The Digital Leadership Institute Board and Executive Team are actively involved in initiatives with partners and stakeholders around the world that promote ESTEAM* leadership by girls and women. Find out below about these activities, and please visit our calendar for upcoming events organised by DLI.
*entrepreneurship, science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics
27 February-1 March – Women4Tech Summit at Mobile World Congress (Barcelona): In collaboration with the European Commission, the Digital Leadership Institute will lead a mission to the 2017 Women4Tech Summit and 4YFN startup event which will take place as part of Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will moderate a 28 February panel on Reducing the Gender Gap in the Startup Ecosystem at the Women4Tech Summit, and both Ms.Miller and DLI will receive honours as finalists for the 2017 Mobile Global Awards in the Mobile Industry Leadership category.
7-8 March – European Parliament International Women’s Day Media Conference on Economic Empowerment for Women (Brussels): In celebration of International Women’s Day 2017, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will moderate a 2-day conference for media hosted by the European Parliament on the topic of Women’s Economic Empowerment in Europe.
8 March – Amazon Web Services Celebration of International Women’s Day 2017 (Dublin, Ireland): On 8 March in Dublin, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will give a lightening talk on the subject of “Be Bold for Change” at the Amazon Web Services European headquarters in Dublin, in celebration of International Women’s Day 2017.
8 March – DLI “Girls in STEM” Visit with Justice Commissioner Jourova (Brussels): In celebration of International Women’s Day 2017, DLI will lead a “girls in STEM” visit with European Commissioner for Justice, Ms. Vera Jourova, by hosting a mission of young girls including Ms. Manon Van Hoorebeke, 2014 European Digital Girl of the Year.
13-17 March – Semaine Entreprendre (Brussels): On 14 March, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will contribute as “godmother” to a day-long event promoting women-led entrepreneurship, taking place as part of a week of activities by EFP, the largest entrepreneurship education institution in Brussels. On 15 March, Ms. Miller will also provide a keynote for the week’s flagship conference on the topic of “digital transformation and entrepreneurship.”
22 March – GSMA Mobile Meeting Series Breakfast (Brussels): On 22 March, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, and Ms. Maria Alfonso, DLI Development Manager, will join a GSMA Mobile Meeting breakfast on “Fostering women inclusion in the tech sector,” at the GSMA Europe offices in Brussels.
23 March – AmCham (Brussels): Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will join a 23 March gathering hosted by the American Chamber to the European Union on the subject of “Women and Entrepreneurship: Fueling social change through economic growth“.
28 March – Entreprendre 2017 (Brussels): On 28 March, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will join Ms. Loubna Azghoud, leader of the Brussels Women in Business Platform, to host a workshop and networking lunch on women-led entrepreneurship, entitled “They did it, so why can’t you?“, as part of 2017 Entreprendre/Ondernemen, the largest annual entrepreneurship event in Brussels.
14 April – Alma Radio “Digital Kids” Show (Brussels): On 14 April, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will join Ms. Claire-Marie Healy from Alma Radio for a broadcast on the subject of “Digital Kids,” in the lead up to all-day Alma Radio coverage of the 2017 Digital Muse Girl Tech Fest organised by DLI on 29 April 2017.
11 May – Trefpunt – Sterke Onderneemsters (Brussels): Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will contribute to a Trefpunt event, panel and speed-dating exercise, hosted by the “Sterke Onderneemsters” project, aimed a promoting women-led entrepreneurship, on 11 May in Brussels.
1 June – Digital Festival (Brussels): DLI will partner for the second edition of the Digital Festival, taking place on 1 June in Brussels which aims to celebrate technology, ideas and global innovation. Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will contribute to an invitation-only luncheon panel on the topic of “Redesigning Work to Unlock Human Potential.”
8-9 June – Gender Equality in STEM Conference (Berlin): On 9 June, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will moderate an day-long session exploring Gender Equality in STEM as part of a first-time event on this subject taking place 8-9 June in Berlin.