Upcoming Activities

The Digital Leadership Institute Team is actively involved in outreach activities with partners and stakeholders around the world that promote ESTEAM* leadership by girls and women. Many of these events have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic so please stay tuned for further news and developments about upcoming activities below, and please visit our calendar to learn about events organised by DLI.

*Entrepreneurship and Art powered by Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


28 May – AWS Cloud Ambassador Quarterly Meeting (Online): On 28 May, Che Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will join an online meeting of the 2020 global cohort of AWS Cloud Ambassadors.


28 May – “Women and Tech: Key Solutions Beyond the Crisis” at Brussels Women Code Festival (Online): On 28 May, Loredana Bucseneanu, DLI Development Director, and Katja Legisa, DLI Entrepreneurship Director, will join an online panel discussion on “Women and Tech: Key Solutions Beyond the Crisis,” as part of the third annual Brussels Women Code Festival. In the meeting, they will also present DLI’s new Cloud Angels study group for “women starters in the cloud,” launching Summer 2020.


28 May – “Women Leading in the Digital Age” with IE Law School  (Online):   At the invitation of the IE Law School Compliance Club in Madrid, Che Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will present the subject of “Women Leading in the Digital Age” – addressing risks related to low participation of women in digital sectors, areas that require urgent action, and effective approaches for improving the situation on 28 May at 18:00CET online.


8 June – Digital SME Live: Women in Cybersecurity (Online): On 8 June at 14:00CET, Che Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will join an online panel discussing “Untapped Potential: Women in Cybersecurity,” hosted by the European Digital SME Alliance.


22-23 June – Italian Tech Week (Online):   At the invitation of the Turin Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Committee, Che Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will participate in an online fireside chat with Carla Bertuzzi on the subject of “digital skills for girls.” The discussion will take place in the context of several activities promoting Girls in STEM and women-led entrepreneurship as part of Italian Tech Week on 22 and 23 June.


6-8 July – Chatham House Gender & Growth Forum (London):  DLI Founding Director, Che Miller Van Dÿck, will join the Chatham House Gender & Growth Forum in London on 6-7 July, followed by a one-day round-table hosted by the W20 Saudi Arabia 2020 Secretariat to the G20 2020 meetings


8 July – Virtual Café on “Empowering Women Entrepreneurs to Drive Economic Growth”: On 8 July, Che Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will join a Virtual Café hosted by the UN Women WE EMPOWER programme, in order to connect with women’s business associations across the G7 and EU. The information shared will be used to inform an advocacy tool on women’s entrepreneurship.


10 July – Digital Economy & E-commerce Solutions (Online): As part of a week-long WE EMPOWER program on “Empowering Women Entrepreneurs to Drive Economic Growth,” Che Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will facilitate an online discussion on “Digital Economy and E-commerce Solutions” at 12:00 EST on 10 July.


1 October – Boosting the Digital Transition through Lifelong Learning Conference (Online): On 1 October 2020, Che Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will contribute on the subject of Digital Skills to the conference on “Boosting the Digital Transition through Lifelong Learning,” hosted by the Association of Nordic Engineers. Registration accepted till 15 September at this email address.


20-22 October – W20 Saudi Arabia Meetings (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia): On 20-22 October in Riyadh, Che Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will contribute to the W20 Saudi Arabia 2020 meetings to the G20 Saudi Arabia 2020 process, as expert to the Digital Inclusion Working Group and as Co-chair of the Digital Entrepreneurship task force of the Women’s Entrepreneurship WG.


To browse past activities with DLI and our partners, please click here.  Be sure to also visit our calendar, sign up for the DLI Newsletter and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram in order to keep up with DLI events and activities!

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