09 July 2015
14 June 2010
With the sponsorship of Christine Lagarde, French Minister of Economy, Industry and Employment, Wimadame.com held the first European Female Entrepreneur Gala, at the no less prestigious location than the European Parliament.
20 January 2010 - London, UK
Congratulations to Deb Leary whose company has won a prestigious UK award for innovation.
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.
20 January 2010 - Paris, France
INSEAD launched the book “Top Talent: Keeping Performance Up When Business is Down” by Sylvia Ann Hewlett, based on a research on the impact of the down cycle over top talent ran in a dozen top companies.
September - Paris, France
Highlighting the French members of the network, the magazine L/ONTOP published an interview with Thaima Samman on the Women in Leadership initiative.
September 26th - Paris, France
The club for women entrepreneurs Feminin Pluriel and the business magazine for women L/ONTOP organized a roundtable that brought together founders of women’s networks who activate either in France or all over Europe.
October 7-9, 2009 - Helsinky, Finland
Global Women Inventors and Innovators Network, led by one of our members, Bola Olabisi, will recognize during this meeting women who have made an outstanding contribution to innovation.
October 5-9, 2009 - Stockholm, Sweden
The EU Swedish Presidency will host a conference on the Small Business Act to exchange best practices on issues such as access to public procurement for SMEs, cash flow for business growth, women’s entrepreneurship or fostering innovation.
Jennifer Campbell, Secretary General of L’Oreal Corporate Foundation, and Beatrice Dautresme, VP Communications, have prepared their company’s centenary. In celebration, the company launched 100 citizen projects throughout the world.
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.
A recent EU Commission report shows that men have been affected by the downturn more than women, as sectors hit hardest are predominantly male-oriented. As a result, the previously significant gender gap in unemployment rates has disappeared.