14 May 2013
10 May 2013
07 May 2013
WIL board member Isabella de Michelis di Slonghello is the Vice President of Public Policy and Government Affairs for Qualcomm EMEA. In this role, she leads the public affairs and regulatory agenda for the US giant semiconductor company in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, including EU Affairs in Brussels.
15 March 2013
WIL member Viktorija Šmatko-Abaza joined the European Commission's Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities in March 2007 as Director responsible for audit, controls and evaluation. She is now the Directorate’s Principal Adviser.
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.
11 June 2012
An interview with one of the most important women in the field of media and entertainment.
02 May 2012
A truly inspiring interview with Paloma Castro Martinez, Global Director Corporate Affairs, LVMH.
13 February 2012
Elena, is Senior Director Health Industry in EMEA and one of the co-founders of the Women in Leadership Network. She also leads the network's Women Talent Pool Programme (WTP). In this interview she talks about her recent career transition at Microsoft and she shares her vision of the WTP.
30 November 2011
Viviane de Beaufort, professor at ESSEC Business School, is the founder of an ambitious educational programme, WOMEN be European BOARD Ready, at the French Management School ESSEC. In this interview she talks about the programme, her career and diversity in business.
13 September 2011
WIL Vice-president Pervenche Beres is Chairwoman of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs of the European Parliament. Appointed as a rapporteur of the EP Special Committee on the Economic, Financial and Social Crisis, Pervenche led the efforts of the EP to establish the origins of the crisis and recommend solutions to avoid its repetition. Her report was adopted by the EP in July 2011. Some of its conclusions are highlighted in our interview with Pervenche.
29 April 2011
The appointment of a female Executive Director brings about a wind of change both for the company and the industry.
24 February 2011
Marie-Thérèse has been Head of Government Relations at SAP AG, the market leader in enterprise application software, since 2007. She started her career in 1990 serving for the International Labour Organization and moved later on in the private sector, serving as Head of Microsoft Representation at EU level from 1996 to 2005. Marie-Thérèse is also part of the WIL Board of Directors.
09 December 2010 - Paris
Agnès Saal is the Director of Pompidou Center, a maverick architectural building which hosts the second biggest collection of contemporary art in the world. Serving its core mission to spread knowledge about all creative works from the 20th century and those heralding the third millennium, the Pompidou Center holds approximately thirty exhibitions and international events annually, including cinema screenings, concerts and conferences, drawing a wide range of audiences.
05 October 2010
Eugenia Bieto became the only woman holding the position of managing director among the top European business schools and one of only four women holding such a position worldwide upon her appointment. An incredible success!
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.
24 May 2010
Dorothee is Associate General Counsel in Microsoft and WIL vice-president representing Microsoft. She started her career as a prosecutor specializing in white-collar crime at the Munich II Public Prosecutor’s Office in 1989.
21 April 2010
Dr Parvanova started her political career when elected Member of the Bulgarian Parliament in 2001. She became Member of the European Parliament in 2007, where she notably initiated and led a campaign on Patients' Rights in Europe.
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.
20 January 2010
Brigitte is Senior Vice President Human Resources Development and Performance for the France Telecom Orange Group. She combines a vast experience in human resources with a strong background in marketing and communications in an international environment.
08 November 2009
Please take 5 Minutes to view the interview with Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet. She is the French Minister for the Digital Economy, Secretary General of the UMP party and elected mayor of Longjumeau.
16 September 2009
Béatrice de Clermont Tonnerre is shaping the digital industry from her position as head of Business Development at Lagardère, a French Media conglomerate, and as member of the board of Lagardère’s digital companies.
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.
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 May 2009
Pinuccia has joined the European Commission in 1991. Since May 2009, she is heading the Multilingualism and Translation Studies unit in DG Translation, with the mission to develop an active approach to multilingualism all over the Commission.
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.