14 May 2013
10 May 2013
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.
27 February 2013
WIL co-founder and sponsor Microsoft Corporation has launched the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative, a multi-year project through which the company will actively engage in Africa’s economic development to improve its global competitiveness.
27 February 2013
On 20th February, Microsoft launched a new award focusing on women as part of the Imagine Cup, the world’s most prestigious student technology competition.
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.
06 July 2012
UN Women and Microsoft signed a Memorandum of Understanding, effectively launching a partnership that applies technology to gender equality and empower women worldwide.
02 September 2011
Elena will be leading Microsoft’s efforts to support and develop the community of Health professionals in the EMEA region; growing the company’s partner strategy, increasing engagement with health providers, professionals, payers, users and partners; engaging with decision makers and showcasing how Microsoft products and solutions can bring real health impact for a better tomorrow to the region.
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 November 2010 - Washington
The WIL and GlobalWIN networks jointly hosted a lively high-level session, as part of the much awaited annual event Global Forum in ICT (Nov 9th). An overwhelming audience of 100+ joined us to hear about tested practices empowering women in the digital age.
19th October 2010 - Brussels
Concerns regarding training requirements for using new technologies were raised, particularly as one third of Europe’s population have never used the Internet.