09 December 2013
03 December 2013
14 November 2013
08 November 2013 - French National Assembly, Paris
We are proud to announce, that WIL President Thaima Samman has been presented with the insignia of Chevalier of the Legion of Honour. Claude Bartolone, President of the National Assembly, officially awarded Ms. Samman with the medal of the Knight at the French National Assembly on Friday evening November 8th.
18 October 2013 - Women's Forum Global in Deauville
Lenovo recently conducted a survey aimed at women in their company, with the purpose of answering the question: “what is enjoyable, exciting, different about working in technology?”. The results of the survey give cause for optimism and were presented by WIL member and Lenovo’s Executive Director, Corporate Marketing & Communication Catherine Ladousse at this years’ Women’s Forum Global in Deauville, France, an event partnered with Lenovo.
25 July 2013
The current edition of the monthly periodical Femmes & Business, published by the French business magazine L’Expansion and edited by Danièle Licata, features a brief interview with WIL President Thaima Samman on the WIL network.
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.
06 March 2013 - Paris
On 6th March 2013, in celebration of the upcoming International Women’s Day, the President of the French National Assembly, Claude Bartolone, will host a dinner debate to discuss and promote gender equality in the labor market.
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?
12 October 2012 - Deauville
Viviane de Beaufort, Professor at ESSEC Business School and WIL member, discussed the results of her research on women and power run in cooperation with Boyden Global Executive and EPSO Coaching at Women’s Forum.
06 October 2011
On 6 October, the European Network for Women in Leadership (WIL), in cooperation with Administration Moderne, the French association of female high civil servants and the American Chamber of Commerce in France held a high-level debate around the topic of governance. Over 70 high-profile attendees joined us at Swisslife Banque Privée to discuss and propose solutions to improve governance in the context of the financial crisis, which go beyond the sole use of quotas on Boards.
05 July 2011 - Paris
The issue of governance attracted over 60 participants to the WIL biannual meeting and its first general assembly, July 5. Event host CEO and Chairman of France Télécom Stéphane Richard, engaged in a dialogue on measures taken by his Board to establish a more gender-balanced leadership after the severe socio-economic crisis.
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.
02 April 2010
Sensationnelles 2010 is a public campaign comprising 5 video interviews of exceptional women, either scientists or champions of women in science and research, launched by the French TV channel TV5 Monde (equivalent of BBC World)...
09 March 2010
Thaima Samman has been one of the women running the Women in Leadership initiative since its inception in 2008. In two years time, more than 100 women across Europe joined the WiL network.