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. Event details are subject to change without notice, so please stay tuned for further updates and visit our calendar to learn about events organised by DLI.

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


14 September – UNIDO Women and Modern Technologies Event (Online): Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will contribute to a webinar organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), entitled Women and modern technologies in restoring sustainability and building resilience in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis, taking place online on 14 September 2021. Outcomes of the webinar will be shared at the Multi-stakeholder global dialogue on emerging opportunities for women in the digital age, at the third Eurasian Women’s Forum (EAWF), on 15 October 2021 in St. Petersburg. 


14-15 September – ICT Spring (Luxembourg & Online): On 14 September 2021, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will provide a keynote presentation on the subject of A Digital Spring for Women Entrepreneurs, as part of the annual ICT Spring event, taking place 14-15 September in Luxembourg and online. Complementary passes for this event may be found here.


29 September – W Closing Event (Finland & Online): DLI Founding Director, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck,  will give a keynote presentation at the closing event of the W-Power project, empowering women entrepreneurs in sparsely populated  communities, taking place online on 29 September 2021 .


7 October – WEgate Summit (Brussels & Online): On 7 October, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will contribute to a high-level breakfast briefing at the annual WEgate Summit, on the subject of WE are the Next Generation, taking place in Brussels and online.


7 October – Belgium Princess Astrid Mission to the US (New York City): On 7 October, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will join a panel on Citizen Participation and Inclusion at an event on Economic Transition towards More Sustainable Cities, taking place in New York City as part of the 4-8 October US Mission of Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid Princess of Belgium.


19-22 October – Global Marketing Summit (Online): 19-22 October 2021, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will give a keynote presentation at the Global Marketing Summit 2021, taking place online for an audience of over 5000 participants, on the subject of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Building Forward Better.


30-31 October – G20 Summit (Rome & Online): On 30-31 October 2021, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will join the 2021 G20 Summit in Rome as as Head of the EU W20 Delegation and Co-chair of the Digital Working Group for Women20 Italia 2021, the women’s stakeholder engagement group to the 2021 G20 meetings in Italy.


15-17 November – SME Assembly 2021 (Portorož, Slovenia & Online): On 15-17 November 2021, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will join the SME Assembly 2021, hosted by the European Commission and taking place in Portorož, Slovenia and online, as part of the Slovenian Presidency of the EU Council.


17 November 2021 – “Solutions Through Inclusivity” Group of Nations Virtual Summit:  Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will join will join a fireside chat on Digital Equity to Build Forward Better as part of a 17 November event on Solutions Through Inclusivity–celebrating 25 years of Group of Nations global events, including G20, W20, B20 and APEC.


25-26 November – Fin2021  Porto, Portugal  and Online): On 26 November 2021, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will provide a keynote presentation on the subject of Techno World at the FIN2021 event taking place in Porto, Portugal and online.  The event is supported by JEUNE, a pan-European organisation representing 1.6 million young entrepreneurs, for which Miller recently became Advisory Board member.


30 November – Udacity STEM Forward with Women: On 30 November 2021, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will contribute to a panel promoting success for women in STEM  as part of the STEM Forward with Women event hosted online by Udacity.


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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