Outreach Activities

The Digital Leadership Institute Board and Executive Team are actively involved in outreach activities with partners and stakeholders around the world that promote ESTEAM* leadership by girls and women. Find out about our outreach activities below, and please visit our calendar for upcoming events organised by DLI.

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


11 September – Chamber of Commerce (Turin, Italy): On 11 September in Turin, Italy, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founding Director, will join an international working group hosted by the Chamber of CommerceWomen in Business Committee, to examine “opportunities for digitalization to promote women’s empowerment.” Results of the roundtable will be published and promoted to European stakeholders, including the European Commission.


13 September – Women Entrepreneurship Platform AGM (Brussels): On 13 September in Brussels, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will join the Board Meeting of the Women Entrepreneurship Platform.


17 September – Digital Skills and Jobs Governing Board Meeting (Brussels): On 17 September at the European Commission in Brussels, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will join the fourth meeting of the Governing Board of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition of Europe of which she is a member.


18 September – Women Entrepreneurs in Horizon 2020 (Brussels):  On  18 September in Brussels,  Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founding Director, will provide a presentation on “women entrepreneurs in the digital economy,” including best practices and challenges they face, in the context of an event hosted by the EMPOWA project – aiming to enhance activities by women entrepreneurs in Horizon 2020.


24 September – 1st Annual Meeting of the Interest Group on Women Entrepreneurship, European Parliament (Brussels):  At the European Parliament in Brussels on 24 September, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founding Director, will join the 1st Annual Meeting of the Interest Group on Women Entrepreneurship, hosted by Ms. Sirpa Pietikainen MEP, IGWE Chair, with the Women Entrepreneurship Platform.


1-3 October – W20 Summit (Buenos Aires, Argentina): Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founding Director, will join the W20 Summit, taking place on 1-3 October, as part of the 2018 G20 in Argentina. Cheryl is member of the EU delegation contributing to the international dialogue on the topics of Digital Inclusion, Financial Inclusion, Labor Inclusion and Rural Development.


9 October –  “Portray Her:  Representations of Women STEM Characters in Media” (Los Angeles): On 9 October, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founding Director, will join a Global Symposium on Gender in Media entitled “Portray Her:  Representations of Women STEM Characters in Media,” hosted by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and Lyda Hill Foundation, at the Writers Guild of America West in Los Angeles .


16 October – COPA Innovation Award for Women Farmers 2018 (Brussels): On 16 October, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founding Director, will present the Women Entrepreneurship Platform at the COPA Innovation Award for Women  Farmers 2018, taking place in Brussels on 16 October.


18 October – d-Lab Roundtable at Biennal Open City (Barcelona): On 18 October, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founding Director, will contribute to a Barcelona Mobile World Capital roundtable on “Empowering Women in the Tech industry” in the context of the Biennal Open City festival of the Ajuntament de Barcelona. The roundtable is part of a celebration of winning projects for the 2018 d-Lab challenge.


18 October – #SheDIDIT Coaching Event (Berchem, Belgium): As part of the #SheDIDIT campaign by Markant VZW, on 18 October in Berchem, Belgium, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founding Director, will contribute to a coaching event for women entrepreneurs.  Ms. Miller has been chosen to join the #SheDIDIT campaign with six other “leading ladies with roots outside Belgium,” whom the campaign will promote as role models for youth and the Flemish community at large.


23 October -“Why are there so few women who tech?” with Womenquake (Brussels): Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founding Director, will join a panel hosted by Womenquake Belgium, on 23 October at the Google Atelier in Brussels, to discuss the question Why are there so few women who tech?


16 November -“Hack the Goals” at Enabel (Brussels): On 16 November in Brussels, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founding Director, will give an in-depth talk on “Closing the Digital Gender Gap” at the Digital for Development (D4D) knowledge-sharing event of “Hack the Goals,” an initiative of Enabel, the Belgian Development Agency. The D4D event and Hack the Goals closing ceremony are open to the public with tickets.


21 November – “Europe’s Road To Growth” with The Financial Times and Google (Brussels): The DLI Team will join a 21 November event on “Europe’s Road to Growth,” celebrating the achievements of 100 jury-selected European digital pioneers who will be highlighted in the Financial Times Europe’s Road to Growth special report.  The event will take place at the Google Atelier in Brussels.


4 December – MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 Summit Europe (Paris): On 4 December, Ms. Katja Legisa, DLI Digital Brusselles Director, will join the MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35  Summit Europe 2018 taking place in Paris.  Ms. Legisa is a member of the jury responsible for selecting the European Innovators Under 35 who will be recognized at the summit this year.


6 December – Digital Skills and Jobs Governing Board Meeting (Vienna): On 6  December, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder, will join the fifth meeting of the Governing Board of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition of Europe.  The meeting will take place in Vienna as part of ICT 2018 – Imagine Digital, Europe’s largest ICT industry event, hosted by the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.


7 June 2019 – Academy: “New Technology – Friend or Foe” by Artemis Brussel (Brussels) : On 7 June, Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founding Director, will join a top all-women panel on “New Technology – Friend or Foe,” organised by Artemis Brussel, an agency of Markant, the Flemish women entrepreneurs association.


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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