DLI Initiatives

The Digital Leadership Institute has a unique mission to promote inclusive digital transformation by increasing participation of girls and women in ESTEAM* studies, careers and leadership around the world.  The following are DLI-led initiatives in these areas:

Ada Awards – Global awards recognising outstanding girls and women in digital studies and careers and the people and organisations supporting them, with the Ada Award Ceremony annual flagship event held in a different country each edition.

inQube – Global network supported by open-source best practices promoting women-led, digitally-driven and digitally-enabled enterprises, with flagship “Move It Forward” female digital starter events carried out in dozens of cities around the world on topics disproportionately impacting girls and women.

Digital Brusselles – Europe’s first female tech incubator, organized with support from the Digital Belgium Skills Fund, in Brussels, Belgium, the heart of inclusive digital transformation.

Digital Muse – European network promoting ESTEAM* skills to girls through creative endeavor, in order to increase the quantity and quality of stories by, for and about girls and women in digital media, with flagship initiative “Girl Tech Fest.”

CyPro – Cyber professional training and career placement program for women with work experience, focused on increasing the number of women IT professionals in strategic fields including cybersecurity, cloud computing, data science, artificial intelligence, etc.

*entrepreneurship, science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics