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21 August 2013
August 21, 2013 WIL member Anne Bouverot, Director General, GSMA has made the 2013 list of Fiercewireless’s top ten ‘Most Influential Women in Wireless’ working in the United States market.
23 July 2013
Emanuela Palazzani, is the CEO and Strategic Planner of T-Immobil, a real estate business, and has received many prestigious awards for her commitment towards the advancement of women in leadership positions. She is also the coordinator of the new WIL Italy chapter.
23 July 2013
Author and consultant Marianne Abib-Pech started her career at Arthur Andersen, before joining General Electric Europe and finally becoming global CFO of one of the business units of Shell International Petroleum at the age of 35. Throughout her career, she has been exposed to the best leadership training possible and received advice from outstanding mentors. Her book is a means to pay it forward.
14 June 2013 - Rome
Prior to the WIL Biannual Event hosted at the Villa Medici, WIL members and Emerging Leaders gathered in Rome for a very special Women Talent Pool session to discuss the question of how to adapt one’s leadership style to a complex, challenging world. Thanks to the Scientific and Economic Mission of the French Embassy in Italy, this meeting could take place in the impressive Palazzo Farnese, and the Ambassador himself came to open the session and to encourage the young talents in their endeavors.
22 March 2013 - Paris
A second successful Women Talent Pool workshop took place on Friday, 22nd March at the premises of Microsoft France. It was led by Irène Papaligouras, founder of Leaders Excellence Partners, a strategic human resources start-up, focused on a predicative and proactive audit of leadership competencies. Under the motto “Mirror Yourself in Your Leadership Style”, nine Emerging Leaders participated in a session aimed at assessing and developing their specific leadership style.
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.
22 March 2013 - Paris
Following the success of the last workshop, WIL’s next Women Talent Pool coaching session will take place on Friday, 22nd March 2013 under the motto “Mirror Yourself in Your Leadership Style”.
21 December 2012 - Paris
The European Network for Women in Leadership will participate in the second edition of Forum de la Mixité.
07 December 2011 - Paris
On 7th of December 2011, at Amcham’s offices, we had the pleasure to host yet another breakfast organized by the Women Leaders’ Taskforce, created through the joint effort of Amcham and WIL. The meeting was an opportunity to discuss the current initiatives regarding financial regulation and the underlying challenges.
05 July 2011 - Paris
We're pleased to announce that Christine Lagarde, French Minister of Economic Affairs, Industry and Employment and candidate for the role of Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, has accepted our invitation to speak at the closing dinner of the WIL biannual meeting.
01 March 2011
WIL member Delphine Ernotte was appointed Executive Vice-president of Orange France by Stéphane Richard, newly appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of France Telecom – Orange. She was previously acting as Deputy Executive Vice President for operations in France alongside Stéphane Richard.
24 February 2011
At a time when the world’s leaders were discussing at Davos the implications of a gender equality certification system for large companies, France was adopting a law implementing gender quotas on the boards of listed companies, while Germany was following close in step. What effects will these measures have on women at all levels of management?
29 September 2010
Political pressure to enhance gender equality is increasingly visible at the EU level. While MEPs’ demands for implementing gender quotas in the EU diplomatic service may delay its launch, Commissioner Reding, as part of the new strategy, aims at opening a dialogue with CEOs on how best to achieve gender equality in company boardrooms.
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.
27 August 2010
The European Commission has placed sustainable growth at the core of its strategy for 2020. This strategy must foster ways to cut green house gas by 20%, while heavily supporting R&D in a more and more competitive global market. While targets seem extremely challenging, it is worth acknowledging that more women are sharing decision-making powers in key sectors for the future.
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.
15 August 2010 - Brussels
Sixtine Bouygues will be taking a thrilling new role in the Directorate-General for Communication, where she will make the best use of her previous experience. As the new acting Director for Communication Actions and Head of Unit Communication Strategy and Projects, her responsibilities will concern research, media monitoring and analysis, audiovisual services, media networks, and the development of the inter-institutional website Europa.
20 January 2010 - Paris, France
INSEAD launched the book “Top Talent: Keeping Performance Up When Business is Down” by Sylvia Ann Hewlett, based on a research on the impact of the down cycle over top talent ran in a dozen top companies.
20 January 2010 - London, UK
Congratulations to Deb Leary whose company has won a prestigious UK award for innovation.
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.
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.