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
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.
11 June – In Conversation with Gloria Steinem at Google (Brussels): In collaboration with the European Women’s Lobby, Google Belgium will welcome Ms. Gloria Steinem in Brussels for an invite-only luncheon attended by Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder. The event will be followed by a panel at Brussels Town Hall and a march to end violence against girls and women.
14 June – SciChallenge Contest: On 14 June, DLI Founder, Ms. Cheryl Miller, will join the jury of the 2017 SciChallenge contest, in which 487 teams from across Europe participated. The twelve top projects will be awarded on 20-21 July in Vienna.
14-15 June – 2017 Digital Assembly (Valletta, Malta): 14-15 June in Valletta, Malta, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will join hundreds of European and global stakeholders promoting “Digital Europe: Investing in the Future,” as part of the Maltese presidency of the Council of the European Union.
21 June – KAGIDER “Women in the Workforce” Session at European Parliament: On 21 June at the European Parliament in Brussels, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will join a high-level roundtable hosted by MEP Kati Piri and KAGIDER on the the topic of participation of women in the workforce in Turkey and Europe.
29 June – “Women in Tech” Platform Launch (Brussels): On 20 June, DLI will join in celebrating the launch of the Brussels “Women in Tech” platform whose aim is to promote greater participation of girls and women in digital studies and careers in Brussels. The initiative, to which DLI is a partner, is part of the Women In Business platform supported by Impulse Brussels.
10-11 July – Chatham House International Policy Forum (London): 10-11 July, DLI Founder, Ms. Cheryl Miller, will join an invitation-only International Policy Forum on the topic of “Smart and Fair: Recognizing Women’s Role in Our Economic Future,” organised by the Chatham House in London.
10-16 July – Entrepreneurship School Brussels: 10-14 July, DLI Founder, Ms. Cheryl Miller, will give a talk to dozens of aspiring entrepreneurs gathered in Brussels to take part in the Think Young Entrepreneurship School 2017. Ms. Miller will provide advice and mentorship based on her experience as an entrepreneur and will contribute to judging the final presentations at Google in Brussels on 14 July. Top projects by women-led teams will be awarded incubation at inQube, DLI’s female tech incubator.
28-30 August – UNESCO International Symposium and Policy Forum (Bangkok): 28-30 August in Bangkok, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will speak on the topic of “Best practices to increase participation of girls and women in digital sectors,” as part of the UNESCO International Symposium and Policy Forum on Cracking the code: Girls’ Education in STEM.