Ada Award Nominations Open 4 April

cropped-Banner-042.jpg

On 4 April 2014, in honour of the Hellenic Presidency of the European Council,  nominations for the 2014 European Ada Awards will officially open in the context of the “Women & Girls Go Digital” event in Athens.  We look forward to a great turnout for the event and a record number of 2014 nominations for Digital GirlDigital Woman, and Digital Impact Organisation of the Year in Europe.

g42014eu

The European Ada Awards are an initiative of the Digital Leadership Institute and its partners – CEPISDIGITALEUROPEECWT, and the European SchoolNet – that aims to recognise outstanding girls and women in digital sectors in Europe and organisations supporting them.

wggd logo_conference

The European Ada Awards were launched as a five-year pledge to the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs and are part of the 2014 Eskills for Jobs campaign.  In 2013, Ms. Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda, was personal patron of the Awards and presented prizes in the following categories to deserving girls, women and organisations in Europe:

An award for African Digital Woman of the Year was also presented in 2013.

Thank you to partners and sponsors of the European Ada Awards!

ECWTDigital Leadership InstituteimageDIGITALEUROPEimageimageimageimage

KAGIDERPLASMA

 

Successful DLI Launch

Digital Leadership InstituteThe Digital Leadership Institute was successfully launched on 6 March 2014 at DIGITALEUROPE in Brussels, in honour of International Women’s Day 2014 and release of the Women2020 Action Plan.  The latter report, entitled “Time to Act,” is the outcome of a year’s work with the Women2020 platform – a DLI initiative launched on International Women’s Day 2013 – promoting women’s contribution to achieving the Europe 2020 Strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.

Please find photos of the event below, as well as a copy of the Women2020 Action Plan: “Time to Act”, which includes a cover-letter from European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and contains conclusions and recommendations taken directly from the five high-level Women2020 meetings carried out in 2013.

Barroso Letter for Women2020                  women2020

[print_gllr id=111 display=short]

Feel free to contact us with any inquiries about DLI or the Women2020 initiative!

dfii flower
© Copyright 2014
Digital Leadership Institute, asbl/vzw
Place Van Meyelplein 24
Brussels, Belgium 1040

 

Welcome!

Welcome to the homepage of the Digital Leadership Institute, a Brussels-based, international NGO whose mission is to bridge the gender gap and the digital divide by empowering the digital leaders of today and tomorrow.

dlii flower

The Digital Leadership Institute is Chair of the Belgian National Point of Contact for the European Centre for Women and Technology.

npoc_ecwt_logo_new2_small

 

dfii flower
© Copyright 2014
Digital Leadership Institute, asbl/vzw
Place Van Meyelplein 24
Brussels, Belgium 1040