Women in Enterprise for Sustainable Growth: Promoting Women-led Innovation and Enterprise, and Women Entrepreneurs in Europe

  • 15 May 2013
  • 08:00 - 10:30
  • Google, Chaussée d'Etterbeek 180, 1040 Brussels
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Women in Enterprise for Sustainable Growth

15 May 2013 (8:00-10:30)

 Women in Enterprise for Sustainable Growth: Promoting Women-led Innovation and Enterprise, and Women Entrepreneurs in Europe


8:00-8:30 - Registration and networking breakfast

8:25-8:30 - Welcome by Google

8:35-8:45 - Enterpreneurship 2020 keynote by Dr. Joanna Drake, Director of SME Competitiveness, European Commission DG Enterprise & Industry

8:45-9:30 – Panelist presentations moderated by Ms. Cheryl Miller, Founder of Women2020
✦ TBC, Member of European Parliament 
 Ms. Madi Sharma, rapporteur for Women in Business and 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
✦ Ms. Claire Munck, Director Business Development of Be Angels & Belgian Director of Go Beyond

9:30-10:15 – Discussion with Attendees & Online Participants

10:15-10:25 – Official Launch of inQube.eu, the first European female digital accelerator network, by Ms. Cheryl Miller, Founder of Zen Digital Europe

10:25-10:30 – Closing Remarks

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:

  • 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:             15 May 2013

 TIME:             8:00-10:30

VENUE:          Google
                      Chaussée d'Etterbeek 180, 

      1040 Brussels

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