Is promoting the female role models and innovative business leaders of today - across the entrepreneurial spectrum - something that sparks your interest? You’ve come to the right place then.
To shed further light and reinforce the ongoing support on the uphill battle that has been the participation of women in the innovation, tech and business areas, the European Innovation Council (EIC) is launching a full-fledged impactful Women Leadership Programme (WLP). 50 women researchers and entrepreneurs were selected from a pool of over 200 applicants coming from various EIC funded projects (Accelerator, Pathfinder, and other Horizon 2020 legacy calls). Given this matter is becoming more important with each passing day, on 7 October 2021, the EIC Women Leadership Programme will be officially set in motion with a virtual event that will outline its services.nd entrepreneur, former member of the EIC Advisory Board and member of the EIC investment committee.
- gender equality | business management | innovation
- Live streaming available
- Event page on the EIC Community website
Katrina Sichel | Host
16:10 to 16:45 - Welcome by EC and EISMEA Representatives
Mariya Gabriel | European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth
Jean-David Malo | Director of EISMEA
Kinga Stanislawska | Investor and entrepreneur, former member of the EIC Advisory Board and member of the EIC Fund Investment Committee
16:45 to 17:15 - Presentation of the Women Leadership Programme:
What’s in it for the EIC Beneficiaries?
Speaker: Veronica Beneitez Pinero | Deputy Head of Transition Activities and Business Acceleration Services Unit, EISMEA
17:15 to 17:45 - Roundtable: Female Leadership: where we are and where we need to go
Josefien Groot | CEO and co-founder of Qlayers
Rebecca Saive | Founder of ETC Solar
Taryn Andersen | CEO and co-founder of Impulse4women
17:45 to 17:50 - Open session – Participants Q&A
17:50 to 18:00 - Closing Remarks
Viorel Peca | Head of Transition Activities and Business Acceleration Services Unit, EISMEA
Kinga Stanislawska | Investor