09 July 2013 - Brussels
On 9th July 2013, WIL acted as official partner for the book launch of “Entrepreneurs need Freedom”, written by Member of the European Parliament Dr. Paul Rübig. The launch took place at the European Parliament in front of an exclusive audience invested in the growth and flourishing of SMEs in Europe, and WIL had the honor to interview the MEP before the event.
10 April 2013 - Brussels
On 10th April, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) of the European Parliament gathered distinguished speakers to debate and question the future validity of our current economic model and to search for viable alternatives.
13 September 2011
WIL Vice-president Pervenche Beres is Chairwoman of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs of the European Parliament. Appointed as a rapporteur of the EP Special Committee on the Economic, Financial and Social Crisis, Pervenche led the efforts of the EP to establish the origins of the crisis and recommend solutions to avoid its repetition. Her report was adopted by the EP in July 2011. Some of its conclusions are highlighted in our interview with Pervenche.
08 February 2011 - Brussels
Financial regulations, the single market and corporate governance were the three pillars of economic growth discussed at a luncheon with WIL Brussels-based members by Sharon Bowles, Chair Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs in the European Parliament, and Paulina Dejmek, Member of Cabinet of Commissioner for Internal Market and Services Michel Barnier.
22 October 2010
WIL Board members were recognized for their work in the European Parliament at the MEP Awards Gala 2010 organized by the Parliament Magazine.
23 August 2010
Her portfolio includes civil justice, criminal justice, fundamental rights and citizenship and, as part of her priorities, she will be responsible with the development of comprehensive EU policy frameworks for judicial cooperation, drugs policy coordination, data protection, EU citizenship and contract law and consumer rights.
15 August 2010 - Brussels
Sixtine Bouygues will be taking a thrilling new role in the Directorate-General for Communication, where she will make the best use of her previous experience. As the new acting Director for Communication Actions and Head of Unit Communication Strategy and Projects, her responsibilities will concern research, media monitoring and analysis, audiovisual services, media networks, and the development of the inter-institutional website Europa.
28 April 2010 - Brussels
The proportion of women in decision making and the inclusion of women's perspectives in government policies, business planning or academic research are the two dimensions for which Women in Leadership is constantly building supportive actions.
21 April 2010
Dr Parvanova started her political career when elected Member of the Bulgarian Parliament in 2001. She became Member of the European Parliament in 2007, where she notably initiated and led a campaign on Patients' Rights in Europe.
06 April 2010
The directory acts as a guide for all those who are interested in pursuing a political career, and for all those who want to learn more about women members of the European Parliament.
20 January 2010
Mary Honeyball MEP and new WIL member highlighted the WIL network on her official blog, encouraging our growth and actions to promote women in leadership.
29 September 2009 - Brussels, European Parliament
Ably hosted by Member of the European Parliament Edit Herczog, WiL convened seven most distinguished new Members of the European Parliament together with private sector members of the network, academics as well as the European Commission members.
27 July 2009
Re-elected Member of the European Parliament, Edit Herczog is a promoter of research and development and e-skills. Before entering politics in 1998, Edit has worked both in academic research and business, developing solutions for the food industry.
06 June 2009
Of the 736 MEPs elected, 35% are women. Thirteen of them are WiL members to which we send our best wishes. Be sure to count on our full support in addressing the “leaky pipeline” impeding many other women from moving up in their careers.
09 July 2008
In cooperation with the French Presidency, the Women’s Forum and European SchoolNet, WiL organized a high level debate to raise awareness and develop specific policies for the participation of young women in technology and science studies.