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 about these activities below, and please visit our calendar for upcoming events organised by DLI.
*Entrepreneurship and Art powered by Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
18 January – Enabel “DigiTalk” – Women in Digital for Development: Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will provide a keynote presentation on the subject of “Women and Digital for development: A new paradigm for the SDGs,” at Enabel, the Belgian Agency for Development, in Brussels.
31 January – Women Entrepreneurship Platform AGM (Brussels): On 31 January in Brussels, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will join the Annual General Meeting of the Women Entrepreneurship Platform where she will be sworn in as a member of the Board.
31 January – WEgate Information Session (Brussels): On 31 January at the European Parliament in Brussels, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will contribute to a working session on the WEgate female entrepreneurship platform of the European Commission.
2 February – Digital Skills and Jobs Governing Board Meeting (Brussels): On 2 February at the European Commission in Brussels, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will join the third meeting of the Governing Board of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition of Europe.
20 February – Women in Tech Round Table with Commissioner Jourova (Brussels): On 20 February, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will join a roundtable with European Commissioner for Justice, Ms. Vera Jourova, on the subject of “Breaking the Glass Ceiling.” The event is hosted by BSA in Brussels.
22 February – Salesforce Equality Appreciation Dinner (Brussels): Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will join a 22 February “Equality Appreciation” dinner, hosted by Salesforce.com in Brussels.
24 February – ToekomstATELIERdelAvenir (Brussels): On 24 February, Ms. Loredana Bucseneanu, DLI Strategy Officer, will contribute to a ToekomstATELIERdelAvenir workshop on ICT with kids from the Brussels area.
26 February to 1 March – Mobile World Congress and Women4Tech 2018 (Barcelona): 26-28 February, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will join the 2018 Ministerial Programme at Mobile World Congress 2018. On 1 March, Ms. Mai Ensman, DLI Development Manager, and Ms. Loredana Bucseneanu, DLI Strategy Officer, will join Ms. Miller for Women4Tech 2018, at which DLI and its founder will be recognized as finalists for the 2018 Global Mobile Awards.
7 March – Empowering Girls and Women in Media and ICT (Brussels): In Brussels on 7 March, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will moderate a day-long seminar for journalists on “empowering girls and women in media and ICT,” as part of the European Parliament celebrations for International Women’s Day 2018.
8 March – EU Commissioner Gabriel Panel – Cyber Aware: Which Skills for Cyber (Brussels): On 8 March in Brussels, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will join a panel chaired by Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Ms. Mariya Gabriel, on “Cyber Aware: Which Skills for Cyber,” in celebration of International Women’s Day 2018.
8 March – IWD at EC Executive Agency for SMEs (Brussels): In celebration of International Women’s Day 2018, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will give a keynote presentation at the European Commission Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME) on “Bridging the Gender Gap and Digital Divide in Europe.”
9 March – fem.talent forum 2018 (Barcelona) : Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will provide a keynote presentation on the topic of “World Wide Women: Inspiring Global Women Talent” for the fem.talent forum 2018, taking place in Barcelona on 9 March.
12 March – Open Belgium (Louvain-La-Neuve): On 12 March at the Open Belgium conference in Louvain-La-Neuve, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will give a talk on the topic of “Open Knowledge for Social Innovation.”
23 March – Commission on the Status of Women (New York, New York): On 23 March at the UN Headquarters in New York, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will contribute to launch of a GAMAG book on “the holistic nature of the gender and communication agenda,” as part of an official UNESCO, IPDC and GAMAG joint side-event for the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
27 March – BETCon (Leuven): On 27 March in Leuven, Belgium, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will give a talk at the BETCon (Business, Education and Technology) Conference. Proceeds from the event ticket sales will go the charity Three Giraffes, promoting education in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
19 June – Diversity in Tech (Brussels): On 19 June in Brussels, DLI will partner with Forum Europe to present Europe’s first-ever Diversity in Tech event, where Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will give a keynote presentation and moderate a panel on “A Diverse Workforce for the Tech Sector”.