Women in STEM for Smart Growth: Promoting Education, Innovation and Female Employment in STEM Sectors

  • 25 Apr 2013
  • 08:00 - 10:30
  • Rue de la Science, 14 1040 Brussels
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Women in STEM for Smart Growth: Promoting Education, Innovation and
Female Employment in STEM Sectors for European Growth

 25 April (8:00-10:30)

 Women in STEM for Smart Growth: promoting Education, Innovation and Female Employment in STEM Sectors for European Growth


Ms. Marietje Schaake, Member of European Parliament

Dr. Hamadoun I. Touré Secretary General of the United Nations International Telecom Union

Ms. Patricia Reilly, Cabinet Member of Commisionner Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research & Science

Ms. Anna Maria Darmanin, Vice President, European Economic & Social Committee

Ms. Linda Corugedo Steneberg, Director for Cooperation, European Commission DG Connect

Ms. Eva Fabry, director, European Centre for Women and Technology

Ms. Sabine Everaet, Chief Information Officer, Europe Group at The Coca-Cola Company.

Series: The 8 March event was the first in a series of high-level Women2020 gatherings taking place throughout 2013, addressing topics related to women's contribution to achieving the Europe 2020 vision. The remaining calendar for 2013 is as follows:

  •  15 May (Brussels - (8:00-10:30) : Women in Enterprise for Sustainable Growth: Promoting Women-led Innovation, Enterprises and Women Entrepreneurs in Europe

Ms. Madi Sharma, rapporteur for Women in Business & Women on Boards, European Economic & Social Committee

Mr. Jon Bradford, Co-founder & CEO of Springboard

✦ Ms. Karen Wilson, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology & Industry, Structural Policy Division

✦ Ms. Imelda Vital, Director, Amway International EU Affairs Office

Dr. Joanna Drake, Director o SME Competitiveness,  European Commission DG Enterprise

Ms. Claire Munck, Director Business Development of BeAngels &Belgian Director of Go Beyound

  • 17 October (12:00-14:30): Women in Leadership for Inclusive Growth: Promoting Women in Public & Private sector Leadership 
✦ Ms. Agnieszka Skuratowicz, Member of Cabinet to EU Commission President Barroso, responsible for the Europe 2020 Strategy

✦ Ms. Jane Griffiths, Company Group Chairman, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

✦Others TBC

  • 12 November (Brussels  - 12:00- 14:30): Young Women for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth: Promoting the Contribution of Young Women to Achieving the Europe2020 Vision

  • 5 December (Brussels): Release Party Women2020 Action Plan
Action Plan: In collaboration with our media partner, New Europe, a Women2020 Action Plan will be published at the end of 2013 on the basis of the Women2020 dialogues.

Involvement: Please contact president@pwi.be for more information about the Women2020 platform.

*The Women2020 platform is an initiative of Zen Digital Europe as Belgian contact point of the European Centre for Women and Technology, and is made possible by the generous contribution of our partners and sponsors.

Participation & how to reserve

The breakfast is on invitations only.

If you are interested to participate to this or to another event from the Women2020 series please contact president@pwi.be

DATE:             Thursday, 25 April 2013

 TIME:             8:00-10:30

VENUE:         Digital Europe
                      Rue de la Science, 14
                      1040 Brussels  (click for map)

Stay tuned for information on our forthcoming events ....

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