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. Many of these events have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic 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


12 April – WEgate Community Advisory Council (Online): On 12 April, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, is invited to an online meeting of the Community Advisory Council for the WEgate project, in order to matters of advocacy, the campaign for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, and other issues central to promoting women-led entrepreneurship in Europe and beyond.


29 April – WEP General Assembly (Online): DLI Founding Director, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, will join the annual General Assembly of the Women Entrepreneurship Platform as member of the WEP Board of Directors. At this meeting, elections will be held for the new WEP Chairwoman of the board, for which Ms. Miller Van Dÿck is a candidate.


7 May – EU Women20 Delegation Meeting (online): On 7 May, the EU Delegation of the Women20, women’s stakeholder engagement group to the G7/G20, will gather online for their monthly meetings in preparation of the 2021 G20 meetings in Italy. As Head of Delegation, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will chair this and future gathering of the 2021 EU delegation.


11 May – Italian G20 Women20 Heads of Delegation Meeting (Online): On 11 May, DLI Founding Director, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, will join a meeting of the Heads of Delegation for Women20 Italia 2021, the women’s stakeholder engagement group to the 2021 G20 meetings in Italy. Ms. Miller Van Dÿck will participate in the meeting as Head of the EU W20 Delegation.


11 May – Delphi Economic Forum VI (Athens & Online): DLI Founding Director, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, will join a panel on the topic of “Female Entrepreneurship & the Financing Gap” at the Delphi Economic Forum VI, taking place in Athens and online 10-15 May 2021.


28 May – G20 Women20 Italy Plenary Meeting (Online): On 28 May, DLI Founding Director, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, will join a Plenary meeting of Women20 Italia 2021, the women’s stakeholder engagement group to the 2021 G20 meetings in Italy. Ms. Miller Van Dÿck will participate in the meeting as Head of the EU W20 Delegation and Co-chair of the W20 Italy Digital Working Group.


4 June – “AI and Business” BSBI Café Scientifique (Online): On 4 June, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will join an online panel on the topic of “AI and Business,” as part of the Café Scientifique series hosted by Berlin School of Business and Innovation.


17 June – EU Parliament Workshop “Digital Gender Gap(Online): On 17 June, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will speak at an online workshop on The Digital Gender Gap, addressing the subject of “Access to Funding for Women Entrepreneurs in the Digital Ecosystem,” for Members of European Parliament Committee on Industry, Research & Energy (ITRE) Committee.


23 June – “Impact of the W20 in the Lives of European Women” Panel (Online): Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will join a panel discussion, with opening remarks by Vice Presidents of the EU Parliament and European Commission, on the “Impact of the W20 in the Lives of European Women,” hosted by the G20 Women20 and the Greek Association of Women Entrepreneurs (SEGE).


13-15 July – G20 Women20 Italy Summit (Rome & Online): On 13-15 July, Women20 Italia 2021, the women’s stakeholder engagement group to the G20 meetings in Italy, will host the 2021 Women20 Summit in Rome, Italy. Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will participate at the Summit as Head of the EU W20 Delegation and Co-chair of the W20 Italy Digital Working Group.


14-15 September – ICT Spring (Luxembourg & Online): Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, DLI Founding Director, will join a Digital Summit on the topic of “Reconciling Technology and Education,” as part of the annual ICT Spring event, taking place 14-15 September in Luxembourg and online.


30-31 October – G20 Summit (Rome & Online): On 30-31 October, 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 G20 meetings in Italy.


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