03 December 2013
14 November 2013
31 October 2013
09 July 2013 - Brussels
On 9th July 2013, WIL acted as official partner for the book launch of “Entrepreneurs need Freedom”, written by Member of the European Parliament Dr. Paul Rübig. The launch took place at the European Parliament in front of an exclusive audience invested in the growth and flourishing of SMEs in Europe, and WIL had the honor to interview the MEP before the event.
08 March 2013
Applications are still open for the new edition of Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards. The submission deadline is March 8, 2013 at 10am CET.
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
Aurélie Feld moved from the corporate world two years ago to become the Deputy Managing Director of a growing microfinance NGO, PlaNet Finance.
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.
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.
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)
21 September 2010
While Belgium is listed among the top scoring European countries when it comes to entrepreneurship and the ease of doing business, a mere 2,91% of Belgian women have started their own business.
16 September 2010
The Eve-olution Foundation Inc's mission is to economically empower women entrepreneurs in emerging and developing countries (80% of our planet) by offering them business–expert coaching from recently- retired business owners or executives from around the world.
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.
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.
12 January 2010
The Commission for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities launched an initiative that brings forth to girls and young women role models that broke through the traditional career paths to lead their own companies.
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.
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.
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.
29 September 2009 - Brussels, European Parliament
Ably hosted by Member of the European Parliament Edit Herczog, WiL convened seven most distinguished new Members of the European Parliament together with private sector members of the network, academics as well as the European Commission members.
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.
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.
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.
18 February 2009
What a wonderful program to be part of! Sharing ideas and experience with successful women and receiving their support is one of the best things that can happen to a young woman starting her career.
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.