.
14 June 2013 - Rome
WIL Members, Emerging Leaders and Friends of the network will meet this year on 14th June 2013 in Rome to discuss innovation and competitiveness in Europe. The event will be held at Palazzo Farnese and at the Villa Medici and an exciting program will be provided.
06 March 2013 - Paris
On 6th March, in the build-up to the celebration of International Women’s Day, Claude Bartolone, the President of the French National Assembly, invited top level managers, leaders of women’s associations, elected delegates, human resources managers, researchers and journalists to a dinner debate addressing equality in the labor market.
14 February 2013 - Paris
On 14th February 2013, in the course of Microsoft Techdays, one of the most important and recognized IT events in Europe, WIL President Thaima Samman led a roundtable session on enterprises 2.0 as sources of new opportunities for gender equality. The event gathered diversity managers from different sectors for a lively debate on recruitment, work-life balance and new strategies adopted and tools used by companies to advance female leadership.
17 December 2012 - Paris
Two Board members attended this one-day event structured around three main themes: gender equality from a business perspective, its contribution to economic growth, and ways to address gender stereotypes.
20 December 2012
On November 27th and 28th the GSMA opened the doors to its first “Connected Women: Enriching the Mobile Ecosystem” event in Brussels.
25-28 February 2013 - Barcelona
Registration is now open for this industry-leading event.
6-8 June 2013 - Kuala Lumpur
Our network will participate in the 2013 Summit as an International Partner.
17 October 2012-17 January 2013 - Paris
How to attract young women to choose a career in the digital sector? How to present individual stories and successful role models in a way that could inspire girls to follow this career path, still perceived as dominated by men?
19 July 2012
GlobalWIN's Third Annual Innovation Luncheon will celebrate the importance of women’s leadership in advancing innovation and technology in the U.S. and abroad.
24 May 2012 - Paris
'Let's dare to activate our talents!' is the theme of the upcoming JUMP Forum...
31 May - 2 June 2012 - Athens, Greece
The Global Summit of Women, on the topic of “Women: The Engine of Economic Growth”, was announced to be held in 2012 in Athens, Greece.
26 April 2012
JUMP (Forum for Advancing Women in the Workplace) is organising an event on ‘How to Break Free from Old Models?’.
12 March 2012 - Paris
The topic of Health and gender gap in the workplace will be tackled in a conference organized by Avenir Femmes Santé at the French Senate on 12 March.
21 September 2011 - Brussels
On 21 September 2011, the Robert Schuman Foundation is organizing a conference entitled "Women for Europe and the Citizens' Initiative", tackling the link between the European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI) and achieving parity at the European Parliament, in Brussels.
01 August 2011
The European Science Foundation together with genSET and COST will hold a conference bringing together leaders in science research and in policy to discuss emerging trends and advances in understanding how gender issues impact science research and innovation at the European Level.
08 June 2011 - Paris
WIL members and friends are invited to attend the Fifth Annual International Symposium of the Corporate Counsel Women of Color (CCWC) on June 8th.
23 May 2011 - Paris
A Seminar on "Women in Private Equity: New Frontiers in the MENA region," will be held in Paris, on May 23rd, examining the opportunites existing for the women in the region to actively participate to its development in the new regional context.
05 May 2011 - Brussels, Belgium
JUMP Forum will celebrate its 5th anniversary with an edition dedicated to the topic “From gender diversity to leadership variety “, on Thursday May 5, 2011.WIL members willing to participate will benefit from a 200€ discount on entry price!
6th – 8th March 2011
Commissioner Neelie Kroes will chair a conference jointly hosted by the Hungarian EU Presidency and the European Commission's Information Society and Media Directorate General (DG INFSO)
09 November 2010 - Washington DC, USA
In collaboration with GlobalWIN and the European Centre for Women and Technology (ECWT), WIL is hosting the session aiming at bridging the gender divide existing in the ITC industry through the inception of global women networks.
09 September 2010 - Paris
AmCham France will be offering the 115th Benjamin Franklin Award to a well-known business woman, Ursula Burns, CEO of Xerox during a Gala Dinner which awaits your confirmations.
07 June 2010
For its 2010 6th Edition, the Women’s Forum Global Meeting will focus on how to make change happen. Five questions of change in politics, the economy, the environment, global health and women’s leadership.
29 April 2010 - Brussels, Belgium
Isabella Lenarduzzi is making a special discount for the WIL members to attend the 4th edition of the Forum for Advancing Women in the Workplace on Thursday, 29th of April in Brussels.
15-17 October, 2009 - Deauville, France
The Women’s Forum Global Meeting ended with a full list of actions for women who want to have a social impact through the businesses and the technologies they develop or support.
02-04 July, 2009 - Reykjavík, Iceland
Its 9th reunion, stressing upon fundamental rights and financial markets, will be held in Iceland, where one of our members, Daniela Bankier, is invited as speaker. Registrations can be submitted here.
01 July 2009 - Paris
The G9+ Institute, a club of alumni from 9 prestigious business and engineer schools, will launch a book on envisaged strategies for France, prefaced by the French Minister of State for the Prime Minister, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet.
30 April 2009 - Brussels, Belgium
Themed as “Can Women Rescue the Economy?”, this edition grouped participants who discussed and brainstormed in conferences ways to reinforce women's position in the economy. Thanks to Isabella for offering WiL members the opportunity to join.
03 June 2007 - Brussels
Women's Competition Network, a forum for senior EU competition law and policy professionals, is holding a panel discussion on the relationship between companies and DG Competition, in Brussels.