14 May 2013
10 May 2013
In light of the EU French Presidency, the WiL network launched its mentoring program in partnership with Silicon Sentier, JADE and AIESEC, three international youth organizations.
Odile Quintin, Director General for Education and Culture, European Commission, keynoted the meeting wich gathered the WiL members from all around Europe, providing much valuable input throughout the day, their enthusiasm and willingness to share their experience making the day a success.
The meeting marked the launch of the mentoring initiative which pairs WiL members, high level women in Government, Business, VCs and Academy, with young women aspiring in these fields.
There were also testimonials and contributions from the mentors who were representatives from the European Commission, the French Government, British American Tobacco, INSEAD, Microsoft, Wikimedia and Global Contact among many others.
The day finished with the official launch of the program and it was decided that the program will initially aim to do a combination of 1:1 and group interaction.
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