14 May 2013
10 May 2013
29 November 2012
A unique initiative aimed at boosting French exports and women entrepreneurship established by WIL member Sonia Trocmé-Le Page.
27 August 2012
An independent private equity investor, Women Equity does not only generate market performance, it is also contributing to a better distribution of roles and economic power in society.
22 March 2011 - Paris, France
WIL and AmCham France will advance their women in leadership agenda in a series of common actions. In this respect, the two entities will run the AmCham Women Leaders Program, under the guidance of Thaima Samman, WIL President and Partner Cabinet Piton Samman, and Nathalie Wright, member of the COMEX and Public Sector Lead for Microsoft France.
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.
23 August 2010
Marina Niforos was one of the co-founding partners of WIL while she was at INSEAD, and will be assuming new responsibilities as Managing Director at American Chamber of Commerce in France as of September 6th, 2010. Marina will be responsible for running the operations of the business association on a day-to-day basis.
15 August 2010 - France
French economic newspaper La Tribune recently launched an award recognizing women shaping the French business environment. WIL is honoured to have two outstanding members selected by La Tribune.Out of the 42 candidates, fifteen successful women will be distinguished for their successes and will be profiled in the September editions of the newspaper, before the jury and the public make their final choices.
29 June 2010 - Paris
More than 50 France-based WIL members and friends, including the Club ITW, a high-level French group of women in IT, and the Women Equity (WE) network, had an extremely productive exchange of views with Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, French Secretary of State for Strategic Studies and the Development of the Digital Economy, regarding the differing means of breaking the glass ceiling.
14 June 2010
With the sponsorship of Christine Lagarde, French Minister of Economy, Industry and Employment, Wimadame.com held the first European Female Entrepreneur Gala, at the no less prestigious location than the European Parliament.
09 June 2010
Katherine Corich’s company, Sysdoc won a well-deserved award for having created a work culture embracing flexibility, championed from the very top of the organization.
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.
02 June 2010
Many of today’s achievements of women in business receive scant media coverage. However, globally three quarters of the employment opportunities created between 1990 and 2006 have been taken by women...
31 May 2010
According to Gartner consultancy, IT costs worldwide should increase by more than 5% this year.
24 May 2010
Dorothee is Associate General Counsel in Microsoft and WIL vice-president representing Microsoft. She started her career as a prosecutor specializing in white-collar crime at the Munich II Public Prosecutor’s Office in 1989.
20 January 2010
Brigitte is Senior Vice President Human Resources Development and Performance for the France Telecom Orange Group. She combines a vast experience in human resources with a strong background in marketing and communications in an international environment.
20 January 2010
UK is renowned for the pro-entrepreneurship policies the government has put in place, but as in most of the EU Member States, the gender-related data is still insufficient to measure the opportunities that lay for women.
19 November 2009 - House of Lords, London
First time in London, WiL convened 50 women business developers and stakeholders from European and national public institutions at a location no less prestigious or symbolic than the House of Lords.
September 26th - Paris, France
The club for women entrepreneurs Feminin Pluriel and the business magazine for women L/ONTOP organized a roundtable that brought together founders of women’s networks who activate either in France or all over Europe.
08 November 2009
Jehanne Savi has built a career in the telecommunications industry, now heading the IT Delivery division for France within the Group IT executive committee for France Telecom Group. She holds a degree in telecommunications management and a PhD.
October 5-9, 2009 - Stockholm, Sweden
The EU Swedish Presidency will host a conference on the Small Business Act to exchange best practices on issues such as access to public procurement for SMEs, cash flow for business growth, women’s entrepreneurship or fostering innovation.
16 September 2009
Béatrice de Clermont Tonnerre is shaping the digital industry from her position as head of Business Development at Lagardère, a French Media conglomerate, and as member of the board of Lagardère’s digital companies.
16 September 2009
During a terrific 8 years as CEO of FRENDS Technology, a growing Finnish software company specialized in business process integration, Aino-Maija managed to both transform it organizationally and to shift its technology focus.
17 July 2009
INSEAD and Unilever established a research fund in leadership and diversity with a gift of €3M in honour of its recently retired CEO, Patrick Cescau.
02 June 2009
Isabella is an energetic and dedicated entrepreneur. She is currently putting into practice ideas such as JUMP Forum and Women’s Academy that serve to women’s development and contribute to promoting women as leaders in our society.
02 June 2009
Avivah Wittenberg-Cox is an advocate of gender balanced management, as co-author of the book “Why Women Mean Business: Understanding the Emergence of Our Next Economic Revolution” and CEO of a gender-consultancy firm, 20-First.
30 April 2009
Viviane Ribeiro is President of Lefebvre Software and one of the founders of AFDEL, the French Association of Software Editors. She is the only woman among the CEOs of the first 300 software companies in France.
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.