09 December 2013
03 December 2013
14 November 2013
15 March 2013
On 11th March, a dinner debate on “Women and Power”, organized by Thaima Samman, WIL President and Partner of Cabinet Samman together with Evelyn Gessler, President of Club L Benelux, took place at the “Cercle Gaulois” in Brussels.
11 March 2013 - Brussels
On 11th March 2013, Club L Benelux - in cooperation with WIL - is hosting a high-level dinner on the “Women and Power” study carried out by WIL member Viviane de Beaufort. This event, which takes place in Brussels, will be the third in a series of events aimed at discussing the study’s results.
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.
06 August 2012
WIL has interviewed Denis Perret-Gallix, Director TyL Lab, about its project aiming at finding European partners for the launch of the first Japonese award : Women in research.
08 November 2010 - Barcelona
Although many researches from the past few years looked at the reasons behind the leaky pipeline of women in ICT, the reality is that women are still a diminishing minority in ICT professions.
25 July 2010
After 4 years of negotiations, UN decided to set up the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women). With an approved budget of minimum $500m, the Agency will start working in the beginning of next year and unify four existing UN divisions dealing with women's issues.
14 April 2010
A study conducted by Microsoft among 530 immigrant women in 5 EU countries identified how access to IT is critical to improving social and economic status and finding a job.
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.
September 23rd - New York, USA
The equal access of women to education, healthcare, jobs and political participation has been the core issue of this year’s Global Clinton Initiative summit.
27 July 2009
Re-elected Member of the European Parliament, Edit Herczog is a promoter of research and development and e-skills. Before entering politics in 1998, Edit has worked both in academic research and business, developing solutions for the food industry.
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.
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.
A recent EU Commission report shows that men have been affected by the downturn more than women, as sectors hit hardest are predominantly male-oriented. As a result, the previously significant gender gap in unemployment rates has disappeared.
2-3 June 2009 - Brussels
Women’s role in research and technology and encouraging their entrepreneurial skills were issues touched together with four high profile speakers, but also with the young women who are part of the WiL mentoring programme.<
11 June 2008 - Brussels
With the participation of Commissioner for Employment, Equal Opportunities and Social Affairs Vladimir Spidla, the WiL network organized a second meeting with the aim to strengthen the relations between women in high level positions from Europe.